The Snow Queen (Abridged version)

by  Ron Nicol

Short Play

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The Snow Queen (Abridged version)

by  Ron Nicol

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  • Duration

    Duration

    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature)
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

A dramatisation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic story.

Gerda, a little girl, searches for her friend Kai when he's kidnapped by the Snow Queen. With the help of a Crow and a Reindeer, Gerda travels to the Far North, where she confronts the Snow Queen in her ice palace and releases Kai.

An abridged version in one act of Ron Nicol's full-length adaptation.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Elementary School / Primary
  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: ¬£29 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Not Applicable
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Setting:

    Denmark, Lapland, Finland and the Far North

  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Fantasy Costumes
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Cast Attributes

  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Flexible casting
  • Roles for Children
  • Room for Extras
  • Parts for Senior Actors

Casting Notes

There are seventeen speaking characters with a wide age range and opportunities for doubling and trebling of roles. Several characters can be male or female.

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Ron Nicol

Ron Nicol is an award-winning Scottish playwright published in the UK, the USA, and the Netherlands, with more than fifty titles - one act dramas and comedies, one act plays for young people, full length plays, and pantomimes. His work has been produced in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong ...

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Premiere UK production - 15 July 2017 - The Authentic Performance Academy, North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford

Premiere USA production - 15 July 2017 - The Junior Intern Company, Barn Playhouse, New London, New Hampshire

 

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