The Railway Children (Musical Play)

by  Richard John, Edith Nesbit, Julian Woolford

Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy  /  5m, 5f

E. Nesbit's well-loved tale of the three Victorian children sent to live in the countryside with their mother after their father has been disgraced for supposedly betraying his country's secrets is brought vividly to life in this new adaptation, losing nothing of the original spirit of humor, tension, adventure and the final triumph of good over evil.

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The Railway Children (Musical Play)

by  Richard John Edith Nesbit Julian Woolford

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    5m, 5f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature)
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

The addition of songs to the action helps to highlight in particular Bobbie's rite of passage to adulthood from "Christmas Is Here!" and "Posh Talk" to "Nothing to Fear" and "Nearly Autumn."
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  • No Special Cautions

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Production

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  • Time Period: Contemporary

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Casting

5m, 5f
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Cast Attributes

  • Expandable casting

Casting Notes

Large mixed cast of children and adults.

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Full Package

PIANO
KEYBOARD 2 (Strings, Vibraphone, Piano)
HARP (or keyboard 3)
MARIMBA (or keyboard 4)
ELECTRIC BASS and PERCUSSION (Snare, Mark Tree, Shaker, Sleigh bells, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal, Woodblock and Glockenspiel)

Please Note: Piano/Vocal Score is only available to purchase 


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Authors

Richard John

Richard John

Edith Nesbit

Edith Nesbit

Julian Woolford

Julian Woolford

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