The Magic Finger

The Magic Finger

by: David Wood, Roald Dahl

by: David Wood, Roald Dahl

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The Magic Finger

The Magic Finger

by: David Wood, Roald Dahl

by: David Wood, Roald Dahl

Overview

People familiar with Roald Dahl’s imaginative, whimsical, and fantastical classics will love The Magic Finger, an adventure about a girl with special powers. When Lucy senses injustice, she gets angry, and when she gets angry, her Magic Finger heats up; and then, well, ANYTHING can happen. When Lucy gets upset with her best friend William and his family for shooting ducks for sport, she points her Magic Finger at them and turns them all into bird-size people, while the ducks become the size of humans. Lucy’s indignation turns the world into a place where the powerless are in charge and the powerful are taught a very big lesson. Playwright David Wood’s adaptations of the works of Roald Dahl have entertained and delighted audiences for years, and with The Magic Finger Wood brings another stellar Dahl story to life on the stage. 

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Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature), Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Expandable casting, Features Children, Flexible casting, Roles for Children
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences, Young Children (Age 2 - 5), Children (Age 6 - 10), Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)

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David Wood

David Wood has been called "the national children’s dramatist" (London Times). His plays are performed worldwide, and include The Gingerbread Man, The Plotters of Cabbage Patch Corner, Save the Human, Aladdin, Hijack Over Hygenia, Jack the Lad, Larry the Lamb in Toytown, Old Mother Hubbard and The Ideal Gnome Expeditio ...

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Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl

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