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Hard Times

Written by

Charles Dickens

and

Charles Way

Adapted by

Charles Way

~playauthor~Written by~ Charles Dickens , Charles Way ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Charles Way

Aurora Metro Books, 2014

Aurora Metro Books

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (10), Female (5), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Dominated by Gradgrind and Bounderby, Coketown's prosperity is built on the cotton mills where thousands of men and women slave away for long hours and little pay. Gradgrind's obsession with material progress damages his children Louisa...

A Christmas Carol

Written by

Charles Dickens

~playauthor~Written by~ Charles Dickens

Aurora Metro Books, 2007

Aurora Metro Books

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (42), Female (20), Male (19), Unassigned (3)

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... the error of his ways . . . Can Scrooge discover the true wonder and meaning of Christmas before it's too late? Adapted from Charles Dickens, by popular and acclaimed playwright Neil Duffield. A minimum cast of 6 actors plus...

First American Directors 1870s–1940s

Charles Ney

Charles Ney is a professor and Head of Directing in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State University, USA. He has been artistic director at Manhattan Clearing House Contemporary Performing Arts Center, Idaho Repertory Theatre and Mary Moody Northen Theatre. Other directing credits include New York City’s Working Man’s Clothes Theatre, the Kennedy Center, Illinois Shakespeare Festival and Texas Shakespeare Festival. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Directing Shakespeare in America : Historical Perspectives

The Arden Shakespeare, 2019

Books

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... to star. The production was to open the New Theatre in New York, with thoughts that this grandiose new building might become America’s national theatre. In his landmark Shakespeare on the American Stage, Charles Shattuck details...

Oliver Twist

Adapted by

Neil Bartlett

~playauthor~Written by~ Charles Dickens , Neil Bartlett ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Neil Bartlett

Oberon Books, 2004

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 24, Roles: Total (30), Female (7), Male (18), Unassigned (5)

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...‘It is a solemn thing to hear, in a darkened room, the voice of a child…’ Using Charles Dickens’ original words, a handful of tunes stolen from the vivid world of Victorian music-hall, and a chameleon ensemble...

Great Expectations

Written by

Charles Dickens

and

Tanika Gupta

Adapted by

Tanika Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ Charles Dickens , Tanika Gupta ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Tanika Gupta

Oberon Books, 2011

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 31, Roles: Total (17), Female (5), Male (10), Unassigned (2)

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... extraordinary journey to nineteenth-century India, this coming-of-age story, evoking some of Dickens' most colourful characters, is faithful to the period of the book and the richness of Dickens' language - a vivid theatrical retelling of a universally loved masterpiece....

Great Expectations

Adapted by

Neil Bartlett

~playauthor~Written by~ Charles Dickens , Neil Bartlett ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Neil Bartlett

Oberon Books, 2007

Playtext

Scenes: 38, Roles: Total (16), Female (5), Male (11), Unassigned (0)

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...Using only Charles Dickens’ extraordinary words and a chameleon ensemble of eight actors, Neil Bartlett's powerful stage version of this much-loved story brings its settings and characters to thrilling theatrical life. From its...

A Christmas Carol

Adapted by

Neil Bartlett

~playauthor~Written by~ Charles Dickens , Neil Bartlett ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Neil Bartlett

Oberon Books, 2013

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 32, Roles: Total (8), Female (4), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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..."Oh, but he was a squeezing, wrenching, scraping, grasping kind of a Scrooge; a clutching, covetous old sinner..." Using only Charles Dickens' extraordinary words and a chameleon ensemble of eight actors, Neil...