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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (play)

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Written by  Le Clanché du Rand
Original language  English
Date premiered  1989
Setting  Narnia (world)
Characters  Lucy, White Witch, others Peter, Aslan, others (two actors)
Genre  One-act adaptation of a children's fantasy novel

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is an American dramatization of the The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, the British children's novel that inaugurated The Chronicles of Narnia in 1950. The one-act play for two actors was written by Le Clanché du Rand and published in 1989 by Dramatic Publishing of Woodstock, Illinois. It is licensed by Dramatic to theaters worldwide. One production opened in 2011 Off-Broadway in New York City.

Notable productions

The play is currently running Off-Broadway at St. Luke's Theatre in New York City. The production is directed by Julia Beardsley O'Brien and stage managed by Lila Neiswanger. The current cast features Rockford Sansom and Abigail Taylor-Sansom.

In 2013, the Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley, CA, presented a production directed by Jessa Berkner and featuring Reggie White and Elena Wright.

The South Carolina Children's Theater in Greenville, SC, currently lists the show as part of their touring roster for the 2014-2015 season.


The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (play) Wikipedia

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