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Swallows and Amazons
All aboard The Swallow! Follow Captain John and his able crew as they set sail to Wildcat Island on an exotic adventure to encounter savages, capture dastardly pirates and defeat mortal enemies. An action-packed musical adventure, Swallows and Amazons is a story of an idyllic era, of endless summer evenings and the beauty of youthful imagination.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published August 28th 2012 by Nick Hern Books
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I love this stage play adaptation of the classic British children's novel. I am seriously considering directing this for our next HS fall play. I would give it 5 stars for the creativity of the adaptation, but will go with 4 for now because the text of the adaptation is not as clear and tight and accurate to the final version of the initial production. Like most scripts, it would have been really helpful if they had provided a bit more explanation, stage diagrams, etc. for the original ...more