Tumuaki! Matthew Cowley of the Pacific • A One-man Play

by James Arrington

This is the story of one of the Church’s greatest missionaries. After having served the people of the Pacific Islands for 25 years, he was called to The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Can be adapted into a reader’s theatre format using additional performers


  • 1M solo show (Can be adapted into a reader’s theatre format using additional performers)
  • Simple setting with props/projections, a podium
  • Costumes of the mid-20th Century
  • About 75 minutes
  • ORDER #2086


    • The PERUSAL PAGES file (in PDF format) is available here: SOON

EMAIL us for rights and information. Be sure to give us anticipated performance dates and the address of your group and, if different, your theatre. Please also include a contact name and phone number.


  • Performance License Application: No production rights can be granted until this application is filled out and sent to us. This is a filler form that after you click “SUBMIT” will send directly to our email address. Response averages 2-3 business days.
  • Script in PDF format  — Order #2086a : $25.00 (will be sent to you by email, from which you will be authorized to make copies for your production)

  • First Performance Amateur/Educational Royalty — Order #2086d : $60 (for the first or only performance)

  • Second Performance Amateur/Educational Royalty — Order #2086e : $50 (For each successive performance)

  • Professional Royalties will be quoted upon application


  • BYU Hawaii, 1997

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