The Road to Riverbank • A Radio Play

The Road to Riverbank • A Radio Play

Adapted from “The Wind In The Willows”

by Amie Brockway

Music by Elliot Sokolov

A radio-play, with music and songs, for stage and station.

Traditional Holiday Fun with Rat and Mole. Casting is Flexible but should include 2f, 2m 2either, and several children/youth. About 1 hour. The meeting of Mole and Water Rat and their adventures leading up to a Christmas feast is a delightful way to usher in the Holidays. This clever adaptation focuses on their developing friendship with adventures on the river and through the willow-woods. The play can be staged as a live, old-time radio show, and/or that staging may be broadcast on a local radio station.


PLAY DETAILS:

  • CAST: 2f, 2m, 1either, + several children/youth
    • ANNOUNCER — A story teller. (M or F)
    • MOLE — Lower middle class, mature; Watson to WATER RAT’s Sherlock Holmes; A twelve-year-old at heart. Though he may squint sometimes, he can see. A worker who dreams of adventure. Depends on WATER RAT for shelter, clothing, food, and introductions to Riverbanker society. (M)
    • WATER RAT — Upper middle class, mature; Sherlock Holmes by nature; probably a fourteen-year-old at heart. A poet. He is accustomed to being in charge, to making decisions, and to leading. (M)
    • SHEEP — several (may later play MICE) (M or F)
    • WILLOW WREN — Plays the flute (Digital Piano may be acceptable)
    • CHARLOTTE MOUSE — a mouse mother (F)
    • HAROLD —  a mouse (M)
    • EDWARD — a mouse (M)
    • RENAE — a mouse (F)
    • OTHER MICE — if desired (M or F)(Carol Singers)
  • RUNNING TIME: About 60 mins
  • A Radio Station
  • Period Costumes, if desired
  • Minimal props
  • Sound effects
  • Order #3344

PERUSAL MATERIAL:

The downloadable PDF of the SCRIPT contains the first half of the show: Road to Riverbank PERUSAL

SAMPLE MUSIC:


REHEARSAL-PRODUCTION MATERIALS:

  • Production Script PDF RentalORDER #3344a : $20.00



  • Production Piano-Vocal Score with Flute PDF RentalORDER #3344c : $17.50



  • 1st Performance Amateur/Educational Royalty (or Only Performance Royalty) — ORDER #3341d : $55.00



  • 2nd Performance Amateur/EducationalRoyaltyORDER #3341e : $45.00



  • Production Flute Part PDF Rental — ORDER #3344h : $10.00



  • Performance-Trak Digital Orchestra Files RentalORDER #3341j : 45.00



 


BILLING CREDITS:

The Road to Riverbank

(adapted from “The Wind In The Willows”)

Script by Amie Brockway

Music by Elliot Sokolov

NOTE: The names of the Playwright(s), Composer, Lyricist, and Bookwriter shall be equal in size, type, coloring, boldness, and prominence. No billing shall appear in type larger or more prominent than the billing to the Authors except for the title of the play. (In a press release all type, will of course, be the same size.)

ALSO:

THIS NOTICE MUST APPEAR IN ALL PROGRAMS, ON ALL POSTERS AND PUBLICITY MATERIALS AND INTERNET ADVERTISING/WEBPAGES FOR THE PLAY:
The Road to Riverbank is presented through special arrangement with Leicester Bay Theatricals.  All authorized materials are also supplied by LBT, www.leicesterbaytheatricals.com”


PRODUCTION HISTORY:

      • PREMIERE — The Open Eye Theatre, Margaretville, New York — 2017

PRODUCTION PHOTOS:

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