Title: Heidi
Author: Agnes,Marie (adapted)
Price: $20.95

Dramatized by Marie Agnes Foley from the book Heidi by Johanna Spyri.

Ever young, ever appealing, Heidi is a classic which should greet each new child reader not only within the covers of a book, but also on the stage - where the impression will never fade. Marie Agnes Foley's masterful adaptation, easily staged and running approximately one and a half hours, puts this classic within reach of everyone.

Full Length Play, Drama
7m, 13f
Adaptations (Literature), Period
75 Minutes
Time Period - 19th Century
Settings Of Play - On the Alm Mountain in the Swiss Alps.
Interior Set
Period Costumes

TAGS: Adolescence, Childhood, Friendship
TARGET AUDIENCE: Appropriate for all audiences, Children (Age 6 - 10), Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
PERFORMANCE GROUP: Elementary School / Primary, Jr High/Primary, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre

PETER - the goatherd, who grows very fond of Heidi; 9.
DETE - Heidi's aunt, a sharp-tongued, high-strung woman, about 25.
HEIDI - a lovable and cheerful little orphan girl; 7.
BARBEL - a shrewd and kindly observer; about 25.
ROSEMARY and JEAN - peasants.
THE ALM UNCLE - a gruff old man, grandfather to Heidi.
RONNA and HERMINE - peasants.
BRIGITTE - Peter's mother; she spins and weaves.
GRANDMOTHER - Peter's grandmother, poor and blind.
KLARA SESEMANN - an invalid in a wheel chair; 12.
FRAULEIN ROTTENMEIER - housekeeper and governess int he Sesemann home.
TINETTE - pert young maid in the Sesemann home.
SEBASTIAN - kindly butler with a rserved sense of humor.
HERR KANDIDAT - Klara's tutor.
A RAGAMUFFIN - small, ragged boy.
HERR SESEMANN - Klara's father, affectionate, honest, and just.
GRANDMAMMA SESEMANN - a charming, lovable old lady.
DR. CLASSEN - an understanding and sympathetic friend, as well as a doctor.

Heidi was originally presented by the Jack and Jill Players of Chicago under the direction of the dramatist, Marie Agnes Foley.
Features Children, Roles for Children, Parts for Senior Actors

Not a musical

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780874402681
Publishing status: OS Archived


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