Six Mark Twain adaptations by David Carkeet
(These plays contain characters which can be played by either male or female actors.)
The Prince and the Pauper
18 characters. 9F, 9M; Flexible casting; 21 pages in length. Approximately 30 minutes running time. An adaptation of Mark Twain’s novel written by Peter Mitsopoulos.
The Burglar Alarm
4-10 characters, flexible casting. Ages 12 and up. Approximately ten-minutes running time. Comedy based on a Mark Twain story.
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
12 characters. 4 F, 8 M. Ages 12 and up. Approximately 50 minutes running time. Full-length play based on a Mark Twain story. (5 credits)
8-14 characters, 2 F, 6-12 M. Ages 12 and up. Approximately 12-15 minutes running time. Dark comedy based on a Mark Twain tale.
Learn German with Ollendorff!
6 characters, 3F, 3M. Ages 12 and up. Approximately 12 minutes running time. Short version of a full-length Mark Twain play.
Buck Fanshaw’s Funeral
3 characters. 1F, 2M. Ages 12 and up. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Comedic short play based on a Mark Twain tale. Very funny use of language !
The Gospel of Mom
2 characters, both female. Ages 12 and up. Approximately 7 minutes running time. Based on the philosophical writings of Mark Twain.
More Mark Twain plays…
Tom Sawyer and the Picket Fence
Approximately 8 minutes long. 7 characters. Short play adaptation of the classic Mark Twain story!