The Magician’s Nephew – play adapted from C.S. Lewis Narnia Books

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This children’s theatre play is adapted from C.S. Lewis’ prequel to the Narnia series of the same name, The Magician’s Nephew. Digory is sent to live with his Aunt Letty (who is not at all impressed with her brother’s so called ‘magic tricks’) and Uncle Andrew in London. While there he meets Polly, the girl next door. Together they venture into his uncle’s study where something interesting is about to happen. Digory and Polly are sent off into a different world, and there they discover magical ruins.

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play adapted from C.S. Lewis Narnia books

THE MAGICIAN’S NEPHEW – PLAY ADAPTED FROM C.S. LEWIS NARNIA BOOKS

This children’s theatre play is adapted from C.S. Lewis’ prequel to the Narnia series of the same name, The Magician’s Nephew. Digory is sent to live with his Aunt Letty (who is not at all impressed with her brother’s so called ‘magic tricks’) and Uncle Andrew in London. While there he meets Polly, the girl next door. Together they venture into his uncle’s study where something interesting is about to happen. Digory and Polly are sent off into a different world, and there they discover magical ruins.

The children awaken a powerful old ruler, Jadis, who in turn seeks to return with the children and rule over Earth! We follow the children and they try to stop Jadis, while saving 1900s London.As a prequel it gives us insight to the partial creation of Narnia. It answers how the White Witch came to be, Aslan’s power, and how it was that Human’s began to rule over Narnia. This is great fun for the family while setting up what are one of the greatest adventures every child wishes they could go on. With a large ensemble making up fairies, animals, and colourful English accents there’s sure to be something in it for everyone! The Magician’s Nephew is a play adapted from C.S. Lewis Narnia books.

Other plays by Altaire:

Forgotten – large cast fantasy play based on Peter Pan
A Midsummer Night’s dream – the abridged version

Adapted by: Altaire Gural

Type: One act play

Genre: Children’s/family theatre. Play adapted from C.S. Lewis Narnia books

Length: Sixty minutes

Cast: Ensemble cast – 6F, 4M plus extras.

Suitable for: All ages to watch and older children to younger teens up to perform

Set: Various – The Children are transported from our world to a dying world and then to a new growing world where animal’s speak.

Level of difficulty: 8/10 – effects – the different worlds whould have different lighting and music, animal costumes

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Like this play? Other ensemble cast plays for children:

Alice in Football land – for older children and teens – an Americna take on the classic pantomime
Grace will lead me home – Grace’s quest to find a magical cure for her ill mother
The Return of the Idol – kid’s comedy script set on a mysterious island

PLAY ADAPTED FROM C.S. LEWIS NARNIA BOOKS

 

 

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