Anne of Green Gables

Adapted from the novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Annie Simpson
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Annie Simpson & Sean Michael Flattery
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Hope Quinn
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Hope Quinn & Annie Simpson
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Annie Simpson & Kelly Strand
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Sean Michael Flattery & Annie Simpson
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Joe Veale
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Annie Simpson & Sean Michael Flattery
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Annie Simpson & Michael Vine
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

Synopsis

Marilla Cuthbert and her brother Matthew are determined to adopt an orphan boy to help them run Green Gables, their farm on beautiful Prince Edward Island. But their well-ordered lives take a surprising and hilarious twist when the boy they hoped for turns out to be a redheaded slip-of-a-girl named Anne Shirley, whose wild imagination leads her into countless scrapes, as well as a place in our hearts forever.

Cast

Anne Shirley a red-haired orphan girl with an active imagination
Marilla Cuthbert a spinster who adopts Anne
Matthew Cuthbert Marilla’s brother, extremely shy
Rachel Lynde the Cuthbert’s neighbor; a gossip
Diana Barry Anne’s bosom friend
Gilbert Blythe Anne's handsome classmate
Mr. Phillips the school teacher
Stationmaster runs the train depot
Mrs. Blewett a strict, humorless tyrant who almost adopts Anne
Doctor a physician
Minister a local preacher

Specs

Cast Size: 6 (3m, 3w) with doubling
Approximate Run Time: 1h
Number of Acts: One
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Production History

Anne of Green Gables was first produced in 2013 by the Barter Players (Abingdon, VA), Katy Brown, Artistic Director




Casting Notes:
The following roles are to be played by the same actor:
Rachel Lynde/Diana Barry
Gilbert Blythe/Doctor
Stationmaster/Mrs. Blewett/Mr. Phillips/Minister
Cast Size: 6 (3m, 3w) with doubling
Approximate Run Time: 1h
Number of Acts: One
Script Sample
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Synopsis

Marilla Cuthbert and her brother Matthew are determined to adopt an orphan boy to help them run Green Gables, their farm on beautiful Prince Edward Island. But their well-ordered lives take a surprising and hilarious twist when the boy they hoped for turns out to be a redheaded slip-of-a-girl named Anne Shirley, whose wild imagination leads her into countless scrapes, as well as a place in our hearts forever.

Cast

Anne Shirley
a red-haired orphan girl with an active imagination
Marilla Cuthbert
a spinster who adopts Anne
Matthew Cuthbert
Marilla’s brother, extremely shy
Rachel Lynde
the Cuthbert’s neighbor; a gossip
Diana Barry
Anne’s bosom friend
Gilbert Blythe
Anne's handsome classmate
Mr. Phillips
the school teacher
Stationmaster
runs the train depot
Mrs. Blewett
a strict, humorless tyrant who almost adopts Anne
Doctor
a physician
Minister
a local preacher
Casting Notes:
The following roles are to be played by the same actor:
Rachel Lynde/Diana Barry
Gilbert Blythe/Doctor
Stationmaster/Mrs. Blewett/Mr. Phillips/Minister


Production History

Anne of Green Gables was first produced in 2013 by the Barter Players (Abingdon, VA), Katy Brown, Artistic Director



Script Sample
Request Rights