The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
by Dominick Abel Literary Agency, Tom Isbell

Productions (5)
  • Historical Comedy
  • 65 - 75 minutes
  • 1 f, 6 m (7-29 actors possible: 1-3 f, 6-26 m)
  • Set: Unit set. Suggested locations include a ship, a battlefield, and a hot air balloon.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-060-0

The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
by Dominick Abel Literary Agency, Tom Isbell

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Productions (5)
  • Historical Comedy
  • 65 - 75 minutes
  • 1 f, 6 m (7-29 actors possible: 1-3 f, 6-26 m)
  • Set: Unit set. Suggested locations include a ship, a battlefield, and a hot air balloon.

When Harold Figg is illegally sold to the Union Army, his 12-year-old brother Homer P. Figg undergoes a mighty adventure to bring him back to Maine. From Homer's run-ins with dangerous swindlers to his assisting in the army's victory at the Battle of Gettysburg, this is one story that's the god's-honest truth...mostly. A humorous and poignant adaptation of Rodman Philbrick's Newbery Honor book.

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When Harold Figg is illegally sold to the Union Army, his 12-year-old brother Homer P. Figg undergoes a mighty adventure to bring him back to Maine. From Homer's run-ins with dangerous swindlers to his assisting in the army's victory at the Battle of Gettysburg, this is one story that's the god's-honest truth...mostly. A humorous and poignant adaptation of Rodman Philbrick's Newbery Honor book.

  • Historical Comedy
  • 65 - 75 minutes
  • 1 f, 6 m (7-29 actors possible: 1-3 f, 6-26 m)
  • Set: Unit set. Suggested locations include a ship, a battlefield, and a hot air balloon.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-060-0

Published Reviews

"Daring and artful."

Celia Wren, The Washington Post

"While the story...deals with serious topics, both Philbrick's 2010 Newbery Honor book and Tom Isbell's adaptation leaven the work with lively comedy and thrilling adventure."

DCTheatreScene.com

Production History

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JUN 01, 2017 - JUN 01, 2017
PS3
New York, NY United States
PS3 New York, NY United States
MAY 05, 2015 - MAY 08, 2015
Orlando Repertory Theatre
Orlando, FL United States
Orlando Repertory Theatre Orlando, FL United States
JAN 24, 2015 - FEB 24, 2015
Orlando Repertory Theatre
Orlando, FL United States
Orlando Repertory Theatre Orlando, FL United States
NOV 21, 2014 - NOV 21, 2014
Old State House Museum
Little Rock, AR United States
Old State House Museum Little Rock, AR United States
NOV 17, 2012 - DEC 20, 2012
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Family Theater
Washington, DC United States
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Family Theater Washington, DC United States
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MAY 05, 2015 - MAY 08, 2015
Orlando Repertory Theatre
Orlando, FL United States
Orlando Repertory Theatre Orlando, FL United States
JAN 24, 2015 - FEB 24, 2015
Orlando Repertory Theatre
Orlando, FL United States
Orlando Repertory Theatre Orlando, FL United States
NOV 17, 2012 - DEC 20, 2012
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Family Theater
Washington, DC United States
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Family Theater Washington, DC United States

Awards (1)

Nominated for Helen Hayes Award (Outstanding Production, Theatre for Young Audiences)

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