The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost
adapted by Marisha Chamberlain

Productions (28)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 85 - 100 minutes
  • 3 f, 6 m (9-10 actors possible: exactly 3 f, 6-7 m)
  • Set: An old baronial manor house in rural England, circa 1910, represented by an impressionistic jumble of staircases, halls and galleries.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-348-9

The Canterville Ghost
adapted by Marisha Chamberlain

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Productions (28)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 85 - 100 minutes
  • 3 f, 6 m (9-10 actors possible: exactly 3 f, 6-7 m)
  • Set: An old baronial manor house in rural England, circa 1910, represented by an impressionistic jumble of staircases, halls and galleries.

A no-nonsense American family buys an old mansion in rural England, scoffing at warnings of a fierce and violent resident ghost. The spirited Americans -- Mother, Father, young Virginia, and her mischievous little twin brothers -- may have found their match in the equally spirited and clever ghost, who is determined to scare them out or worse. He's outnumbered, however, and in the end, kind-hearted Virginia helps him fulfill the terms of the legend that allow him release into the afterlife.

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $80
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

*The per performance fee begins at $80. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

A no-nonsense American family buys an old mansion in rural England, scoffing at warnings of a fierce and violent resident ghost. The spirited Americans -- Mother, Father, young Virginia, and her mischievous little twin brothers -- may have found their match in the equally spirited and clever ghost, who is determined to scare them out or worse. He's outnumbered, however, and in the end, kind-hearted Virginia helps him fulfill the terms of the legend that allow him release into the afterlife.

  • Comedy/Drama
  • 85 - 100 minutes
  • 3 f, 6 m (9-10 actors possible: exactly 3 f, 6-7 m)
  • Set: An old baronial manor house in rural England, circa 1910, represented by an impressionistic jumble of staircases, halls and galleries.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-348-9

Published Reviews

"It's a pleasure to take the kids to see something that diffuses fear with humor, such as The Canterville Ghost...definitely a ghost story with a difference...and a particularly fine one."

Nancy Churnin, Dallas Morning News

Production History

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Location
MAR 16, 2018 - APR 08, 2018
Theatre in the Round Players, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN United States
Theatre in the Round Players, Inc. Minneapolis, MN United States
SEP 13, 2017 - OCT 01, 2017
Montgomery Playhouse
Gaithersburg, MD United States
Montgomery Playhouse Gaithersburg, MD United States
FEB 03, 2017 - FEB 12, 2017
Iola Community Theatre Inc.
Iola, KS United States
Iola Community Theatre Inc. Iola, KS United States
APR 29, 2016 - APR 30, 2016
Reston School
Reston, MB Canada
Reston School Reston, MB Canada
NOV 16, 2015 - NOV 17, 2015
Horn Lake High School
Horn Lake, MS United States
Horn Lake High School Horn Lake, MS United States
NOV 09, 2015 - NOV 09, 2015
Horn Lake High School
Horn Lake, MS United States
Horn Lake High School Horn Lake, MS United States
NOV 05, 2015 - NOV 07, 2015
Auburn Middle School
Auburn, ME United States
Auburn Middle School Auburn, ME United States
JUL 09, 2015 - JUL 18, 2015
Warehouse Living Arts Center
Corsicanaq, TX United States
Warehouse Living Arts Center Corsicanaq, TX United States
MAR 12, 2015 - MAR 12, 2015
Early College Of Forsyth
Winston Salem, NC United States
Early College Of Forsyth Winston Salem, NC United States
OCT 22, 2014 - OCT 25, 2014
Edsel Ford High School Performing Arts Department
Dearborn, MI United States
Edsel Ford High School Performing Arts Department Dearborn, MI United States
FEB 14, 2014 - FEB 15, 2014
Summit High School
Bend, OR United States
Summit High School Bend, OR United States
NOV 14, 2013 - NOV 15, 2013
South County Middle School
Lorton, VA United States
South County Middle School Lorton, VA United States
MAY 11, 2012 - MAY 19, 2012
Lake Oswego Junior High School Cafeteria
Lake Oswego, OR United States
Lake Oswego Junior High School Cafeteria Lake Oswego, OR United States
MAR 26, 2010 - MAR 26, 2010
Westminster School
Annandale, VA United States
Westminster School Annandale, VA United States
MAR 07, 2008 - MAR 10, 2008
Blackfoot High School
Blackfoot, ID United States
Blackfoot High School Blackfoot, ID United States
OCT 18, 2007 - OCT 28, 2007
Royal Players
Benton, AR United States
Royal Players Benton, AR United States
JAN 12, 2007 - JAN 14, 2007
Louis E. Dieruff High School
Allentown, PA United States
Louis E. Dieruff High School Allentown, PA United States
OCT 16, 2006 - OCT 18, 2006
Stellenbosch Drama Department
Stellenbosch, Western Cape South Africa
Stellenbosch Drama Department Stellenbosch, Western Cape South Africa
MAY 05, 2006 - MAY 05, 2006
Weyerhaeuser High School
Weyerhaeuser, WI United States
Weyerhaeuser High School Weyerhaeuser, WI United States
MAR 31, 2006 - MAR 31, 2006
Oldham Ramona Drama Club
Ramona, SD United States
Oldham Ramona Drama Club Ramona, SD United States
JAN 27, 2006 - JAN 28, 2006
48th Ave/Community Center
APO AE 090461, AE United Kingdom
48th Ave/Community Center APO AE 090461, AE United Kingdom
OCT 28, 2005 - NOV 06, 2005
Town Hall Theatre
Dayton, OH United States
Town Hall Theatre Dayton, OH United States
OCT 21, 2005 - OCT 30, 2005
Kingsport Theatre Guild, Inc.
Kingsport, TN United States
Kingsport Theatre Guild, Inc. Kingsport, TN United States
JAN 01, 2002 - DEC 31, 2002
Dallas Children's Theatre
Dallas, TX United States
Dallas Children's Theatre Dallas, TX United States
JAN 01, 1992 - DEC 31, 1992
The Pittsburgh Playhouse
Pittsburgh, PA United States
The Pittsburgh Playhouse Pittsburgh, PA United States
JAN 01, 1992 - DEC 31, 1992
Dallas Children's Theatre
Dallas, TX United States
Dallas Children's Theatre Dallas, TX United States
JAN 01, 1991 - DEC 31, 1991
The Children's Theatre Company (mainstage)
Minneapolis, MN United States
The Children's Theatre Company (mainstage) Minneapolis, MN United States
JAN 01, 1991 - DEC 31, 1992
The Children's Theatre Company (national tour)
Minneapolis, MN United States
The Children's Theatre Company (national tour) Minneapolis, MN United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
MAR 16, 2018 - APR 08, 2018
Theatre in the Round Players, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN United States
Theatre in the Round Players, Inc. Minneapolis, MN United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
JAN 01, 2002 - DEC 31, 2002
Dallas Children's Theatre
Dallas, TX United States
Dallas Children's Theatre Dallas, TX United States
JAN 01, 1992 - DEC 31, 1992
The Pittsburgh Playhouse
Pittsburgh, PA United States
The Pittsburgh Playhouse Pittsburgh, PA United States
JAN 01, 1992 - DEC 31, 1992
Dallas Children's Theatre
Dallas, TX United States
Dallas Children's Theatre Dallas, TX United States
JAN 01, 1991 - DEC 31, 1991
The Children's Theatre Company (mainstage)
Minneapolis, MN United States
The Children's Theatre Company (mainstage) Minneapolis, MN United States
JAN 01, 1991 - DEC 31, 1992
The Children's Theatre Company (national tour)
Minneapolis, MN United States
The Children's Theatre Company (national tour) Minneapolis, MN United States