Charlotte’s Web is an enchanting children’s favourite based on the beloved book by E.B. White. Our hero, a little pig named Wilbur, braves his new world forming friendships and warming hearts, and through his adventures, learns about life and death, miracles, loyalty and trust.
Harrison Paroz (Wilbur the Pig),
Courtney Wagner (Fern, Goose, Spectator, Judge),
Jacob Watton (Templeton the Rat, Mr Arable, Lurvy),
Mike Escober (Homer, Sheep, Spectator, Judge, Avery)
Angela Ponting (Narrator, Gander, Reporter Carter, Uncle, President of the Fair) and
Meg Hamilton (Charlotte the Spider, Mrs Arable, Baby Spider)
Director: Alison Vallette
Producer: Ruth Atkinson
Design: Madeleine Barlow
Original Music: Harrison Paroz and Mike Escober
Audio Design: Ruth Atkinson
Lighting Design: Tom Panitz
Set Construction: Kerry Saul
Costumes: Alison Vallette
Duration: 55 mins no interval
Suitability: Ideal for Years 2-3 primary school age, their teachers and families
Fantastic way to bring a classic book to life. (Crows Nest patron)
Loved the production… characters were very loveable… The people playing the characters have such great personalities and encourage the children to interact. (Dalby Patron)
Congratulations for your production of Charlotte’s Web! It was FABULOUS! 🙂 Loved the energy & enthusiasm of the cast. Look forward to your next production. (Teacher, Toowoomba)
Proscenium theatres, Community halls, Black Box Venues
The production can be modified to suit most venues
6 cast and 1 touring technician for managed venues, an additional technician required for unmanaged community halls.
Six cast play multiple roles.
4 hour bump in – 1 hour bump out
The set is designed to scale up/down to suit a range of venues.
Lighting is from a standard rig with limited specials.
The soundtrack plays from Qlab to a venue desk/PA system.
Charlotte’s Web is a well known classic story for children.
This stage production captures the innocence and wide-eyed wonder of characters in the barnyard. The central themes are friendship, building trust and sticking by friends and having a fulfilling life.
The story is listed for study by primary school Year 3.
A comprehensive marketing package includes hero and production images, graphics, posters artwork, on-line social media and banners, biographies, sample media releases and video footage. A Teacher Resource and Workshop Menu is available.
Among the talented cast members are teachers and experienced workshop facilitators. Workshops and activities can be delivered to school groups in Drama, Dance and Music. Teacher Professional Development workshops can also be arranged.
To support school’s performances, the cast facilitate a post-show Q&A sessions.