Charlotte’s Web

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.

RAVA Productions

presents

Charlotte’s Web

Based on the book by E.B. White

Adapted for stage by Joseph Robinette

By Arrangement with ORiGiN™ Theatrical, Exclusive Representatives of the Dramatic Publishing Company.

The June/July 2021 regional Queensland tour is supported by The Playing Queensland Fund and arTour, initiatives of the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

Show Credits:

Cast:

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

Reviews:

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)

Venue Format

Proscenium theatres, Community halls, Black Box Venues

Technical Rating

The production can be modified to suit most venues

Touring Party

6 cast and 1 touring technician for managed venues, an additional technician required for unmanaged community halls.

Considerations

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.

Marketing and Engagement

Unique Selling Point

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.

Marketing Materials

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.

Community Engagement

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.