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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Large Cast Halloween Play for Kids to Perform
Small Cast Version | Medium Cast Version

A Kid-Friendly Halloween Classic!

Large Cast Halloween Play for Kids to Perform - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Cast: 22 (14M, 8F), kids
Time: about 40-45 minutes
Script shows line counts for each role
CD: sound FX, background music
Audience: primary-intermediate, families

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

Affordable School Play Package

 

Large Cast Halloween Play for Kids to Perform - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Cast: 22 (14M, 8F), kids
Time: about 40-45 minutes
Script shows line counts for each role
CD: sound FX, background music
Audience: primary-intermediate, families

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

Affordable School Play Package

Spine-Tingling, Hilarious Comedy for Kids! Halloween Play for Kids!
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Ichabod's Night Ride, Townsfolk, Wesleyan Middle School, Norcross GA

"We did 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' last fall - it was truly amazing. Everyone said it was our best show ever. Thank you!"
LeRoy Kinne, McHenry Middle School 

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Washington Irving's spooky Halloween classic, is presented with all the thrills, chills and laughs that keep young audiences on the edge of their seats.

For Middle Schools, High Schools, Youth Groups!
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Ichabod & Brom Bones, Young Cast, Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy

"Full of shivers and merriment!"
The Orlando Sentinel  

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

Affordable School Play Package


The storybook tale revolves around the famous characters--the bumbling, awkward school teacher, Ichabod Crane, the coquettish Katrina and Ichabod's brutish rival, Brom Bones.

Large Cast Script for Lots of Kids to Enjoy
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Wesleyan Middle School, Norcross, GA - Photos by Brian Morgan

As much fun as the play is, we save the best for last
-- the spooky Halloween ride of:

The Headless Horseman!
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Instructions for Headless Horseman Costume in Teacher's Guide

"A delightful show that packed the house!  Enjoyed by children of all ages."
 Sheila Freudenberger, Orange Curtain, San Juan Capistrano, CA

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

Affordable School Play Package


"Spooky Fun For Kids of All Ages!
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Topeka Civic Theatre - Arena Players Children's Theatre, NY

Lots of Audience Participation!

"I think the audience is going to like this play very much," says fifth grade actor Morgan Werder. "It's very interactive and has something for everybody - rivalry, love, suspense and, of course, the Headless Horseman!"
Fairlands Elem, Armador Theatre, Pleasanton, CA

Kids Love Sleepy Hollow for Halloween!
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Gaffney Little Theatre, SC - Sutter Street Theatre, CA


Lively Action and Halloween Spookiness!
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Topeka Civic Theatre Academy, KS  - Greenbriar Valley Theatre, VA

"Simple to stage and popular with audiences due to plenty of comedy!"
Rachel King, Spotlites Youth Theatre, Chatham, Kent, UK

Flexible Large Cast Script for Schools & Theatres!
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Ichabod Rides Gunpowder - Wesleyan Middle, Photos by Brian Morgan

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

Affordable School Play Package


Fun Comedy for Kids to Perform!
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Brom Bones and Ichabod Court Coquettish Katrina - Wesleyan Middle

"Pedro Menendez High School's production of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, is a wonderfully spooky story filled with thrills, chills and laughs!"
 High School Halloween Production, St. Augustine Record, FL

"Full of Shivers and Merriment!"
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Appletree Organisation, Shropshire, UK


"One of the Best Adaptations Ever!"
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Ichabod Crosses Scary Church Bridge - Wesleyan Middle - Photos By Brian Morgan

"We had to add three performances to accommodate all those schools who wanted to come. One parent told me it was their best field trip so far."
Becki Bradford, Chattanooga State Drama Club, Chattanooga, TN


"The Script is Quick and Lively!"
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Young Cast, Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy

"The script is quick and lively, taking the audience on a journey through history that will leave them shaking in their seats!"
John Dolphin, Pine-Richland Middle School, Gibsonia, PA

Clever Staging!  Easy to Produce!
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Pulaski Fine Arts Association, MO - Nelson Youth Theatre, BC


Kids Love the Halloween Humor and Fun
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Limelight Theatre, St. Augustine - Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy

"This adaptation, by Kathryn Schultz Miller, is both funny and simple for a young audience to understand, an important consideration, full of shivers and merriment."
The Orlando Sentinel

Great Comic Roles for Boys and Girls!
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Ipswich Middle School, MA - Wesleyan Middle School, GA

Cast List, Sound Cues, Script Sample

Affordable School Play Package


Perfectly Geared for Student Performers
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Ichabod Crane and Brom Bones vie for Katrina's Affections!
Middle School Young Cast, Ipswich Middle School, MA

"The school audiences and public loved it! 400 kids are absolutely deafening when a Headless Horseman appears."
Lisa Eckley Cocchiarale, Widner University

A Spectacular Ending!
Boo!  The Woman in White! The Ride of the Headless Horseman!
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow has three versions:

School Play Version (this page)
Flexible Cast of 22 (14M, 8F) for grades K-6

Medium Version
Flexible Cast of 9 (5M, 4F) for grades 6-12

Touring Version
Cast of 3 (2M, 1F) for adult actors.

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