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TREASURE ISLAND by John O’Hara

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Charlie Durkis, an ordinary fellow from today (and a would be pirate) is accidentally trapped in the world of TREASURE ISLAND–and embarks on an adventure with Jim Hawkins, Long John Silver and the rest of the motley crew of treasure seekers. The unique aspect of this script is that it takes place at your theatre and many local in-jokes can be inserted.

FULL LYRICS OF SPOOF SONGS ALL AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

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CHARACTERS

Long John Silver         Famed pirate

Jim Hawkins             Adventurous lad

Mrs. Wenchy              Proprietress of the Admiral Benbow

Charlie Durkis*          Certified public accountant

Dottie Durkis            CHARLIE’s wife

Captain Jack Bluebird    Effete `Pirate of the Carribean’

The Pittsburgh Pirate    Baseball loving pirate

Davy Jones              Oldest living pirate

Emma Trelawney           Feisty socialite

The Lady of the Moon     The spirit of the moon

Mimi                    Young mermaid

Ethel Mermaid            Queen of the Mermaids

Ben Gunn                Hermit (also plays his identical twin brother GILBERT)

Long Jane Silver         LONG JOHN’s long lost wife

Barmaid                 Lusty wench

Parrot                  LONG JOHN’s friend

Other Pirates, Sea Creatures, Cannibals

*The actor playing ‘Charlie’ is mentioned in the play by ‘Ethel’.

NB – WITH DOUBLING THIS CAN BE CAST WITH 13 ACTORS

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Treasure Island was first performed by The Dutch Country Players at Green Lane, Pennsylvania

 

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