The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow
By Washington Irving
(Adapted by Mike Brooks)
A perfect treat for Halloween.
Suitable for children aged 5 - 10 years old
'The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow' is a classic Gothic story by American author Washington Irving. It is often read around Halloween and has been adapted on stage and screen many times.
The story is set in 1790, in Sleepy Hollow, a small town near New York. The place is home to many tales of the supernatural especially that of the Headless Horseman.
Ichabod Crane, a school teacher from Connecticut moves into town. He is superstitious and believes all the local legends. He soon becomes a rival to Brom Bones for the affections of Katrina. She rejects Ichabod. Perhaps the Healess Horseman wants Ichabod to leave town too, or is it Brom in disguise?
Barking Dog's two talented actors (with the help of a some puppets and children from the audience) present this exciting tale, specially adapted for children.
With original music and audience participation as well as use of puppetry and mime, this is ideal for any book week, projects on the supernatural, Halloween, adventure, Music or Drama.