Musical Theatre of Anthem


The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

October 10-11, 2015
November 12-15, 2015
Play with music for ages 13-adult (no-cut for ages 13-19)

Director: Laura O'Meara

By Dwayne Hartford, Adapted from the book by Newberry-winner, Kate DiCamillo, Music by Kyle Sorrell

Edward Tulane is a china rabbit given to a ten-year-old girl named Abilene by her grandmother in the 1930s. He enjoys a pleasant but vain life with his young mistress, who treats him with the utmost love and respect, until an unfortunate incident finds him falling overboard while vacationing on the RMS Queen Mary. Edward spends 297 days on the ocean floor, until a storm frees him from the seabed and a passing fisherman and his buddy pull him free. Edward is passed from hand to hand of a succession of life-altering characters, such as a hobo and his dog and a girl with pneumonia and her brother. Edward's journeys not only take him far from home, but even farther from the selfish rabbit he once was. Edward is eventually cruelly broken against a counter top edge and then repaired and offered for sale in a doll store for several years, and is finally bought by the same mistress he once knew, but now older and more mature, with a daughter of her own."If you have no intention of loving or being loved, then the whole journey is pointless."

The tuition and costume fee for this production (for ages 13-19 as they are automatically cast) is $225. 10% sibling discount. Click the Add to Cart button below to pay the fee online.

Scholarships are available for participants who might otherwise not be able to participate. Click here for more information.

Please complete the following paperwork and bring it to your audition:
Audition Form
Conflict Calendar
Contact Information (to be filled out only once per season)
Performer Contract (to be filled out only once per season)
Measurement Form
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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane is being presented through special arrangement with Kate DiCamillo, Dwayne Hartford, and Kyle Sorrell.
Copyright 2006 by Kate DiCamillo
Originally published by Candlewick Press Used with the permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.