The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Musical

Writers: Ken Ludwig

Overview

Show Information

Book
Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2
Genres
Fairy Tale/Fantasy
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes early teen, late teen, adult, mature adult, child, elderly characters

Synopsis

"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" is the Broadway adaptation of Mark Twain's classic book. The story revolves around Tom Sawyer, a fourteen-year-old boy growing up in America's heartland. Along the way, Tom and his friend, Huckleberry Finn, are witness to a murder at the hands of the evil villain, Injun Joe. Injun Joe tries to pin the crime on the town vagrant, Muff Potter. At the trial, Tom testifies against Injun Joe but Joe manages to escape. Years later, Injun Joe returns and tries to kill Tom. However, Tom, Huckleberry and Becky manage to defeat Joe and in the process, they discover Murrell's Gold “ a vast treasure of gold coins!

Lead Characters