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Characters: 9 Female, 7 Male, 12 actors, w/ doubling A refreshing, contemporary telling of the classic story. Stern Marilla and her warm-hearted brother Matthew hoped to adopt a boy to work on their farm. But the orphanage sends young, befreckled Anne by mistake, and their lives will never be the same. Her warmth and wit affects everyone around her - even, eventually, the cold Marilla! We follow Anne through her rebellious years, her transformation into a young woman, and her romantic pairing with Gilbert. This play has been charming audiences around the world. "The response was phenomenal! ... The show is representative of what family audiences are craving to see. During our run there were countless compliments, and numerous requests for repeat performances ..." -- Jane Prince Jones, managing Director, Garza Theatre, Post, TX "Anne of Green Gables suits community theatre with a varied cast, simple set, and characters familiar to all of us. This version of the novel is concise yet detailed, humorous and bittersweet." - Debbie Baldwin, Columbia Entertainment Company (MO) "I am delighted to say that the choice of your Anne of Green Galbes was a very happy one for the California Theatre Center." -- Will Huddleston, Resident Director, California Theatre Center