Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (play)


Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (play)

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm was an American play in 1909 based on the popular children's book of the same name. The author of the book and the play was American children's author and educator Kate Douglas Wiggin (1856-1923).

Wiggin co-wrote the play with Charlotte Thompson. It was produced for Broadway by Klaw & Erlanger in 1909. [cite news | title = PLAY FROM ‘REBECCA’ BOOKS.; Klaw & Erlanger Produce “Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm” | date = 1909-11-17 | work = The New York Times | page = 11 | url = http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F20912FB3D5412738DDDAE0994D9415B898CF1D3 | format = subscription | accessdate = 2007-06-13 ] Before opening on Broadway, it toured Boston and New England where it was warmly received. [cite news | title = REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK; How Kate Douglas Wiggin Was Induced to Turn Her Enormously Popular Books Into a Play | date = 1910-10-22 | first = Emily M. | last = Burbank | work = The New York Times Saturday Review of Books | page = BR1 | accessdate = 2007-06-13 | url = http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F10813F8345D16738DDDAB0A94D8415B808DF1D3 | format = subscription]

ee also

* Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917 film)
* Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1932 film)
* Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938 film)

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