1996 – The Hobbit: An Adventure Play – Adapted by Edward Mast – Trade Paperback – Dramatic Publishing

Paperback: 53 pages
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing; 7th edition (1996)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 087129589X
ISBN-13: 978-0871295897
Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 5 x 0.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds

Cast: 29m, (can be doubled to a mixed cast of 10.) This one-hour version of Tolkien’s classic novel, is a suspenseful, fast-moving journey through the sometimes dark, sometimes charming, always compelling world of Middle Earth. Bilbo Baggins is a comfortably well-off hobbit with a love for rousing adventure stories. Real adventures, however, are quite another thing! So… when Gandalf, the legendary wizard, knocks at Bilbo’s door, bringing with him Thorin Oakenshield, 11 ragged dwarfs, and a contract for an adventure, Bilbo could not be less interested – at first… — from book’s back cover