The Island of Dr Libris
Published by Dramatic Publishing
Large Mixed Cast
What if your favorite literary characters came to life?
Billy's spending the summer in a lakeside cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr Libris
But something strange is going on ...
Besides the security cameras everywhere, there's Dr Libris' private bookcase
Whenever Billy opens the classic books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake
The clash of swords
The twang of arrows
The chatter of characters
Sometimes Billy can even feel the ground shaking!
It's almost as if the stories he's reading are coming to life
But that's impossible
Or is it?
Before long, Dr Libris' island is populated by some of the most famous characters in all of literature: Hercules, Robin Hood, Maid Marian, The Three Musketeers, Tom Sawyer and Pollyanna
When these characters mingle, their plot lines get mixed up
And are further complicated by the arrival of a few comic book heroes and villains
It's up to Billy and his magical imagination to come up with a happy ending for everybody
The Island of Dr Libris harnesses the imaginative powers of live theatre, calling on the audience to use their imaginations along with Billy's
Runs about 2 hours