Oliver Twist
by Frederick Gaines
​based on the book by Charles ​Dickens
​directed by Hisa Takakuwa
NICHOLAS STAGE
May 18, 2019 - May 26, 2019

Please, sir, I want some more. Beloved for generations, Charles Dickens’ exploration of social justice in Victorian England follows the adventures of orphan Oliver Twist as he confronts poverty and crime, unlocks the mystery of his birth and learns the meaning of family. SCR Theatre Conservatory’s advanced teen students bring to life the colorful characters that aid and mistreat Oliver as he discovers that a child’s resilience is the strongest force of all. 

Recommendation: Suitable for ages 11 and above.

Running Time: Approximately ​two hours and ​​15 ​minutes ​including one intermission.

The Cast of Oliver TwistThe Cast of Oliver Twist Gears Up for Performances
The Teen Players cast of Oliver Twist talk about what they’re excited about for the show and how their experience in the Conservatory have prepared them.
Oliver Twist LogoThe Cast of Oliver Twist in Rehearsal
Teen actors rise to the challenge of Dickens’ classic tale.
Portion of the 1968 Oliver movie posterOliver Twist Inspires Adaptations
The Teen Players’ production of Oliver Twist stays true to Charles Dickens’ original. Since its publication in the late 1830s, Dickens’ story has inspired numerous adaptations. Here’s an overview.