The Velveteen Rabbit

adapted for the stage by Janet Allard
from the book by Margery Williams
directed by Beth Lopes

Study Guide and Program

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PDF: The Velveteen Rabbit Study Guide
Get insights into ​​The Velveteen Rabbit in this study guide.
Velveteen Rabbit Program
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Learn more about the production, cast & creative team.

Stories

The Cast of the Velveteen Rabbit
Meet the Cast of The Velveteen Rabbit
The seven actors who ​brought the beloved tale of The Velveteen Rabbit to life talk about their favorite childhood books and more. Find out more about them.
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Designing a Magical Set for The Velveteen Rabbit
Set designer Keith Mitchell is drawn to designing shows that are based on books. Learn about the inspiration for his Velveteen Rabbit designs and more.
Janet Allard and Margery Williams
The Velveteen Rabbit: About the Playwright and Book Author
The Velveteen Rabbit originated as a book by Margery Williams in 1922 and was later adapted for the stage by Janet Allard. Find out more about them.
Beth Lopes
From Page to Stage: An Interview with Director Beth Lopes
Before rehearsals began for The Velveteen Rabbit—which Beth Lopes directed—she took some time to answer a few questions about how a director brings a play to life.
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A Classic Story Comes to the Stage: The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit became an enduring part of family literature. If it's been awhile since you read the book, here's a story refresher from SCR's literary staff.
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The Story Behind the Photo: The Velveteen Rabbit
The director talks about how she created one poignant moment in the play.

​Photos

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​New Bunny (Nicole Cowans), Velveteen Rabbit (Amielynn Abellera) and Furry Rabbit (Joseph Abrego) in The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​​Debora Robinson.

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Nursery Magic Fairy (Nicole Erb) and Velveteen Rabbit (Amielynn Abellera) in The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​​Debora Robinson.

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Velveteen Rabbit (Amielynn Abellera) and​ Boy (Ricky Abilez) in The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​Debora Robinson.

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Skin Horse (Paul Culos), Boy (Ricky Abilez), Velveteen Rabbit (Amielynn Abellera), Nana (Carina Morales), ​Wooden Lion (Joseph Abrego) and Wind-up Ballerina (Nicole Cowans) in ​The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​Debora Robinson.

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Wind-up Ballerina (Nicole Cowans), Wooden Lion (Joseph Abrego), Velveteen Rabbit (Amielynn Abellera) and Model Airplane (Nicole Erb) in ​The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​​​Debora Robinson.

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Wind-Up Ballerina (Nicole Cowans), Wooden Lion (Joseph Abrego), Nana (Carina Morlaes), Velveteen Rabbit (Amielynn Abellera) and (Boy) ​Ricky Abilez in ​The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​​​Debora Robinson.

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Skin Horse (Paul Culos), Wooden Lion (Joseph Abrego), Nana (​Carina Morales), Wind-Up Ballerina (Nicole Cowans) and Model Airplane (Nicole Erb) in The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​Debora Robinson.

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Skin Horse (Paul Culos), Wind-Up Ballerina (Nicole Cowans), Wooden Horse (Joseph Abrego), Velveteen Rabbit (​Amielynn Abellera), Toy Soldier (Carina Morales) and Model Airplane (Nicole Erb) in The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​Debora Robinson.

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Skin Horse (Paul Culos), Boy (​Ricky Abilez) and ​Velveteen Rabbit (Amielynn Abellera) in ​The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​Debora Robinson.

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Boy (Ricky Abilez), Velveteen Rabbit (Amielynn Abellera), ​Nana (Carina Morales) and Doctor (Nicole ​Erb) in ​The Velveteen Rabbit s. Photo by ​Debora Robinson.

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Boy (Ricky Abilez) and Velveteen Rabbit (Amielynn Abellera) in The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​Debora Robinson.

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Skin Horse (Paul Culos) and Velveteen Rabbit (Amielynn Abellera) in The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​Debora Robinson.


Photo: Paul Culos, Nicole Cowans, Joseph Abrego, ​Amielynn Abellera, Carina Morales and Nicole Erb in ​The Velveteen Rabbit. Photo by ​Debora Robinson.