By Julie Jensen
Based on “Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell, 1847,” part of the Scholastic Dear America series
Runtime: Approximately 60 minutes
Commissioned by the Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.
Productions: Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey/The Growing Stage, Kennedy Center, Public School Tour, Washington D.C.
Two 13-year-old girls on the Oregon Trail from Missouri to Oregon encounter things tragic and funny, reassuring and frightening.
Take a look at the script here: ACROSS THE WIDE AND LONESOME PRAIRIE perusal copy (sample)