The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

adapted by Lindsay Price from Washington Irving

What will happen when Icabod Crane comes face to face with the headless horseman? An adaptation of the Washington Irving story.

 About 30 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 12
5 M | 7 W, Plus Ensemble


Simple Set.


 31 pages

Choral Work Classical Adaptation Mystery
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"And I believe in the Headless Horseman
The things they say are true
If you feel his ghoulish grip
It will be the end of you!"

Icabod Crane is new to Sleepy Hollow and seems to fit right in. He's taking over the choir, courting the wealthy daughter, and sharing a ghost story or two. But not everyone is happy to see Icabod and not everyone thinks he loves ghost stories as much as he says. What happens when Icabod gets a ghoulish surprise?

This new adaptation of the Washington Irving story is excellent for large groups and suitably spooky for Halloween!

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