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Kendallville, Indiana 46755

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A dramatic play, Laura Ingalls Wilder: Voice of the Prairie is based on the true story of this great American author. From The Little House of the Prairie to her fascinating rise as a literary star, this play brings insight to the beloved children's books and celebrates a remarkable life! The play unfolds with actor led scene transitions and fluid story telling. The play is one act and spans Laura's life from early childhood to her older years.


A Cast of 14 Players – 5 Female, 4 Male, 5 Female/Male


Male (maybe combined)

Alfred A. Knopf: Publisher and Editor (30 lines)

Almanzo Wilder: Laura’s Husband (62 lines)

Neighbor* (1 line)

Pa: Charles Ingalls (79 lines)


Female (maybe combined)

Laura Ingalls Wilder (140 lines)

Ma: Caroline Ingalls (50 lines)

Mary Ingalls (45 lines)

Rose Wilder Lane: Laura’s Daughter (53 lines)

Susan B. Anthony* (1 line)


Male or Female (maybe combined)

Doctor* (6 lines)

Indian* (3 lines)

Narrator (28 lines)

Northerner* (4 lines)

Southerner* (3 lines)