The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg

Performance Dates
In a Kennedy Center commissioned production, this world premiere adaptation of acclaimed author Rodman Philbrick's witty and poignant novel follows young Homer P. Figg, an orphan who must journey into the thick of the Civil War to save his brother. For ages 8 and up.

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
70 minutes


Homer P. Figg
Harold Figg/Smelt/Frank Nibbly/Roustabout/Dennett Bobbins/Confederate #2
Kate Nibbly/Minerva/Confederate #1/Union Soldier
Squinton Leach/Mr. Brewster/Steward/Union Captain/Fearsome Sergeant
Samuel Reed/Union Soldier
J. T. Marston/Mrs. Bean/Mr. Willow/Mysterious Stranger/General Jeb Stuart/Union
Sergeant/Stink/Professor Fleabottom/Colonel Chamberlain

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Adapted By
Adapted from from the Newbery Honor book by Rodman Philbrick