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Washington Irving's THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

From: Jerry Robbins
Length: 01:38:49

A spectacular production of this classic tale. Meticulously adapted from the book by Washington Irving, Colonial was determined to stay true to the mood and flavor the story is famous for. Read the full description.

Sleepy_hollow_crt_small The Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air presents this Award Winning production meticulously adapted to stay true to the mood and atmosphere of Washington Irving's famous story. Featuring outstanding performances by the Colonial Radio Players, a rousing and scary music score by Jeffrey Gage, thousands of sound effects, and a terrifying final encounter with the Headless Horseman, this production will surely be a Halloween family favorite.

Schoolmaster Ichabod Crane arrives in Tarrytown, New York, a region of shadows that is better known as Sleepy Hollow. Local superstitions abound with tales of the Woman in White, Major Andre's Ghost, and the most fearsome of all, the Headless Horseman.  Ichabod sets out for the Harvest Frolic being held at the Van Tassels, but encounters a huge misshapen figure on a large black horse ... gigantic ... and headless.

Winner of the 2005 Ogle Award for Best Fantasy Production of the Year.

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Piece Description

The Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air presents this Award Winning production meticulously adapted to stay true to the mood and atmosphere of Washington Irving's famous story. Featuring outstanding performances by the Colonial Radio Players, a rousing and scary music score by Jeffrey Gage, thousands of sound effects, and a terrifying final encounter with the Headless Horseman, this production will surely be a Halloween family favorite.

Schoolmaster Ichabod Crane arrives in Tarrytown, New York, a region of shadows that is better known as Sleepy Hollow. Local superstitions abound with tales of the Woman in White, Major Andre's Ghost, and the most fearsome of all, the Headless Horseman.  Ichabod sets out for the Harvest Frolic being held at the Van Tassels, but encounters a huge misshapen figure on a large black horse ... gigantic ... and headless.

Winner of the 2005 Ogle Award for Best Fantasy Production of the Year.

Broadcast History

First broadcast Oct. 31, 2005 on XM Radio Sonic Theatre. Encore broadcasts yearly.

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

Edited for broadcast into four segments, with intro/outro tags for each. However, the first segment does have an introduction; it follows soon after the program begins.

OUTRO:

each segment has an outro included in the file. These can be edited out if stations wish to use their own hosts.

Related Website

www.colonialradio.com