BOX OFFICE 610.644.3500


By Ernie Joselovitz

An adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson novel
Featuring Live Traditional Scottish Music by Flautist Matthew Allison

Directed by Samantha Bellomo

January 13 – February 6, 2011


Adventure from the high seas to the Highlands of Scotland! Young David Balfour, cheated of his inheritance and sold into slavery by his avaricious uncle, escapes to the Highlands with the aid of Scots freedom fighter Alan Breck. Together the friends prove that courage and the right intentions can defeat cruelty and evil.

Join the actors after every performance to discuss the making of the production.

This production runs 65 minutes and has no intermission.

Illustration: N.C. Wyeth, The Wreck of the "Covenant." Illustration for Robert Louis Stevenson, Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913). Collection of the Brandywine River Museum. Bequest of Mrs. Russel G. Colt.

David Balfour: Aubie Merrylees
Alan Breck: Luigi Sottile*
Troubadour: Peter DeLaurier*
Musician: Matthew Allison
Director: Samantha Bellomo
Production Manager: Charles T. Brastow*
Set Designer: Meghan Jones
Costume Designer: Marla J. Jurglanis
Lighting Designer: Lily Fossner
Sound Designer: Broken Chord Collective
Dialect Coach: Marla Burkholder*
Production Stage Manager: Patricia G. Sabato*
Dramaturg: Node 98 not found.

* Member, Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.

"Hold Onto Your Seat as 'KIDNAPPED!' Takes You Away"

By Kaitlyn Foti, Main Line Times

"A Rousing Play of Adventure and Friendship"

By Carrie Compton, Montgomery News

"'Kidnapped!' at People's Light"

By Bill Murphy, Broad Street Review

"A 'Kidnapped' to Capture a Kid's Fancy"

By Wendy Rosenfield, The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Five Questions for Stage Director Samantha Bellomo"

By Lily Williams,

People's Light & Theatre Presents: Kidnapped!

TARGET Access Night

Get 1/2 price tickets to the Thursday, January 20th 7pm performance of Kidnapped!. To purchase tickets, call the Box Office at 610.644.3500 or purchase online, and use the promo code TARGET.

Thu, 01/20/2011 - 7:00pm

Kidnapped! Poster Contest

People's Light's production of Kidnapped! is an adaptation of the historical fiction novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. The artwork that we are using for our production is an illustration by local artist N.C. Wyeth.

Fri, 01/07/2011 (All day)