Shreds and Patches is an imagining of Shakespeare's Hamlet like no other! An excellent easy-to-stage competition piece that fuses Shakespearean speech with modern dialogue - a super fun way to bring Shakespeare into the classroom!

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Gary Rodgers

Gary Rodgers has been a high school teacher in Newfoundland and Labrador for over 20 years and has been writing and directing plays for middle and high school students for equally as long. Though not his first productions, Layers and Lose Not Thy Head are his very first publications.
 
Gary currently resides in Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland, with his beautiful wife, son, daughter and dog, where not only does he direct the Exploits Valley Intermediate School Drama Club, he coaches minor hockey and regularly performs as a musician and even, occasionally, as a comedian.

Plays by Gary Rodgers

Layers

by Gary Rodgers

Step inside Robin’s world as he grapples with his conscience and his anti-conscience. And then deeper still as the writer tries to figure out an ending... which he may not be able to do if he’s not actually the writer.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 2 M + 1 W + 14 Any Gender, Doubling Possible
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools
  • 36 pages

Lose Not Thy Head

by Gary Rodgers

Joan has been sentenced to lose her head for impersonating her famous brother William Shakespeare.

  • About 35 minutes
  • 1 M + 3 W + 9 Any Gender
  • Simple set
  • Recommended for High Schools & Middle Schools
  • 34 pages

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