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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As You Like It

As You Like It

cutting and notes by John Minigan from the original by Shakespeare

Orlando loves Rosalind, but before he can do anything about it, he must run away from his villainous brother. Rosalind loves Orlando, but before she can do anything about it, she must abandon court and wear a disguise. Both end up in the Forest of Arden, where there is definitely love in the air. But will it find Orlando and Rosalind?

Comedy Classical Adaptation Shakespeare Shakespeare in an Hour

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

About 45 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
19 Characters
9 M | 4 W | 6 Any Gender
Simple Set
27 pages

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