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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Building Blocks

Building Blocks

by Jeffrey Harr

A boy and a girl share words of wisdom straight from their parents' mouths.

"Ask me no questions and I’ll sell you no fries, woman."

"Where are all the boys who wanna be Whale Street power brokers?"

For a special Zoom-style version of the script, please see Building Blocks, Virtually

Comedy

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

About 15 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
4 Characters
2 M | 2 W
Simple set
11 pages

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