Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools
A one act annotated version of Shakespeare's tragic tale of murder, ghosts and revenge.
About 60 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
15M | 9W, Doubling Possible
Undeniably the most famous play in the English language. The ghost of Hamlet's father orders Hamlet to avenge his murder. Hamlet's inaction leads to madness and tragedy. The play's the thing.
Characters in this play are currently identified as male or female. Directors are welcome to assign any gender (binary or non-binary) to any character and modify pronouns accordingly.
16th Century / Elizabethan
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Royalty fees apply to all performances whether or not admission is charged. Any performance in front of an audience (e.g. an invited dress rehearsal) is considered a performance for royalty purposes.
A vignette play is a collection of short scenes on a theme. You'll love working with the variety and flexibility of the scenes. Your actors will love the fast pace and fun characters.
There's more. Every Theatrefolk vignette play holds the unexpected. A showcase monologue. A dramatic moment. A change in form. A left turn.
Ideal for classwork, competitions, and more!
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