Same Room, Different Story by Claire Broome is truly the ideal high school play. Available in full-length and one-act versions, it’s perfect for a class project or drama club to take on and make it their own.

Hamlet

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Hamlet

cutting and notes by Lindsay Price from the original by Shakespeare

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


 24
15 M | 9 W, Doubling Possible


Simple Set


 47 pages

Drama Character Study Classical Adaptation Shakespeare Shakespeare in an Hour
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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.

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