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.

Much Ado About Nothing

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Much Ado About Nothing

cutting and notes by John Minigan from the original by Shakespeare

This one act annotated version of Shakespeare's comedy brims with wordplay, romance, and deceit.

 About 45 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 16
5 M | 4 W | 7 Any Gender, Doubling Possible


Interior and Exterior


 26 pages

Comedy Classical Adaptation Shakespeare Shakespeare in an Hour
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The sparkling wordplay of Beatrice and Benedick are at the centre of this romantic comedy, which also brims with villainy, schemes, and deceit.

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