Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools
A modern English one act version of Shakespeare's tragic tale of star-crossed lovers.
About 40 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
7 M | 2 W | 3 Any Gender, Easily Expandable
Interior and Exterior
Allow your students to get a grasp of the story before they have to tackle the Elizabethan language.
Does your drama club perform for grade school or family audiences? Try this retelling of Romeo and Juliet. The son and daughter of rivals fall in love, causing the age-old grudge between the families to resurface. It is a universal story, and Shakespeare's best-known work.
Our version gives an overview of the story and offers a lively introduction to the play.
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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