Romeo and Juliet (One Hour)

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Romeo and Juliet (One Hour)

cutting and notes by Lindsay Price from the original by Shakespeare

A one act annotated version of Shakespeare's tragic tale of star-crossed lovers.

 About 60 minutes

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

18 M | 4 W, Doubling Possible

Interior and Exterior

 39 pages

Drama Classical Adaptation Shakespeare Shakespeare in an Hour
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Shakespeare's most popular play, Romeo and Juliet tells the universal story of star-crossed lovers.

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