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The Canterbury Tales

Production Tips for
The Canterbury Tales

adapted by Lindsay Price from Chaucer

Chaucer's classic collection of tales comes to life in a brilliant full-length adaptation.

A group of travelers set out for Canterbury on a pilgrimage. To pass the time they entertain each other with a storytelling contest. Best story wins a prize.

Each and every performer gets a chance to shine in this spirited, charming script.

Great characters, lots of humour, and strong ensemble work. Text uses modern English.

Comedy Classical Adaptation

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Tips from the Author

The play is based on a collection of Old-English stories, but the adaptation is decidedly contemporary.

Many productions have dressed the cast in period dress, which is fine, but feel free to bring the characters into modern times. What modern connections can you make in the play?

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