Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools
A modern version of this Shakespeare classic. A great introduction to the story and the bard.
About 40 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
7 M | 2 W
Room for audience participation.
Another great introduction to the world of Shakespeare! Our version of The Tempest uses only modern English.
The play takes place on an island. Prospero the magician uses a great storm (a tempest) to bring his enemies to the island for one final showdown.
This play allows for the performers (as well as their audience) to gain a grasp of "The Bard."
Though the text has been simplified, the spirit of the original has been maintained.
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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