Shreds and Patches is an imagining of Shakespeare's Hamlet like no other! An excellent easy-to-stage competition piece that fuses Shakespearean speech with modern dialogue - a super fun way to bring Shakespeare into the classroom!

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Tick Talk

Tick Talk

by Lindsay Price

The teenagers in Tick Talk have a lot to say, but no way to say it. Most characters are limited to only ONE WORD for the whole play.

A fascinating challenge for actors: What happens when a character has just one word to express hopes, fears, and frustrations? What if they have something terribly important to say but can't? They'd better find a way soon: Time is running out.

Dramedy Character Study Choral Work Experimental Form

Average Producer Rating:

About 25 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
13 Characters
2 M | 6 W | 5 Any Gender
Simple Set
31 pages

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Praise for Tick Talk

Annmarie Drake
Riverfront Performing Arts
This was an excellent play to develop the skills our students had been working on in their acting classes this year.
Alissa Nibbe
Barnesville High Theatre
It is definitely one of my most favorite shows and I would direct it again in a heartbeat!

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