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Shakespearean Dating Show, A

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Shakespearean Dating Show, A
One-Acts 20

By: Lavinia Roberts
Cast: 13 M, 13 F, 1 flexible, extras (With doubling: 8 M, 8 F, 1 flexible. Tripling possible.)
Performance Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 31 pgs.

Shakespearean Dating Show, A

FARCE. In this reality-TV show, characters from Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," "The Taming of the Shrew," "King Lear," and "Romeo and Juliet" compete to find true love. Bachelors battle it out for a date with Juliet and Hermia, and bachelorettes pull out the stops to win a date with Hortensio and the King of France. In the midst of the chaos, the ghost of Hamlet’s father appears, the Chorus constantly comments on the action, Juliet’s hot-headed cousin chases Romeo off, and some witches create havoc for Macbeth, the stage manager. A fun way to introduce students to Shakespeare. Easy to stage.

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Please remember it is necessary to purchase one script for each cast member and one royalty for each performance.

Scripts: $6.95 each
Royalty: $60.00/performance
Prompt Book: $13.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $60.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $311.00  (30 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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Lavinia Roberts
Lavinia Roberts is the author of several published plays and has acted, directed, and crewed in community, college, and professional theatres in the United States and Europe. She earned a BFA in Fine Art from the University of Kansas and teaches children’s acting classes at the Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy in Topeka, Kansas.