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William Shakespeare
Working in the Following Genres:
Stage Shows for Schools and Youth Theatre
One-Act Plays
Bill the Bard, as he is alleged to have appeared
 
Abridgements
The abridged versions are edited versions of Shakespeare's texts. (That is to say, they preserve the language of the original, but cut out some of the lines.)
From a copyright viewpoint, we exercise copyright on the edition of the script - which means that we charge for scripts (and copying rights to scripts) to recover the cost of the work put in by the person who did the abridgement, but the plays can be performed without a performance royalty fee (since that would accrue to Shakespeare, whose works are out of copyright).
Adaptations and Guest Appearances
We also have adaptations of Shakespeare's works. These are modern language editions in various formats.
Since these are complete rewrites of the stories, the whole work is copyrighted (so we levy a performance fee as well as charging for scripts.)
The bard also makes guest appearances - in one form or another - in various other works.
Follow this link for the complete list.
 
Stage Shows for Schools and Youth Theatre (by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff)
A Forty-Minute Antony and CleopatraA Forty-Minute Richard IIA Thirty-Minute Julius Caesar
A Forty-Minute CoriolanusA Forty-Minute Two Gentlemen of VeronaA Thirty-Minute Macbeth
A Forty-Minute Henry IV Part 1A Forty-Minute Winter's TaleA Thirty-Minute Measure for Measure
A Forty-Minute Henry IV Part 2A Thirty Minute As You Like ItA Thirty-Minute Much Ado
A Forty-Minute Henry VA Thirty Minute Comedy of ErrorsA Thirty-Minute Romeo and Juliet
A Forty-Minute King LearA Thirty Minute MerchantA Thirty-Minute Taming of the Shrew
A Forty-Minute Love's Labour's LostA Thirty Minute Twelfth NightA Thirty-Minute Tempest
A Forty-Minute Merry Wives of WindsorA Thirty-Minute Dream 
A Forty-Minute OthelloA Thirty-Minute Hamlet 
 
Stage Shows for Schools and Youth Theatre (by Shakespeare, abridged Gerald P. Murphy)
 A Midsummer Night's Dream [90-minute abridgement] 
 
One-Act Plays (by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff)
A Fifty-Minute CymbelineA Fifty-Minute Richard The ThirdA Forty-Minute Pericles
A Fifty-Minute Henry VI Part 2A Fifty-Minute Titus AndronicusA Forty-Minute Timon of Athens
A Fifty-Minute Henry VI Part 3A Forty-Minute All's Well That Ends WellA Forty-Minute Troilus and Cressida
A Fifty-Minute Henry VIIIA Forty-Minute King John 
 
One-Act Plays (by Shakespeare, adapted by Bill Tordoff)
 A Forty-Minute Henry VI Part 1 
 

 
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