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'Much Ado About Nothing [60-minute abridgement]' by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw - additional information.

'Much Ado About Nothing [60-minute abridgement]' by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
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Period and Geography
Location: Italy. Time Period: Medieval
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 10
Setting: Garden, Street, A Room and 'Other Location'
Set Requirements:
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
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Swearing rate: 3 rude words per thousand
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Mild swearwords
Potential blasphemy
Sexual slurs
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A list of the required properties
Miscellaneous notes from the author
Abridgement of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing', with every word remaining Shakespeare's.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
Don Pedro, prince of Aragon, comes sweeping into town - along with his wayward brother, Don John, who is bent on making mischief. He finds his opportunity when he seeks to spoil the romance between Claudio (one of the Prince's knights) and Hero, the daughter of their host. Meanwhile, Claudio and Hero try to kindle a romance between Hero's cousin Beatrice and Claudio's friend Benedick, who everyone thinks made for each other - if they can ever get beyond their endless verbal sparring.


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