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'As You Like It [75-minute abridgement]' by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw - songs and additional information.

'As You Like It [75-minute abridgement]' by Shakespeare, abridged Jack Shaw
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The following songs are suggestions; other songs may be used at the discretion of the production. Performance rights for the script do not include rights for songs.
Song #Song
1Blow, Blow, thou Winter Wind (Shakespeare)
2Under the Greenwood Tree (Shakespeare)
3It was a Lover and his Lass (Shakespeare)
Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Period: Medieval
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 4
Setting: Garden and Forest
Set Requirements: Furniture Only
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
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In addition to the text, the "Producer's Copy" of the Script includes the following:
A list of the required properties
A list of the suggested songs
Miscellaneous notes from the author
A 75-minute abridgement of Shakespeare's pastoral comedy.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but, because all the words are Shakespeare's and therefore out of copyright, performances are royalty-free.)
Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love. Girl exiled into forest by powerful uncle and disguises self as boy. Boy kicked out of home by grumpy brother. Boy meets girl again. Girl, as boy, tricks boy into seducing her. Another girl meets girl, and thinking she's a boy, falls in love. Subplot about a jester. Classic love story all round.


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