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'A Thirty-Minute Dream' by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff - additional information.

'A Thirty-Minute Dream' by Shakespeare, abridged Bill Tordoff
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Period and Geography
Location: Greece. Time Periods: Timeless and Medieval
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 3
Setting: Living Room, Forest and Castle Interior
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: less than 1 known rude word per thousand.
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Mild swearwords
Potential blasphemy
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 required sound effects
A lighting plot
A description of the set requirements
Costume notes
Abridgement of William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', with the original text of two hours and more cut down to 30 minutes.
(The abridgement is copyrighted, so we charge for scripts and copying rights, but performances are royalty-free.)
Fairies make mischief in the Athenian woods, mixing up two couples and pairing the fairy queen with one of the 'Rude Mechanicals' who are in the woods rehearsing a play. When all is straight, we finally get to see the Mechanicals' play mocked by the Athenian nobility.
An introduction to Shakespeare for primary schools.


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