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Filling the Cheap Seats
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Price: Free! Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Do you think of Shakespeare as something you had to read in school? Or do you think of Shakespeare as that famous author that you ought to read but that you never get around to? If you do, then Filling the Cheap Seats aims to convince you that Shakespeare is fun! This short book offers fun thoughts and unusual ideas about Shakespeare the playwright and his thirty seven plays.
So Long As There's Verona
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Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
This is a children's comedy version of “Romeo and Juliet,” originally written in 2011 as a Year 6 leavers' play. It can just as easily be used at any time of the year, as presented here in its Smashwords edition. It would suit Year 6 (approx age. 11), of course, but could be performed by Year 5 or Year 7. The play retains the essential Shakespeare storyline.
Shakespeare's Hamlet in Plain English
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Price: Free! Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
In the language of Shakespeare, meaning can seem obscure, its style elaborate and theatrical. This work presents the language of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Hamlet, in more natural and readily comprehensible English. This may prove of some value for studying, understanding and gaining superior appreciation of, and insight into, the play.
Shakespeare's Premiere of The Merchant of Venice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's most problematic "problem play" solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: What does the play mean? Why did Shakespeare write it as a comedy? What makes it funny? When did Shakespeare write the play? Why did he write the play? Why is the play so misunderstood? Was Shakespeare really anti-Semitic? Why is Shylock the hero?
Shakespeare's Premiere of Richard III
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's famous play is solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: Who was Richard III? When was Richard III written? Why did Shakespeare write Richard III? What did Shakespeare's audience think of Richard III? Why is this play so important in Shakespeare's life?
Shakespeare's Premiere of Hamlet
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's most famous play solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: Who was Hamlet? When was Hamlet written? Why did Shakespeare write Hamlet? What did Shakespeare's audience think of the play? Why is it Shakespeare's greatest play?
Playing Puck
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Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
A retelling of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" through the eyes of a less bumbling Puck...
Live So Long
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
A Producer and a Director put on the most expensive Shakespeare production of all time. They rent the biggest theatre in the country and hire the world's most famous actor to play the lead role of King Lear. However, just before curtain up on opening night, he dies.
The African Tragedian
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Ira Aldridge, America's earliest important Black actor, became one of the most celebrated Shakespearean actors of nineteenth century Europe. This dramatic montage traces the joyous moment that performance can bring and the hurtful reality of being Black during racial slavery.