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On With the Shrew!
On With the Shrew!
By Bill Van Horn.

Cast: 5m., 6w. (extras.) It's five minutes before curtain time for the drama club's "cool," upbeat adaptation of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew and all is not well. The stars, Ron (Petruchio) and Terri Ann (Kate) refuse to go on stage and Bernie (Baptista) has lost his shoes. The harried director insists that the show go on. Rich, old Baptista has two daughters: "Bianca is the nicer of the two; Kate, the older, is Kate, the Shrew." Bianca likes men, but Kate doesn't! "I beg thee, pardon her, my sister, she hates all those whose sex is Mister." Crafty Petruchio wins Kate's heart and she captures his in an enthusiastic mix of Shakespearean excitement and everything-else-that-can-happen in a production. And you do get a bit of Shakespeare! Area staging. Approximate Running Time: 30 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  One-Act
Catalog Code:  O36
Cast Size:  11
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  19
Royalty:  $35.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $7.95
Approx. Running Time:  30 min.
Categories
Target Audience: Middle School
Performing Group: Middle Schools | High Schools
Genre: Comedy | Shakespeare
ISBN (10): 0871295156
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This title can be licensed/sold throughout the world
* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.


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