Sixty-Minute Shakespeare Collection

Sixty-Minute Shakespeare Series
Romeo and Juliet
Macbeth
Hamlet
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Much Ado About Nothing
Twelfth Night
Taming of the Shrew
The Tempest
Sixty-Minute Shakespeare Series
Romeo and Juliet
Macbeth
Hamlet
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Much Ado About Nothing
Twelfth Night
Taming of the Shrew
The Tempest
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Sixty-Minute Shakespeare Collection

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Adapted by Cass Foster. The introduction to SHAKESPEARE is not an easy task. Sometimes the magic can use a little assistance! To make the works of Shakespeare accessible to all ages and levels of education, Cass Foster combines his experience as a professor emeritus of theatre, fight choreographer, and stage director to provide the Sixty-Minute Shakespeare series. Foster’s renditions of the timeless tales are not adaptations or modernizations, but rather judiciously condensed versions of the Bard's classics. Titles sold individually or as a set.

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Suitable for students 6th Grade and up.

Paperback, perfect-bound. Each script is approximately 70 pages.

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Titles in the Sixty-Minute Shakespeare series include:

  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Macbeth
  • Hamlet
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Twelfth Night
  • Taming of the Shrew
  • The Tempest

Testimonials

“The perfect compromise for readers wishing to enjoy the brilliance of a true master...”

— Marcia Berneger, The Muse Book Reviews

“Rather than retell, the series preserves the original play format and the Bard's language, while providing excellent footnotes to archaic words. It's a smart stepping stone to the real thing.”

— NEA Today

“An ideal alternative for those who lack the time to tackle the unabridged versions. . . the abridged versions offer the excitement of the Shakespeare tales, as well as the wonderful imagery in the prose and verse.

— Trevor Cairney, Literacy, families and learning

“...chock-full of practical advice and production support. Providing young people with a positive Shakespeare experience will set the stage for a lifetime appreciation of the classics. It is the best gift we can give kids in an age of sound bytes!

— Marla Truini, Director of Drama/Outreach, Westover School


Production Rights

The production rights to the Sixty-Minute Shakespeare series are held by Dramatic Publishing. You will need to contact them for permission to produce the play:

Dramatic Publishing
311 Washington Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
Phone: 800-448-7469
 


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