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Troilus and Cressida – a play-reading

We recently ran a play-reading of Troilus and Cressida and I’ve all sort of intersting things to tell you about it. There are lots of words which follow below which will fascinate you.  

Editing Scripts

Editing a Shakespeare play for a play-reading group

Why on earth would you want to edit a Shakespeare play for a play-reading? Surely the script is already there – do you really think you can do a better job than Shakespeare??? Well actually, there are quite a few reasons why you might want to edit the play: It’s too long There’s words in […]

Featured Plays

Macbeth

As You Like It

Twelfth Night

King Lear

Casting a play-reading

So how do you cast a Shakespeare play for a play-reading? The first thing to be said is that it’s probably not a good idea to have one person per character. It’s fine for Othello, but rather boring for 2nd servant and messenger. So you’re probably going to give multiple roles to different actors. Most […]