Romeo and Juliet (Hulse)

Shakespeare’s tragic romance of the Montagues versus the Capulets, with the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet caught in the middle. This play begins with Emily, a young contemporary girl who discovers a book of Romeo and Juliet. As she begins to read, the characters come out of the book to enact the story. Emily thinks that the tale will end like all of her well-loved Disney movies, but she learns that not all stories have a happy ending.
Clear

$12.00

Estimated Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Estimated Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $75 per performance
Professional Royalty Fee: please inquire for a quote
The royalty fee includes permission to make copies of the perusal script for your cast.

Description

Creators
William Shakespeare, author
Toby Hulse, playwright

 

Details

29 pgs. 6 characters

Originally produced by Bristol Old Vic Theatre, UK, in 2013

Run Time: 55 minutes

Audience Recommendation: 8+

Synopsis

Shakespeare’s tragic romance of the Montagues versus the Capulets, with the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet caught in the middle. This play begins with Emily, a young contemporary girl who discovers a book of Romeo and Juliet. As she begins to read, the characters come out of the book to enact the story. Emily thinks that the tale will end like all of her well-loved Disney movies, but she learns that not all stories have a happy ending.

“Few have come up with [a Shakespeare adaptation] that works better, or even nearly as well as this adaptation by Toby Hulse…This production brings much enjoyment to the audience, and provides them with an admirable introduction to a great play.” –This Is Bristol, UK

 

Click »here for a PDF excerpt. (Adobe Acrobat is required)

Additional information

Script Type

Perusal Script PDF, Written Score PDF

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Romeo and Juliet (Hulse)”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *