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Othello – Upgrade to Version 5.05

We’ve upgraded Othello  to our latest format to allow you explore the play in many ways. We’ve taken the OUP First Folio Edition of the plays, and using Internet and computer technology, allow you to explore Shakespeare’s plays in ways  which are much easier than with a paper form of the play. The focus is on ‘playing’ the play, rather than studying it. With this new release of Othello,  you can: Use “Let’s Explore” …Read More

Othello ( Cast list for 10 players)

Othello  is a Jacobean play by Shakespeare with a relatively small cast. Players-Shakespeare.com’s MFFEV5 edition provides castings for 6 to 10 playreaders, plus the original, Jacobean, cast list.  This cast list is for 10 players. The roles for each player are shown below with links to a highlight text script. If you want to read your script in Parts and Cues format, change the script format in the setup window (accessed via …Read More

Othello ( Cast list for 9 players)

Othello  is a Jacobean play by Shakespeare with a relatively small cast. Players-Shakespeare.com’s MFFEV5 edition provides castings for 6 to 10 playreaders, plus the original, Jacobean, cast list.  This cast list is for 9 players. The roles for each player are shown below with links to a highlight text script. If you want to read your script in Parts and Cues format, change the script format in the setup window (accessed via …Read More

Othello ( Cast list for 8 players)

Othello  is a Jacobean play by Shakespeare with a relatively small cast. Players-Shakespeare.com’s MFFEV5 edition provides castings for 6 to 10 playreaders, plus the original, Jacobean, cast list.  This cast list is for 8 players. The roles for each player are shown below with links to a highlight text script. If you want to read your script in Parts and Cues format, change the script format in the setup window (accessed …Read More

Othello ( Cast list for 7 players)

Othello  is a Jacobean play by Shakespeare with a relatively small cast. Players-Shakespeare.com’s MFFEV5 edition provides cast list for 6 to 10 playreaders, plus the original Jacobean casting.  This casting is for 7 players. The roles for each player are shown below with links to a highlight text script. If you want to read your script in Parts and Cues format, change the script format in the setup windows (accessed via the …Read More

Othello (MFFEV5 Casting for 6 players)

Othello  is a Jacobean play with a relatively small cast. Players-Shakespeare.com’s MFFEV5 edition provides castings for 6 to 10 playreaders.  This casting is for 6 players. The roles for each player are shown below with links to a highlight text script. If you want to read your script in Parts and Cues format, change the script format in the setup windows (accessed via the gearwheel in the top right-hand corner of …Read More

Let’s Play: Macbeth (7 – 10 players)

Flickering tapers anyone? A play-reading of Macbeth should end with candles guttering out and its closing lines spoken ‘off’, where light can still be seen. The ‘butcher’ and ‘his fiend-like queen’ may be dead but what about those witches? It is a close, terrifying play. A small chalk circle was all that contained the fatal action of the acclaimed RSC production of 1976 (dir. Trevor Nunn) with Ian McKellen and …Read More

Let’s Play Macbeth (Original Casting for 28)

This casting of Macbeth, is the original casting of 28 speaking parts, as played by The Kings Men. (In addition there would be non-speaking performers acting as lords, attendants, etc., which, if you wish, you can add to your production). The casting is in the same sequence as the original casting: principal men; principal boys (mostly female roles); minor men; minor boys, with each in the same sequence as the original. This casting is for …Read More

Let’s Play: As You Like It (Original cast list for 20)

This casting of As You Like It, is the original casting of 20 speaking parts, as played by The Lord Chamberlain’s Men. (In addition there would be non-speaking performers acting as lords, attendants, etc., which, if you wish, you can add to your production). The casting is in the same sequence as the original casting: principal men; principal boys (usually female roles); minor men; minor boys, with each in the same sequence as the …Read More

Let’s Play: As You Like It (For 11 players – performable)

As You Like It is one of Shakespeare’s mature comedies, probably written in 1598  / 1599, between Much Ado About Nothing and Twelfth Night. It tells the story of Rosalind, who is banished by her uncle, Duke Ferdinand. She escapes to the Forest of Arden, disguised as a youth, with her cousin, Celia, and the Duke’s comic, Touchstone, in search of her father, Duke Senior. There, she meets up with Orlando, who she has …Read More

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