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Love’s Labour’s Lost – Cast list for 10 players

  This post is the play-reading cast list for 10 players for Love’s Labour’s Lost. Links are given for the ten players to see the script in Highlight Text format or Cue Script format, in two tables you’ll find below.   Click here for help with Play-reading   Cast list for 10 players in Highlight Text Format   The table below provides the cast list for 10 players in Highlight …Read More

Love’s Labour’s Lost – Cast list for 8 players

  This post is the play-reading cast list for 8 players for Love’s Labour’s Lost. Links are given for the eight players to see the script in Highlight Text format or Cue Script format, in two tables you’ll find below.   Click here for help with Play-reading   Cast list for 8 players in Highlight Text Format   The table below provides the cast list for 8 players in Highlight …Read More

Love’s Labour’s Lost – Round-robin Reading for 2 – 6 players

If you can only get a few people  together (2 -6) to do a play-reading – less than the smallest cast list we’ve provided, probably the most practical way of reading the play is to read it ‘rouond-robin’. . In other words, each player reads a speech in turn. The first reader reads the first speech; then the next speaker in a clockwise direction reads the next speech; and so …Read More

Characters in Love’s Labour’s Lost, by size of part

BEROWNE A lord attending on the King of France FERDINAND The King of Navarre PRINCESS A Princess of France BOYET A lotd attending the Princess of France ROSALINE A Lady attending the Princess of France ARMADO Don Adriano de ARMADA, a Spanish knight and braggart COSTARD A clown MOTH ARMADO’s page HOLOFERNES A Schoolmaster DUMAINE A lord attending on the King of France LONGAVILLE A lord attending on the King …Read More

Katherina ‘the Shrew’ and Falstaff ‘the Cuckold’

Approaching Shakespeare’s plays with C21 assumptions about  cultural norms is fraught with risk. One interesting area is how communities deal with misfits.  Katherina (the Shrew and female) in The Taming of the Shrew,  and Falstaff (the Cuckold and male) in The Merry Wives of Windsor  are qute similar misfits in their respective societies (Windsor and  Padua).   Why are they similar?  Both live in bourgeois societies, not the usual setting of …Read More

The Taming of the Shrew – Cast list for 8 players

  This post is the play-reading cast list for 8 players for The Taming of the Shrew. Links are given for the nine players to see the script in Highlight Text format or Cue Script format, in two tables you’ll find below. Click here for help with Play-reading   Cast list for 8 players in Highlight Text Format   The table below provides the cast list for 8 players in …Read More

The Taming of the Shrew: Round-robin play-reading for 2 – 7 players

If you can only get a few people (2 -7)  together to do a play-reading, probably the most practical way of reading the play is to read it ‘rouond-robin’. In other words, each player reads a speech in turn. The first reader reads the first speech; then the next speaker in a clockwise direction reads the next speech; and so on until all the speakers have read, and then the …Read More

The Taming of the Shrew – Cast

Speaking Cast in The Taming of the Shrew The Induction Christopher Sly (BEGGAR) Hostess Lord Bartholemew / Lady First Huntsman Second Huntsman First Manservant Second Manservant Third Manservant Players The Play within the Play BAPTISTA Minola a rich citizen of Padua KATHERINA his elder daughter BIANCA his younger daughter PETRUCCIO a gentleman of Verona GRUMIO his groom HORTENSIO Petruccio’s friend, suitor to Bianca LUCENTIO a gentleman of Pisa, suitor to …Read More

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