This cast list give different parts for 9 players to read One Houramlet. You can read these parts online in cue script format or highlit text. . Click here for help with Play-reading . To read your part on the Internet, click on your Player No. below: Player 1: (Hamlet) Cue Script Highlit Text Player 2: Horatio) Cue Script …Read More
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This cast list give different parts for 8 players to read One Hour Hamlet. You can read their parts online . Click here for help with Play-reading To read your part on the Internet, choose either “Cue Script” or “Highlit Text” for your Player No. below: Player 1: (Hamlet) Cue Script Highlit Text Player 2: (King [or Claudius]) Cue Script …Read More
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 …Read More
Learn your lines beyond learning… If you don’t know the lines so ridiculously well that nothing can unbalance you, you will not be able to fully put your attention on the audience, because you will be scared that their coughs, looks away, laughs, actual true engagement will throw you. Practise the lines with someone throwing bean bags at you, or playing tie rugby or piggy in the middle …Read More
The Gonsalves Method is very clear when it comes to working with another person. It is after all about reading and responding and making your performance dependent on the other actor. It works to help you truly match the old adage “acting is reacting”! But what happens when it’s just you up there and you’re on your own? There’s nothing to respond to I hear you say. I have to …Read More
Characters in the play: (Original casting) Hamlet Horatio Laertes, Francisco, Player_King, Ophelia Claudius Gertrude Polonius, Ghost Rozencrantz Marcellus, Priest, Player_1 Guildenstern, Barnardo, Grave Digger, Osric, Player_2 Note that Player_1 and Player_2 are non-speaking roles only required in scenes in which Player_King appears Also, depending on the production, you may wish to have further non-speaking Players, particularly for ‘The MouseTrap’.
Entries in this index lead you to an article about the play. Articles in: “Let’s explore”; “Let’s Play”; and “Cast Lists” let you explore some of the text of the play in Cue Script, Highlight Text, or Standard format. Touch (or click on) an Index entry to see the article.
“Let me entreat, and beseech, and adjure, and implore you not to write an essay on Hamlet. In the catalogue of a library which is very dear to me, there are about four hundred titles of separate editions, essays, commentaries, lectures, and criticisms of this sole tragedy, and I know that this is only the vanguard of the coming years.” Horace Howard Furness, 1833 – 1912 By the 1990s the …Read More
We’re very excited to publish an adaptation of Hamlet by Aileen Gonsalves, the RSC director, along with two more articles on her methodology, covering Soliloquies (see her web-site on her methodology at: https://www.gonsalvesmethod.com/testimonials/) . Aileen’s adaptation sticks closely o the script and provides a ‘route map’ of the plot of Hamlet. It plays in an hour. I understand that Aileen has used this adaptation for pub-lunch productions of Shakespeare …Read More