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Play-reading Shakespeare and Morphic Resonance

Click the back-button to get back to where you came from   We ran a play-reading of The Merchant of Venice on Sunday, 13th May. Eight of us sat in our sitting room and read the play, using our Cast list for 8 to allocate the characters in the play to different players. The reading was a delight! Because we cast the play by lot, there is no way to rehearse …Read More

How our script pages work together

The way you read a play on Players-Shakespeare.com uses on three different pages: The Script page which lets you read the whole play, by pressing on the A?S? buttons at the top and bottom of the script, to move from scene to scene. The Index page which lets you select the Cast List page for the number of players you are playing with (and a lot of other pages which …Read More

How to use our Cast list pages

Our cast list pages are used to define which characters you will play in a play-reading, and in what format you want to play them.   When using a cast list to select the characters you will play, you can see the script in one of two formats: Highlight Script format: In this format, you will see the whole script of the play, but the speeches of the characters you …Read More

How to use our Script Page to read a Shakespeare script

This page helps you to move among the various scenes in a Shakespeare play. As an example we’re using our One Hour Romeo and Juliet edition. Here’s what you see when you ask to see the first scene (The Prologue) of the script for that play: The most important part of this window is the text of the play. Often the text of the scene will be larger than the …Read More

One Hour Romeo and Juliet – Cast

Characters in One Hour Romeo and Juliet by size of part Juliet The heroine of the play, and not quite 14 years old.   Romeo The hero of the play, a Montague, the enemies of the Capulets, of whom Juliet is one.   Nurse The aging nurse who has looked after juliet since her birth.   Lady Capulet Juliet’s mother.   Mercutio A kinsman of the Prince, and a friend …Read More

One Hour Romeo and Juliet – Introduction

Introduction: The One Hour Romeo and Juliet: As well as publishing the Modern First Folio Edition (MFFE) of Shakespeare’s plays, we also publish One Hour versions of the plays.   These One Hour versions  aim to provide an overview of the plot of a Shakespeare play and tell the main story. We hope that the ‘One Hour’ edition will be complementary to the MFFE version of the play.   The …Read More

One Hour Romeo and Juliet – Cast List for 8 players

  If you don’t know how to use this page, click on this link.   This post is the play-reading cast list for 8 players for One Hour Romeo and Juliet. 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.   Cast list for 8 players in Highlight Text Format   The table below …Read More

One Hour Romeo and Juliet- Cast List for 7 players

  If you don’t know how to use this page, click on this link   This post is the play-reading cast list for 7 players for One Hour Romeo and Juliet. Links are given for the seven players to see the script in Highlight Text format or Cue Script format, in two tables you’ll find below.   Cast list for 7 players in Highlight Text Format   The table below …Read More

One Hour Romeo and Juliet – Cast List for 6 players

  If you don’t know how to use this page, click on this link.   This post is the play-reading cast list for 6 players for One Hour Romeo and Juliet. Links are given for the six players to see the script in Highlight Text format or Cue Script format, in two tables you’ll find below.   Cast list for 6 players in Highlight Text Format   The table below …Read More

One Hour Romeo and Juliet Round-robin reading for 2 – 5 players

If you can only get a few people (2 – 5)  together to do a play-reading, probably the most practical way of reading the play is to read it ‘rouond-robin’.   Each player reads a speech in turn until all the speakers have read a speech, and then the first speaker speaks the next speech, and so on until you’ve read the play.   This way of reading the play means …Read More

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