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Shakespeare's Mid-Winter's Nightmare

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Shakespeare's Mid-Winter's Nightmare One-Acts 20

By: Darby Wills Chism
Cast: 6 M, 10 F, 1 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 4 M, 8 F)
Performance Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 24 pgs

Shakespeare's Mid-Winter's Nightmare

COMEDY. What starts as a dream quickly turns into a nightmare when Shakespeare, sick in bed and suffering from writer’s block, is visited by some of his most famous characters including Hamlet, Ophelia, Lady Macbeth, Puck, and Romeo and Juliet. The characters try to help Shakespeare decide if his next play should be a comedy or a tragedy, but they soon find themselves competing for Shakespeare’s attention and title of most tragic character. However, even these demanding characters are no match for the ultimate shrew, Shakespeare’s wife, who is determined to cure him in time to attend the King’s winter ball.

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Please remember it is necessary to purchase one script for each cast member and one royalty for each performance.

Scripts: $6.95 each
Royalty: $60.00/performance
Prompt Book: $13.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $60.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $242.00  (20 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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Darby Wills Chism Darby Wills Chism teaches art and drama at the Kennesaw Community Center and has worked as a preschool teacher, an art-enrichment instructor, and an art specialist. Ms. Chism lives in her hometown of Marietta, GA, with her husband, David, and their children, Rebecca and Wyatt.

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