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My Friend Will

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My Friend Will Full-Lengths

By: Craig Sodaro
Cast: 5 M, 11 F, 3 flexible (With doubing: 5 M, 11 F)
Performance Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 74 pgs.

My Friend Will

FARCE. After poaching a rabbit, young William Shakespeare seeks the help of a witch to escape a mob of angry villagers. The witch finds Will the perfect place to hide…the future. Will suddenly finds himself on the stage of the Avon Little Theater, where he is cast as a frontier sheriff in the theater’s upcoming comedy. However, rehearsals don’t start off well when Will recites his lines with a horrible Texan drawl, and a drama professor proclaims Will a novice actor lacking in his knowledge of Shakespeare. In order to save the show and the theater, Will has to pose as a ghost, deal with a couple of real shrews, and bring together some star-crossed lovers before he can be whisked back to his 1585 home in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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

Scripts: $8.95 each
Royalty: $75.00/performance
Prompt Book: $16.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $75.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $318.00  (22 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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Chicago-born playwright Craig Sodaro has published more than 100 plays, some of which have been performed internationally. Mr. Sodaro studied playwriting at Marquette University and worked as a teacher for 33 years. He now writes plays full-time and lives in the Colorado Rockies with his wife Sue.

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