A Midsummer Night's Dream (Large Print 16pt)
ReadHowYouWant.com, 2011 - 112 pages
This cutting focuses on three ridiculously funny and vibrant scenes from A MIDSUMMER NIGHT's DREAM. The first scene starts with Puck mistakenly anointing the eyes of the wrong lovers with love potion, leading to a madcap chase scene between Helena, Lysander, Hermia, and Demetrius. Scene two features Bottom's magical transformation to an ass, always an audience favorite. The final scene is the classic play within a play, where the Rude Mechanicals act out with tragical mirth the story of Pyramus and Thisbe, with specific comic suggestions for the characters, including Lion chasing Thisbe into the audience!
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SET AND PROP LIST
30-Minute Shakespeare actor types Age music Athens audience backstage BOTTOM cast characters classroom dance DEMETRIUS doth downstage editions EGEUS English class Enter PUCK exit stage rear experience eyes fairies Folger Shakespeare Library’s hand HELENA stage Henry IV high school HIPPOLYTA LION lord lovers LYSANDER Lysander’s magical Midsummer Night’s Dream monsieur moon MOONSHINE NARRATOR NICK BOTTOM Nick Newlin OBERON and PUCK OPERATOR plays Sound Othello Peas-blossom Peggy O’Brien perform Shakespeare PHILOSTRATE pillar play cuttings play directing play’s Press New York production props Pyramus and Thisbe QUINCE rehearsal Robin ROBIN STARVELING scarves and wands scene script Shake Shakespeare Library Shakespeare play Shakespeare Set Free Shakespeare’s language Shakespeare’s words sleep SOUND OPERATOR plays stage directions stage left bench stage right bench stand story Teaching Artist theater games thee themes THESEUS thirty-minute thou TITANIA TOM SNOUT Viola Spolin vocal warm-up wall William Shakespeare young actors YouTube