Summary of romeo and juliet shakespeare birthplace trust. Romeo and juliet is set in verona, italy, where there is an ongoing feud between the montague and capulet families. The prince ends the conflict by issuing a decree that prohibits any further fighting at the risk of great. These scripts take the famous plays of shakespeare and just get to the point, reducing them to under 15. In this 10minute original farce, a freethinking retired woman, sylvia, discovers that her deceased husband has been reincarnated as her dog. Shakespeares tale of young love and tragedy given short shrift in this heavily condensed version, which is told in just 10 minutes. Shakespeare for kids 10 minute romeo and juliet by make. Dr aidan, phd in shakespeare, provides you with the 10 most important quotes to unlock romeo and juliet and gain a better understanding of the. Some of the minor characters 1 2 lines are invented. If this fighting doesnt stop, im sending you both to your rooms. Young romeo montague goes out with his friends to make trouble at a party the capulets are hosting, but while there he spies the capulets daughter juliet, and falls hopelessly in love with her. Dec 10, 2015 10 minute shakespeare is an ongoing project of reducing the bards plays to 10 minute plays without changing any of the lines other than mere deletion. These activities can be easily used with students in grade 4 9.
Because romeo and juliet are dead, the families end their feud. Yes, the girl on the balcony is juliet and the young man she just met at the dance, and promptly fell in love with, is romeo. The prince ends the conflict by issuing a decree that. Short skit on romeo and juliet in which the ill fated couple from the town of blurona meet and get secretly married. Romeo and juliet is a tragedy, written by william shakespeare early in his career, about two young starcrossed lovers, whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. Troupe of nebraska shakespeare actors perform romeo and juliet in two minutes during the annual shakespeare on the green festival at. They exit narrators but this wedding night juliet is with her romeo and neither wants it to end. There is a fight in the street that is so disruptive that the prince, tired of this violence, lays down the law. Wishing to be alone, he tells his page to watch and whistle if anyone else approaches. Romeo and juliet two minute shakespeare august 5, 20 troupe of nebraska shakespeare actors perform romeo and juliet in two minutes during the annual shakespeare on the green festival at elmwood park in omaha. Sixty minute shakespeare is an ideal alternative for those who lack the time or means to tackle the unabridged versions of the worlds most widely read playwright. Shakespeare for kids 10 minute romeo and juliet by make a.
Romeo decides to go uninvited to the ball with his friends, including the witty, exuberant mercutio. Sep 25, 2019 character monologues from the shakespeare play romeo and juliet. Can it be true love after a 10minute conversation, as experienced between romeo and juliet. Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. Because romeo doesnt find out about it, he thinks juliet is dead and kills himself. Juliet wakes to find romeos corpse beside her and kills herself. Having persuaded romiet to drink his potion to fake her death, he finds that juleo is missing oh no. If that thy bent of love be honorable, thy purpose marriage. The complete plays are too long and complex, while scene selections or simplified language are too limited. Romeo sneaks up behind her and pulls her back, covering her mouth. The 30minute shakespeare is a new series of abridgements that tell the story of each play from start to finish the best way to experience the plays is to perform them, but getting started can be a challenge.
Romeo and juliet in ten minutes or less, a shakespeare fanfic. The play opens with servants from both houses engaged in a street brawl that eventually draws in the family patriarchs and the city officials, including prince escalus. All the boring bits are cut out from the ever so long play yawn to focus on the final scenethe death scene. Also note that our same day shipping cut off has been temporarily been moved to 10am cst. In this special two part episode of lets break it down, i investigate our second text romeo and juliet while offering helpful discussion topics and possible essay questions to make it seem like. It was the nightingale, and not the lark, that pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear. A gentleman, nurse, that loves to hear himself talk, and will speak more in a minute than he will stand. All the boring bits are cut out from the ever so long play yawn to focus on the final scene. Character monologues from the shakespeare play romeo and juliet. A novel, author david hewson reworks and expands on the classic story so that it becomes something richer, something new and entirely its own. Fellowess ideas about the intelligence of his audience. Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, andillnolongerbe acapulet. Ten minute play scripts 10 minute comedies and dramas. Shakespeare plays for kidsshort shakespeare scripts for schools.
T urkey romeo and juliet in one hour i american english. Juliet eagerly awaits romeo, but nurse tells her of tybalts death act 3 scene 3 friar lawrence tries to console romeo and sort out a solution act 3 scene 4 juliets father makes plan for paris to marry juliet act 3 scene 5 romeo and juliet spend the night together. Adapted from shakespeare by cass foster product code. The language used in shakespeares romeo and juliet full text is slightly different to todays modern english, which is reflected in the text. Romeo and juliet begins as the chorus introduces two feuding families of verona. Romeo and juliet in ten minutes or less, a shakespeare. Paris strews his flowers over the grave, and as he promises juliet to do this every night, he hears the page whistle. The 30minute shakespeare shakespeare, william, newlin, nick on. Lady capulet brings news of juliets marriage to paris act 4 scene 1. Romeo and juliet see each other for the first time and its love at first sight. This topic brings up questions of love at first sight, and whether or not such a thing exists. Two families of verona, the montagues and the capulets, have been feuding with each other for years. Shakespeares shorts madrigal dinners by jest scripts.
Young romeo montague goes out with his friends to make trouble at a party the capulets are hosting, but while there he spies the capulets daughter juliet, and falls hopelessly in love. Enter romeo and juliet above, at the window juliet. Romeo and juliet in sixteen and a half minutes or less by. The first document contains the full romeo and juliet novel by william shakespeare, beautifully presented side by side with the plain english translation.
Rights and availability this title can be licensed and sold throughout the world. This is a super abridged version of romeo and juliet. Juliet act 2, scene 2 juliet act 3, scene 2 lady capulet act 1, scene 3 men. Enter romeo and juliet above, at the window juliet wilt thou be gone. Sep 30, 2018 juleo and romiet skit on romeo and juliet. A tale of two balconies modern romeo and juliet comedy.
All speeches lines for romeo in romeo and juliet open. A public performance of the ssf abridged script must be premiered. Shakespeares complete original script based on the second quarto of 1599, with corrections and alternate text from other editions indicated as. Openlearn from the open university recommended for you 10. Romeo and juliet full script southchurch high school. It was among shakespeares most popular plays, during his lifetime, and along with hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. What began as a mere reduction of scripts has expanded to a collection of plays for students to mount as well as a formidable alternative means to introduce shakespeare aside from play summaries and excerpts. A surreal and hilarious fantasycomedy by pamela steadman. Includes references to suitable music to include e. Old capulet to his wife go you to juliet ere you go to bed. Times given are approximate and do not include intermissionsscene changesbreaks. Cass foster has judiciously condensed without modernizing the bards richly poetic language. Football romeo ten minute version by lindsay price theatrefolk.
A list of play scripts for high schools and middle. A modern english condensation of shakespeare the original characters, plot and structure, but intended to be played at manic pace. Romeo and juliet easy script esl worksheet by alex076. Because romeo is sent away, juliet makes a plan but romeo doesnt find out about it. Romeo and juliet by william shakespeare abridged for the. Sixtyminute shakespeare is an ideal alternative for those who lack the time. And of course, the other wellloved characters are also here. By embedding, you agree that you have read and accepted. Act 2 scene 2 romeo and juliet 2018 royal shakespeare company duration. Romeo, in a few days later we will be engaged, and i want this engagement runs perfectly. Apr 22, 2016 act 2 scene 2 romeo and juliet 2018 royal shakespeare company duration. Introduce your students to shakespeare through performance. Romeo and juliet in 15 minutes today marks the one year anniversary of the premiere of. Much more than a simple love story, it is a brilliant examination of young versus old, hope against despair, and, for juliet, the search for individual identity at a time when women.54 1514 910 426 222 372 995 577 383 1083 908 35 1171 616 885 364 324 1569 1486 1131 677 773 1482 677 305 31 1213 421 367 247 1133 1117 209 464 1262 963 369 493 691 291 783 38 1250 1341 898 425 1426 678