Shakespeare - The Re-writes & Monologues & Duologues
Published by Dramatic Lines
The scenes are from re-writes of Shakespeare plays from 1670 to the present day written by authors seeking to embellish original texts for performances, to add prequels and sequels or to satisfy their own very personal ideas about production
This material is fresh and unusual and will provide exciting new audition and examination material
Comparisons with the original Shakespeare text are fascinating and this book will provide a useful contribution to Theatre Study work from GCSE to beyond "A" level
Contributors include James Thurber (Macbeth) Arnold Wesker (Merchant of Venice) and Peter Ustinov (Romanoff and Juliet)
The collection also includes a most unusual Japanese version of Hamlet ...