30 - 50 minutes
4 Shakespeare classics adapted by
Gillette Elvgren for elementary and middle school.
adapted from William Shakespeare for children ages 6-12. by Gillette Elvgren
Retold for Young Audiences by Gillette Elvgren
an adaptation of Shakespeare's romance for youth by Gillette Elvgren
a 45-minute comedy with scenes from Macbeth, Julius Caesar, and Romeo and Juliet for highschool by D. D. DeLaney
another 45 minute comedy with scenes from Midsummer Night's Dream. The Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, and The Merchant of Venice for high school by D. D. DeLaney
A One-Act comedy by George Freek which addresses the old question: What is Hamlet Really about? Critics for years have argued about how to interpret Shakespeare's HAMLET. This one-act comedy suggests some rather unusual answers.Won 2nd place in the 2009 Stage Door Productions One Act Play Festival.
Romeo and Juliet (for teens and classroom) adapted by Robyn Hilt. Let your students experience this love-gone-wrong story in one class period. Multiple male and female roles to engage your entire class with possible doubling for smaller classes.
(60 - 90 minutes)
The Concise Dickens’ Christmas Carol: A 50-minute tour-de-force for one or more actors which brings Dickens’ classic powerfully to life with minimal props and staging, by D. D. Delaney The Chimes: an adaption of the Dickens New Year's tale by Jean Klein Toby Veck, an impoverished London porter, challenges London's financial aristocracy and an array of phantoms in a church bell tower to seek fair treatment for his daughter. Oliver Twist: adapted from the Charles Dickens favorite by Mickey Coburn This lively play has been performed internationally both on stage and in the classroom.
(30 - 45 minutes)
The Dead: a one-act adaptation from Joyce’s “The Dubliners” in which Dublin's past overwhelms the present of Gabriel Conroy. By David Klein Eveline: a one-act adaptation from Joyce’s "The Dubliners" ; a young woman seeks to free herself from her tyrannical father. By David Klein The Boarding House: a one-act adaptation from Joyce’s "The Dubliners"; a mother is determined to secure her daughter's marriage, even if she needs a cleaver. By David Klein