The Scarlet Letter (one-act version)
adapted from the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne
One-act. 35-40 minutes
10-35 actors, gender flexible
In this new and theatrical retelling of the classic tale by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hester Prynne is forced to wear a scarlet letter on her chest as punishment for committing adultery in Puritan New England. Throughout time, The Scarlet Letter has endured as a way to examine societal expressions of shame, guilt, and ultimately, redemption. (A full-length version of this play is also available here.)
Royalty fee per performance: $50. Script fee for Printable PDF: $150 (print/copy as many times as you need for your production). Virtual Performance and Live-streaming rights are available. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the details of your request.
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