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How to Survive Being in a Shakespeare Play - Stage Partners

How to Survive Being in a Shakespeare Play


  One-act. 30-60 minutes*

 10-50+ actors, gender flexible

 Some day it’s going to happen: You’re going to find yourself on stage, wearing tights, and saying things in iambic pentameter. Face it, you’re in a Shakespeare play, and that means it’s a pretty good bet you’re going to DIE. The Bard is out for blood, but this play is here to stop him! How could Romeo and Juliet survive? Julius Caesar? A nameless soldier in Henry the Fifth? What if King Lear had an emotional support llama and didn’t need to make terrible mistakes? Join us in discovering how a dozen of Shakespeare’s plays could’ve turned out differently! If only they listened…  (If you loved 10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse, read this guide immediately.)

New VIRTUAL VERSION of the play available here.

*Length of the play: This show is approximately one hour long. To cut it into a shorter one-act, simply remove one or more of the sections.

Royalty fee per performance: $60. Script fee for Printable PDF: $200 (print/copy as many times as you need for your production)Virtual Performance and Live-streaming rights are available. Contact us at with the details of your request.

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