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The Scarlet Letter (one-act version) - Stage Partners

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: $55. 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 with the details of your request.

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