60 Shakespeare Scenes for Teens
edited by Lisa Bansavage, L.E. McCullough & Jill K. Swanson
You can’t beat a Shakespeare scene for tuning up your acting chops.
The 60 scenes in this 322-page collection offer a methodic skeleton key by which young actors may unlock a wide-ranging storehouse of emotion, technique and interpretive skills.
Scenes from 27 Shakespeare plays are represented, offering a cross-section of comedy, tragedy, history and some of the most compelling scenes ever written.
Organized into Scenes with 2 Characters, Scenes with 3 Characters, Scenes with 4 Characters, Scenes with 5+ Characters, this book is suitable for any class size and configuration.
Introduction features discussion of rhetorical elements, imagery, themes, verse and prose styles, subplots and tips on playing Shakespearean characters.