4 Shakespeare Plays – Innovative Shakespeare in 30: Juliet & Romeo, Twelfth Night, Comedy, Taming

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These 4 versions of Shakespeare plays—Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night, The Comedy of Errors, and Taming of the Shrew—are part of my Shakespeare in 30 collection. Each abridged Shakespeare play in this series has been adapted for teens to tackle in a half an hour.

These abridged Shakespearean tragedies are perfect for ELA, ESL, and Shakespeare camps.

These abridged Shakespeare plays have been used with:
✅ Reader’s Theatre (1-2 class periods)
✅ Staged Readings (1 week)
✅ Full production (3-4 weeks)

The Shakespeare in 30 collection is perfect for students in grades 6-12 studying William Shakespeare.

⭐️ Juliet & Romeo: This is an exploration of role/gender reversal with an emphasis on the fight scenes. 6F/1M

⭐️ The Comedy of Errors: This slapstick abridgment focuses on the twins’ antics. Roles for 10 students.

⭐️ Twelfth Night: This abridgment focuses on the mistreatment of Malvolio, with a heavy dose of cultural references for comedy. Roles for 5 students.

⭐️ Deceiving Christopher Sly: This mashup of the induction of Taming of the Shrew and the play-within-a-play from A Midsummer Night’s Dream can be cast flexibly with roles for 9-15 students.

What teachers like you are saying about the 4 Shakespeare plays resource:

Victoria R.
Victoria R.
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"This resource provides the 'quick & dirty' of a drama, without the dragging on process of a 2-3 month unit. I also love that it provides teamwork and empathy, as my kids need to continue to realize the world doesn't revolve entirely around them!"
Jocelyn C.
Jocelyn C.
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“Great to use with my ESL students. Thank you!”
Amanda V.
Amanda V.
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“Great resource for making Shakespeare more accessible!”


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