scripts

complete-lucrece-script

For those of you being introduced to the American Shakespeare Repertory for the first time with our production of William Shakespeare’s Rape of ...

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Rape of Lucrece – Scripts

As with the other ASR scripts prepared for the Complete Readings of William Shakespeare, the full script presents the complete play. The conflated scr...

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Merchant of Venice – Script

The scene and act divisions in Hamlet pose a troubling scholastic problem. A little history: The First Quarto and Second Quarto contain no separation ...

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Hamlet – Of Acts and Scenes

Hamlet is almost universally acknowledged as Shakespeare’s greatest masterpiece. Among his plays it is also, without doubt, the most complicated...

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Hamlet – Script

The First Folio of 1623 is our only original source for Cymbeline, and so naturally the ASR script for the play is based upon it. CYMBELINE – FU...

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Cymbeline – Script

ASR’s script for Richard II is based primarily on the first Quarto of the play as it was published in 1597 (Q1). The decision to use Q1 as the s...

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Richard II – Script

As I mentioned yesterday, the script is the foundation of our work at the American Shakespeare Repertory. In preparing our scripts, we try to find the...

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Macbeth – Script