The Resource Twelfth Night : the 30-Minute Shakespeare, (electronic resource)

Twelfth Night : the 30-Minute Shakespeare, (electronic resource)

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Twelfth Night : the 30-Minute Shakespeare
Title
Twelfth Night
Title remainder
the 30-Minute Shakespeare
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eng
Summary
Planning a school or amateur Shakespeare production? The best way to experience the plays is to perform them, but getting started can be a challenge: The complete plays are too long and complex, while scene selections or simplified language are too limited. "The 30-Minute Shakespeare" is a new series of abridgements that tell the "story" of each play from start to finish while keeping the beauty of Shakespeare's language intact. Specific stage directions and character suggestions give even inexperienced actors the tools to perform Shakespeare with confidence, understanding, and fun! This cutting of TWELFTH NIGHT, Shakespeare's bittersweet comic masterpiece, consists of three classic scenes. After an extended introductory narration, the action begins with Feste the Fool consoling a mourning Lady Olivia with wit and wordplay. Viola (disguised as a male Cesario) woos Olivia on behalf of Duke Orsino, but Olivia falls for the messenger Viola/Cesario instead. The final scene in Olivia's kitchen gives young actors an easy and specific way to play late-night revelry, as Sir Toby Belch and his friends amuse themselves with the censorious but ultimately hapless Malvolio. One highlight of the production is a group "rap" version of the song "Come Away Death." The edition also includes an essay by editor Nick Newlin on how to produce a Shakespeare play with novice actors, and notes about the original production of this abridgement at the Folger Shakespeare Library's annual Student Shakespeare Festival
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Newlin, Nick
Dewey number
822.3/3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Shipwreck survival
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Mistaken identity
  • Twins
  • Electronic books
  • Illyria
Target audience
adult
Label
Twelfth Night : the 30-Minute Shakespeare, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781935550167
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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11875155
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MWT11875155
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Twelfth Night : the 30-Minute Shakespeare, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781935550167
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11875155
Publisher number
MWT11875155
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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