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All the World's a Stage (Wilson)

David Henry Wilson WHT

Short Play, Drama  /  7f, 13m, 50m or f

All the World's a Stage
by David Henry Wilson

The children assemble on the stage and are given neither script nor plot. The parts chosen include a nurse, a shop assistant, a mother, a po…

All the World's a Stage (Wilson)

by  David Henry Wilson WHT

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    7f, 13m, 50m or f
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description
The children assemble on the stage and are given neither script nor plot. The parts chosen include a nurse, a shop assistant, a mother, a policeman, a politician and a rich man. The Producer's instructions are explained but fighting breaks out. The Producer's son tries to persuade everyone to play a better part. He is killed but returns to give his advice.

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Performing Groups
  • Jr High/Primary

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  • Minimum Fee: £13 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: An empty stage.

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7f, 13m, 50m or f
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David Henry Wilson WHT

David Henry Wilson was born in London, and educated at Dulwich College and Pembroke College, Cambridge. After graduating, he lived and worked in France for two years, and Ghana for four years, before becoming a lector at Cologne University. In 1967 he was appointed Akademischer Oberrat at the new university of Konstanz ...

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