35 scenes requiring the simplest of stage props and the barest of spaces. Presented with advice? to actors, notes which clarify meanings, topical references, puns and ambiguities.?A brief description of characters and situations prefaces each scene, followed by a Director's commentary on acting highlighting the challenges and opportunities of each scene.
Scenes for 1 actor and 1 actress??include: Portia and Bassanio, Queen Margaret and Duke of Suffolk, Lady Macbeth and Macbeth.
Scenes for?2 actresses??include: Adriana and Luciana, Juliet and Nurse, Portia and Nerissa.
Scenes for?2 actors??include: Two Clowns, King Henry VI and Richard, Duke of Gloucester, Autolycus and the young Shepherd.