All the World's a Stage (Wilson)

by  David Henry Wilson

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

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…

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All the World's a Stage (Wilson)

by  David Henry Wilson

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    13m, 7f, 50m or f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

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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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary

License details

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

Production

Details

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

Casting

13m, 7f, 50m or f
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Casting Notes

Any number of characters.

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Authors

David Henry Wilson

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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