Juliet and Her Romeos by Trevor Suthers

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About The Play

Drama.  100-110 minutes.  21 females (with possible non-speaking extras).  Suitable for high school and older.  

Printed Script:  $7.95 (contains special author commentary)Digital Perusal Script: $7.50.   Performance Royalties: $60.00/performance.  Production Photocopy License:  $40.00 (PDF file that may be printed/copied for your cast/crew; must be purchased in conjunction with Performance Royalties)Classroom Photocopy License:  $75.00 (PDF file that may be printed/copied for closed classroom study only).  Limited Video License:  $60.00 (permission to record your production with limited distribution; must be purchased in conjunction with Performance Royalties).  Professional rights should be negotiated directly with YouthPLAYS at info@youthplays.com.  Need detailed help?  Click on Place an Order and then look for the blue What Do I Order? button!

Synopsis

At a school specifically set up to give a second chance to teenage girls with social and emotional problems and criminal histories, all of whom have been previously expelled from mainstream education, an inspiring English teacher cajoles the girls into mounting an all-female production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. At first the girls resist, but as rehearsals begin, despite many setbacks and challenges, they slowly but surely start to see how this 400-year-old play has so much more connection to their teenage lives than they could ever have imagined.

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