King Lear like you have never experienced it before: quick, fun, and easy to understand. Designed for 7-18+ actors, kids, families, or anyone who wants to enjoy and perform Shakespeare’s classic play.
King Lear for Kids is a play versatile enough for sibling fun, classes, drama groups, homeschool groups, or backyard performances. It’s appropriate and fun for all ages! Plays range from 15 to 25 minutes. Which character your kids be?!
What you will get:
- 3 hilarious modifications for group sizes:
- Actual lines from Shakespeare’s play highlighted for easy identification
- Creatively funny and witty telling of the remaining script
- A delightfully funny rendition that is easy for ADULTS to understand too!
- A kid who loves Shakespeare!
This mini-melodramatic masterpiece is sure to spark a love of Shakespeare. Shakespeare is difficult enough in class or watching onstage, let alone trying to teach the stories to children, but as the author’s mantra states in the book, “there is no better way to learn than to have fun! “Kids who have read this have also eventually purchased the entire Shakespeare works, and have completed ‘hero’ reports on Shakespeare at school. Guaranteed to have you coming back for more!
NOTE: Copyright and performance licensing does apply if you are performing the script. Please check our FAQs for the latest costs. Discounts on digital scripts, photocopies, and performance licenses are available for educators. (homeschool, private, and public) Contact us directly for discounts.
Digital scripts will be pdf’s delivered within 24hrs and have a watermark on them. If you are performing, please purchase the appropriate number of copies. (10 kids = 10 copies)