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QUILL POWER

A Musical Biography of William Shakespeare

by DI COLEMAN

Music by CHRIS TINGLEY

Cast: Approximately 30 minimum ( some variable m/f ) + crowd.
Suggested Age Range: 12 to 18
Approx. Running Time: 120 minutes [ + interval]
Music: Solo and chorus numbers; accompaniment can be keyboards plus small band or full orchestra.
Set: 16th century London and Stratford Upon Avon. Flexible open staging suggesting the Globe Theatre, the Falcon Inn, street and internal scenes and the Clopton Bridge.
Synopsis: The story of Shakespeare's rise to prominence in London, whilst trying to maintain a family life in Stratford, exposes domestic difficulties which, like his works, remain as applicable today as when they first emerged.
The mix of historical and fictional characters give life and interest to the tale and there are explanatory footnotes to the text relating to authentic references.
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Price Codes:

Script: Code D
Piano Score: Code G

Band Parts - please enquire

Past Performance Cassette: Code E
Performance Rights: Code X
Licence to Copy: Code X
 Video Recording Licence: Code H

ISBN 978 1 872475 29 5

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