A Community Shakespeare Company Edition of As You Like It
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A Community Shakespeare Company Edition of As You Like It

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by Richard Carter
     
 
Community Shakespeare Company Editions make Shakespeare's plays instantly accessible to everyone, from children through Shakespeare-shy adults. These unique performance scripts, developed in a youth theater company, inspire student actors and captivate their audiences. Award-winning playwright Richard Carter delivers the best of the Bard in original verse adaptation.

Overview

Community Shakespeare Company Editions make Shakespeare's plays instantly accessible to everyone, from children through Shakespeare-shy adults. These unique performance scripts, developed in a youth theater company, inspire student actors and captivate their audiences. Award-winning playwright Richard Carter delivers the best of the Bard in original verse adaptation. CSC Editions represent a dynamic model that can be used in schools, clubs, camps, and communities worldwide. With nearly thirty years experience working with young people, Carter is Artistic Director of the Community Shakespeare Company.* Its mission: "to enrich young lives and cultivate community, with theater as the means and Shakespeare the inspiration."

(*www.communityshakespeare.org)

"This is to recommend Richard Carter with a full heart. We have enthusiastically shared many ideals and passions, especially regarding theatre by, with and for youngsters."

-Lenka Peterson O'Connor, author: Kids Take The Stage (Backstage Books)

"I take my theatre very seriously and I know what I am talking about when I say that we are indeed blessed to have Community Shakespeare in our midst."

-Kenneth W. Jenks: Director Emeritus,

University of Utah Playwriting Program

"Having taught all over the world, I can imagine how excited teachers would be to have the opportunity to introduce a Shakespeare play to their students, knowing they would be able to grasp meaning and still retain the Shakespearian experience."

-Ann H. Goss: Retired International School Teacher

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595389490
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/11/2006
Pages:
92
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.22(d)

What People are saying about this

Kenneth W. Jenks
"I take my theatre very seriously and I know what I am talking about when I say that we are indeed blessed to have Community Shakespeare in our midst."
Director Emeritus, University of Utah Playwriting Program
Lenka Peterson OConnor
"This is to recommend Richard Carter with a full heart. We have enthusiastically shared many ideals and passions, especially regarding theatre by, with and for youngsters."
author: Kids Take The Stage (Backstage Books)
Ann H. Goss
"Having taught all over the world, I can imagine how excited teachers would be to have the opportunity to introduce a Shakespeare play to their students, knowing they would be able to grasp meaning and still retain the Shakespearian experience."
Retired International School Teacher

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A Community Shakespeare Company Edition of As You Like It 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My middle school students read the book with enthusiasm from cover to cover, and wanted to read more adaptations by Richard Carter. I ordered the other two books of the Community Shakespeare Company Editions to include in next year's curriculum. Highly recommended!