Now students are able to easily study a variety of Shakespeare's works and come to a more complete understanding of the world's most famous playwright. Only scenes with small casts are included in this drama book. Each scene is preceded by character descriptions and a plot synopsis so that actors will understand the setting and motivation of the characters. All scenes are between fifteen and twenty-five minutes in length. Ideal for classroom performance or for auditions and acting workshops. Features scenes from Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Julius Caesar, and Hamlet.