Much Ado About Nothing -- (McDonough)
by William Shakespeare, Jerome McDonough
Short Play, Comedy / 7m, 4f, 3m or f
From the author of Running comes a contest-tailored abridgement of the Shakespeare classic.
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Duration: 40 minutes
- Setting: Leonato's home in Messina.
- Additional Features: Not Applicable
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
Casting7m, 4f, 3m or f
DON PEDRO - Prince of Aragon.
DON JOHN - his illegitimate brother.
CLAUDIO - a young lord of Florence.
BENEDICK - a young lord of Padua.
LEONATO - Governor of Messina.
BORACHIO - follower of Don John.
HERO - daughter to Leonato.
BEATRICE - niece to Leonato.
MARGARET - waiting gentlewoman attending on Hero.
URSULA - waiting gentlewoman attending on Hero.
DOGBERRY - a Constable.
VERGES - a Headborough.
A MESSENGER - double cast (Sexton).
- Non-Traditional casting
- Cross gender casting
DOGBERRY, VERGES, and the MESSENGER may be played by female or male.