Much Ado About Nothing – Performance Rights
Written by William Shakespeare
Adapted by Dale Ahlquist
18 Total Roles | 10 Males | 6 Females | 2 Either
Beatrice and Benedick, formers lovers and now self-proclaimed lifelong bachelors, watch their friends, Hero and Claudio, fall in love. But the bastard Don John decides to entertain himself by framing Hero and tricking Claudio into thinking that she has been unfaithful to him. At the wedding ceremony, Claudio shouts wicked accusations at Hero and leaves her at the altar. Meanwhile, Beatrice and Benedick are tricked into thinking that they are falling in love with each other.