Owning Shakespeare (Ten Minute Play)

The year is 1754. Reverend Francis Gastrell bought and tore down the house that William Shakespeare lived and died in -- New Place. Now, he wants to own the bones of the Bard himself.
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Owning Shakespeare (Ten Minute Play)

Character Information

  • William Evetts
    50s
  • Reverend Francis Gastrell
    50s
    Owner of Shakespeare's house, Newplace, which he tore down.
  • Ned Gastrell
    50s
    Cousin of Reverend Gastrell
  • David Lewis
    40-50
    High Sheriff of Warwickshire
  • David Garrick
    30s
    An actor

Development History

  • Workshop
    ,
    Indiana Playwrights Circle
    ,
    2020