The works contained herein are short adaptations of eight of Shakespeare's plays. They use Shakespeare's language, but are t meant to substitute for full readings of the plays. Rather, they're meant as supplements to the study of the plays and an opportunity for young actors to get a taste of Renaissance language. They are also intended to give other students a quick, clear, exciting introduction to Shakespeare.
David L. Jorns holds a PhD in Theatre History from UCLA. His career spans over forty years in university theatre and university administration. He is President Emeritus of Eastern Illinois University.