Scripts & Musicals for Schools
The History of the Theatre - Part One
A comedy which uses flashbacks to the origins of theatre, then explores its development up to Elizabethan times. Two narrators lead us through a fascinating journey of short scenes which reveal the theatrical movers and shakers - and show us what some playwrights really thought about each other!
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