An adaptation of Shakespeare's play in One Act. 

Suitable for performance by Youth Groups or adults. 3 women/11 men.


This abridged version of the play keeps close to the original story line and characters, using mainly modern colloquial language interspersed with some of Shakespeare's dialogue, making it easy for young audiences to understand without losing any of the originality of this beautiful play. 


(See 'WE ARE SUCH STUFF AS DREAMS ARE MADE ON' for possible double bill.)

The Merchant of Venice adapted by Lucy Driver

  • All scripts are sent in the form of a PDF.  You may request a reading copy.  No performance may take place without a licence. 



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