Shakespeare and the Muses

by Rebecca Salomonsson

William Shakespeare is having a bad day. After a bad review, he doubts his ability to write. As he laments his choice to be a playwright – and considers turning to glove making like his father – he is visited by the nine Muses of Greek mythology.  The Muses guide him through the stories that will become his source material for new ideas and leave him feeling inspired and ready to put his quill to paper again. Shakespeare and the Muses is an exploration of Greek mythology, Shakespeare’s works, and the question of where writers get their ideas from. 

  • Cast Size: Flexible cast of  9 M/ 12 F +Ensemble
  • Running Time: Under and Hour
  • Royalty Rate: $40 per performance

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About the Playwright

Rebecca Salomonsson is a playwright, fiction writer, occasional poet, and middle school teacher living outside of Denver, CO. She has a Masters in Genre Fiction from Western Colorado University, a BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Massachusetts/ Boston, and a certificate in performance from the National Shakespeare Conservatory. When not working, she can be found at home hanging out with her husband, two children, and their Mini Schnauzers. 

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