Rebecca Byars

Rebecca L. Byars currently makes her home in New Hampshire. She is a professional actress and worked with Repertory Theatre of America, EarlyStages Family Theatre at Stages Repertory Theatre, Texas Mime Troupe, and at Main Street Theater in Houston, Texas. A dancer and a mime, she has instructed children in mime through the Houston school system. She is the author of childrens' plays and educational touring shows and teleplays for PBS Centerstage Dramatic Anthology. As an actress she has originated roles on roller skates and duelled in comic fencing matches.
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  Shakespeare's Clowns

Comedy by Lane Riosley Rebecca Byars

41 pages

2 m, 2 w

This play is a gathering of some of the most clever characters ever written! It provides examples of the clownish, comic characters written by William Shakespeare in many different kinds of productions through the ages. Far from circus clowns in face paint, these are clowns in the broadest sense, varying in sizes, shapes, ages and types. A few of the characters include the rude Mechanicals in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Constable Dogberry in “Much Ado About Nothing,” the boastful Sir Jon Falstaff in “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” the boisterous sisters Bianca...