Community Shakespeare Company Editions make Shakespeare's plans instantly accessible to everyone, from children through Shakespeare-shy adults. These unique performance scripts, developed in a youth theater company, inspire student actors and captivate their audiences. Award-winning playwright Richard Carter delivers the best of the Bard in original verse adaptation. CSC Editions represent a dynamic model that can be used in schools, clubs, camps, and communities worldwide. With nearly thirty years experience working with young people, Carter is Artistic Director of the Community Shakespeare Company*. Its mission: "to enrich young lives and cultivate community, with theater as the means and Shakespeare the inspiration."
"This is to recommend Richard Carter with a full heart. We have enthusiastically shared many ideals and passions, especially for theatre by, with, and for youngsters."
-Lenka Peterson O'Connor, author Kids Take the Stage (Backstage Books)
"I take my theatre very seriously, and I know what I am talking about when I say that we are indeed blessed to have Community Shakespeare in our midst." -Kenneth W. Jenks: Director Emeritus, University of Utah Playwriting Program
"Having taught all over the world, I can imagine how excited teachers would be to have the opportunity to introduce a Shakespeare play to their students, knowing they would be able to grasp meaning, and still retain the Shakespearian experience."
-Ann H. Goss, Retired International School Teacher