A Great Big Deal Over Nothing

A Great Big Deal Over Nothing or, Much Ado About Nothing at Camp Messina by James Venhaus

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Productions (11)
Comedy
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30 - 40 minutes
7 W, 7 M, 4 Any (8-18 actors possible: 4-11 W, 4-12 M)
Set: A bench and some shrubs.

Mistaken identities and romance run rampant at Camp Messina, where campers hope to have their secret crushes realized in time for the big dance. Clark likes Holly, but he's too shy to admit his feelings. Meanwhile, Ben and Bea hate each other, but their friends think they're meant to be together. Add a duo determined to cause trouble and an inept security guard, and this modern retelling of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing guarantees camp will never be the same.

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $55
Standard Edition $10.99
Stage Manager Edition $24.99
Live/Video Archival License $75

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Play Details

Mistaken identities and romance run rampant at Camp Messina, where campers hope to have their secret crushes realized in time for the big dance. Clark likes Holly, but he's too shy to admit his feelings. Meanwhile, Ben and Bea hate each other, but their friends think they're meant to be together. Add a duo determined to cause trouble and an inept security guard, and this modern retelling of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing guarantees camp will never be the same.

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 30 - 40 minutes
  • 7 W, 7 M, 4 Any (8-18 actors possible: 4-11 W, 4-12 M)
  • Set: A bench and some shrubs.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-597-1

Production History

DEC 09, 2022 - DEC 09, 2022
Webb Middle School
Tampa, FL United States
Webb Middle School Tampa, FL United States
MAY 17, 2022 - MAY 17, 2022
Donnell Middle School
Findlay, OH United States
Donnell Middle School Findlay, OH United States
APR 19, 2022 - APR 19, 2022
Connally Theatre Company
San Antonio, TX United States
Connally Theatre Company San Antonio, TX United States
DEC 10, 2021 - DEC 10, 2021
McKinley Middle Academic Magnet And Visual And Performing Arts School
Baton Rouge, LA United States
McKinley Middle Academic Magnet And Visual And Performing Arts School Baton Rouge, LA United States
MAY 01, 2018 - MAY 01, 2018
Lawton Chiles High School
Tallahassee, FL United States
Lawton Chiles High School Tallahassee, FL United States
AUG 14, 2015 - AUG 16, 2015
Penobscot Theatre Company
Bangor, ME United States
Penobscot Theatre Company Bangor, ME United States
MAY 14, 2014 - MAY 14, 2014
Cab Calloway School Of The Arts
Wilmington, DE United States
Cab Calloway School Of The Arts Wilmington, DE United States
JUN 05, 2013 - JUN 05, 2013
Multi-Purpose Room
Pleasanton, CA United States
Multi-Purpose Room Pleasanton, CA United States
JUN 06, 2011 - JUN 06, 2011
Scuola Media Gianni Rodari
SCANDICCI - FIRENZE, Italy
Scuola Media Gianni Rodari SCANDICCI - FIRENZE, Italy
FEB 19, 2010 - FEB 27, 2010
Summer Creek Middle School
Fort Worth, TX United States
Summer Creek Middle School Fort Worth, TX United States
MAY 15, 2009 - MAY 15, 2009
Saint Mary’s Hall
San Antonio, TX United States
Saint Mary’s Hall San Antonio, TX United States
DEC 09, 2022 - DEC 09, 2022
Webb Middle School
Tampa, FL United States
Webb Middle School Tampa, FL United States
No professional productions.