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The Cask of Amontillado

Rhyming Reader’s Theater script version adapted from the short story by Edgar Allan Poe. A part on every page keeps everyone engaged!

Use with groups of three.

A tale of revenge during Carnival, this story takes place in an underground crypt in search of the exclusive Spanish Amontillado. Leading deeper and deeper into terrifying catacombs, the victim has no choice but to beg for mercy as his fate – and he himself – are sealed!

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Like what you see? Download the full script here.

Companion Texts

Don’t forget these free companion downloads to further the classroom conversation!

“Drama teachers are constantly pressured to include more cross-curricular lessons into their classrooms. By bringing the classic literature of writers like O. Henry and Edgar Allan Poe to the theatre, Required Rhyming fits the bill.

Jennifer Bennett, Drama Director

Middle School, Lake Mary, FL