King of Shadows Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter 1

* "King of Shadows" opens in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1999, where the Company of Boys is playing a series of theatre games on their first day of rehearsal.

* The purpose of the games is to create trust and camaraderie among the boys, which will help their performances.

* The Company of Boys has twenty-four members, including the actors and the rehearsal staff.

* The Company of Boys will rehearsal for three weeks in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and then will fly to London to perform at the new Globe theater.

* During the first reading of the play, Arby points out Nat's bad acting habits.

* When the group learns that Nat's parents are dead, Nat becomes uncomfortable talking about his past and receiving sympathy.

Chapter 2

* The Company of Boys fly to London and live in various situations there; Nat lives with a family named Fisher.

* The Fisher's do not inquire of his parents' whereabouts...

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