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Tennessee Williams: Plays 1937-1955 (Library of America)
Tennessee Williams: Plays 1937-1955 (Library of America)
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ean: 9781883011864, isbn: 1883011868,

Tennessee Williams's explosive, often violent, plays shattered conventional proprieties and transformed the American stage. They inspired some of the most famous productions and performances in theatrical and film history, and they continue to grip a...


The House of Blue Leaves
The House of Blue Leaves
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780573610288, isbn: 0573610282,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
FarceCharacters: 4 male, 6 femaleInterior SetArtie Shaugnessy is a songwriter with visions of glory. Toiling by day as a zoo-keeper, he suffers in seedy lounges by night, plying his wares at piano bars in Queens, New York where he lives with his wife...


Writing the 10-Minute Play
Writing the 10-Minute Play
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mpn: 314944, ean: 9781557838483, isbn: 1557838488,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
This book is written for the beginning or seasoned playwright, as well as for actors (or anyone) wishing to attempt their first ten-minute play. Every aspect of writing a ten-minute play is covered, from perking with an idea, to starting the play, to...


Penelopiad (Faber Drama)
Penelopiad (Faber Drama)
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ean: 9780571239498, isbn: 0571239498,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
As portrayed in Homer's Odyssey, Penelope - wife of Odysseus and cousin of the beautiful Helen of Troy - has become a symbol of wifely duty and devotion, enduring twenty years of waiting when her husband goes to fight in the Trojan War. As she fends ...


Where the Pavement Ends: Five Native American Plays (American Indian Literature and Critical Studies Series)
Where the Pavement Ends: Five Native American Plays (American Indian Literature and Critical Studies Series)
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ean: 9780806140964, isbn: 0806140968,

Five plays by the award-winning Native playwright When leading Assiniboine playwright Wil-liam S. Yellow Robe, Jr., began his theatrical career, few roles existed for American Indians. So he wrote his own plays, creating parts for himself and other N...


Acting Under the Circumstances: Variations on a Theme of Stanislavski (Career Development Series)
Acting Under the Circumstances: Variations on a Theme of Stanislavski (Career Development Series)
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From the author of The Great Acting Teachers and Their Methods, Under the Circumstances details a step-by-step approach to playing a part. Based on the work Constantine Stanislavski was using near the end of his life, we follow two actors as a teache...


Playwrights Teach Playwriting 2: A Guide to Writing Plays and Teaching Playwriting by America's Master Playwrights
Playwrights Teach Playwriting 2: A Guide to Writing Plays and Teaching Playwriting by America's Master Playwrights
By Smith & Kraus
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ean: 9781575259192, isbn: 1575259192,

"Playwrights Teach Playwriting 2", created by some of the most well-respected playwrights of our time , is an extraordinary guide to writing plays and teaching playwriting. Framed with a foreword by Mac Wellman that lauds the value of the diversity c...


Top Girls (Student Editions)
Top Girls (Student Editions)
By Methuen Drama
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ean: 9781350028579, isbn: 1350028576,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Marlene thinks the eighties are going to be stupendous. Her sister Joyce has her doubts. Her daughter Angie is just frightened. Since its premiere in 1982, Top Girls has become a seminal play of the modern theatre. Set during a period of British poli...


The Playwright's Workbook
The Playwright's Workbook
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mpn: 314273, ean: 9781557833020, isbn: 1557833028,

(Applause Books). A series of 13 written workshops covering: conflict and character: the dominant image: Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller * Overheard voices: Ibsen and Shakespeare * The solo performance piece: listening for stories * Terror and v...


Hold These Truths
Hold These Truths
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ean: 9780997863956, isbn: 0997863951,

A gripping story about a shameful chapter of our history, when the United States government looked at its own people and saw the enemy. -Laura Collins-Hughes, New York Times During World War II, Gordon Hirabayashi, a student at University of Washingt...


Creating Unforgettable Characters: A Practical Guide to Character Development in Films, TV Series, Advertisements, Novels & Short Stories
Creating Unforgettable Characters: A Practical Guide to Character Development in Films, TV Series, Advertisements, Novels & Short Stories
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ean: 9780805011715, isbn: 0805011714,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
In this book, Linda Seger shows how to create strong, multidimensional characters in fiction, covering everything from research to character block. Interviews with today's top writers complete this essential volume....


The Dramatic Writer's Companion, Second Edition: Tools to Develop Characters, Cause Scenes, and Build Stories (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
The Dramatic Writer's Companion, Second Edition: Tools to Develop Characters, Cause Scenes, and Build Stories (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
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ean: 9780226494081, isbn: 022649408X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
In just eight years, The Dramatic Writer’s Companion has become a classic among playwrights and screenwriters. Thousands have used its self-contained character, scene, and story exercises to spark creativity, hone their writing, and improve their s...


Network (Faber Drama)
Network (Faber Drama)
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ean: 9780571345465, isbn: 0571345468,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore. Howard Beale, news anchorman, isn’t pulling in the viewers. In his final broadcast he unravels live on screen. But when the ratings soar, the network seize on their newfound populist proph...


The Best Christmas Ever: The Original Stageplay
The Best Christmas Ever: The Original Stageplay
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ean: 9781724532800, isbn: 1724532804,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
A family must come to grips with Grandma’s recent diagnosis. Those most affected are the two children, but the circumstances they are facing will lead to their salvation during this Christmas season, and there is a miracle waiting for them....


The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Modern Plays)
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Modern Plays)
By Methuen Drama
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ean: 9781350001206, isbn: 1350001201,

One enormous diamondSix incompetent crooksAnd a snoozing security guardWhat could possibly go right?Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields of Mischief Theatre, creators of the Olivier Award-winning Best New Comedy The Play That Goes...


Medea (Faber Drama)
Medea (Faber Drama)
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ean: 9780571320769, isbn: 0571320767,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
I choose to take back my life.My life.Medea is a wife and a mother. For the sake of her husband, Jason, she's left her home and borne two sons in exile. But when he abandons his family for a new life, Medea faces banishment and separation from her ch...


The Musical Theatre Writer's Survival Guide
The Musical Theatre Writer's Survival Guide
By Heinemann Drama
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780325007861, isbn: 0325007861,

David Spencer has written a book full of truths a young writer will not find articulated anywhere else. Most of us in the theatre gained our "experience" by making mistakes and learning from them. David's book lets you gain the "experience" and skip ...


Snow In Midsummer (Modern Plays)
Snow In Midsummer (Modern Plays)
By imusti
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ean: 9781350042773, isbn: 1350042773,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Men in this town were born with mouths that can right wrongs with a few words. Why are you too timid to speak?As she is about to be executed for a murder she didn't commit, young widow Dou Yi vows that, if she is innocent, snow will fall in midsummer...


Aztecs on Stage: Religious Theater in Colonial Mexico
Aztecs on Stage: Religious Theater in Colonial Mexico
By University of Oklahoma Press
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780806142098, isbn: 080614209X,

Nahuatl drama, one of the most surprising results of the Catholic presence in colonial Mexico, merges medieval European religious theater with the language and performance traditions of the Aztec (Nahua) people of central Mexico. Franciscan missionar...


An Act of Theatre
An Act of Theatre
By iUniverse
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ean: 9781532003356, isbn: 1532003358,

Presented here are two unique one-act plays. Originally written for competitions at the middle school level, they have both continued to great success with audiences of all ages. "Will I?" explores terminal illness. Your audience will experience the ...



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