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Playwriting

Release Date:- 2019-04-18

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For over two decades, Stephen Jeffreys's remarkable series of workshops attracted writers from all over the world and shaped the ideas of many of today's leading playwrights and theatre-makers. Now, with this inspiring, highly practical book,..


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Playwriting For Dummies

Release Date:- 2011-06-28

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The easy way to craft, polish, and get your play on stage Getting a play written and produced is a daunting process. From crystallizing story ideas, formatting the script, understanding the roles of the director stagecraft people, to marketing and financin..


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The Human Nature of Playwriting

Release Date:- 2015-12-01

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This enhanced edition includes a photo gallery and a foreword by Joel Raphaelson.From the Introduction Let’s say the object of this course is to put every student through an experience which will make him realize what it is like to write creativel..


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Wit

Release Date:- 2014-05-20

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Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the Lucille Lortel Award, and the Oppenheimer Award.Adapted to an Emmy Award-winning television movie, directed by Mi..


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A Practical Handbook for the Actor

Release Date:- 1986-04-12

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For anyone who has ever wanted to take an acting class, "this is the best book on acting written in the last twenty years" (David Mamet, from the Introduction).This book describes a technique developed and refined by the authors, all of them young actors,..


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The Art and Craft of Playwriting

Release Date:- 2000-03-01

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Jeffrey Hatcher knows the nuts and bolts of writing for the theater. Here, he shares his views on it all--from building tension and plotting a scene, right down to moving a character from one side of the stage to the other. From crafting an intriguing..


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Playwriting

Release Date:- 2015-11-19

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Full of inspiration and practical advice, Playwriting: A Writers' & Artists' Companion is a comprehensive companion to writing for the stage.PART 1 includes reflections on the art and the craft of playwriting, guidance on writing for a ful..


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Playwriting

Release Date:- 2004-10-28

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Playwriting offers a practical guide to the creation of text for live performance. It contains a wealth of exercises for amateur and professional playwrights. Usable in a range of contexts, the book works as:a step-by-step guide to the creation of an..


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The Art of Dramatic Writing

Release Date:- 1972-02-15

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Learn the basic techniques every successful playwright knows! Amid the hundreds of "how-to" books out there, there have been very few which attempted to analyze the mysteries of play construction. Lajos Egri's classic, The Art of Dramatic Writing, does just..


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Playwriting

Release Date:- 2023-01-26

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This book is ideal for anyone keen to understand how contemporary plays and playwrights work, particularly those wanting to write for the stage themselves. Drawing heavily on contemporary practice, it considers moments from a range of plays, with a focus..


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Reasons to Be Pretty

Release Date:- 2008-06-24

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In Reasons to Be Pretty, Greg's tight-knit social circle is thrown into turmoil when his offhand remarks about a female coworker's pretty face and his own girlfriend Steph's lack thereof get back to Steph. But that's just the beginning. Greg's best b..


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How to Stop Acting

Release Date:- 2003-06-25

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"The Great Guskin" (John Lahr, The New Yorker) shares the approach he uses to help actors land roles, develop them, and keep them alive Harold Guskin is an "acting doctor" whose clients include Kevin Kline, Glenn Close, James Gandolfini, Bridget Fonda..


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Fat Pig

Release Date:- 2004-11-29

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Cow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you hear before you have to stand up and defend the woman you love? Tom faces just that question when he falls for Helen, a bright, funny, sexy young woman who happens to be plus sized-and then some. Forced to explain..


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Master of Ceremonies

Release Date:- 2016-02-16

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Joel Grey, the Tony and Academy Award-winning Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret finally tells his remarkable life story. Born Joel David Katz to a wild and wooly Jewish American family in Cleveland, Ohio in 1932, Joel began his life in the theater at the..


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Our Lady of 121st Street

Release Date:- 2003-11-05

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Stephen Adly Guirgis has been hailed as one of the most promising playwrights at work in America today. A masterful poet of the downtrodden, his plays portray life on New York's hardscrabble streets in a manner both tender and unflinching, while continually..


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Putting It Together

Release Date:- 2021-08-03

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA behind-the-scenes look at the making of the iconic musical Sunday in the Park with GeorgePutting It Together chronicles the two-year odyssey of creating the iconic Broadway musical Sunday in the Park with George. In 1982, ..


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My Broken Language

Release Date:- 2021-04-06

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GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK • The Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and co-writer of In the Heights tells her lyrical story of coming of age against the backdrop of an ailing Philadelphia barrio, with her sprawling Puerto Rican family as ..


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Crafty TV Writing

Release Date:- 2006-05-30

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A professional TV writer's real-world guide to getting paid to write great television"No need for me to ever write a book on TV writing. Alex Epstein has covered it all . . . along with a few things I wouldn't have thought of. Save yourself five years o..


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How to Write a Damn Good Thriller

Release Date:- 2010-03-30

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A quick look at any fiction bestseller list reveals that thrillers make up most of the titles at the top. HOW TO WRITE A DAMN GOOD THRILLER will help the aspiring novelist or screenwriter to design, draft, write, and polish a thriller that is sure to..


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Welcome to the Writer's Life

Release Date:- 2018-08-14

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Learn how to take your work to the next level with this informative guide on the craft, business, and lifestyle of writing With warmth and humor, Paulette Perhach welcomes you into the writer’s life as someone who has once been on the outsid..


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Sanford Meisner on Acting

Release Date:- 1987-07-12

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Sanford Meisner was one of the best known and beloved teachers of acting in the country. This book follows one of his acting classes for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecting and polished scenes from contemporary..


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Playwriting with Purpose

Release Date:- 2021-08-16

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Playwriting with Purpose: A Guide and Workbook for New Playwrights provides a holistic approach to playwriting from an award-winning playwright and instructor.This book incorporates craft lessons by contemporary playwrights and provides concrete guidance fo..


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The Lucid Body

Release Date:- 2020-06-02

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“From Fay’s methodology, I learned to use my intuition and lived experiences in myriad new ways.” —Winston Duke, actor, Black Panther, Avengers, Us, and Nine DaysEngaging Mind and Body to Develop the Complete Physical Nature of Characters  ..


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Morning Pages

Release Date:- 2024-05-07

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When her professional and family life collide, a playwright starts journaling every morning to push through her writer’s block in this laugh-out-loud and fresh take on family, friendship, and the chaos of midlife. “[A] winning adult debut…” –..


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