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The Dramatist's Toolkit: The Craft of the Working Playwright

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< P> < I> In The Dramatist's Toolkit< /I> , playwright and < I> Backstage < /I> columnist Jeff Sweet offers an intensive and practical guide to being a working playwright. In this informative guide, Sweet discusses such matters as: < /P> < UL> < LI> The building blocks of playwriting < /LI> < LI> How characters relate to one another < /LI> < LI> The differences and similarities between musicals and plays < /LI> < LI> Screenwriting vs. playwriting < /LI> < LI> and much more < /LI> < /UL> < P> Jeff Sweet offers guidance for the beginning playwright and advice for the seasoned professional. < /P>

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In The Dramatist's Toolkit, playwright and Backstage columnist Jeff Sweet offers an intensive and practical guide to being a working playwright.

Synopsis:

<P><I>In The Dramatist's Toolkit</I>, playwright and <I>Backstage </I>columnist Jeff Sweet offers an intensive and practical guide to being a working playwright. In this informative guide, Sweet discusses such matters as: </P> <UL> <LI>The building blocks of playwriting </LI> <LI>How characters relate to one another </LI> <LI>The differences and similarities between musicals and plays </LI> <LI>Screenwriting vs. playwriting </LI> <LI>and much more </LI> </UL> <P>Jeff Sweet offers guidance for the beginning playwright and advice for the seasoned professional. </P>

Synopsis:

In The Dramatist's Toolkit, playwright and Backstage columnist Jeff Sweet offers an intensive and practical guide to being a working playwright. In this informative guide, Sweet discusses such matters as:
  • The building blocks of playwriting
  • How characters relate to one another
  • The differences and similarities between musicals and plays
  • Screenwriting vs. playwriting
  • and much more!

Jeff Sweet offers guidance for the beginning playwright and advice for the seasoned professional.

About the Author

Jeffrey Sweet's plays - including Porch, The Value of Names, and Routed - have been presented off-Broadway, internationally, and in a variety of regional and developmental theatres. His American Enterprises won the American Theatre Critics Association Award for play-writing. His book for the musical What About Luv? won the Outer Critics Circle Award, and he is the author of the book and co-author (with composer Melissa Manchester) of the lyrics for the musical I Sent a Letter to My Love. Sweet has written drama, sitcom, miniseries, and TV movies for ABC, NBC, and CBS. His work has won the Writers Guild of America Award and been nominated twice for the Emmy.A popular teacher and author of many newspaper and magazine articles, Sweet is also the proud father of Jonathan Sweet.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780435086299
Author:
Sweet, Jeff
Author:
Sweet, Jeffrey
Author:
Sweet, Jeff
Author:
Sweet
Publisher:
Heinemann Drama
Location:
Portsmouth, N.H. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Play/Scriptwriting
Subject:
Playwriting
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Dramatists
Subject:
Drama -- Technique.
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Subject:
General education.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
9481
Publication Date:
19931131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.37 in 0.54 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , In The Dramatist's Toolkit, playwright and Backstage columnist Jeff Sweet offers an intensive and practical guide to being a working playwright.
"Synopsis" by , <P><I>In The Dramatist's Toolkit</I>, playwright and <I>Backstage </I>columnist Jeff Sweet offers an intensive and practical guide to being a working playwright. In this informative guide, Sweet discusses such matters as: </P> <UL> <LI>The building blocks of playwriting </LI> <LI>How characters relate to one another </LI> <LI>The differences and similarities between musicals and plays </LI> <LI>Screenwriting vs. playwriting </LI> <LI>and much more </LI> </UL> <P>Jeff Sweet offers guidance for the beginning playwright and advice for the seasoned professional. </P>
"Synopsis" by , In The Dramatist's Toolkit, playwright and Backstage columnist Jeff Sweet offers an intensive and practical guide to being a working playwright. In this informative guide, Sweet discusses such matters as:
  • The building blocks of playwriting
  • How characters relate to one another
  • The differences and similarities between musicals and plays
  • Screenwriting vs. playwriting
  • and much more!

Jeff Sweet offers guidance for the beginning playwright and advice for the seasoned professional.

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