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The Playwright's Workbook

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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 vulnerability: Ionesco * The point of absurdity: creating without possessing: Pinter and Beckett * and much more.

Synopsis:

Among the subjects covered:

- Conflict and Character: The Dominant Image; Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller

- Dialogue and the Spoken Word: Overheard Voices; Ibsen and Shakespeare

- Creating the Solo Performance Piece: Listening for Stories

- Dialogues and Monologues: The Power of the "What"

- Terror and Vulnerability: Ionesco

- The Point of Absurdity: Creating without Possessing; Pinter and Beckett

- The Alienation Effect: People using People; Bertolt Brecht and Antonin Artaud

- Dreams and Ceremony: Chekhov and Soap Opera

- The Breathing of a Play: The Order of Scenes

- Editing and Rewriting: Writing in Pursuit

- Moving toward Production: Collaboration

-Why Write for Theatre?

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557833020
Author:
Van Itallie, Jean-Claude
Publisher:
Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers
Author:
Italie, Jean-Claude Van
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Play/Scriptwriting
Subject:
Playwriting
Subject:
Theater - Playwriting
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 137-138.
Series Volume:
147
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.04x5.96x.47 in. .49 lbs.

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Product details 144 pages Applause Books - English 9781557833020 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Among the subjects covered:

- Conflict and Character: The Dominant Image; Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller

- Dialogue and the Spoken Word: Overheard Voices; Ibsen and Shakespeare

- Creating the Solo Performance Piece: Listening for Stories

- Dialogues and Monologues: The Power of the "What"

- Terror and Vulnerability: Ionesco

- The Point of Absurdity: Creating without Possessing; Pinter and Beckett

- The Alienation Effect: People using People; Bertolt Brecht and Antonin Artaud

- Dreams and Ceremony: Chekhov and Soap Opera

- The Breathing of a Play: The Order of Scenes

- Editing and Rewriting: Writing in Pursuit

- Moving toward Production: Collaboration

-Why Write for Theatre?

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