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Production P.A.R.T.Y. Coordinating a Theatrical Production
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
If you've been chosen to coordinate a theatrical production in your church, community theater, or school this little book is a gem chock full of helpful tips and tricks, 5 star reviews confirm this is the book you want to bring with you to your next production! Complete with links to free printable forms. Production people should be excited to grab a copy and discover Janet's top secrets.
Plays from Mythology: Grades 4-6
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,700. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
These original plays recreate the enchantment of the story hour, with humorous and adventurous dramatizations of classic fairy tales and mythology from around the world - knights and damsels in distress, ogres, genies, talking animals, giant beanstalks, mischievous leprechauns and more. Each play has an introduction with information about its source culture, story genre and historical context.
The Novelist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A hit from Playwrights' Horizons in 2000, this delicious play by the author of Spike Heels and The Family of Mann is an intelligent and funny ensemble drama. A family of artists are both cruelly destructive and fiercely protective of each other. Paul, a Nobel winning novelist suffering from writer's block, his elegant but feisty wife, two sons an actor and an antique dealer.
Transitions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
"Transitions" is a books of poems, one short, story, and one short play. "Summertimes Blues" is about an overworked woman named Justine Wesley. "Transitions" is a short play in which the Voice (or Narrator) brings five literary greats together in one room: Emily Dickinson, Willa Cather, Sylvia
Another Brick in the Wall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
"Another Brick in the Wall" is a story, written in play and paragraph form, about a woman named Lavender Greenwood. While her husband, Nigel, is a struggling musician, she waits everyday to hear from record companies saying that they will record the music by Lavender and Nigel's band.The play is also inspired by Pink Floyd's album, "The Wall."
The Ultimate Scene Study Series for Teens 2 - 55 Short Scenes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
You can't beat a Shakespearean scene for an acting tune-up. The sixty scenes in The Ultimate Scene Study Series for Teens Volume 1 provide a key with which young actors can unlock a storehouse of emotional, technical, and interpretive skills. Material from twenty-seven plays are organized as scenes for two characters, three characters, four characters, and five or more characters.
"Now I Get It!" Volume 1 12 Ten-Minute Drama Skits for Science, Math, Language, and Social Studies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,710. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Collections of short plays based on grade specific subject matter taught in elementary classrooms. Used as focused learning exercises, each play is expressly designed to boost comprehension and creativity.
The Sanford Meisner Approach -- Workbook Three: Tackling the Text
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,770. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
Larry Silverberg, author of the revolutionary four book series The Sanford Meisner Approach: An Actor's Workbook now brings to you Workbook Three: Tackling the Text. In this exciting next step of the Meisner technique, Silverberg guides you through a specific and step-by-step method of bringing a vivid authenticity to the roles you play.
105 Five-Minute Plays for Study and Performance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,980. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
Along with contemporary works by both new and established playwrights, editors Capecci and Ziegler have gathered historical examples-such as those of the Italian Futurists and an early playlist by Thornton Wilder-and they offer useful tips for the study and performance of these brief and bright works.
Play Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Essay » Literature
Nine essays analyzing specific plays, pulling apart the ways the playwrights are using the medium of theatre to manipulate or comment on or distort or theorize about time. The idea isn’t so much to definitively state What X Play is About, but more to point out what I find interesting in each play, and figure out how the artist—or how theatre as a medium—achieved it.