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The Playwright's Workout - Exercises for the Dramatic Imagination from Professional Playwrights
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
This collection of exercises is designed to build creative muscle in students of playwriting and will prove useful as well to working dramatists who want to build their skills while stretching their imaginative powers. Contributed by some of America's foremost playwrights and playwriting teachers, these varied and inventive exercises offer new sources for dramatic inspiration.
Free Fire Zone - A Playwrght's Adventures on the Creative Battlefields of Film, TV, and Theater
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Theresa Rebeck’s career has hopscotched between the Off-Broadway successes of plays such as Spike Heels, The Family of Mann, and View of the Dome, to award– winning work writing and producing network television such as NYPD Blue, to writing screenplays for independent and studio features. This writer’s guide is both a discussion of the writer’s craft.
Les Années Sourdes, Vol 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: French. Published: November 12, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Plays » European / French
Ce deuxième volume de pièces débute avec “Le Mollusque,” un long monologue du point de vue d’un escargot sur le malentendu existant autour de la définition du mot épicurien, qui le rend pas du tout heureux, puisqu'il est sur le point de se faire déguster. “Grisou en Atomiseur,” représente les premiers pas vers un théâtre psychologique, vers un soucis de vouloir capter une essence humaine.
The Real Life Inspiration Behind Oscar Wilde’s Work: A Play-by-Play Look At Wilde’s Inspirations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Fiction often imitates real-life. That was certainly the case for Oscar Wilde. This book is part biography, part critical study. It examines all of Wilde’s published and unpublished work to see what was happening in her life that she might have used as inspiration for her fiction. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With each book, a brief period of history is recapped. We publi
Playground for Talking Heads
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Plays » American / African American
The Playground is the Thing: "Why did you bring me here? To a place like this?" asks the bewildered Kate while trapped in the conceptual hopscotch of Frederic Colier’s relentless imagination. As moral outrage resurfaces in our overtly self-conscious Look-Forward-In-Angst generation, it becomes apparent that our intellectual community is in dire need of a playground.
Saints on Stage: An Anthology of Mormon Drama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 242,260. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This volume anthologizes some of Mormonism's best plays from the last several decades, several of them published here for the first time. Included are historical backgrounds and playwright biographies, as well as an introduction that provides an extensive overview of Mormon drama.
Τό παλιό βιολί
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: Greek. Published: December 13, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
Η συλλογή "Το παλιό βιολί" του Ιωάννη Πολέμη εκδόθηκε πολλές φορές, ενώ ποιήματά της μελοποιήθηκαν.
Now and Beyond [Български език]
Series: Bulgarian Theatrical Plays / Български театрални пиеси, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: Bulgarian. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Now and Beyond is Theatrical Play Finalist in Bulgarian Drama Competition "Ivan Radoev". The play is translated in English under the name "The Netizen". The FUTURE is NOW. What are you going to do with your Facebook profile when you perish. What will happen with your blogs? Can you survive a bit further. Пиесата "Сега и отвъд" е финалист в Националния конкурс за Българска драматургия "Иван Радоев"
Trivial Pursuits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“TRIVIAL PURSUITS” is a 3-act, 1-set play in which 4 characters - diagonal vertices of a box called "maleness" - discuss their favorite subject - "femaleness" - while playing a (sometimes metaphorical) board game. Warning: It ain't dinner theater. [Note: I'm a screenwriter ("THE WONDER YEARS", "TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES") and this story is presented in its original scripted format.]
The Barn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is a Television Pilot Package, specifically a 1/2 hour dramedy about "a struggling community theater, presented in 5-episode arcs each based on a well-known musical." [Note: I'm a screenwriter ("THE WONDER YEARS", "TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES") and this package includes a pilot script presented in its original teleplay format.]