Actor's Choice: Scenes for Teens

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Looking for the perfect scene? Actor's Choice: Scenes for Teens is just what you need. From hilarious comedy to cutting-edge drama, this collection offers 40 exciting 2-person scenes with plenty of fascinating characters for young actors. Unlike other scene books, the source of every scene is easily accessible -- each play is available through the Playscripts website, where you can read nearly the entire published script online for free. From classwork to competitions to ...
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Overview


Looking for the perfect scene? Actor's Choice: Scenes for Teens is just what you need. From hilarious comedy to cutting-edge drama, this collection offers 40 exciting 2-person scenes with plenty of fascinating characters for young actors. Unlike other scene books, the source of every scene is easily accessible -- each play is available through the Playscripts website, where you can read nearly the entire published script online for free. From classwork to competitions to auditions, this book has you covered!

Includes scenes from plays by Janet Allard, Melissa Cooper, Alan Haehnel, Jon Jory, David Lindsay-Abaire, Dan O'Brien, Wendy MacLeod, Itamar Moses, C. Denby Swanson, Daryl Watson, Yuri Baranovsky, Burgess Clark, Anton Dudley, Ian McWethy, Winter Miller, Shawn Northrip, Liz Duffy Adams, Courtney Baron, Liz Flahive, Jacqueline Goldfinger, Patrick Greene, Naomi Iizuka, Ryan Pavelchik, Tim Kochenderfer, Mark D. Kaufmann, Eric Lane, Melanie Marnich, Carl Martin, Timothy Mason, Ed Monk, Allison Moore, Jason Pizzarello, Maria Pizzarello, Robert Pridham, Doug Rand, Jonathan Rand, Jane Steiner, Victoria Stewart, Kathryn Walat, Sam Wolfson, Don Zolidis and Douglas Craven.

Also includes "Tips for Student Actors" by Jon Jory.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780981909943
  • Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 439,096
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Includes works by: Jon Jory, Liz Duffy Adams, Timothy Mason, C. Denby Swanson, Jonathan Rand, Naomi Iizuka, Burgess Clark, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire and many more.
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Table of Contents

Editor's Note vii

Tips for Student Actors Jon Jory ix

Scenes for Two Women

Fashionistas Janet Allard

Dramatic 12

Antigone Now Melissa Cooper

Dramatic 15

Chicken Bones for the Teenage Soup Alan Haehnel

Comedic 20

Emma adapted Jon Jory

Dramatic 23

Snow Angel David Lindsay-Abaire

Dramatic 26

The Disappearance of Daniel Hand Dan O'Brien

Dramatic 29

Schoolgirl Figure Wendy MacLeod

Comedic/Dramatic 34

Dorothy & Alice Itamar Moses

Comedic 38

Governing Alice C. Denby Swanson

Dramatic 44

The Blueberry Hill Accord Daryl Watson

Comedic 47

Scenes for Two Men

11 Variations on Friar John's Failure Yuri Baranovsky

Comedic 54

Down Came the Rain Burgess Clark

Dramatic 57

Honor and the River Anton Dudley

Dramatic 64

13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interview Ian McWethy

Comedic 69

Conspicuous Winter Miller

Dramatic 73

Lunch Shawn Northrip

Comedic/Dramatic 76

Scenes for one Man and One Woman

Dog Act Liz Duffy Adams

Dramatic 84

To Know Know Know Me Courtney Baron

Dramatic 87

Firebirds Liz Flahive

Comedic/Dramatic 93

Little Women adapted Jacqueline Goldfinger

Dramatic 96

A Doll's House is a Metaphor Patrick Greene

Comedic 99

Freak Naomi Iizuka Ryan Pavelchik

Comedic/Dramatic 102

The Search for Cindy Tim Kochenderfer

Comedic 106

Square One Mark Kauffman

Comedic/Dramatic 109

Heart of the City Eric Lane

Comedic/Dramatic 117

Kissing Scene Carl Martin

Comedic 120

The Less Than Human Club Timothy Mason

Dramatic 125

At the Bottom of Lake Missoula Ed Monk

Comedic/Dramatic 129

CowTown Allison Moore

Dramatic 132

To Date or Not To Date Jason Pizzarello Maria Pizzarello

Comedic 136

Maggie Robert Pridham

Comedic/Dramatic 140

It's a Wonderful Life adapted Doug Rand

Comedic/Dramatic 144

Check Please Jonathan Rand

Comedic 147

Prom Perfection Jane Steiner

Comedic 150

Wave Victoria Stewart

Comedic/Dramatic 153

Miss Electricity Kathryn Walat

Comedic 156

Boy Meets Girl: A Young Love Story Sam Wolfson

Comedic 159

A Tiny Miracle with a Fiberoptic Unicorn Don Zolidis

Comedic 164

A Scene for Either

Reflex Action Douglas Craven

Comedic 170

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