How to Read a Play

How to Read a Play

by Ronald Hayman
     
 

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How to Read a Play is an introductory guide to the art of translating the printed page of a play or screenplay into dramatic mental images; it has been a classic among actors, directors, and writers for the past twenty years. Now fully updated and revised, the book devotes a chapter exclusively to screenplays, noting the intrinsic differences between a screenplay

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How to Read a Play is an introductory guide to the art of translating the printed page of a play or screenplay into dramatic mental images; it has been a classic among actors, directors, and writers for the past twenty years. Now fully updated and revised, the book devotes a chapter exclusively to screenplays, noting the intrinsic differences between a screenplay and a playscript and thus bringing this invaluable classic up to date.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802136299
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
608,480
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.30(d)

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