Playesque: Plays for Amateur and Scholastic Venues: Volume 1

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Playesque (in the manner of a play), Volume 1 features original plays for performances in high school, junior college, and other amateur venues. The plays are reproducible and royalty free for educational and nonprofit performance. They are easily duplicated and performed, and provide complete directions for costuming and staging.

Each volume of the Playesque series offers one full-length play, three shorter one-act plays, staging directions, play summaries and other helpful ...

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Overview

Playesque (in the manner of a play), Volume 1 features original plays for performances in high school, junior college, and other amateur venues. The plays are reproducible and royalty free for educational and nonprofit performance. They are easily duplicated and performed, and provide complete directions for costuming and staging.

Each volume of the Playesque series offers one full-length play, three shorter one-act plays, staging directions, play summaries and other helpful information. This first book in the series features the full-length drama, Americana, as well as three short plays: Erstwhile, a comedy; The Cronus Offence, a science fiction drama; and It's Nothing, a contemporary farce. Each play features character analysis, degree of difficulty rating, and complete production and director's notes. Grades 9-12.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591583448
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/30/2006
  • Series: Playesque Series
  • Pages: 242
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

JOAN GARNER is a graphic artist and author. An artist by trade and playwright by love of the genre, Joan's first highly successful compilation, Stagings (Teacher Ideas Press, 1995) has prompted her to continue with this latest offering. She lives in Colorado.

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