Playwriting For Dummies

Playwriting For Dummies

by Angelo Parra
     
 

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The easy way to craft, polish, and get your play on stage Getting a play written and produced is a daunting process. From crystallizing story ideas, formatting the script, understanding the roles of the director stagecraft people, to marketing and financing your project, and incorporating professional insights on writing, there are plenty of ins and outs that every

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The easy way to craft, polish, and get your play on stage Getting a play written and produced is a daunting process. From crystallizing story ideas, formatting the script, understanding the roles of the director stagecraft people, to marketing and financing your project, and incorporating professional insights on writing, there are plenty of ins and outs that every aspiring playwright needs to know. But where can you turn for guidance? Playwriting For Dummies helps any writer at any stage of the process hone their craft and create the most dramatic and effective pieces.
• Guides you through every process of playwriting from soliloquies, church skits, and one act plays to big Broadway musicals
• Advice on moving your script to the public stage
• Guidance on navigating loopholes If you're an aspiring playwright looking to begin the process, or have already penned a masterpiece and need trusted advice to bring it into the spotlight, Playwriting For Dummies has you covered.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118017227
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/26/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
464,608
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Angelo Parra is an award-winning playwright who has received national acclaim for several of his plays. He teaches theatre and playwriting at SUNY Rockland. Angelo is the founder and director of the Hudson Valley Professional Playwrights Lab and president of the board of Penguin Rep Theatre in Stony Point, New York.

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