Playwriting in Process: Thinking and Working Theatrically / Edition 2

Playwriting in Process: Thinking and Working Theatrically / Edition 2

by Michael Wright
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585103403

ISBN-13: 9781585103409

Pub. Date: 08/28/2009

Publisher: Focus Publishing


Playwriting in Process: Thinking and Working Theatrically is written to encourage new and experienced playwrights to build techniques for a greater range of creative expression in writing for the stage. The book uses exercises to guide playwrights towards thinking and working theatrically. The exercises help playwrights start or revise their work by providing…  See more details below

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Playwriting in Process: Thinking and Working Theatrically is written to encourage new and experienced playwrights to build techniques for a greater range of creative expression in writing for the stage. The book uses exercises to guide playwrights towards thinking and working theatrically. The exercises help playwrights start or revise their work by providing alternate ways of thinking about their subject and their processes.

New to the second edition: new exercises, a general updating such as the use of the internet, a new chapter for teachers and playwriting group leaders on using this book in class, and end-of-chapter "Call Out" exercises. Useful for playwrights at all levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585103409
Publisher:
Focus Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2009
Pages:
217
Sales rank:
758,732
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Thinking Theatrically1
Ch. 2Working Theatrically13
Ch. 3The Etudes: What They Are and How to Use Them21
Ch. 4Technique Etudes27
Ch. 5Character Etudes65
Ch. 6Plot Etudes99
Ch. 7Etudes for Structure145
Ch. 8Collaboration Etudes169
Ch. 9Unblocking Etudes191
Alphabetical List of Etudes201
For Further Reading205

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