The Book of Scenes for Aspiring Actors collects scenes from a variety of plays featuring young characters - adolescent to young adults. Classical through contemporary scenes from Shakespeare to Kesselman are represented in this collection, which makes an ideal supplement for any of Glencoe's theater arts titles.
YA-A collection of scripts for characters between the ages of 12-21. An introductory chapter analyzes the scene and the characters and gives information for both directors and actors on diagraming the set and blocking the action. The book is broken down into categories: scenes for one male and one female, scenes for two females, etc. The selections come from Shakespeare, Jean Anouilh, and Maxwell Anderson and range in diversity from William Gillette's Secret Service to Brandon Thomas's Charley's Aunt and Arthur Laurents's West Side Story. Questions for discussion follow each scene.