The Playwright's Workbook / Edition 1

The Playwright's Workbook / Edition 1

by Jean-Claude van Italie
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557833028

ISBN-13: 9781557833020

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

(Applause Books). A series of 13 written workshops covering: conflict and character: the dominant image: Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller
• Overheard voices: Ibsen and Shakespeare
• The solo performance piece: listening for stories
• Terror and vulnerability: Ionesco
• The point of absurdity: creating…  See more details below

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(Applause Books). A series of 13 written workshops covering: conflict and character: the dominant image: Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller
• Overheard voices: Ibsen and Shakespeare
• The solo performance piece: listening for stories
• Terror and vulnerability: Ionesco
• The point of absurdity: creating without possessing: Pinter and Beckett
• and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557833020
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
415,217
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction15
Workshop 1Dialogue and the Spoken Word19
Workshop 2Building Blocks: Who, Where, and What29
Workshop 3Plot: Playwright as Guide on the Journey44
Workshop 4Story53
Workshop 5The World of Samuel Beckett61
Workshop 6Dialogue and Monologues73
Workshop 7Terror and Vulnerability80
Workshop 8The Point of Absurdity87
Workshop 9The Alienation Effect: Watch How People Use People96
Workshop 10Dreams and Ceremony105
Workshop 11Breaking Ground113
Workshop 12Continuing on Your Own122
Workshop 13Moving Toward Production130
Selected Bibliography137
Suggested Additional Reading138
Afterword139

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