Forensics Series, Duo Practice & Competition, Thirty-five 8-10 Minute Original Comedic Plays

Forensics Series, Duo Practice & Competition, Thirty-five 8-10 Minute Original Comedic Plays

by Barbara Lhota, Janet B. Milstein

Paperback(New Edition)



Do you spend more time trying to find and cut a selection for forensics duo competition than you spend rehearsing it? Those days are over! Inside you'll find thirty-five original comedic duets with unique characters, hilarious situations, and fresh material sure to make even the toughest judges split a gut or at least crack a smile. Since these plays were specifically written for competitions, the language is acceptable, no props are necessary, and they can be done with or without blocking. And best of all, they fit within the 8-10 minute time limit! This book is also a gold mine for acting students and their teachers. This source book specifically targeting forensics duo competitions will also be valuable to acting students looking for new material for scene study.So start rehearsing...and be sure to check out all of the books in our Forensics Series!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575253084
Publisher: Smith & Kraus, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

What People are Saying About This

Merel K. Marine

Just when a high school forensics coach begins to despair of finding appropriate new quality scenes for young performers, Lhota and Milstein present us with this treasure trove of quality scenes for performance and rehearsal. Thank you Barbara and Janet; we needed you thirty years ago!
Award-Winning Dramatic & Speech Coach (Retired), Victor J. Andrew High School

Cody Duncan

Every play is championship material. I am going to order the entire series, and fully expect to have a state duet acting powerhouse team.
Head of Speech and Theater, Borger High School, Borger, TX

James M. Brandon

The duos in this book are applicable to forensics students at various stages of development, and should be an excellent starting point for the novice speaker, in particular. A MUST-READ for forensics coaches and students at all levels of competition.
Dr., Assistant Professor of Theatre and Speech, Director of Forensics, Hillsdale College

Tina Maxwell

These plays are funny, different, and exciting: a must-have for every theater department.
Member of Borger High Forensics Team, Borger, TX

Dan Fossv

Lhota and Milstein's scenes are a forensics coach's and drama teacher's dream: intelligent, well-crafted, and most importantly, original.
Forensics Judge and Former Assistant, Sandwich High School

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