Theatre for Young Audiences: 20 Great Plays for Children

Theatre for Young Audiences: 20 Great Plays for Children

by Coleman A. Jennings, Maurice Sendak
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ISBN-10:
0312337140
ISBN-13:
9780312337148
Pub. Date:
03/01/2005
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
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Overview

Theatre for Young Audiences: 20 Great Plays for Children

Presented with the right plays, children are the most honest and appreciative of audiences. This anthology, compiled by an authority on children's theatre, collects new and overlooked scripts that represent the best of modern playwriting for children. From works adapted from classic children's stories to original contemporary scripts, each play inspires the imagination as it entertains.

With complete scripts for twenty plays plus a biographical sketch of each playwright, Theatre for Young Audiences is invaluable for anyone involved in children's theatre, from community theatre groups to teachers and students of dramatic literature.

Plays included in this book:

Charlotte's Web ... Joseph Robinette

The Arkansas Bear ... Aurand Harris

Really Rosie ... Maurice Sendak

The Secret Garden ... Pam Sterling

Wiley and the Hairy Man ... Suzan Zeder

According to Coyote ... John Kauffman

The Mischief Makers ... Lowell Swortzell

The Wise Men of Chelm ... Sandra F. Asher

Crow & Weasel ... Jim Leonard

The Ice Wolf ... Joanna H. Kraus

Home on the Mornin' Train ... Kim Hines

The Falcon ... Greg Palmer

The Man-Child ... Arnold Rabin

Hush: An Interview with America ... James Still

Bocon! ... Lisa Loomer

The Crane Wife ... Barbara Carlisle

Jungalbook ... Edward Mast

A Thousand Cranes ... Kathryn S. Miller

The Yellow Boat ... David Saar

Selkie ... Laurie Brooks Gollobin

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312337148
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 03/01/2005
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 624
Sales rank: 564,126
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: A Conversation between Maurice Sendak and James Still

Introduction

Joseph Robinette, Charlotte's Web

Aurand Harris, The Arkansaw Bear

Maurice Sendak, Really Rosie

Pamela Sterling, The Secret Garden

Suzan Zeder, Wiley and the Hairy Man

John Kauffman, According to Coyote

Lowell Swortzell, The Mischief Makers

Sandra Fenichel Asher, The Wise Men of Chelm

Jim Leonard, Jr., Crow & Weasel

Joanna Halpert Kraus, The Ice Wolf

Kim Hines, Home on the Mornin' Train

Greg Palmer, The Falcon

Arnold Rabin, The Man-Child

James Still, Hush: An Interview with America

Lisa Loomer, Bocón!

Barbara Carlisle, The Crane Wife

Edward Mast, Jungalbook

Kathryn Schultz Miller, A Thousand Cranes

David Saar, The Yellow Boat

Laurie Brooks Gollobin, Selkie

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Theatre for Young Audiences: 20 Great Plays for Children 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent variety of plays for children.