And What They Have To Say To Contemporary Playwrights
A fascinating exploration of the origins and development of dramatic comedy, by an award-winning Canadian playwright, novelist and screenwriter.
A Career Guide for Writers
The essential guide to a career in playwriting, from the team behind the multi-award-winning Papatango, one of the UK's leading new-writing companies.
An Introduction to Playwriting
A highly regarded guide to playwriting, by an award-winning Canadian playwright, novelist and screenwriter.
A unique collection of everything that Chekhov wrote about the theatre - including newspaper articles and letters - revealing his instinctive curiosity about the way theatre works and his concerns about how best to realise his own intentions as a playwright.
More than a dozen conversations between Arthur Miller, America's greatest playwright, and New York Times critic Mel Gussow, covering subjects personal and political.
The author's guide to the play
The author's guide to Kindertransport, an invaluable and uniquely authoritative resource for anyone studying, teaching or performing the play.
The revealing - and frequently hilarious - diaries of playwright Peter Nichols, covering the period of his life between his first real hit, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, to the stirrings of his masterpiece, Passion Play.
A collection of writings from the acclaimed and wildly inventive artist Richard Foreman.
What the First Dramatists Have To Say To Contemporary Playwrights
An exploration of the lessons modern playwrights can learn from the ancient Greeks. From the author of the highly regarding playwriting manual, The Blunt Playwright.
And How to Write Your Own
Why do some musicals work, while others just don't? And what should you do if you're thinking of writing your own? Julian Woolford, a successful writer and director of musicals and lecturer in writing musicals at the University of London, explores the musical-theatre canon to answer these and many other questions.
£14.99£11.99By David Edgar
Distinguished playwright David Edgar examines the mechanisms and techniques which dramatists throughout the ages have employed to structure their plays and to express their meaning.
A unique collection of everything that Ibsen wrote about the theatre.
Contemporary American PlaywrightsBy David Savran
Interviews with 20 leading American playwrights, each with a substantial introduction.
Strategies for Theatre and PerformanceEdited by Caridad Svich
An inspirational sourcebook of innovative techniques for creating theatre, with contributions from experienced playwrights, directors, performers, teachers, dramaturgs, artistic directors and founders.
An invaluable guide to the difficult arts of devising plays and directing texts, by one of the UK’s leading theatre directors.
A fascinating account of the making of the Monty Python TV and stage shows, films, books and albums, drawn from Michael Palin's published diaries.
An Anthology of Theatrical BeginningsCompiled by Nick Hern
A unique collection of pieces by playwrights, actors and theatre directors - candid, hilarious, and often sharply revealing.