How to Stage Great Youth Productions
A comprehensive, hands-on guide to making theatre – perfect for any school, college, youth group or amateur-theatre company.
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A clear, accessible guide to creating and putting on a solo show, packed with inspiring, practical advice for writers, actors, directors and anyone who wants to know how solo shows are actually made.
From First Spark to First Night
A clear, supportive and comprehensive guide to writing a play – based on the author's long-running playwriting masterclasses, as taught at the UK's National Theatre.
£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.
Exercises, Techniques and Ideas for Playwrights and Screenwriters
Almost two hundred practical exercises, techniques and ideas for every part of your process, designed to equip you with everything required to kickstart your creativity, develop your craft, and make your writing the very best that it can be.
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.
An Introduction to Playwriting
A highly regarded guide to playwriting, by an award-winning Canadian playwright, novelist and screenwriter.
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.
Structure, Character, How and What to Write
An authoritative guide to playwrighting, by a true master of the craft. Indispensable for playwrights at every level of experience.
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.
A unique collection of everything that Ibsen wrote about the theatre.
How to Make Verbatim Theatre
A practical guide to creating and producing verbatim theatre, by an experienced theatre-maker and practitioner.
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.
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.
More than a dozen conversations between Arthur Miller, America's greatest playwright, and New York Times critic Mel Gussow, covering subjects personal and political.
A collection of writings from the acclaimed and wildly inventive artist Richard Foreman.
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.