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Write A Play And Get It Performed: Teach Yourself

By Lesley Bown and Ann Gawthorpe

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Write a Play - and Get It Performed is designed for would-be writers of every level and for all types of motivation by two prize-winning professionals. Whether writing for the specific needs of an amateur drama group, community event, political campaign or simply for personal or professional development, this is a guide to the craft of playwriting. It offers guidance on the creative principles of scripts, characters, plot, structure and dialogue and explains the principles of staging and stage directions as well as gives tips on how to write for a variety of different situations, for every age and ability and according to specific genres - particularly those often preferred by amateur groups, such as pantomime and musical theatre.


NOT GOT MUCH TIME?

One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.


AUTHOR INSIGHTS

Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.


TEST YOURSELF

Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.


EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of writing a play.


FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER

Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.


TRY THIS

Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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  • ISBN: 9781444129861
  • Publication date: 30 Apr 2010
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  • Imprint: Teach Yourself
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