The Actor's Book Of Scenes From New Plays: 70 Scenes For Two Actors, From Today's Hottest Playwrights

Editor Eric Lane, Nina Shengold

Penguin Books | September 1, 1988 | Trade Paperback |

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Today''s most exciting work for the stage is emerging far from Broadway''s "mainstream," at Off and Off-off Broadway theaters, at regional companies around the country, and from abroad.  Here is an up-to-the-minute collection of scenes-ideally suited for both classroom and audition use-from the best dramatists now being produced.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 448 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: September 1, 1988

Publisher: Penguin Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0140104879

ISBN - 13: 9780140104875

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The Actor's Book Of Scenes From New Plays: 70 Scenes For Two Actors, From Today's Hottest Playwrights

Editor Eric Lane, Nina Shengold

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 448 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: September 1, 1988

Publisher: Penguin Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0140104879

ISBN - 13: 9780140104875

Table of Contents

Scenes From New Plays Introduction Scenes For One Man And One Woman Am I Blue— Beth Henley The Art of Dining— Tina Howe Asian Shade— Larry Ketron Betrayal— Harold Pinter Beyond Therapy— Christopher Durang Danny and the Deep Blue Sea— John Patrick Shanley A Different Moon— Ara Watson Domino Courts— William Hauptman the dreamer examines his pillow— John Patrick Shanley Edmond— David Mamet Entertaining Mr. Sloane— Joe Orton FOB— David Henry Hwang Getting Out— Marsha Norman Hello and Goodbye— Athol Fugard Huryburly— David Rabe Joe Turner''s Come and Gone— August Wilson A Kind of Alaska— Harold Pinter Landscape of the Body— John Guare Life and the Limb— Keith Reddin Mojo— Alice Childress Open Admissions— Shirley Lauro Out of Gas on Lovers Leap— Mark St. Germain Progress— Doug Lucie Quartermaine''s Terms— Simon Gray Reckless— Craig Lucas The Red Coat— John Patrick Shanley Stops Along the Way— Jeffrey Sweet Strange Snow— Steve Metcalfe A Taste of Honey— Shelagh Delaney Vanishing Act— Richard Greenberg A Weekend Near Madison— Kathleen Tolan What the Butler Saw— Joe Orton The Wrong Man— Laura Harrington Scenes For Two Women Between Daylight and Boonville— Matt Williams Blue Christmas— Eric Lane Elm Circle— Mick Casale Final Placement— Ara Watson Footfalls— Samuel Beckett Graceland— Ellen Byron
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Today''s most exciting work for the stage is emerging far from Broadway''s "mainstream," at Off and Off-off Broadway theaters, at regional companies around the country, and from abroad.  Here is an up-to-the-minute collection of scenes-ideally suited for both classroom and audition use-from the best dramatists now being produced.

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David Mamet, Beth Henley, and August Wilson are just some of the contemporary dramatists whose work is featured in this book, the first anthology of two-character scenes that exclusively includes plays from the mid-sixties to plays currently running on and off Broadway
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