A Christmas Carol by Paul Sills

A Christmas Carol

byPaul Sills, Charles Dickens

Paperback | August 1, 2001

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(Applause Books). Paul Sills, the master of improvisation and found of The Second City and creator of Story Theatre and who has influenced some of theatre's most important directors, writers and actors adapts for stage one of the classic works of literature, Charles Dickens' masterpiece, A Christmas Carol. Included as well are some of the exercises devised for Story Theater by Viola Spolin, renowned for her work with games and improvisation and whose best-selling text has become the definitive guide to improvisational practice.

About The Author

Charles Dickens, perhaps the best British novelist of the Victorian era, was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England in 1812. His happy early childhood was interrupted when his father was sent to debtors' prison, and young Dickens had to go to work in a factory at age twelve. Later, he took jobs as an office boy and journalist before pu...

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Title:A Christmas CarolFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 0.2 inPublished:August 1, 2001Publisher:Applause Theatre & Cinema BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1557835500

ISBN - 13:9781557835505

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