Multicultural Theatre: Scenes And Monologs From New Hispanic, Asian, And African-american Plays

Paperback | October 30, 1996

byRoger Ellis

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In our media-saturated society, multicultural writers have discovered the stage as their medium of choice.  These 37 scenes and monologs by new writers of the multicultural experience are certain to inspire actors and directors.  The scene selections offer unusually challenging characterizations for virtually any actor or acting student.  All selections are for one or two actors.  This is an excellent collection for expressing cultural diversity while offering an expanding range of new material.  Within the three-section book, the Hispanic-American and the Asian-American sections each have 11 scenes; the African-American section has 14 scenes.  Writers include Caridad Svich, Silvia Gonzalez, Peter Mellencamp, Karen Huie, Kia Chorthron, and Akuyoe.

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In our media-saturated society, multicultural writers have discovered the stage as their medium of choice.  These 37 scenes and monologs by new writers of the multicultural experience are certain to inspire actors and directors.  The scene selections offer unusually challenging characterizations for virtually any actor or acting studen...

Roger Ellis earned his M.A. in English and Drama from the University of Santa Clara, and his Ph.D. in Dramatic Arts from the University of California at Berkeley. During that time he was also guest stage director for several colleges and universities. He has authored or edited eight books in theatre, plus numerous articles, essays an...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:October 30, 1996Publisher:Meriwether Publishing Ltd.

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1566080266

ISBN - 13:9781566080262

Appropriate for ages: 14 - 14

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