Playwriting: A Practical Guide by No+l GreigPlaywriting: A Practical Guide by No+l Greig

Playwriting: A Practical Guide

byNo+l GreigEditorNo+l Greig

Paperback | November 1, 2005

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Playwriting offers a practical guide to the creation of text for live performance. It contains a wealth of exercises for amateur and professional playwrights. Usable in a range of contexts, the book works as:

  • a step-by-step guide to the creation of an individual play
  • a handy resource for a teacher or workshop leader
  • a stimulus for the group-devised play.

The result of No¿Greig's thirty years' experience as a playwright, actor, director and teacher, Playwriting is the ideal handbook for anyone who engages with playwriting and is ultimately concerned with creating a story and bringing it to life on the stage.

No¿Greig has been a theatre-practitioner since 1967, working as actor, director and playwright. More than fifty of his plays have been produced and performed both in the UK and overseas, and he teaches in a range of contexts, including schools, colleges and universities, running courses in playwriting, acting and theatre history. He is...
Title:Playwriting: A Practical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:November 1, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:041531044X

ISBN - 13:9780415310444

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements  Preface  1. Getting Going and Warming Up  2. Theme  3. Issue  4. Building a Character  5. Finding the Story  6. Location  7. The Individual Voice  8. Draft Two  9. Performance Projects  Appendix