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

Editor Eric Lane, Nina Shengold

Penguin Publishing Group | September 6, 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, 9.2 × 7.4 × 3.2 in

Published: September 6, 1988

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0140104879

ISBN - 13: 9780140104875

Found in: Acting and Auditioning, Acting and Auditioning, Acting and Auditioning

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

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

Editor Eric Lane, Nina Shengold

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 448 pages, 9.2 × 7.4 × 3.2 in

Published: September 6, 1988

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0140104879

ISBN - 13: 9780140104875

Table of Contents

Scenes From New PlaysIntroductionScenes For One Man And One WomanAm I Blue—Beth HenleyThe Art of Dining—Tina HoweAsian Shade—Larry KetronBetrayal—Harold PinterBeyond Therapy—Christopher DurangDanny and the Deep Blue Sea—John Patrick ShanleyA Different Moon—Ara WatsonDomino Courts—William Hauptmanthe dreamer examines his pillow—John Patrick ShanleyEdmond—David MametEntertaining Mr. Sloane—Joe OrtonFOB—David Henry HwangGetting Out—Marsha NormanHello and Goodbye—Athol FugardHuryburly—David RabeJoe Turner's Come and Gone—August WilsonA Kind of Alaska—Harold PinterLandscape of the Body—John GuareLife and the Limb—Keith ReddinMojo—Alice ChildressOpen Admissions—Shirley LauroOut of Gas on Lovers Leap—Mark St. GermainProgress—Doug LucieQuartermaine's Terms—Simon GrayReckless—Craig LucasThe Red Coat—John Patrick ShanleyStops Along the Way—Jeffrey SweetStrange Snow—Steve MetcalfeA Taste of Honey—Shelagh DelaneyVanishing Act—Richard GreenbergA Weekend Near Madison—Kathleen TolanWhat the Butler Saw—Joe OrtonThe Wrong Man—Laura HarringtonScenes For Two WomenBetween Daylight and Boonville—Matt WilliamsBlue Christmas—Eric LaneElm Circle—Mick CasaleFinal Placement—Ara WatsonFootfalls—Samuel BeckettGraceland—Ellen ByronHomesteaders—Nina ShengoldHothouse—Megan TerryIn the Boom Boom Room—David RabeLaundry and Bourbon—James McLureLydie Breeze—John GuareThe Mound Builders—Landford WilsonSarita—Marie Irene FornesSavage in Limbo—John Patrick ShanleyA Taste of Honey—Shelagh DelaneyTop Girls—Caryl Ch
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From the Publisher

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.

From Our Editors

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