The Art and Craft of Playwriting by Jeffery HatcherThe Art and Craft of Playwriting by Jeffery Hatcher

The Art and Craft of Playwriting

byJeffery Hatcher

Paperback | March 1, 2000

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Jeffrey Hatcher knows the nuts and bolts of writing for the theater. Here, he shares his views on it all--from building tension and plotting a scene, right down to moving a character from one side of the stage to the other. From crafting an intriguing beginning to delivering a satisfying ending.

In Hatcher's one-on-one discussions with acclaimed American playwrights Lee Blessing, Marsha Norman and Jose Rivera, you'll find a wealth of practical advice, tricks of the trade and insight that will help you in your own creative efforts.

Title:The Art and Craft of PlaywritingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:March 1, 2000Publisher:F+W MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1884910467

ISBN - 13:9781884910463

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Writing a play is a lot different from writing a novel. Now you can learn how to write stage scripts that really work in The Art and Craft of Playwriting. Jeffrey Hatcher provides helpful advice on combining story, characterization and tension to keep the audience interested at all times. Hatcher helps aspiring writers get a character from one side of the stage to the other, a must for all successful plays. It contains interviews with Marsha Norman, Lee Blessing and Jose Rivera, who share their own tips for becoming a successful playwright.