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playwright"s process

learning the craft from today"s leading dramatists

by Buzz McLaughlin

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Published by Back Stage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Playwriting.,
  • Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementBuzz McLaughlin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1661 .M35 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL662488M
    ISBN 100823088332
    LC Control Number97007977

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No book on Brand: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale. Playwriting was considered so technically demanding a craft that playwrights spent long in-house apprenticeships as "company men," learning their skills through continual exposure in theatrical rehearsal and performance.

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Learn more about the process and concept behind our new logo Shows & Events Wives Book and Lyrics by Daniel Goldstein Music and Lyrics by Michael Friedman Directed by Trip Cullman Playwrights Horizons is a not-for-profit organization.

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Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries is a groundbreaking, industry-changing undertaking that is discovering, developing, and producing a new canon of 38 plays that are inspired by and in conversation with Shakespeare’s work. It’s an opportunity for playwrights of every background, perspective, and style to engage with Shakespeare and his.

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