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The Art and Craft of Playwriting - by Jeffrey Hatcher


The Art and Craft of Playwriting by Jeffrey Hatcher

From "story" and "tension" right down to how to get a character from one side of the stage to the other, Hatcher, an award-winning playwright, conveys his expertise and love of the theater in an intelligent, engaging style. -- fourteen essential elements found in every good play, with examples from historical and contemporary theater -- a step-by-step walk through the classic play Hedda Gabler, showing good playwriting elements in action -- interviews with playwrights Marsha Norman, Jose Rivera and Lee Blessing offer practical advice and personal insight on distinct approaches to the craft -- a wide range of exercises increase the readers' mastery of the elements of playwriting

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Publisher: Story Press

Released: 2000





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