Item description for Playing Contemporary Scenes: Thirty-One Famous Scenes and How to Play Them by Gerald Ratliff...
Overview Thirty-one famous scenes and how to play them edited by Gerald Lee Ratliff. The best scenes from leading plays by the most famous contemporary playwrights. An exceptional collection that challenges actors of all ages and experience levels. The scenes offer a wide spectrum of performance styles for vocal and physical interpretation. Scenes are divided into several age groups. Each is preceded by performance hints and exercises. Also included are monologs for audition use. An excellent source book for teachers, students and professionals
Publishers Description The best scenes from leading plays by the most famous contemporary playwrights. The scenes offer a wide spectrum of performance styles for vocal and physical interpretation. Playwrights include: Beckett, Pinter, Mamet, Durang, Foote, Wasserstein, Vogel, McLure, Innaurato, Meyers, Shue, Medoff and Steve Martin as well as "new voice" contemporary playwrights Bruce Graham, John Wooten, Ludmilla Bollow, Rich Orloff and Jack Heifner. Scenes are divided into several age groups. Each is preceded by performance hints and exercises. Also included are monologs for audition use. Designed to help beginning and experienced actors to expand their individual styles and techniques.
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Studio: Meriwether Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.52" Width: 5.55" Height: 0.91" Weight: 1.08 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2000
Publisher Meriwether Publishing
ISBN 1566080258 ISBN13 9781566080255
Availability 136 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 30, 2017 04:56.
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More About Gerald Ratliff
Gerald Lee Ratliff is an award winning author of theatre texts and anthologies.