Six Ensemble Plays for Young Actors by Fin Kennedy
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Six Ensemble Plays for Young Actors
By Fin Kennedy

Six Ensemble Plays for Young Actors

"East End Tales"; "Wan2tlk?"; "Stuff I Buried in a Small Town"; "Sweetpeter"; "The Playground"; "The Odyssey"

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Six Ensemble Plays for Young Actors by Fin Kennedy

Book Description

Six Ensemble Plays for Young Actors is an anthology of work written for actors aged 11-25. Ideal for youth theatre groups, schools and amateur dramatic companies, it contains a diverse selection of plays suited to large casts and ensemble performance. Varying in style and subject matter, the plays offer performers, directors and designers a range of exciting challenges: from recreating the mythological world of The Odyssey to a dramatisation of two hundred years of slavery that will take the audience on a journey from eighteenth century Africa to 1990s London in Sweetpeter. Contemporary urban living is confronted in plays ranging from the starkly realistic to the playful, lyrical and surrealistic. From the innocent and imaginative world of a school playground to issues of racism, peer pressure, crime and communication in a mobile phone obsessed culture, this is a wide-ranging anthology that will enrich the repertoire of youth theatre groups and the curriculum in schools. The volume is introduced by Paul Roseby, artistic director of the National Youth Theatre.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781408106730
ISBN-10: 1408106736
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 23-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Fin Kennedy

Domino Effect and Other Plays for Teenagers by Fin Kennedy Domino Effect and Other Plays for Teenagers, Paperback (May 2015)

This second volume of plays from award-winning playwright Fin Kennedy features three ensemble plays for large casts of young people aged thirteen to nineteen. With their flexible, mixed casts, the plays are particularly suited to performance by young people's groups.

Urban Girl's Guide to Camping and Other Plays by Fin Kennedy Urban Girl's Guide to Camping and Other Plays, Paperback (July 2010)

Written by Fin Kennedy in collaboration with Mulberry School for Girls in East London, and originally performed by the school at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Southwark Playhouse in London. This collection of plays exploring universal themes and issues will be inspirational for teachers and their students everywhere to read and perform.

How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found by Fin Kennedy How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found, Paperback (March 2007)

When a young executive reaches breaking point and decides to disappear, he pays a visit to a seafront fortune teller in Southend. Haunted by visitations from a pathologist who swears he is already lying flat out on her slab, he begins a nightmarish journey to the edge of existence that sees him stripped of everything that made him who he was.

Protection by Fin Kennedy Protection, Paperback (July 2003)

A look at a team of social workers. Angela breaks the rules to get things done her way. Shirley misses the old days, when protection came without a price. Their manager, Gordon, is screwing Angela whilst busy claiming on expenses. And for new comer Grace, it's a struggle not to piss anyone off.

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Author Biography - Fin Kennedy

Fin Kennedy's plays include How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found, (Sheffield Crucible Studio, 2007). Mike Bartlett's debut, My Child, (Royal Court, 2007), saw him hailed by the Stage as "one of the most exciting new talents to emerge in recent times". John Retallack is the artistic director for Company of Angels. Hattie Naylor, Kay Adshead and Kevin Fegan will have their work published for the first time in this anthology.

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