So You Want to be a Playwright?
How to Write a Play and Get it Produced
By (author) Tim Fountain
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So You Want to be a Playwright? by Tim Fountain
Book DescriptionWritten in clear and concise chapters, this book guides the would-be playwright over the many hurdles that must be cleared from finding a 'story that only you know' through the scene-by-scene construction of the play and on to the many strategies that can help to get it on stage. The author raises - and provides answers to - over fifty topics ranging from 'Should you know which theatre you are writing for?' to 'What if you get stuck?' and on to 'Where do you send your script?' The final section deals with actual performance: casting, working with directors, designers and actors, rehearsals and previews. Also included is a directory of theatres and contacts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781854597168
(216mm x 138mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Publish Date: 13-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Julie Burchill is Away..., Paperback (June 2002)
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Resident Alien, Paperback (August 2001)» View all books by Tim Fountain
A play based on the life of Quentin Crisp, using his words.
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Author Biography - Tim Fountain
Tim Fountain both teaches playwriting and is a playwright himself - his Resident Alien and Julie Burchill is Away are published by NHB - as well as having been literary manager at the Bush Theatre, London, where he encountered hundreds of hopeful plays and playwrights.
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