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Stage Lines


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Product Code: 978-1-921586-48-4

 Writing Scripts for the Stage by Justin Fleming

 The journey from original idea to performance of a script is a bumpy ride - but it's also an exhilarating experience. Everything you need to know is covered here: story, structure, plot, character, dramaturgy, workshops, rehearsals and more - even how to give your script a good title.

Justin Fleming is an award winning writer with 30 years' national and international  experience of writing for the stage. This book is an indispensable guide for teachers and students of drama and creative writing on the intricate workings of the playwright's profession.

The contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. The central idea
  3. Structure
  4. Character
  5. Dialogue and action
  6. Themes
  7. Dramaturgy and workshops
  8. Re-writing
  9. From Page to Stage