Alan Ayckbourn The Crafty Art of Playmaking

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The Crafty Art of Playmaking

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In this seminal guide to playmaking, renowned playwright Alan Ayckbourn shares his tricks of the trade. From helpful hints on writing to tips on directing, this book provides a complete primer for the newcomer and a refresher for those with more experience. Written in Ayckbourn's signature style that combines humor, seriousness, and a heady air of sophistication, The Crafty Art of Playwmaking is a must-have for aspiring playwrights, students of drama, and anyone who has ever laughed their way through one of Ayckbourn's plays.

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For the first time, Alan Ayckbourn shares all his tricks of the playwrights trade. From helpful hints on writing (Where do you start? How do you continue? What is comedy and how do you write it? What istragedy and how does it work?) to tips on directing (How does one work with actors and techinicians? When is it time to listen to the other experts? How does one cope with rehearsals?) the book provides a complete primer for the newcomer and a refresher for those more experienced. Written in Ayckbourn's signature style that combines humor, seriousness and heady air of sophistication Coward would envy, The Crafty Art of Playwmaking. It is a must-have for aspiring playwrights, students of drama and anyone who has ever laughed his way through one of Ayckbourn's plays.

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Alan Ayckbourn is one of England's most prolific and widely performed living playwrights with over sixty plays in his catalogue. In 1997, he received a knighthood for his services to the theater. He was represented in New York this year with simultaneous productions of his plays "House" and "Garden" at the Manhattan Theater Club's two stages. He lives in England.

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