Theatre for Young Audiences: 20 Great Plays for Children
ISBN: 0312337140
EAN13: 9780312337148
Language: English
Pages: 604
Dimensions: 2.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Presented with the right plays, children are the most honest and appreciative of audiences. This anthology, compiled by an authority on children's theatre, collects new and overlooked scripts that represent the best of modern playwriting for children. From works adapted from classic children's stories to original contemporary scripts, each play inspires the imagination as it entertains. With complete scripts for twenty plays plus a biographical sketch of each playwright, Theatre for Young Audiences is invaluable for anyone involved in children's theatre, from community theatre groups to teachers and students of dramatic literature. Plays included in this book: Charlotte's Web ... Joseph Robinette The Arkansas Bear ... Aurand Harris Really Rosie ... Maurice Sendak The Secret Garden ... Pam Sterling Wiley and the Hairy Man ... Suzan Zeder According to Coyote ... John Kauffman The Mischief Makers ... Lowell Swortzell The Wise Men of Chelm ... Sandra F. Asher Crow & Weasel ... Jim Leonard The Ice Wolf ... Joanna H. Kraus Home on the Mornin' Train ... Kim Hines The Falcon ... Greg Palmer The Man-Child ... Arnold Rabin Hush: An Interview with America ... James Still Bocon ... Lisa Loomer The Crane Wife ... Barbara Carlisle Jungalbook ... Edward Mast A Thousand Cranes ... Kathryn S. Miller The Yellow Boat ... David Saar Selkie ... Laurie Brooks Gollobin