105 Five-Minute Plays: For Study and Performance by John Capecci,Irene Ziegler

By John Capecci,Irene Ziegler

A five-minute play? Is there this sort of factor? This choice of one zero five gem stones says, in short, convinced. excellent for lecture room learn or to construct a rollicking functionality night, those brief works provide wealthy, whole worlds which are alternately lyrical, narrative, concrete and summary. a few pack a wallop with strong pictures whereas others use crackling discussion to speedy determine personality and motivation a few flow on the pace of sunshine. Others freeze moments fo calm meditation. nonetheless others catch old moments, dream states or slapstick absurdity.
Along with modern works by means of either new and confirmed playwrights, editors Capecci and Ziegler have collected old examples-such as these of the Italian Futurists and an early playlist by means of Thornton Wilder-and they provide valuable counsel for the learn and function of those short and brilliant works.

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