How to Put on a Community Play (Paperback)

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A useful, practical handbook for local community groups, youth theatres, amateur players, universities and colleges, students of Community Theatre/Theatre Studies and others wanting to stage a successful community play.

Drawing on a wealth of personal accounts, and useful historical background information, How To Put On A Community Play is full of detailed advice concerning the preparation, planning and execution required to achieve success.

Including essential tips on:

  • the creative process
  • administrative hurdles
  • technical headaches that must be overcome

This is an invaluable guide to the myriad tasks and decisions facing any community play organiser.

About the Author

SARAH BURTON is an academic who lectures in Theatre Studies. She has written and produced 5 community plays, one of which became the longest-running community play in Britain. She is an established author and has written two critically acclaimed books for Viking Penguin, A Double Life: A Biography of Charles and Mary Lamb Impostors: Six Kinds of Liar
Product Details
ISBN: 9781906582159
ISBN-10: 1906582157
Publisher: Aurora Metro Books
Publication Date: October 18th, 2011
Pages: 256
Language: English