Theatre for Children: A Guide to Writing, Adapting, Directing, and Acting

Ivan R. Dee
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One of the world's leading children's dramatists provides a practical handbook of the skills involved in entertaining and involving audiences of children. A marvelous contribution to the world of Youth Theater...a must. —Robyn Flatt, Dallas Children's Theater. He has often been called the National Playwright for Children and he deserves it. —Cameron Mackintosh
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Ivan R. Dee
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Published on
Mar 15, 1999
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Pages
288
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ISBN
9781461664499
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Language
English
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Genres
Drama / General
Performing Arts / Theater / General
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A great read that provides lots of action, and thoughtful insight as well, into strange realms that are sometimes best left unexplored." Paul Kemprecos, author of Cool Blue Tomb and the NUMA Files

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