The Art and Craft of Playwriting (Paperback)

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Jeffrey Hatcher knows the nuts and bolts of writing for the theater. Here, he shares his views on it all--from building tension and plotting a scene, right down to moving a character from one side of the stage to the other. From crafting an intriguing beginning to delivering a satisfying ending.

In Hatcher's one-on-one discussions with acclaimed American playwrights Lee Blessing, Marsha Norman and Jose Rivera, you'll find a wealth of practical advice, tricks of the trade and insight that will help you in your own creative efforts.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781884910463
ISBN-10: 1884910467
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2000
Pages: 224
Language: English