The Methuen Drama Book of Duologues for Young Actors (Audition Speeches)

The Methuen Drama Book of Duologues for Young Actors (Audition Speeches)

By: Anne Harvey (editor), Imogen Stubbs (preface_author)Paperback

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Selected by Anne Harvey, an experienced actress, director, writer and adjudicator, these scenes are suitable for performance at auditions, solo acting classes, festivals and examinations. Ranging from Renaissance to contemporary literature, the pieces are varied in content, tone and style and are equipped with an introduction setting the context. Writers include: Edward Bond, Ken Campbell, David Crampton, Caryl Churchill, Noel Coward, Monica Dickens, Lisa Evans, Dario Fo, John Ford, David Hare, Jonathan Harvey, Lillian Hellman, Adrian Henri, Robert Holman, Moliere, Willy Russell, Diane Samuels, G B Shaw, David Storey, Frank Wedekind and many more...

Contents

Duologues: "Anne Boleyn", Peter Albery; "The Cuckoo Sister", Vivien Alcock; "It's Not the End of the World", Judy Blume; "The Sea", Edward Bond; "Skungpoomery", Ken Campbell; "Split Down the Middle", David Campton; "Top Girls", Caryl Churchill; "Easy Virtue", Noel Coward; "Kate and Emma", Monica Dickens; "Middlemarch", George Eliot; "Stamping, Shouting and Singing Home", Lisa Evans; "Walking Through Seaweed", Ian Hamilton Finlay; "The Virtuous Burgler", Dario Fo; "'Tis Pity She's a Whore", John Ford; "Alphabetical Order", Michael Frayn; "My Children, My Africa", Athol Fugard; "Warrior", Shirley Gee; "A Proper Little Nooryeff", Leonard Gregory (from the novel by Jean Ure); "Murmuring Judges", David Hare; "The Day After the Fair", Frank Harvey (from a short story by Thomas Hardy); "Beautiful Thing", Jonathan Harvey; "The Children's Hour", Lillian Hellman; "The Wakefield Mysteries", Adrian Henri; "The Silver Sword", Stuart Henson (from the novel by Ian Serraillier); "Across Oka", Robert Holman; "The Constant Nymph", Margaret Kennedy and Basil Dean; "My Sister in this House", Wendy Kesselman; "Wait Until Dark", Frederick Knott; "Tartuffe", Moliere; "Two Weeks with the Queen", Mary Morris (from the novel by Morris Gleitzman); "A Game of Soldiers", Jan Needle; "The Goalkeeper's Revenge", Derek Nicholls and Ray Speakman (from the writings of Bill Naughton); "P'tang Yang, Kipperbang", Jack Rosenthal; "Blood Brothers", Willy Russell; "Kindertransport", Diane Samuels; "St Joan", George Bernard Shaw; "A Trip to Scarborough", Richard Brinsley Sheridan; "Journey's End", R.C. Sherriff; "Rutherford and Son", Githa Sowerby; "Home", David Storey; "Spring Awakening", Frank Wedekind; "Frost in May", Antonia White; "Effie's Burning", Valerie Windsor.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780413689009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780413689009
  • weight: 168
  • ISBN10: 041368900X

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