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Title 30 ten-minute plays for 2 actors, from the National Ten-Minute Play Contest / edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon, Amy Wegener, and Karen C. Petruska.

Imprint Hanover, N.H. : Smith and Kraus, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    808.8245 THI    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description vii, 247 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Contemporary playwrights series
Contents Introduction / Michael Bigelow Dixon, Amy Wegener, Karen C. Petruska -- Plays for two women: Misreadings / Neena Beber -- Happy mug / Elizabeth Dewberry -- Kat and Eliza / Ann Marie Healy -- Nightswim / Julia Jordan -- Waterbabies / Adam LeFevre -- After / Carol K. Mack -- Beauty / Jane Martin -- Off the rack / Robert D. Kemnitz, Jennifer McMaster -- So tell me about this guy / Dolores Whiskeyman -- Plays for two men: Guys / Robb Badlam -- Executive dance / Joe DiPietro -- Forty-minute finish / Jerome Hairston -- Trying to find Chinatown / David Henry Hwang -- Woozey woo! / Robert Macadaeg -- Drive angry / Matt Pelfrey -- Game theory / Peter Sagal -- Plays for one woman and one man: Blue room / Courtney Baron -- Creep / James Christy -- After you / Steven Dietz -- Individuality of streetlamps / Anna K. Gorisch -- Divine fallacy / Tina Howe -- Carnality / Mark Loewenstern -- Precipice / William Mastrosimone -- Lift and bang / Julie Marie Myatt -- What I came for / Alice O'Neill -- Hiss / Jett Parsley -- Scheherazade / Emily Roderer -- Saturday night / Christopher Shinn -- Joan of Arkansas / Sheri Wilner -- Play for two actors, either gender: Tape / José Rivera.
Summary This volume features 30 ten-minute plays written for actors in their teens, twenties, and thirties. These plays have been culled from thousands submitted to Actors Theatre of Louisville's National Ten-Minute Play Contest. This collection illustrates the dramatic power of the ten-minute play format. It provides to teachers, directors, and actors a cornucopia of characters, themes and styles organized by gender and cast-size.
Subject Ten-minute plays, American.
Genre/Form Ten-minute plays.
Added Author Dixon, Michael Bigelow.
Wegener, Amy.
Petruska, Karen C.
Added Title Thirty ten-minute plays for 2 actors, from the National Ten-Minute Play Contest
ISBN 1575252775 (pbk.)
9781575252773 (pbk.)

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