By Colin Dolley, Rex Walford
The one-act play stands aside as a different artwork shape with a few popular writers offering expert fabric, between them Bernard Shaw, Tom Stoppard, Harold Pinter, Caryl Churchill. Alan Ayckbourn, Edward Albee and Tennesee Williams. There also are lesser-known writers with lots of fabric to provide, but sourcing one-act performs to accomplish is notoriously difficult.
This spouse is the 1st publication to survey the paintings of over 250 playwrights in an illuminating A-Z consultant. a number of types, nationalities and sessions are coated, delivering a treasure trove of compelling moments of theatre ready to be came upon. information on appearing and staging one-act performs can be coated in addition to crucial touch details and the place to use for functionality rights. A bankruptcy introducing the background of the one-act play rounds off the identify as a definitive guide.