Theatrical Duets for Stage, Competition, or Classroom : The Short Play Collection, Volume 1
"Theatrical Duets" is a delightful collection of short plays for stage, competition, or classroom. This collection includes several award-winning plays including Best Script award winners "Words to Say at the End of the World" and "No in Spite of Itself." All duets are suitable for high school forensics, college drama, or any theatrical setting.This book includes eighteen duets in a diverse range of genres, from socially-aware dramas, to poignant tales, to hilarious comedies, this collection is full of challenging and fun material for any theatre lover. Each of these duets have been stage-tested and revised to optimize their impact and to ensure that they can be produced in an effective and stage-worthy manner. Whether used to hone character development in the classroom, to compete in forensics duet competitions, or to stage poignant and memorable dramatic performances, "Theatrical Duets" is the perfect, must-have edition for any drama enthusiast. Includes Award Winners: "Words to Say at the End of the World""No in Spite of Itself""GeneRations""Me, Myself, & the Bridge of Sighs"
- Paperback | 180 pages
- 127 x 203 x 10mm | 181g
- 11 Feb 2016
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
About Mark W Sasse
Mark is a proud Western PA native but has lived most of the last twenty years in Vietnam, Malaysia & Saudi Arabia. His experiences around the world have redefined everything including his palate, his outlook on life, and naturally his writing. He has also authored seven novels. His interests cast a wide net - from politics to literature - to culture and language - to history and religion - making his writing infused with the unexpected as he seeks to tell authentic and engaging stories about people from all walks of life. His writing is straightforward and accessible to all, especially those who enjoy writing injected with doses of Asian culture, history, adventure, and delightful humor. You never know what you might get when you pick up a Sasse novel. Besides novel-writing, Sasse is a prolific dramatist, having written and produced more than a dozen full-length dramatic productions. He especially is fond of the short play format and has won the Best Script award three consecutive years at the Short & Sweet Theatre Festival Penang. His play, "Words to Say at the End of the World" won five awards this year including Best Overall Performance and Best Director. His plays and short musicals have also been produced in Kuala Lumpur and Sydney, Australia. Performances of his scripts also won Gold and Bronze medals at the Southeast Asian Forensics Competition 2014. His professional background is as diverse as his writing. He holds Master's degrees from California State University Dominquez Hills and Azusa Pacific University in Humanities and TESOL respectively. His undergraduate degree was in English, which helped him develop his passion for creative writing. He has extensive experience in teaching English, history, and drama. On top of all of this, he loves to cook everything from gourmet pizzas, to Mexican, to various Asian dishes. Flavor is the key of both his cooking and his writing. He very much hopes you enjoy the taste. Other Full-Length Published Plays: "The Secrets of the Magic Pool" (2015) "Grandparents' War" (2013) "Romans on the Couch" (2012) "Spy Blue" (2011)