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...The year is 2076, the nation’s Tricentennial. Guns are outlawed, but the last seven surviving weapons are in captivity and on display in your city zoo. Billy the Kid’s colt .45, Andrew Jackson’s dueling pistol, a retired military rifle...

Scenographic Agency: A Showing-Doing and a Responsibility for Showing-Doing

Scenography Expanded : An Introduction to Contemporary Performance Design

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...According to British freelance-stage designer Simon Banham, the scenographer is the key agent in shaping what it is to be present and sharing an experience in ‘the permeable border between maker and watcher’ (Banham 2015). On the website...
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...Emotionally powerful and sharply relevant, this is a stylish new adaptation of JB Priestley’s timeless masterpiece. An Inspector Calls is both an enthralling mystery and a scathing critique of a hypocritical, class-obsessed society. Set...
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...Johann Mobius, the world’s greatest physicist, is locked away in a madhouse along with two other scientists. Why? Because he is haunted by recurring visions of King Solomon, and the other two are convinced they are Einstein and Newton...
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...A BBC/KCET Hollywood co-production, Copenhagen is a stylish screen adaptation of Michael Frayn’s award winning stage-play about science, friendship and the uncertainty of things. In 1941, the German physicist Werner Heisenberg made...

The Role of Stage Management

Peter Maccoy

Peter Maccoy has been a professional theatre practitioner for over 25 years. He has worked as a stage manager for many theatre companies including The Mercury Theatre, Colchester, The National Theatre, the Chichester Festival, the Peter Hall Company, the Almeida and MuLan Theatre Company. He has taught at Central School of Speech and Drama since 1993. His Essentials of Stage Management was published by Methuen Drama in 2004. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essentials of Stage Management

A & C Black Ltd, 2004

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...At the heart of stage management is the management of performance, from its initial concept, through its development during the rehearsal period, to the moment of actual performance and beyond. The development of performance is a complex...

Bully Boy

Written by

Sandi Toksvig

~playauthor~Written by~ Sandi Toksvig

Nick Hern Books, 2012

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Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (2), Female (0), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Sandi Toksvig's Bully Boy is a play that tackles the challenging moral issues of contemporary military occupation and its effect on the mental health of serving soldiers. It was first performed at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton, on 13...

The Caretaker

Written by

Harold Pinter

~playauthor~Written by~ Harold Pinter

Grove Press, 1994

Grove Atlantic Drama

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Acts: 3, Roles: Total (3), Female (0), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...It was with this play that Harold Pinter had his first major success. The obsessive caretaker, Davies, whose papers are in Sidcup, is a classic comic creation, and his uneasy relationship with the enigmatic Aston and Mick established...

Fleabag

~playauthor~Written by~ Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Nick Hern Books, 2013

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Roles: Total (1), Female (1), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...Actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s debut play is a comic monologue for a female performer about the impact of female objectification on one young woman. Fleabag is a rip-roaring account of some sort...

PMQ  

Written by

Ella Hickson

~playauthor~Written by~ Ella Hickson

Nick Hern Books, 2018

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Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Ella Hickson’s short play PMQ, created with Gwendolen Chatfield, was first performed as part of Coalition at Theatre503, London, in November 2010. The play is set in a Westminster dressing room, where Prime Minister Dave...