A ten-minute play is a streak of theatrical lightning. It doesn't last long, but its power can stand your hair on end. This splendid anthology contains enough wattage to light up a small city. For in its pages, thirty-two of our finest playwrights hone their skills on a form that has been called the haiku of the American stage. The plays that Nina Shengold and Eric Lane have collected in this volume range from monologues to an eight-character farce. Eminently producible, ideally suited for the classroom and audition, Take Ten is a marvelous resource for teachers and students of drama, as well as a stimulating read for lovers of the theatre. Contributors include: John Augustine, Cathy Celesia, Laura Cunningham, Joe Pintauro, Mary Sue Price, Megan Terry, Jose Rivera, Romulus Linney, David Mamet, Jane Martin, David Ives, and many others.
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This package arrived on the earliest expected arrival date which was nice because I'm leaving for college soon! The condition of the book was like it had just been taken out of plastic wrap; the book was so shiny I could see my face in it. I'm very pleased with how my order process went but remember to check USPS not UPS for tracking information regarding your order.
If you enjoy 10 Minute plays, this is a keeper. Lots of variety here. "The Philadelphia" has got to be one of the funnies plays I've read. There were several more that were fantastic, and some really great ones. This would be a great resource for small theaters.
As for advertising" used gently", it has been used much less gently, that other "used" books I purchased before
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