Playwriting offers a practical guide to the creation of text for live performance. It contains a wealth of exercises for amateur and professional playwrights. Usable in a range of contexts, the book works as:
The result of Noël Greig's thirty years' experience as a playwright, actor, director and teacher, Playwriting is the ideal handbook for anyone who engages with playwriting and is ultimately concerned with creating a story and bringing it to life on the stage.
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Acknowledgements Preface 1. Getting Going and Warming Up 2. Theme 3. Issue 4. Building a Character 5. Finding the Story 6. Location 7. The Individual Voice 8. Draft Two 9. Performance Projects Appendix