How to Put on a Community Play

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How to Put on a Community Play

ISBN 9781906582159
192 pages pbk

How To Put On A Community Play

By Sarah Burton


About the book

This essential source book for universities and colleges and students of Community Theatre/ Theatre Studies appeals to local community groups, youth theatres, amateur players and inexperienced members of the public wanting to stage a community play.

Including personal accounts and useful historical background information, this is an invaluable guide to the myriad tasks and decisions facing any community play organiser. With detailed advice concerning the preparation, planning and execution required to achieve success, the author also offers essential tips on the creative process, administrative hurdles and technical headaches that must be overcome.


About the author

Sarah Burton is an academic who lectures in Theatre Studies. She has written and produced 5 community plays, one of which became the longest-running community play in Britain. She is an established author and has written two critically acclaimed books for Viking Penguin. A Double Life: A Biography of Charles and Mary Lamb Impostors: Six Kinds of Liar


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