Making Scenes 3 - Four Short Plays for Young Actors

Making Scenes 3 - Four Short Plays for Young Actors $31.99

Louis MacNeice et al

Published by Methuen

Making Scenes 3 is an exciting selection of our short plays for young actors commissioned by the Royal National Theatre for the BT National Connections festival for young actors in 1995

Indian Summer by Harwant Bains - Kulwant returns to India and becomes fascinated with an ice-cream seller and the Holy Man who has sat for years with a sword through his mouth. When Kulwant pulls out the sword and offers the man a tutti-frutti ice-cream, a remarkable friendship is established

Almost Grown by Richard Cameron - set in Yorkshire this is the story of how a tragic accident has affected the lives of three friends

The Ice Palace by Lucinda Coxon - in this magical rites of passage tale Siss and Unn are best friends at school, but when Siss goes to visit her one day they set out on an adventure into a magnificent frozen waterfall from which Unn will never return

The Dark Tower by Louis MacNeice - Roland must follow his ancestors' and brothers' footsteps on a journey through time, by ship across the sea of doubt, past ghost towns of history and through 'deserts of dried-up hopes', until he reaches the Dark Tower

Each play includes Production Notes, dealing with setting and staging, costume, lighting and casting

Also included are a set of questions and exercises for workshop classes

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