Performance Power

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Joss Bennathan
Heinemann, 2001 - College and school drama - 244 pages
Elements of drama & performance including excerpts from Gum & Goo (Howard Benton) - Bouncers (John Godber) - Richard II (Shakespeare) - Under Milkwood (Dylan Thomas) - King John (Shakespeare) - Long Day's Journey into Night (Eugene O'Neill) - Kiss Me Like You Mean It (Chris Chibnall) - Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare) - Blithe Spirit (Noel Coward) - My Sister in this House (wendy Kesselman) - Ooh Ah Showab Khan (Clifford Oliver) - The Alchemist (Ben Jonson) - Macbeth (Shakespeare) - And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie) - Fool for Love (Sam Shepard) - Scapin the Schemer (Moliere) - The Oresteia (Aeschylus) - Nana (Olwen Wymark) - The Changeling (Thomas Middleton) - Far Away (Caryl Churchill) - Rope (Patrick Hamilton) - Landscape of the Body (John Gare) - The Country Wife (William Wycherely) - Softcops (Caryl Churchill) - The Colleen Bawn (Boucicault) - Execution of Justice (Emily Mann) - The Rivals (Sheridan) - Woyzeck (Georg Buchner) - The Actor's Nightmare ( Christopher Durang) - Linda Her (Harry Kondoleon) - Story in Harlem Slang (George C. Wolfe) - Naga-Mandala (Girish Karnad).

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Contents

Speaking
13
Beginnings
32
Narrating and Commentating
48
Revealing
58
Building
70
Emoting
84
An Overview of the Rehearsal Process
92
An Edited Version of Woyzeck
119
The Actors Nightmare by Christopher Durang
150
Linda Her by Harry Kondoleon 1984
180
Story in Harlem Slang from Spunk 3 Tales
195
Excerpt from NāgaMandala by Girish Karnad
214
Acknowledgements
243
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