Download From Atalanta to Zeus: Readers Theatre from Greek Mythology by Suzanne I. Barchers PDF

By Suzanne I. Barchers

Greek mythology, an immense a part of the curriculum for center and highschool scholars, serves as an exhilarating resource of artistic idea. via those 26 scripts, you won't purely introduce scholars to a desirable physique of literature, but in addition construct their oral interpreting and presentation abilities. each one script introduces a personality from Greek mythology and chronicles a few of the very important legendary occasions surrounding the determine. scholars get to grasp heroes, akin to Heracles and Athena, as well as lesser recognized yet both attention-grabbing figures, corresponding to Chiron and Asclepius. A pronunciation consultant for greater than three hundred Greek names and a close index make this a hassle-free resource.

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Download Still (Yale Drama Series) by Jen Silverman,Marsha Norman PDF

By Jen Silverman,Marsha Norman

In this darkly comedian exploration of loss, intimacy, and motherhood, 3 girls are joined through a child who by no means lived. Morgan, in her center years, is the grieving mom of a stillborn baby. Elena, the failed midwife, careworn by means of guilt, is thinking about a profession swap. Dolores, eighteen, is pregnant with a child she doesn't wish. in the meantime, Constantinople, the kid who wasn’t intended to be, wanders misplaced looking for his mom, attempting to make experience of the area whereas making an not likely visual appeal in each one woman’s own drama.
 
Poignant, lyrical, ingeniously absurd, and outrageously humorous, Jen Silverman’s Still is a courageous and memorable exploration of grief and family members. it's the 7th winner of the DC Horn Foundation/Yale Drama sequence Prize, chosen this yr by way of Marsha Norman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer of Getting Out; ’night, Mother; and different acclaimed theatrical works.

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Download Quiet Guilt: The State of Michigan v. Starr by Clare Adkin PDF

By Clare Adkin

A yr out of highschool and nonetheless operating in his family’s apple orchard, Chuck yearns for a lifetime of event. unexpectedly, as though in resolution to his prayers, he's provided the activity of reporting on a excessive profile homicide case. He works tirelessly to do the ‘best activity’ attainable during this, his first ‘real’ project yet unearths it's difficult to get humans to speak about what they recognize. What he uncovers will lead him to a brand new figuring out of his Michigan neighborhood, his relations and the devastation of secrets.

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Download Considering Aaron Sorkin: Essays on the Politics, Poetics by Thomas Fahy PDF

By Thomas Fahy

Aaron Sorkin is among the such a lot extraordinary voices in Hollywood, attracting thousands of weekly audience along with his tv sequence The West Wing and scoring field place of work good fortune with movies like A Few strong Men and The American President. With a musician’s feel of rhythm and writing talents honed within the theater, Sorkin crafts discussion that brings characters to existence. His crisp, tight language is either interesting to hear and poetic in its attractiveness and power—but what lies in the back of the slick, subtle exchanges among Sorkin’s characters? Does Sorkin’s skill to captivate audience with rapid-fire, funny discussion lull them into overlooking an inherent political time table, a feeling of elitism, and gender bias sought after all through his paintings? Aaron Sorkin’s ability as a author garners him accolades, even from his critics: complicated, nuanced, occasionally refined yet frequently forceful, Sorkin’s paintings is healthier understood while considered from quite a few perspectives.
This selection of essays at the paintings of Aaron Sorkin offers larger perception into the complexities of his writing, drawing connections among the movie and tv output of today’s such a lot sought after and influential screenwriter. students from a variety of fields—film, literature, paintings historical past, political technological know-how, and more—examine the thematic content material and rhetorical technique of Sorkin’s writing. 11 essayists discover the sophisticated, pervasive and infrequently contradictory messages woven all through Sorkin’s paintings, from politics to portrayals of ladies, and view his influence on movie, tv and tradition. An interview with Aaron Sorkin precedes the essays, every one of which has notes and a bibliography. An appendix masking movie and tv credit is included.
teachers contemplating this publication to be used in a direction may well request an exam replica here.

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Download The Ten Commandments by Donald C. Austin MD PDF

By Donald C. Austin MD

A beutiful lady minister invitations participants
of her congregation to study their lives
in a sealed chamber the place they're offered witheir earlier transgressions
either to be handled significantly or to
be given an opportunity to repent or given an opportunity to repent and be rejuvinated to
a new and significant lifestyles. Their households
and/friends are invited to affix them

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Download The Donnellys: "Sticks and Stones" / "The St Nicholas Hotel" by James Reaney,Alan Filewod PDF

By James Reaney,Alan Filewod

Based at the actual tale of an Irish kin with seven sons and one daughter immigrating to Biddulph Township close to London, Ontario, in 1844, The Donnellys tells the story of poser and truths stranger than fiction. it's the tale of a mystery society and a bloodbath that surprised the Canadian public, a narrative ignored through the inventive neighborhood till Reaney’s play increased the occasions to the extent of legend. First released in 1975, this script takes its position between different precise Canadian classics on collage and faculty path listings and within the hearts of drama fans all over. The Donnellys is a trilogy produced from Sticks & Stones, St. Nicholas lodge and Handcuffs, 3 annoying and mythic tragedies that garnered serious compliment on the 1973 Tarragon Theatre commencing and proceed to procure accolades from professors, actors and creative administrators around the kingdom. As with the drama of Yeats, Eliot, O’Neill, Brecht and Beckett, this rendering of a new release of Irish settlers and their brutal homicide by the hands of greater than thirty vigilante killers is arguable and intriguing to at the present time. Foreword, Afterword and Chronology via James Noonan.

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Download Sotto Voce (TCG Edition) by Nilo Cruz PDF

By Nilo Cruz

"The poetry of Cruz's writing is what those that love his paintings cite most of the time approximately his type, and Sotto Voce has that. but it additionally includes passages which are practical, whimsical, sensual and heartbreaking. Cruz could be that rarity, a poet of the level, yet he's at the beginning a dramatist."—The Miami Herald

Ariel Strauss, a Jewish Cuban guy, strives to discover his cultural heritage whilst he encounters Bemadette Kahn, an older girl and famed novelist who seeks to relive hers. Cruz's passionate romantic drama happens in a dreamscape, someplace among background and reminiscence, current and previous. Sotto Voce is a piece of dramatic poetry and an ingenious exploration of nostalgia and the resultant heartbreak it comes with.

Nilo Cruz was the 1st Latino playwright to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Anna within the Tropics. His different performs comprise Night teach to Bolina, Dancing on her Knees, A Park in Our House, Two Sisters and a Piano, The colour of wish, storm, A Bicycle Country, Hortensia and the Museum of Dreams, Lorca in a eco-friendly Dress, Beauty of the Father, and translations of Lorca's Doña Rosita the Spinster and The condo of Bernarda Alba. he's the 3rd recipient of the Greenfield Prize, a $30,000 furnish to provide new work.

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Download Every Seventeen Minutes the Crowd Goes Crazy! (Plays by Paul by Paul Zindel PDF

By Paul Zindel

From the Pulitzer Prize successful writer of "The impact of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds" comes this haunting, modern play.

THE tale: A relations of exuberant and startled teenagers are left to fend for themselves through their mom and father—who have taken off to pursue perpetually a lifetime of having a bet at trotter racetracks and enjoying blackjack in local American casinos! An expandable refrain punctuates with hilarious and stinging sound bites this hugely theatrical and poignant legend of parental abdication.

Drama
Full Length
8 males, 6 girls (flexible casting): 14 total
Flexible Set

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Download Let Me Down Easy by Anna Deavere Smith PDF

By Anna Deavere Smith

Dozens of shiny voices include this one-woman exhibit, tying jointly a pastiche of significant contributions to the nationwide healthiness care dialogue of 2008. Departing from the contentious political debate, Smith plunges into the query of the way people are likely to take care of their our bodies, and what may take place while the platforms they depend upon fail.

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