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Playlunch : five short New Zealand plays

Author: Christine Prentice; Lisa Warrington
Publisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : Otago University Press, 2012.
Series: Otago studies in English, no. 4
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1996 and now updated, this book contains plays by established New Zealand writers that were written for lunchtime theatre. They are informal one-act plays, lasting less than an hour, requiring little in the way of stage equipment and props, and suitable for a wide range of audiences. Their condensed form gave their authors an opportunity to experiment with scripting and characterisation. Together,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Prentice; Lisa Warrington
ISBN: 9781877578243 187757824X
OCLC Number: 812748386
Notes: Previous edition: 1996.
Description: 113 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Christine Prentice --
The lunchtime theatre programme / Lisa Warrington --
The private war of Corporal Cooper / John Broughton --
The Rosenberg sisters / Michaelanne Forster --
An illustrated death of Eddie Fivetrees / Simon O'Connor --
Tiggy tiggy touch wood / Renée --
Chook chook / Fiona Farrell.
Series Title: Otago studies in English, no. 4
Other Titles: Play lunch
Responsibility: edited by Christine Prentice and Lisa Warrington.

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First published in 1996 and now updated, this book contains plays by established New Zealand writers that were written for lunchtime theatre. They are informal one-act plays, lasting less than an hour, requiring little in the way of stage equipment and props, and suitable for a wide range of audiences. Their condensed form gave their authors an opportunity to experiment with scripting and characterisation. Together, they represent a variety of perspectives and performance styles.

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