Around the World in 21 Plays: Theatre for Young Audiences

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Applause, Jan 1, 1997 - Drama - 690 pages
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A collection of classic plays for children by authors such as Langston Hughes, Moliere, Corto Gozzi, Strindberg and Gertrude Stein. Containing 21 plays from the Middle Ages to the present and all around the world, the volume serves not only as entertainment for young audiences, but also as a multi-cultural reader. The plays include Jack Juggier by Nicholas Udall, Lucky Peter's Journey by August Strindberg, Meadea's Children by Per Lysander, Flying Doctor by Moliere and Three Sisters who are not Sisters by Gertrude Stein. The plays can be used by children for reading and for perfomance. There is a mixture of one act and full length plays to choose from. The plays aims to encourage children's interest in the theatre, deepen their appreciation and prepare them for adult productions.

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Swortzell, Lowell (editor). Theatre for Young Audiences: Around the World in 21 Plays. New York: Applause Books, 1997 Characters: variety of characters from 21 plays Setting: various settings and ... Read full review

Contents

The Flying Doctor by Moliere
19
The Love of Three Oranges by Carlo Gozzi
35
Punch and Judy Their Tragical Comedy
49
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

LOWELL SWORTZELL is Professor of Educational Theatre at New York University. He is the author of All the World's A Stage: Modern Plays for Young People, Here Comes the Clowns: A Cavalcade of Comedy from Antiquity to the Present, and numerous articles in Children's Theatre Review.

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