Putting on a Show: Theater for Young People

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Second Story Press, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 199 pages
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An award-winning children's playwright tells all for kids. Using several of her plays, which have toured in Canada and the United States, as the centerpiece, Kathleen McDonnell talks about the history of theater and drama, with a who's who of players, including descriptions of the roles of actors, directors, playwrights, choreographers, producers, designers, and more. The book contains complete text and stage directions for four of Kathleen's best-known plays, Loon Boy, Ezzie's Emerald, Foundlings and The Seven Ravens. Photographs of performances, programs and playbills enrich this wonderful learning tool and fabulous gift.

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Kathleen McDonnell is an award-winning playwright and author of adult and children's literature. Born in Chicago and now living in Toronto, she is a frequent contributor to the CBC and other media.

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