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Play the Scene

Play the Scene

The Ultimate Collection of Contemporary and Classic Scenes and Monologues

Edited by Michael Schulman and Eva Mekler

St. Martin's Griffin

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Alexander Dumas * Christopher Durang * Beth Henley * Kenneth Lonergan * Donald Margulies * Steve Martin * Nicky Silver * Bernard Shaw * Alfred Uhry * Paula Vogel

A collection of the greatest scenes and monologues ever written-ranging from Elizabethan to Tony Award-winning plays-this comprehensive anthology spans over five hundred years of theatre. Play the Scene: The Ultimate Collection of Contemporary and Classic Scenes and Monologues by coauthors Michael Schulman and Eva Mekler includes scenes and monologues from classic plays by such notable authors as Edith Wharton as well as the best in contemporary theatre, such as Margaret Edson's Wit.

* Blight Spirit * Camille * The Chosen * The Graduate * How I Learned to Drive * The Last Night of Ballyhoo * The Lisbon Traviata * This Is Our Youth * Vincent in Brixton * And many more!

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Edited by Michael Schulman and Eva Mekler

Michael Schulman is an acting teacher who has taught at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and the Actors Studio. He founded the British-American Acting Academy and has written and directed a number of plays for Off-Broadway theatre. He is also a psychologist and an author of books on child development.

Eva Mekler is a former actress who has performed both on and off Broadway. She is also a novelist and author of books on American and British acting training.

Play the Scene is Michael Schulman and Eva Mekler's fifth book of scenes and monologues for actors, including Great Scenes and Monologues for Actors, available from St. Martin's Press.

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