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Long Story Short: An Anthology of (Mostly) 10-Minute Plays

Long Story Short: An Anthology of (Mostly) 10-Minute Plays
Your Price: $25.00 CDN
Author: Various
Edited by: Rebecca Burton
Publisher: Playwrights Canada Press
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 304
Pub. Date: 2016
ISBN-10: 177091563X
ISBN-13: 9781770915633
About the Book:

Long Story Short is a collection of twenty-five very short but powerful plays that pack a punch through a variety of genres and styles, issues and experiences, as well as characters and performance roles.

Ideal for a range of readers, from drama students to aspiring theatre practitioners, and for those working in community and professional theatres, Long Story Short gathers from acclaimed and emerging playwrights a breadth of plays that are united in their ability to create complete and moving stories that transcend the page in about ten minutes each.

Included in this anthology are works by Lawrence Aronovitch, David Belke, Chantal Bilodeau, Per Brask, David James Brock, Trina Davies, Sandra Dempsey, Francine Dick, Josh Downing, Jennifer Fawcett, Catherine Frid, Ron Fromstein, Meghan Greeley, Matthew Heiti, Arthur Holden, Florence MacDonald, Linda McCready, Yvette Nolan, Jivesh Parasram, Talia Pura, Ann Snead, Donna-Michelle St. Bernard, José Teodoro, Michael Wilmot, and Laura Mullin and Chris Tolley.

About the Editor:

Rebecca Burton is a Canadian arts administrator and freelance editor who has worked in theatre in various capacities: as an actor, collective creationist, director, dramaturge, playwright, stage manager, and technician. She has a BA in theatre and history from the University of Guelph, an MA in theatre history from the University of Victoria, and a PhD ABD from the University of Toronto's Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies. She is currently the Membership and Professional Contracts Manager at the Playwrights Guild of Canada, and the Lead Organizer of the Equity in Theatre (EIT) initiative.