Tin Soldier and Other Plays for Children by Noel Greig, David Johnston
  

Synopsis

Tin Soldier and Other Plays for Children by Noel Greig, David Johnston

A collection of three enchanting plays adapted from popular fairy tales and suitable for family audiences. Acclaimed playwright NoA l Greig, has recreated these well-known tales for the stage with wit and imagination. All three plays have been performed throughout the UK by Tangere Arts, winning a Time Out Critics' Choice Award. The simple form and language of the plays belie their theatrical and psychological sophistication. Teachers, youth theatres and amateur groups working with young performers will use this collection time and again for productions, drama classes and workshops - whether for one performer or many. Suitable for children aged 7+

Reviews

'... a powerful poetic drama, an epic fable for our times.'

a first

**** The Guardian A Tasty Tale (Hansel and Gretel) 'Delicious moments... fashioned into a rhyming feast.

**** Time Out

About the Author

NoA l Greig worked in theatre from 1966 to 2009 as an actor, director, playwright and dramaturge. Companies with whom he had major involvement include: The Brighton Combination, Inter Action, The General Will, Gay Sweatshop, The Oval House, Red Ladder, Nottingham Roundabout Theatre, The Crucible Theatre Sheffield, Deal Theatre Project, Birmingham Rep, Leicester Haymarket Theatre, The Royal Court, Contact Theatre Manchester, Pursued by a Bear and Theatre Centre. Other books: 'Playwriting; A Practical Guide'(Routledge) 'Trashed' (Aurora Metro)

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Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Noel Greig, David Johnston
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Publication date

25th October 2010

ISBN

9781906582197


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