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Noun1.playscript - a written version of a play or other dramatic compositionplayscript - a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
dramatic composition, dramatic work - a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.
prompt copy, promptbook - the copy of the playscript used by the prompter
continuity - a detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot
dialog, dialogue - the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
libretto - the words of an opera or musical play
scenario - an outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)
screenplay - a script for a film including dialogue and descriptions of characters and sets
shooting script - the final detailed script for making a movie or TV program
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1) Notably, these quotations are cited in footnotes in the playscript, thus literally making the dominant culture and Western canon a footnote.
But suddenly more performers arrive centre stage armed with paperbacks of the novel, from which they proceed to read, filling in the prose the dramatist must necessarily remove if the playscript is to have momentum It means that while a nicely shaped Southern accent is being used by some actors, the readers (dressed in casual rehearsal gear, while other actors are in costume) speak in whatever regional accent suits them ranging from Geordie to Scottish.
The playscript for Pedlar's Pie submitted to the censor (a total of over thirty pages) refers to an intended production at the Spa Theatre, Scarborough on 25 September 1922 (LCP 1922/25 No.
Further, each playscript in different ways invokes the co-responsibility of participant, bystander, and beneficiary witnesses to these locations of human rights violation and conflict aftermath.
The film won the award for the best playscript in the 55th edition of Asia-Pacific Film Festival which was held in Macau, China, from December 13-16.
And yet, images do create a distinct narrative one that can interpretively narrow the range of meanings available in the playscript.
To publish a playscript with them "implied that the text was young--fresh, but also not yet approved" (102).
27) The sequence suggested here (that climaxes with the murder of the two princes in their beds) provides integrity to a playscript that appears underdeveloped, even chaotic, but "must" an onstage pavilion be present to establish such an effect?
What sets this novel apart is that it is written as a playscript in a timed interview format between an ambiguous H.
It was awarded first prize in the Timberlake Wertenbaker Playscript Competition and shortlisted in the National Student Playwriting Competition.
Based on a fresh reading of the playscript Kongi's Harvest (1967), Mathuray shows that Soyinka disavows the traditional logic of sacrificial rituals, producing his own theory of social renewal and revolutionary humanism.
Among the topics are his influence on Mucedorus, the taming of The Two Noble Kinsmen, 17th-century German Shakespeare, corporeality in Shakespeare's and Davenant's versions of Macbeth, playscript analysis with a focus on theatrical texts for Hungarian productions of Hamlet, and Caliban in The Tempest for children in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.