Let’s Talk About Themes Our last conversation centered on how an idea for a play germinates. Now that you have an idea you’ll need to develop it into a theme, which is best stated in one sentence. All plays have a theme or premise. Consider the themes for Romeo and Juliet: Love Conquers AllContinue reading “Playwright’s Corner – Let’s Talk about Themes”
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Playwright’s Corner Oftentimes, we writers are asked, “Where do you get your ideas?” Ideas come from all directions, a strong belief, life’s struggles, romance, and tragedy, or a stunning conversation.
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UNTOLD STORIES … For the previous two years, I have been writing vignettes for Untold Stories to celebrate Black History Month. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wilderness Battlefield, I’ve written original one-act plays depicting little-known episodes in African American history. These were presented at several historic churches in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Patrons travel from oneContinue reading “Stage to Page”