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Author Summerskill, Clare, author.

Title Creating verbatim theatre from oral histories / Clare Summerskill
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2021
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 202 pages)
Series Practicing oral history
Contents Introduction -- Part 1: Overview -- 1. What is Verbatim Theatre? -- 2. Oral History and Verbatim Theatre: Similar but Different -- 3. Discussions within Oral History that Inform Verbatim Theatre Processes -- Part 2: Ethics and Verbatim Theatre -- 4. Ethical Considerations and Guidelines for Verbatim Theatre Processes -- 5. Ethical Considerations in the Creation of Plays from Interviews with Members of Marginalised Communities and Vulnerable Narrators -- Part 3: Creating a Play from Interviews: Step by Step -- 6. Getting Started -- 7. The Interview -- 8. After the Interview: Transcribing and Preparing for the Scripting Process -- 9. Sculpting your Play: From Transcript to Playscript -- 10. Scripting Options and Techniques -- 11. Beyond the Script -- 12. Rehearsal and Experience -- 13. Over to You, Now! -- Part 4: Examples of Work by Verbatim Theatre Playwrights and Companies -- 14. Examples of Plays Created from Interviews -- Checklist for Producing your Verbatim Play -- Appendices -- Appendix 1: Approaching your Narrator - Examples -- Appendix 2: Sample Consent Form for an Audio Recorded Interview -- Appendix 3: Scripting Exercise -- Appendix 4: Projected Production Expenditure -- Appendix 5: Glossary -- Appendix 6: Suggested Sources for Further Information on Verbatim Theatre, Documentary Theatre, and Oral History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 25, 2020)
Subject Historical drama -- Moral and ethical aspects
Oral history.
Performing arts.
Theater and society.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429059779
0429593570
0429594860
0429596154
9780429059773
9780429593574
9780429594861
9780429596155