from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A play written to be performed on the stage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dramatic or theatrical entertainment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Originally, a dramatic performance; hence, a play or drama adapted for representation on the stage, as distinguished from a reading- or closet-play.
I had originally written TKS as a screenplay, but then wrote it as a stageplay because the physical limitations of theatre would force me to focus on the two key relationships of the stuttering King and his therapist.
Also, if you have “readers” reading the dialog (for editing reasons), just adapt it to “stageplay” and they can focus on reading the dialog without gettin confused with panel description.
He jogged most every morning and took up amateur photography and spoke periodically about a stageplay he was writing.
A couple months ago Paul Thomas Anderson directed a stageplay in LA (which many described as a radioplay), which featured Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen, and John C Reilly.
Reprising their roles from Morgan's stageplay are Frank Langella, who won a Tony for his portrayal of Nixon, and Michael Sheen, who fully inhabited the part of Frost onstage in London and New York.
Just because you want to write a stageplay doesn't necessarily mean that it's the best medium for the story.
But then she goes back to Australia to do a harmless little stageplay and – bam!
Quentin Tarantino's first film remains one of his best; Reservoir Dogs is a film that thinks it's a stageplay, with almost all the action collected on a handful of sets.
Curt, could I enter mine in a stageplay or screenplay format?
My senior thesis was a stageplay that included a flying, fire-breathing dragon but no talking lions.
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