WorldCat Identities

Cassady, Marsh 1936-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 144 publications in 1 language and 7,255 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Monologues (Drama)  Juvenile works  One-act plays  Melodrama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Editor, Author of introduction
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marsh Cassady
Great scenes from minority playwrights : Seventy-four scenes of cultural diversity( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of scenes from Hispanic as well as Native-American, African-American, Jewish-American, and Asian-American theater; background information and discussion/analysis follow each scene
The book of scenes for acting practice by Marsh Cassady( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Styles, characters and types of drama to sharpen your acting skills
Storytelling step by step by Marsh Cassady( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book instructs the reader how to choose a story, how to learn, and how to develop it. It explains how to adapt a story for a particular audience, and it takes an in depth look at the use of voice, gesture, and props for enhancing your storytelling
The book of monologues for aspiring actors by Marsh Cassady( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monologues for men and women, with accompanying questions and instructions
An introduction to theatre & drama by Marsh Cassady( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acting games : improvisations and exercises by Marsh Cassady( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers relaxation exercises, games for creative awareness, and improvisational exercises for building characters and scenes
The book of scenes for aspiring actors by Marsh Cassady( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from bonafide plays suitable for young actors are grouped according to the number of male and female actors required
The book of cuttings for acting and directing by Marsh Cassady( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Characters in action : a guide to playwriting by Marsh Cassady( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of storytelling : creative ideas for preparation and performance by Marsh Cassady( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: Nothing will ever replace the active pleasure of telling and listening to stories. Only a live storyteller can impart to a tale that very human touch that brings a gleam of understanding to the listener's eye. The wonderful world of storytelling is revealed in this resource manual for beginners and seasoned performers. Many ideas for finding, writing, adapting, and presenting stories are included. Three parts including: Choosing Stories to Tell, Developing Original Ideas, and Presenting The Story. Story examples and exercises are given throughout. Each chapter is concluded with discussion questions and activities. A comprehensive textbook for oral interpretation
Introduction to modern one-act plays( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to modern one-act plays
Great scenes from women playwrights : classic and contemporary selections for one to six actors by Marsh Cassady( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 50 of the best scenes by outstanding women playwrights
The theatre and you : a beginning by Marsh Cassady( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the theater, covering such topics as writing a play, choosing a cast, acting techniques, directing, and more
Theatre, a view of life by Marsh Cassady( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the artists, playwrights, and other people and elements that come together to create a theatre production
Characters in action : playwriting the easy way by Marsh Cassady( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twelve chapters of this book provide a complete survey of every step in play writing from the germination of an idea to its complete development into a theatrical production. The author covers the basics of writing for theatre, creating characters in conflict, plots and subplots, structure and dialogue and winning an audience. This book is ideally suited to be a basic text on the art of play writing
Funny business : an introduction to comedy with royalty-free plays and sketches by Marsh Cassady( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses twenty-two sketches and one-act plays to explore the major devices of comedy and various comedic genre
Playwriting step-by-step by Marsh Cassady( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acting it out : 74 short plays for starting discussions with teenagers by Joan Sturkie( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Newhall incident : America's worst uniformed cop massacre by John Anderson( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acting step by step by Marsh Cassady( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Great scenes from minority playwrights : Seventy-four scenes of cultural diversity
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The book of scenes for acting practiceStorytelling step by stepThe book of monologues for aspiring actorsAn introduction to theatre & dramaActing games : improvisations and exercisesThe book of scenes for aspiring actorsThe book of cuttings for acting and directingThe art of storytelling : creative ideas for preparation and performance
Alternative Names
Cassady, Marsh Gary 1936-

Cassady, Marshall 1936-

Languages
English (87)