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How to Correctly Format a Stage Play

Walter Schenck

2019 FAPA President's Book Awards Winner - Reference (Silver) Walter Schenck, a multi-winning author and national award-winning poet who has written three critical-acclaimed stage plays as well as a screenplay. His play, Hamlet Reimagined has achieved 1st Place, Gold, for Play as well as The Dahris Clair Memorial Award for Play. Frustrated with the lack of cohesive instructions on how to correctly format a stage play, undertook the task of presenting such a tool for aspiring stage play writers. After reading numerous stage plays and references on stage play formatting, Walter determined to undertake the much needed task of creating a universal guide suitable for all playwrights. In this study, Walter has chosen Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark as the working tool for his students.Walter Schenck is a professional member of the Dramatist Guide of America.
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