"Acting Class" is a short play about a director, and an actor and an actress, rehearsing a play about Adam and Eve. This script can be put on nearly anywhere -- including a classroom -- as it calls for nearly nothing in the way of sets, costumes, props etc. This is a script that could be of interest to acting students, particularly students of classical acting, as playing the play does call for continuously moving in and out of two contrasting language registers: the heightenedly stylized vernacular speaking of the standard naturalism and the heightenedly stylized lyrical speaking of poetic theater -- and both have to sound completely, seamlessly natural. Indeed, the play's characters could well be acting students.
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