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How to Write a Stage Play (Quick & Easy)


Writing a stage a play is good way to channel your inner actor/actress.  There are several different types of plays. Follow these quick steps and you’ll have your first stage play written before you know it.

Step 1: Choose the type of play you want to write.

There are several different types of stage plays. It is important to choose the type of play you want to write. The most common types of stage plays are as follows; Ten-minute plays,  one-act plays, full-length plays, and musicals.

Step2: Create your antagonist

Choosing a main character and the conflict will help you to create a full story to base your play on.

Step 3: Create your protagonist

If you have a main character then you need the character that is a part of the conflict. To provide true entertainment, the play must have a conflict so that there is a climax.

Step 4: Create a setting 

This will help you to have an idea of the type of stage space, props, and costumes you will need.

Step 5: Write a story to determine the rest of characters

Writing off the top of your head makes the best stage plays. While this is true for some, it is best to take your time so that you can avoid having to go back and change things later. Conflict, characters, and dialogue are the most important aspects of writing your stage play.

All in all, a stage play takes a creative mind. Use yours to express your art. 


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