-- Maya Lin
Available Now: Playwriting Seminars 2.0
The revised and expanded e-book edition.
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Think of the structure of a play as a series of decreasing arcs or movements: the first movement is the longest. Then comes an intermission, followed by the shorter concluding act. In three-act plays, the last two acts tend to be about the same length or the last act is noticeably shorter....
Having a maximum of 3 acts is another one of those Rules in this business that's made to be broken. At the other end of the scale is that odd