Length of Plays
I noted, having diligently read all the rules, that 75 pages is a good length for a play these days. This has prompted me to think of several questions:
- is this assuming 1 minute per page?
- what is the duration that typically requires an interval? (ie, 75 minutes seems to me to be able to performed as either 1 Act or 2)
I'm curious to know how theatre is being produced around the world. In New Zealand, traditional/classic theatre is still two acts, typically 90 - 120 minutes, but locally written (with younger audiences) tends to be 60 - 75 minutes with no interval.
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