Foreword by Paul Newman Completely revised and updated version of a beloved theater classic Replaces Kids Take the Stage, ISBN 0-8230-7742-X Clear, practical guide to helping kids ages 8 to 18 get a show up and runningThe classic Kids Take the Stage is one of the best-selling Back Stage Books of all time. Now Back Stage is proud to present the completely revised and updated second edition of this indispensable guide to getting young people on stage and helping them create their own shows. For teachers, for parents, for budding actors, emerging crew, and incipient directorsthis is the book that shows how to get a production up and running...and have fun in the process. Clear and accessible, Kids Take the Stage outlines a systematic approach to staging, complete with basic lessons in acting, relaxation and trust-building exercises, and improvisations. From first read-through to opening night, from butterflies to bravos, this is the perfect book to help young people realize their creative potential. www.sherrihaab.com . Nina Edwards is a graphic designer and illustrator. She lives in New York City.From the Trade Paperback edition.