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The classic acting edition from Samuel French is a time-honored tool used by actors, directors, and theatre practicioners for over a hundred years. We also understand that times change and technology is becoming more and more a part of how our customers create theater.We are proud to introduce a new product to our line of tools for theater creators - the Enhanced Acting Edition. 

Custom made for tablets and other devices, these scripts have been enhanced with resources to make working on our titles even easier. Get scene insights, historical information, digitally printed props, and more. Check out our first title below.

And Then There Were None, by Agatha Christie

The Enhanced Acting Edition of And Then There We’re None is an ePlay that will make you look at interactive plays in a whole new light. Read, listen, watch and discover the world of Agatha Christie for yourself. Featuring never-before-seen directorial videos, dialect coaching, sound effects and discovery widgets – your iPad sets the stage for a new play experience. Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None is the best-selling crime novel of all time, with 100 million copies sold worldwide. Now for the first time the play of the same name has been expanded into a major resource for fans of the theatre and of “The Queen of Mystery” alike. This Enhanced Acting Edition, published by legendary house of plays Samuel French, features revolutionary production tools that expand the arsenal of any director, actor, or dramaturg.

As the classic Christie mystery unfolds, readers can uncover clues to gain knowledge and insight through this interactive new publication of And Then There Were None.

Created to coincide with Agatha Christie’s 125th anniversary, Samuel French’s Enhanced Acting Edition of And Then There Were None features a bevy of interactive resources to make producing or exploring this classic thriller effortlessly enjoyable! This edition is packed with all the production tools an actor, director or designer needs to explore Christie’s plays in a whole new way: directorial analysis, videos, character insights, and dialect coaching from industry experts; scenic, prop, sound and costuming notes; as well as dramaturgical notes on production history, the world of the play, Christie herself, and more. All you need to create an all-star performance is right in this iBooks exclusive ePlay.

Billed as “the famous detective story without a detective,” And Then There Were None is one of Agatha Christie’s darkest and most enduring tales. Ten people, each with something to hide and something to fear, are invited to a lonely mansion on Soldier Island by a host who mysteriously fails to appear. On the island they are cut off from everything but one another and the inescapable shadows of their own pasts. One by one, the guests share their darkest secrets. And one by one, they die…

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