Lockhart, E. Dramarama.

Author:Rosser, Claire
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review

LOCKHART, E. Dramarama. Hyperion. 311p. c2007. 978-0-7868-3817-2. $7.99. S

Desperate to escape their town in Ohio, the narrator Sadye and her best friend Demi audition for a summer drama camp; they are accepted, and the drama that follows will be highly entertaining (and informative) to any YA reader interested in the theater. Demi is gay, extremely talented, and desperate to fall in love. Sadye (previously known as Sarah) doesn't have Demi's talent, but she is a pretty good dancer and is smart, smart, smart. Too smart, one might ask? She actually questions her directors' choices and suggests alternatives. Since directors are sort of like gods in this arena, Sadye's attitude isn't welcome. You might expect some sort of formulaic plot in which Sadye is...

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