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 Date: 10/13/15 19:44   in : Theater 

A Streetcar Named Desire Tennesee Williams' Use Of Stage Effects And How They Change A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire is mastery of the use of lighting, setting, and sound to add to emotion and meaning to a play. Throughout the play, he uses differe...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 17:13   in : Theater 

Yuan Drama During the period of Mongol rule in China, the Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368), there were great developments and evolution in the area of performance art. It was during this period that a style of theatre referred to as poetic musical drama, or as zaju (tsa chu, "mixed entertainment...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 12:12   in : Theater 

Andrew Lloyd Weber Andrew Lloyd Webber was born on March 22, 1948 in London, England. His home was filled with music and he showed, from an early age, a natural talent for it. He was the son of William Lloyd Webber a composer, musician and musical scholar at the Royal College of Music and...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 10:38   in : Theater 

Cassandra Cassandra, was a daughter of Hecuba and King Priam, the rulers of Troy during the Trojan War according to Homer's Iliad. Cassandra was a beautiful young woman, blessed with the gift of prophecy by Apollo, who was infatuated with her. Unfortunately, she shunned Apollo at the last...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 09:41   in : Theater 

Raisin In The Sun The play, A Raisin in the Sun, is all about dreams that are deferred. Everyone in the play has a dream that they wish to achieve. Some are more selfish than others, but they all want to be able to provide good things for their family. The author, Lorraine Hansberry, use...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 08:27   in : Theater 

Dr. Faustus In the last scene, the Devils carry Faustus into Hell after he fails to repent and ask God for forgiveness. The quest or thirst for knowledge leads Faustus on a slow decent into the depths of Hell. In order to understand the criticisms used by Marlow, one must first understand...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 07:19   in : Theater 

Blinding Fate - Oedipus The King Oedipus, King of Thebes, is bounded by fate and blinded by his ignorance. In Sophocles’ Oedipus the King, Oedipus is doomed to fall, predestined by fortune. By the play’s end, the King of Thebes fulfills the oracle. This sentiment is supported by several ...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 07:19   in : Theater 

Vagina Monologues The docudrama The Vagina Monologues paints a vivid picture of the female circumstance and how woman have been oppressed to the point that they themselves have accepted the status’ attributed to them. The play’s theme is women’s struggles and victories within their cultu...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 02:28   in : Theater 

Merce Cunninhamm Merce Cunningham is a choreographer, dancer, company director, and video/filmaker of modern dance. As a result of his varied education and love for dance, he was able to create a type of modern dance that many people have Mercier Philip Cunningham was born April 1...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 02:18   in : Theater 

Baby With The Bathwater The play Baby with the Bathwater was worth doing in some ways. It showed the harsh realities of being a parent and how it is so important to be a good parent. It taught a good moral lesson but also had comic relief. The actors did a good job at presenting the play ...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 02:09   in : Theater 

Allusions Of Atheism “Faustus is the only ‘fantasy’ Marlow wrote, a fantasy set in a world surrounded and interpenetrated by a heaven and a hell, a devil and an incarnated Christian God (man love 77).” Don’t allow this “magical” world to be misleading. Although “no one will deny that Dr....

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 23:16   in : Theater 

Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams was an American playwright and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, whose works are largely set in the American South. Williams was born in Columbus, Mississippi in 1911. He spent most of his youth in St. Louis, Missouri. After intermittent attendance at ...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 21:42   in : Theater 

Tennesse Williams “Tennesse Williams saw himself as a shy, sensitive and gifted man trapped in a world where mendacity replaced communication, brute violence replaced love, and loneliness.” (Ryan 3176) This one statement explains most of Williams’s life. He grew up and went to school in ...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 21:40   in : Theater 

Willy’s Suicide: An Analysis Of His Motives In the play Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, the tragedy of a common man, Willy Loman, is displayed. Willy Loman is a traveling salesman who is struggling to live the American Dream. In his false interpretation of the American Dream, h...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 18:50   in : Theater 

Oedpius The concept of sight is one of the major motifs throughout Sophocles’ play Oedipus the King. The play revolves primarily around series of events caused by many people’s insight or lack there of. Oedipus does not see that he is caught up in a web of cruel destiny that he can not es...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 18:15   in : Theater 

An Inspector Calls An inspector calls is a play written by JB Priestley. JB Priestley explores the links with all the characters to a very high level. He emphasises each of the characters personality to make sure that the reader understands a person so much so that they can almost fee...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 17:47   in : Theater 

Long Days Journey The play Long Days Journey into Night creates a world in which communication has broken down. One of the great conflicts in the play is the characters' uncanny inability to communicate despite their constant fighting. For instance, the men often fight amongst themselves ...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 17:23   in : Theater 

Anitgone While reading the Greek play, Antigone, sadness and despair came to mind. The characters’ fate in the play all seems to be doomed for death and tragedy. There were many conflicts that occurred throughout the play whether it is between choosing family over the law, high class and ...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 15:29   in : Theater 

Sandbox Canndice Green English 102 November 29, 1999 In reading Edward Albee's "The Sandbox" directly out of the text, it seemed to be a trite and dull play. I was left with feeling after I read the play in the book, that if anything this boring could get published so could I some time in...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 10:38   in : Theater 

Analysis of Two Dance Works I am going to compare and contrast 2 professional dance works: ‘Never Again’ and ‘Waterless Method Of Swimming Instruction.’ ‘Never Again’ was choreographed by Lloyd Newson and performed by the DV8 Physical Theatre in 1989. Lloyd Newson first entered the da...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 06:57   in : Theater 

Master Harold Plot The racial policy of the government of South Africa, under which whtie, African, Asiatic, and Colored communities live seperately, in principle, so that each group may develop to the full its own society and culture. It is largely resisted by the segregated non-white ...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 06:32   in : Theater 

Marty Minor characters can often play major roles in the outcome of a play or tale. In Paddy Chayefsky’s play Marty, there are several minor characters that contribute to Marty’s life in a major way. The play without these characters would decrease the motivation and purpose shown by t...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 05:10   in : Theater 

Fate In Romeo And Juliet Fate is defined as an event (or course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future. Could such a force exist? Could there be such a power that controls our lives, and if so, why? Romeo and Juliet, the two young lovers in William Shakespeare's Romeo and ...

 

1499 days

 Date: 10/12/15 05:09   in : Theater 

Hay Fever When I first walked in the room, I noticed the beautiful setting. The way the stage was set caught my attention even though I saw it before the play started. The setting kind of fooled me because it made me think that the play was going to be great. But when the play began, I r...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 04:21   in : Theater 

August Wilsons: The Piano Lesson August Wilson titles his play, “The Piano Lesson”, however, the play has nothing to do with piano lessons at all. The lesson learned in this play is one of African American history. Wilson gives his audience a profound look at the past and how it influence...