A Play With My Best Friend Essay

841 Words Oct 6th, 2015 4 Pages
On what felt like one of the longest days I went to see a play with my best friend. I didn’t tell her what it was about or any of the details, the play was titled The Boy Who Loved Monsters and the Girl Who Loved Peas. I had wanted to see it since it first came out in the early summer. The play did so well that they did a holdover, which meant that I finally had my chance to see it. When we first walked into Spongberg Theatre music was playing that filled the atmosphere with an outer space feeling. The lights dim, and a stage filled with bright colored props. The stage was set up in a thrust so the audience was in front but the side seating on an angle. The audience consisted of three children and the rest college students and parents. As the audience took there seats ushers passed out pamphlets to the adults about the play which included: production staff, theatre staff, cast, directors notes and thank you notes to the sponsors. The ushers also passed out green ‘peas’ to the children, which was just a green bouncy ball. Once the pay began it made sense on why they were handing out ‘peas’. The main focus of the production was a little boy who didn’t want to eat his peas for dinner. This led him to wishing for a monster to come and eat his family. This relates to children because no child wants to eat vegetables and they all have imaginations to come up with some crazy story about a monster eating them or a monster hiding under the bed. Once the boy wished for a monster…

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