Essay about Analysis Of The Book ' Servant Of Two Masters '

1526 Words Oct 26th, 2016 7 Pages
The latter is a critical response of The University of Colorado Boulder Department of Theatre and Dance’s rendition of Carlo Goldoni’s mid-18th century comedy; Servant of Two Masters. Directed by Tamara Meneghini, and featured in the ever-personal Loft Theatre, this hilarious tale of love and mishappenings had me encaptured for entirety of its two and a half hour run time. Needless to say, I found this showing to be of great standing, and was successful on nearly every single level in making my experience full of laughter and entertainment. Rarely did I feel as if I was missing out on a joke, and never did I find my thoughts or attention anywhere else than center stage; on a wonderful cast recreating a powerful story in which I would urge all to accompany themselves with. Set in 18th century Venice, Servant of Two Masters portrays a young woman (Beatrice Rasponi) who, disguised as her twin brother, has come to marry Clarice in order to receive money from Clarice’s father. Beatrice’s intentions are to use the money to rid her true love, Florindo Aretusi, of his crimes so they can both live freely together. Along the way, the quirky servant of Beatrice finds himself to further be the servant of Florindo. It is the priceless action of this “servant of two masters,” which inevitably lead to the discovery that Beatrice and Florindo have been staying at the same inn, and allows all in the commotions along the way, to find their peace of mind. With this being said,…

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