The Miracle Worker Play Analysis

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During the play of The Miracle Worker, the acting was very realistic. In the beginning, I thought that it was going to boring because it is a play then I just assumed that the acting will probably going to be bad, but I am glad that I was completely wrong with that assumption. Director Dr. Joseph Arnold and Dialect Coach Kennedy Brown collaborated really well for this amazing production because visualizing and defining the style and structure of this play from 1880’s is definitely not easy. Along with the fight choreographer Michael Polak, they brought this entire production into life. They made sure that every performer is really into their character and that it was done the way it supposed to be or even better than they expected. I can say …show more content…
Scenic by Yui Suzuki really made the entire production look more realistic. It was such a beautiful set up from the beginning to the end. I think it was crazy how the old fashioned hand water pump was actually working. I thought it was just a design that they could pretend that there was a water in it, but turns out there was actually a real water coming out from it. The lighting by Max Lippman throughout the show made it more dramatic and it matched the mood of the action perfectly. Most of us would think “oh its just lighting”, but what many of us misinterpret is that the show is also all about the lighting. Lighting designers just do not show up during the production day, but they also go to the rehearsals with the entire production team because they need to get a feel for the lighting cues and plan how to light the actors as they move from one place to another on stage. The costume designer Jane Baek did such an amazing job because the overall look of the production brought it back in 1880’s. It highlighted the characters’ emotional journey by the intensity and depth of colors. I noticed that each character’s costume suited them perfectly. Hair and make up designer can have such a powerful impact on character and production. The hair/makeup by Jacqueline Audrey Davis created the hair and make up in an appropriate era, setting, and style. Every single sound effect went smoothly throughout the play. The sound designer John …show more content…
It was such a good play that until today I am still speechless about it and I still recommend it to my friends to go see it even though they do not have to because they are not taking the class. I was so focused during the entire play because I did not want to miss anything at all and I was really impressed of how good they were with acting. I was wondering if one of the actors will forget their line, but no they did not forget a single line at all, which I am really impressed. It affects me individually by learning how to accept people around me no matter who they are whether they have a disability or not. In all honesty, they are still human who deserve the same love as other people who does not have any disability. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, but just felt in heart” (Helen Keller, 1891) I truly believe in this saying because our heart never really fails us when it comes to these type of

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