Margo Fail Analysis

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After attending the performance of “Margo Vail”, I did not know what to think. From previously watching “Richard III” a couple of weeks ago, I felt that I would be better at following a University’s production of a play. However, I am not really sure what was going on in this play, which does not mean I did not like it, but I was in awe/confused most of the time. The reason why this production was so different because its not one of those classics like Shakespeare’s “Richard III” where you know what you are getting yourself into when you are an audience member. Instead, this play had concepts of body changing and to me there was not a single main actor the entire time. By changing who the play revolved around through this body changing, the …show more content…
In these scenes, the lights flickered, the tarp was brought down, and it was pretty clear who was changing to whom. The reason why this was important was because it made the play easier to follow when knowing who was changing and who the new person was. At these moment, the play was easy to follow, however, after the play continued after these moments, it was harder to follow because I would lose track of who was you. Overall, the lights and the simplicity of the fact of someone have been changing bodies, allowed the play to become easier to follow. On the other hand, the weaker elements of the play had to be the beginning. I understand it is part of the script where all of the actors run out and start talking to the crowd, however, this just made me extremely confused and a little rattled for what was ahead. Even though plays try to take audiences out of their comfort zones, this play took me out of mine really quickly. So it is not the productions fault, but rather the play itself that was the weakest element for …show more content…
To me, this guy really did it all and was really entertaining. He was funny with is quick one-liners, he was intimating with his poisoning role, and he was skillful. The two scenes where these really stood out were when Edgar was making the drink for the party where he killed everyone. Here, he was funny while he was explaining the ingredients and also intimidating because you could see the enjoyment of the character when he was about to kill a bunch of innocent people. The other scene that stood out was when he was playing the trumpet while the whole cast was dancing around. I am not sure if that is part of the play where the actor plays the trumpet, however, I enjoyed watching him play and it showed his all around skill set that he has as an

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