My Son Pinocchio Play Analysis

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The production I was involved in this semester was My Son Pinocchio. The music and lyrics were written by Stephen Schwartz and the book by David Stern. The process of putting this show together began in September with auditions and the run of the show taking place early in December. I was playing the part of a parent in the opening scene Toys and a “perfect” parent in Idilia. I also had the role of a young fox in the scene The Road. Overall this play was a great experience because it furthered my abilities as an actor in musical theatre, allowed me to build friendships and meet new people and it showed me how important teamwork is in putting together a show like this.
The main characters in this play are Pinocchio, Geppetto, Stromboli, and
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Many that I found amusing were when actors had to do improv on stage. One of these times that I remember, was when one of the fairies was talking to Stromboli and she said to him “seriously, washed-up puppeteer vs magical fairy, do you want to go?” I also made many memories through the rehearsals and shows that we did. One of my fondest memories was probably around halloween when we had the party. I really enjoyed the group costumes and the games we played. I also had a lot of fun backstage before and in-between our performances. I enjoyed the warm up songs we sang and the conversations we had while we did our makeup, etc. It was a really enjoyable experience. I know that I met people I otherwise wouldn’t have through drama and I am glad I made so many new friends.
In conclusion, this show was a great experience because of the people who were in it, the memories I made and the experience and growth I have experienced as an actor. I learned many skills from the overall experience and the people in this play including concentration and dedication. Though I had to work hard to get the job done, it was a very enjoyable experience and I am excited to take on my role in the next production of The Wizard of Oz. I am pleased with the job I did in My Son Pinocchio and I am excited to further my acting abilities even more in the upcoming

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