Thea 101 Essay
Part1: Directorial Vision Statement
The piece that I selected for this formal treatment is Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. I select this for a couple of reasons that are listed as the following.
First of all, Romeo and Juliet is so famous and popular all around the world, and the two main characters—Romeo and Juliet are so well-known that even people who have no idea about theatre or the original piece of work know they are tragic lovers whose families resented each other. However, on the other hand, compare to the number of people who know the two characters, there are much less people who know the whole storyline and the background of this creation, not even mentioning its artistic value and social impacts. …show more content…
To study the genesis of Romeo and Juliet and Shakespeare, I did some research online.
William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613. His early plays were mainly comedies and histories, genres he raised to the peak of sophistication and artistry