English Renaissance theatre

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  • The Globe Theater Research Paper

    unique design. The Globe, built in a spherical shape, had 20 sides and three levels of seating. Furthermore, many backstage rooms were built for the theater along with trapdoors on the stage and balcony. Built in 1599, the theatre used wood from the remains of an earlier theatre in the same location. Because of its creative design and efficiency, the playhouse has inspired many replicas around…

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  • Comparing Aristophanes Birds And Shakespeare's Comedy Of Errors

    Comedy, like every good theatrical performance, needs to engage the audience by evoking emotions based on what is shown on stage. However, a comical play calls for laughter, which tends to disengage audience’s attention from the play’s context. This self-contradictory nature of comedy seems to work against the aim of theater. This makes comedy a difficult theatrical art to work with because since it should find the right balance in its nature. Woodruff points out that “the paradox of comedy is…

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  • The Life And Life Of Linda Bove And The Voice

    From Performing in plays around the world with the National Theatre of the Deaf to sharing a screen with characters such as Oscar the Grouch, Bert, Ernie, and Cookie Monster, Linda Bove has become an inspiration to many Deaf actors and actresses. Born into a Deaf family November 30, 1945, Bove began her education at St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf in the Bronx, New York. From there she continued her education at the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf in Trenton, New Jersey graduating later…

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  • A Career In Technical Theater

    Although technical theatre is not my cup of tea, I did enjoy learning about some of the things. That is why I am choosing to talk about my two favorite things we discussed this semester: scenic painting and drafting. The first, scenic painting is the one I had the most experience with coming into. To find employment opportunities dealing with scenic painting I went to google and typed in “jobs that require scenic painting.” Surprisingly, I found more than I would have thought. On indeed.com I…

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  • The House Of Blue Leaves Analysis

    The House of Blue Leaves was a comedy that was based off of some historical events. The production was definitely meant to entertain the audience. The viewers could look at the expressions of the characters faces and tell that the play was a comedy. The script could have been written in a different manner though. The script might have been written to get a political agenda across to the audience. In 1965, the Pope Paul VI did visit America and it was a very big ordeal for all of America. Even…

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  • Analysis Of There Shall Be Fireworks By Simon Day And Martin Bonger

    In this reading I will be looking at the show “There shall be fireworks” written by Simon Day and Martin Bonger, produced by the Plasticine Men and performed by Martin Bonger. The specific performance to which I am referring was at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter on 29th September 2016. This performance is a one-man show where the actor, Martin Bonger is narrating a story to the audience. It is a dramatic production, there is a set, music, the performer has a costume and yet it also clearly…

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  • Et Teffeh Play Analysis

    On September 7th, Indiana University Cinemas presented an Algerian play called “Et’teffeh” (means “Apples”). This is a popular play in Algeria, which successfully revealed the traditional culture and tradition of Algeria. Only three actors played the whole play, however actors are all experienced, which made the content more interesting. Istijman, the organization that takes the responsibilities of this play, is a small experimental theater organization that wants to spread the culture of…

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  • Is Art A Fluidity?

    I possibly can. I have researched companies that hold open auditions and specifically in the summer. My list is constantly growing. Some companies I plan to audition for include: Koresh Dance Company, JChen Project, Repertory Dance Theatre, Contemporary Dance Theatre, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Core Contemporary Dance, Salt Contemporary Dance, and Keigwin + Company. I have taken classes with all of the previously listed companies in the past. As of now, my list is up to 30 dance companies…

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  • Private Peaceful Play Analysis

    On the 18th of September 2014, I went to watch the adapted theatre production of “Private Peaceful” at the Queens theatre, Barnstable. The production that was originally a novel written by Michael Morpurgo but Simon Reade adapted and directed the theatre production. The theatre company was called: Fiery Angel and scamp theatre; the actor for the solo role of ‘Tommo’ and 21 other roles, was characterized by Andy Daniel. He did an exceptionally good job and skilfully brought all the characters to…

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  • Essay On Breaking The Fourth Wall

    How many walls again? Hi, how’s it going? You’ve been reading these papers for a while I’m guessing. How have they been? Good, bad? I would guess a little of column A a little of column B. Well I hope they all go well, especially this one. Anyways, if you haven’t guessed this particular paper is about walls, a specific one though, the fourth one. Yes fourth wall breaks, it’s an interesting concept really, ignoring the format and talking directly to your audience? Well I think so at least.…

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