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  • Father Comes Home From The Wars Analysis

    This semester, I have seen numerous of productions that were enjoyable and at the same time, shared a common theme towards the end of the play which was there ticket towards freedom. The two productions I thought resemble this includes Father Comes Home from the Wars and the Royale. These two productions had a common connection of racism moments when they were trying to reach freedom. The main character in each of the productions had a difficult time stepping out of their comfort zones due to the lack of confidence they had and both of the theaters had the proper lights and props to represent the characters.. Father Comes Home from the Wars is a play written by Suzen- Lori Parks that was performed at the Royal Court Theatre. It is a about…

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  • Humor In Oscar Wilde's The Importance Of Being Earnes

    In Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" he uses various comedic devices to create comedy; most noticeably melodrama and farce. These devices are used excessively in order to repeatedly address serious matters in a light-hearted manner; Wilde does this to create humour as opposed to offending his audience. Wilde deliberately wrote the play in this manner as he was fully conscious that his audience consisted of upper class Victorians. Throughout the play, Oscar Wilde articulately…

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  • Power Of Drama And Theatre During The Renaissance

    drama and theatre affected the Renaissance. I intend to go through the changes of the theatre at this time, and how these changes came about. I will examine whether the power structure shifted during the Renaissance and I question as to who held the power to make changes in theatre. I will use the examples of Sir Thomas More and Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe to illustrate the changes that occurred in theatre during the Renaissance period. The English Renaissance period occurred during…

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  • Dance Theatre And Religion

    Dance, Theatre and Religion: A Balinese Case Study Southeast Asia is a highly diverse region, home to myriad ethnicities, religions, practices, beliefs, values, languages, cultures and traditions. The variety of performance art, dance and theatre found in Southeast Asia “is almost staggering” (Brandon, 1967, p. 1). Some examples of performance art, dance and theatre found in Southeast Asia include “shadow plays in Java, dramatic folk rituals in Bali, masked pantomime in Thailand, spirit…

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  • Sarah Kane Postmodernism Analysis

    It is the more visual era as well that focused on what was seen (Leicester 2000: 78). Postmodernism also reached out into the theatre; many theatres started housing productions of a postmodern nature. Performance itself attempts to show the ‘real’ on stage; an imitation of life by identifiable acts taking place on stage and creating another world on stage in order to expose certain ‘truths’ about the ‘real’ (Stevens 2004: 99). When engaging about acting performances in the theatre (stylized in…

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  • Reflection On Creating The Creative Project And Presentation

    I have taken the class “Introduction of Theatre.” I was surprised that we all are required to do the creative project and presentation. The professor assigned every student to choose the topic relating to class materials and inspiring us as well. It was very hard to decide when I initially thought about it because there are many areas of theatre materials that are interesting. Throughout the whole paper, I would present the process and the significant reflection on creating the creative project…

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  • Theme Of The Secret In The Wings

    As we usher in the festive season, the magnificent University of Illinois at Chicago Theatre rekindles our love and belief in fairy-tale by astonishing us the phenomenal play titled The Secret in the wings by Mary Zimmerman. With the amazing direction by Christine Mary Dunford, the secret in the wings brings stories of love, life and fantasy alive on stage. Everyone at some point in their life have had deep believe in fairy tales, some still hold on to them, I should know because I’m one of…

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  • What Theatre Means To Me Essay

    What does theatre mean to me? As I review the questions provided for me to include in my goal statement, I feel lucky to express how theatre is unique to me and how I structure my everyday life around the dramatic arts. Anytime I act, I relish in the opportunity to be a leader, to help people, and to accomplish my actions with confidence. I started off with this philosophy at an early age and have not forgotten about it since. In my opinion, acting is not solely about the individual’s…

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  • Themes In A View From The Bridge

    Arthur Miller was an American playwright who produced the play "A View from the Bridge", first staged on September 29, 1955. It was made into two acts after being unsuccessful as a one Act verse drama. The play is set in the 1950s America, in an Italian-American neighbourhood called Red Hook, a slum area, in New York at the Brooklyn Bridge . Miller heard the story from a lawyer who worked with longshoremen and soon he developed it into a drama first staged on September 29, 1955. It was related…

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  • Gossip Girl Play Analysis

    Gossip Girl (CW, 2007-2012) is a drama television series about a group of fictional wealthy teenagers living on the Upper East Side in New York City. It is based off of a book series by Cecily Von Ziegesar. Though the characters all attend the same prep school, the show mostly focuses on what they do in their non-academic lives. The drama portrayed in this series is more extreme than other comparable teen drama shows, such as The O.C or 90210. This is due to the controversial topics that are…

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