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This paper is an evaluation on the performance of “The Taming of the Shrew”. The

This paper is an evaluation on the performance of “The Taming of the Shrew”. The focus should be on one or more of the following elements of theatre: Audience, Actors, Text, Space, Director, or Design Elements (costumes, set design, etc). Also important to note, this is not an evaluation of the play or book itself, but the effects of it as it pertains to the thesis. And the writing should NOT contain any first person language. The professor would like…

Reflection Assignment Medea Your reflection paper for Medea is designed to be an

Reflection Assignment Medea Your reflection paper for Medea is designed to be an examination of the play itself, as well as a chance for you to restate the ideas we discussed in examining the role of the audience in the theatre event. You are a citizen of Athens and are part of the audience for the first performance of Medea.  Based on what we discussed in class, share your experience as an audience member for this premier event, writing in…

Use the following sections as a starting point to writing your review paper on t

Use the following sections as a starting point to writing your review paper on the play "On The Exhale" written by Martin Zimmerman, which needs to describe, interpret, analyze and evaluate different theatrical elements of the play and the production. Although you do not need to answer all of the questions, your review should address each theatrical element of the play and the production by discussing a limited number of relevant points for each section. Introduction What is the play’s…

Fourth Paper Guidelines: For this paper you will need to see a streamed live per

Fourth Paper Guidelines: For this paper you will need to see a streamed live performance of a play within this quarter.  You can find some recommendations for this quarter.  See "What's Streaming" in the Resources section.  If you choose Hamilton on Disney Plus, make sure to see the notation also on that page. Before you write, please read the directions carefully and follow them exactly. Please maintain the order of questions with your responses, but write in essay format--so not…

In this response, you will include direct references to the WAM Theater producti

In this response, you will include direct references to the WAM Theater production of The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa FastHorse with significant descriptive details. Through these details, you should connect your response to at least one reading assignment from class and relevant class discussions. You may approach this response as both reflective and personal. This response will be 3 pages in length. Please type and double-space this paper and use a 12-point font with 1-inch margins on all sides.    …

List and briefly discuss four ways in which the industrial revolution changed so

List and briefly discuss four ways in which the industrial revolution changed society and how any of these developments might have contributed to new theatre styles. List and briefly describe 5 signature elements of Melodrama. Describe how the theatrical element of "Spectacle" (the visual element of theatre) changed to address the needs of Realist plays (in other words, what are 3 or 4 examples of spectacle we might see in Realist plays)? What was the purpose or goal of Realism…

Our last written assignment is a Reflection Paper about your experience with the

Our last written assignment is a Reflection Paper about your experience with theare this semester: both the recorded live performances of Say Goodnight, Gracie and Rent. As the name implies, a Reflection Paper requires you to reflect upon or to contemplate; in this case you will reflect about live theatre.Therefore, by definition, a reflection paper is about your own, unique thoughts and as such cannot be plagiarized. Your essay should be at least 500 words and no more than 750.…

During this time of a pandemic – it has been clear that the arts have been hit h

During this time of a pandemic - it has been clear that the arts have been hit hard by the fact that we are not able to gather into spaces to be entertained.  Movie theaters, theatrical stages, music recital halls, etc. have all been empty for most of the year because it is unsafe for us to all pack into a space for several hours.  Some have said that movie theaters and other spaces will not survive this time.  Others…

After reading Lynn Nottage’s Las Meninas, think about how the theme of Cultural

After reading Lynn Nottage's Las Meninas, think about how the theme of Cultural Identity (discussed in M6S2: Diversity in Contemporary Theatre presentation) is addressed in this play. In 300 to 500 words, evaluate the importance of Cultural Identity to at least two of the four main characters of the play (Louise , Queen Marie, Nabo Sensugali, or King Louis XIV). You may wish to investigate how each characters' cultural identity affected her or his language, relationship to other characters, relative…