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CRITIQUE INSTRUCTIONS: Please answer all of the questions in order using complet

CRITIQUE INSTRUCTIONS: Please answer all of the questions in order using complete sentences. Each question should be answered thoughtfully, thoroughly, and topically (meaning more than just a sentence or two… shoot for paragraphs). Please make sure you include the title of the play you watched, the source for the play (website or link), and the date you watched it. Be sure your answers are specific to the recorded production you viewed. Answers that are too general won't earn any credit.…

Production Analysis Paper—15 points For Rent, refer to the Cast List (Links to

Production Analysis Paper—15 points For Rent, refer to the Cast List (Links to an external site.). To view the filmed stage production, scroll down to access the video. Properly reference artists’ names in your paper. Failure to credit properly artists will result in a loss of points. Instructions—Read Carefully! Write an analysis that responds to the prompts below with your original analysis and insight about the play and its production. I want to know what you thought about what you…

Part 1. I’d like you to begin by responding in a paragraph (some of you have as

Part 1. I'd like you to begin by responding in a paragraph (some of you have asked if you can write more than that, and yes you can) to something you experienced in the materials Gillian Hemme shared with us. What you select is your choice. Part 2. In her Power Point that she shared with us on the history of Piven Theatre and some of the work of Piven's EPIC prison theatre program, GIllian Hemme posed questions to consider…

In speaking about Dogme 95, Thomas Vinterberg has said, “What we wanted to do ba

In speaking about Dogme 95, Thomas Vinterberg has said, “What we wanted to do back in the 90’s with Dogme was to undress the film, and make a naked, truthful experience out of it.” However, he goes on to say that, “Instead of getting naked, it was like putting on an old dress.” Both Vinterberg and Von Trier have long since moved on from the film movement they started, and the manifesto that accompanied it, but traces of Dogme can…

Here’s an opportunity to compare two great actors doing the same role. These 2 c

Here's an opportunity to compare two great actors doing the same role. These 2 clips are from August Wilson's play FENCES. View the two short clips and comment on which one you liked better or at least how they were different. One difference you will notice is the audience. One clip is from the Tony awards and is performed out of context (you'll notice the introduction). The other is taken from an actual performance where the audience has been with…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWT6Rwi6B7s Here’s a short background on ALL MY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWT6Rwi6B7s Here's a short background on ALL MY SONS. Some of you may have already done some research but it you haven't, here's a bit of helpful information. First of all, it's important to understand that Arthur Miller is at the top of any list of American playwrights of the 20th century. You could say there is a top three of Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, and Eugene O'Neill. Miller's first play, THE MAN WHO HAD ALL THE LUCK, was a…

One could argue that Realism is the foundation that the vast majority of our mod

One could argue that Realism is the foundation that the vast majority of our modern entertainment is based upon. Everything from Broadway plays to prime time sitcoms often revolve around the fundamentals which were set in place by this style. Consider this for a moment and answer the following question: Think of a piece of modern entertainment that prescribes the principles of Realism and explain how its adherence to these principles benefits (or hinders) the quality of the show. Some…

Season Selection Midterm Project The Goodman Theatre (Chicago, IL) For the midte

Season Selection Midterm Project The Goodman Theatre (Chicago, IL) For the midterm project you will work to conceptualize and propose a season and convince the artistic director of your assigned theatre company to produce the season. You will submit a formal proposal consisting of the following: 1. What is the company’s identity? Research the mission, history, goals, values, past seasons, and programming of your assigned theatre company. a. In no more than two paragraphs describe the identity of the company.…