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Unformatted text preview: Beneath the Surface • As new musical o Never has a new musical come forth so quick. o Average new production takes 5-10 years; Beneath the Surface was written in summer of 2007… took under a year o Challenge for director to be a free-lance director… getting the play from page to stage for a first time • Themes : o Self rationalization o Self – Forgiveness (recommended theme by Prof. Poppel • Plot : o Not much is known about Andy. The given circumstances are he is on a quest to dig a hole from Hawaii to Botswana and going to prove everyone wrong by showing it does exist and it is possible to get there. The motivation for the trip is unknown until later in the performance we find out he is running away from something terrible he has done in the past. Andy digs below the surface and enters a different lifestyle. Making friends along the way and running into childhood friends he had long forgotten, some who tempt him away from his path, and others who try to force him to deal with his...
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course THTR 1009 taught by Professor Lessley,me during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.
- Spring '07