godot - The show leaves room for interpretation on what the...

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Alexandra Duffell Professor Brenner Theatre 15 March 23, 2008 Waiting for Godot What makes this play theatrical is the repetition in the two acts. Both men are aware of both days, but they are the only people who are. The two acts act as two different perspectives of the other characters events of the day. As in the difference in character of Pozzo and Lucky between the two days, the first Lucky is to be sold, on the second he is needed by his master. The first day Pozzo is in power and independent, yet the second he is blind and in need of assistance.
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Unformatted text preview: The show leaves room for interpretation on what the message is and creates deep thought within the audience. The other theatrical aspect to it is the fact that this play solely consists of a dialogue between two men awaiting the arrival of a third. The play does not consist of any main conflicts or shifts; it is a continuous string of discussion between two men. Yet it has become well known, and still repeatedly performed. It offers existential perspective on a typical day and a typical discussion....
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