critique 4 - Introduction to Theatre Justin Doran Critique...

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Introduction to Theatre Justin Doran Critique #4 Miranda Herbert December 3, 2007 Production: A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas Alley Theater December 4, 2007 A Lesson from Mr. Scrooge On December 2, 2007 I had the pleasure of watching Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas at the Alley Theatre in downtown Houston. This production, directed by James Black, was by far one of the best productions I have seen so far in my life. James Black did a superb job of instilling the Christmas spirit in his audience. This production had it all to make this a lasting experience from the stage effects to the acting. Everybody is familiar with this traditional Christmas story. So from the beginning I was excited about this production. But as I took my back row seat I was displeased at what angle I was sitting in which was the far right corner. I not only had to worry about my ability to see the actors but I had to worry about missing a part of the acting in the very corner of the stage. But despite these inconveniences, I still enjoyed the production . One thing that caught my attention was how the actors used the stage; not one square inch was wasted. In the beginning I thought the stage was a bit big, but as actors
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2008 for the course THEA 1331 taught by Professor Doran during the Fall '08 term at University of Houston.

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