Marat-sade - Reaction to Reading/production of Play Marat/Sade THTR 1009-001 In the play The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as

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Reaction to Reading/production of Play: Marat/Sade THTR 1009-001 In the play The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the Direction on The Marquis de Sade ( Marat/Sade) directors Lisa Hall and Jennifer Popple, used symbols within the set to represent the veil between the inner and outer world. As evident in the action, we can see that this veil is between both the outside world and the asylum and between the world and the subconscious. One of the main set pieces that separated the “real world” from the asylum was the black rope separating Coulmier and his family from the inmates. This rope was used as a boundary, which would keep the residents from attempting to harm or even speak to the director. At certain times, Coulmier chose to cross the rope and become a part of the action, thus aligning himself with the patients and their story. In choosing to cross the line between the real world and this imaginary world the inmates had set up, Coulmier exemplified the transition one must make
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This note was uploaded on 10/08/2008 for the course THTR 1009 taught by Professor Lessley,me during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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Marat-sade - Reaction to Reading/production of Play Marat/Sade THTR 1009-001 In the play The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as

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