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April 22 - Orson Well’s production of Macbeth was associated with the Federal Theatre Project(created during Great Depression to give actors work

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April 22, 2009 EXAM ONE Ostrich & Yorrick: Yorrick holds the skull. He is Hamlet’s father’s jester. Ostrich is the one to tell Hamlet he will have a duel. The film the Reckoning follows a group of actors performing using pageant wagon as a stage. The Judy Taymore video shows a production for her production the Tempest. It is a tech rehearsal. The Paul Green Theatre is like the Elizabethan stage & Greek stage not the modern proscenium stage Actor never calls the producer, director, etc only the agent Largest of the Athens celebrations is the City of Dionysus What do you need for theatre to happen? Actors, Audience, Space Oedipus is an example of the tragic realization melodrama (despite suffering a world order exists and you have to learn from suffering) Oedipus is one of three plays along with Antigone EXAM TWO
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Unformatted text preview: Orson Well’s production of Macbeth was associated with the Federal Theatre Project (created during Great Depression to give actors work) Arthur Miller & Clifford Odetts share something in common. (HUAC) One and two only (FTP & American… ) Black americans on stage… true Death of a Salesman & Doll House share similarities: dialogue is realistic #7 Which is a problem for designing stage for Paul Green? Objects placed downstage could cause sight problems #41 last scene of death of a salesman is Willy’s funeral – the requiem #24 Maggie bought Big Daddy a robe Waiting for Godot - ? Waiting for Lefty - Social Realism Death of a Salesman - Realism & Expressionism Six Characters – Anti realism Play - Absurd Glass Menagerie – Realism & Expressionism Desire under the elms – poetic Selective realism is a form of set design by Joe Melzeigner #31 False Showboat...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2009 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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