This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Greta Streed Theater 110 November 13, 2008 Bernarda Alba Critique The designers for Bernarda Alba were incredibly important especially because the play took place on a thrust stage. There were both pros and cons to the thrust stage. I thought that the stage was too small for the production. Half the play took place in between the audience towards the entrance to the theater which was frustrating if you were sitting in certain seats. I felt like the actors didnt have enough room to move and be expressive in a way that was necessary for this play because the space was so contained. Also, because the actors are performing to three audiences often times one or more actors would have their back to you or were blocking your view which made it hard to see everything that was going on and sometimes it was even difficult to hear the actors when they were speaking with their backs turned. The scene where the girl who got pregnant out of marriage and was killed was way too personal to be done in that small of a...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 07/27/2011 for the course THEA 311 taught by Professor Mazur during the Fall '10 term at CSU Chico.
- Fall '10