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Unformatted text preview: TDHT 21 Fall 2010 Ancient and Medieval Theatre Professor Roxworthy SHORT PAPER PROMPT First draft due Wednesday, October 13 Final draft due Friday, October 22 For your Battle of the Scenes performances, you will be required to make interpretations of the assigned play and strong choices about how to stage your scene, all in the interests of rendering these ancient and medieval theatrical traditions relevant and resonant to your classmates here in the year 2010. Likewise, performers in ancient Egypt and ancient Greece—both possible candidates for the originators of theatre— interpreted their societies’ most cherished myths and chose how to reenact these myths in performance. Compare and contrast how the Osiris Mystery Play and the Festival of Dionysus (in general or Sophocles’ Oedipus the King in particular) interpreted myths and chose to reenact them onstage. Be as specific as possible using the assigned interpreted myths and chose to reenact them onstage....
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- Fall '10
- The Oedipus Plays, medieval theatrical traditions, Professor Roxworthy