DBQ 1 - T he greatest quality, in my opinion, that sets...

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The greatest quality, in my opinion, that sets theatre apart from all other art forms is the fact that each performance of a show is a uniquely different experience; the audience will never be the same twice, so the energy of the show can be influenced by the reactions of the viewers. That organic spontaneity of theatre is lost when it is recorded; it’s the same performance each time the recording is played. Recording performances, however, CAN be a great tool for preserving history. It is such a great convenience for me to be able to look up past performances or listen to musical recordings that would otherwise be lost. Word count: 111 RESPONSES: In response to Michael Mucciolo I agree with your points, Michael. There is no realm in the entire human experience that is without emotional response or opinion, so allowing "authorities" or historians to write our textbooks is a dangerous allowance. We go to school & out into the world with the knowledge that our world views can be shifted with the introduction of the views of others;
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course THEATRE THE 3311 taught by Professor Kilgore during the Fall '11 term at University of Central Florida.

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