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VollmuthC-minotaur - Cameron Vollmuth Theatre 110 Section...

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Cameron Vollmuth TA: Michael Boynton Theatre 110 Section 0101 Dr. Rothman Minotaur: Radical or Rational? On April 20 th , 2011, I attended Minotaur at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, here on campus at the University of Maryland. Now when people see that play, some may think, “what a work of art”, while others may think, “what exactly did I just watch for the last hour?” Minotaur is about not only the Greek myth, but also intertwining that story into the meatpacking district of the 1920’s in Chicago. I was one of the people who, after watching Minotaur , said to myself “I’m not really sure what just happened there”, which is why I believe that Minotaur is a great example of non- traditional theatre. Minotaur is definitely a break from the mainstream, leading people who go to see it always thinking that it is non-traditional theatre. The text in Minotaur is very different than the Greek myth. To point out a few things, the characters names are shortened versions of the characters in the Greek Myth. Second, in the myth, Ariadne gives Theseus a ball of yarn to find his way back, yet in the play she had an extremely long braid of her
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2011 for the course THET 110 taught by Professor Dail during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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