Introduction to Theater
Sarah Brew: 12:20
What an amazing performance.
it was very hard to take my
eyes off the stage.
At first I thought the play was going to be slow and boring, and also that it
would be hard to understand.
Then, everything started to pick up, and the true characters were
starting to come out on stage.
One of the best parts for me was that there was so much going on
at once, I was occupied the entire time trying to put everything together.
Along with that the
costumes, music, and acting was absolutely amazing.
was set in the France, during
a period in the 1600’s.
So, the culture was something that I wasn’t used to.
The costumes were
bright and flashy, the music was slow and eloquent, and the acting gave me the feeling that I was
in France, and at times I actually was.
The stage was set up in a way where the audience can see
the performance from all angles, and the closest seat is no farther than 3 feet from the actual
Everything together made
a great experience, and although it was set in the
1600’s, it still related very similarly to today. Using all the elements of theater,
the audience back in time to visualize the story of a different culture and to present the
realization that some things just never change.
Being able to picture an actual time period through the acting and costumes makes a
performance very easy to watch.
What was worn, and how people acted in France during the
1600’s is very different than that of the 21
There were three different classes being
, the wealthy, the middle class, and the poor.
The King of France,
Louie, and the Queen, Marie, were always very nicely dressed.
King Louie was dressed in nice