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ash girl - 1 Parker Cossaboom THTR 176-086 Mims The Ash...

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Parker Cossaboom THTR 176-086 Mims The Ash Girl The play I saw was The Ash Girl at the College of Charleston on November 13. The play took the old Grimm Brothers’ story of Cinderella and presented it in a different manner. Overall, it was an enjoyable experience for an evening with a few actions that seem to be expected from an amateur production. Although the new perspective on the old story made it interesting it did not make me think. I particularly enjoyed the directing on this play because of the consistent focus on the theme that was maintained throughout the play. Primarily, there was the direction of the seven sins that I found particularly interesting. All of the sins and sadness were overacting throughout the play which seemed to make the characters one dimensional, but the characters were only supposed to represent a single emotion or feeling. Another I found that was an excellent choice in the directing was that the sins were only seen inside the forest. This seemed to indicate that the forest was supposed to represent the darkness of the human being’s soul and this is where the sins and sadness live. This was also evident by the fact that every time someone ventured into the forest they were overcome by one of the sins until the antithesis of that particular sin lead the character out of the
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course THTR 176 taught by Professor Mims during the Fall '07 term at CofC.

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