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Rachel Vincent Professor Rhinehart Pygmalion As Audrey Hepburn is one of my favorite actresses, and I have a lot of respect for Claire Danes as well, I was pretty excited when I saw the minimalist posters for Pygmalion with Claire and a blue butterfly plastered on the subway tunnel walls. I got tickets for about a week before closing night, and when I arrived the theater was packed. From my perch with the other people with Student Rush tickets, I could see everything, which can be fairly detrimental in a play, being able to see the curtain ropes and all the other theater goers. However, I found it very easy to stay with the show, to suspend any disbelief with the curtain rise, and to move along with the characters. The play begins with rain. Real, actual water falling onto the stage from an unknown source. The street scene slides forward smoothly on tracks and comes to rest, dripping and bearing a quite irritated looking group of people. The stones and the rain, the costumes and the shadows, all were nearly impeccably realistic. If nothing else, scenery
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