Chorus: Sir, we also fear these things. But until you see this man face to face
and hear his story, you must have hope.
Jocasta: When he does show up what do you want to do with him?
Oedipus: If I find that his story is the same as yours, I at least will
Theory of Ritual Origin
Early societies attributed both desirable and
undesirable occurrences in nature and life to
supernatural or magical forces. They looked for ways
to win the favor of these forces.
They perceived a connection betwee
We are doing the first scene of Oedipus Rex, when Creon comes Back from the Oracle, and tells
Oedipus that the only way to stop the plague was to find the killer of their last king Laius.
Oedipus Rex was written by Sophocles, the play is a Greek Tragedy,
Oedipus: Lord Creon, my good
brother, what is the word you bring us from the God?
Creon: A good word. Apollo commanded us to drive out pollution from our land,
a pollution that is nourished here. Drive it out and we are saved.
Drama 110, Sec. 03
Research Paper Assignment
Chose one of the following:
1. Select any professional play, musical or theatrical production currently running on Broadway,
Off-Broadway, or elsewhere in New York City. Research this production (or company) us
Creating Theatre - the text as Blueprint
Creating the Blueprint
Wilson and Goldfarb. Theatre: The Lively Art, 7th edition: Chapter 4.
Outside reading. Aristotle. Poetics. Translation by S.H. Butcher, London,
1. What are the playwrigh
The Book of Mormon is written by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone. The Book
of Mormon is a religious satire musical. The Book of Mormon is about two young Mormon
missionaries sent to a remote Ugandan village, where
Broadway General Rush and Student Rush Tickets, Lottery Tickets, SRO tickets,
To make tickets ore affordable to students and other theatergoers, many Broadway shows have
implemented rush, lottery, and standing-room only (SRO) policies.
Drama 110: Intro to Theatre
Script or text
The play itself
o Place of performance
Aristotles definition of drama
6 major elements of theatre
These Seven Sicknesses
These Seven Sicknesses
These Seven Sicknesses was reviewed by Catherine Rampell on February 3, 2012 in the
N.Y. Times, and it is an adaptation of Sophocles seven surviving plays which run right in