Chapter 3 Outline- Hegel and Brecht: The character as subject or the character as object
A. Confusion in the transformation of theatre, produced by the influence of Marxism, is due
to the misapplication of old word
Drama 225- Ruined Play response
In Lynn Nottages play or drama, entitled Ruined (2007), she depicts the horrific and
defenseless state of women who are caught in the middle of a war-torn Democratic Republic of
Congo. She suggests that W
Drama 225- The Exonerated play response
In Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's dramatic play or documentary theater, The
exonerated(2002), the authors expressed the miscarriage of justice within the U.S criminal
justice system. Using real c
Fires in the mirror Play Response
In Anna Deveare Smiths play, Fires in the mirror(1992), the author demonstrates how
easily conflicts can rise among groups of different ethnic backgrounds within a community.
Through her verbatim type o
Drama 225- Araberlin Play response
In Jalila Baccars play, Araberlin (2002), she depicts the consequences and the stigma
associated with the label terrorist within and by society . This play, as its setting, occurs in
Germany and revolv
SUNY Series Intersections: Phi/osophy and Critical Theory
Rodolphe Gasch and Mark C. Taylor, Editors
and with an Introdction by
Leslie Anne Boldt
State University of New York Press
Originally pub/ished as I.:EX
Monday, October 06, 2014 5:02 PM
The script is attached. Don't forget, you are required to see
the play in performance.$10 student tickets are available this
week, Thurs-Sat at 7:30 pm, Sun at 3pm. Call 212-254-1109
to reserve your seats.
You are required
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
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