Play Critique #1 The Number
I attended a reading of A Number by Caryl Churchill at SLO Theatre on February 4.
There were only two actors, someone playing the father and a young man playing the three sons.
The man playing the three sons performed really we
First off, congratulations on choosing a play for the semester. I appreciate that you have
informed me. Im sure youve brought this to my attention as you have some concerns that this
could possibly bring controversy within the community. However, just as
Know 2-3 major composers from videos online
Know stage directions, will be given an object and will have to place object as
Thespis: first playwright/actor
Flags: used in Shakespeare era to show which type of play is being performed; black
Review for Healthy Living Midterm Exam Winter Quarter 2017
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Total Points Possible = 100
There will be 100 questions on the exam made up of multipl
Aesthetics: Greek versus Modern
Greeks - valued art for order and symmetry
Modern - embraces chaos and symmetry
Definition of Theatre
what occurs when one or more human beings, isolated in time and/or space, present themselves
to another or othe
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Laramie Project
Note on Preparing for Plays: The questions regarding the plays will be exactly like the mid-term.
You should prepare by re-reading the play, familiarizing yourself with the characters,
American Economic Association
The Case for Paying College Athletes
Author(s): Allen R. Sanderson and John J. Siegfried
Source: The Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 29, No. 1 (Winter 2015), pp. 115-137
Published by: American Economic Association
Should be Paid
Connections with alumni and constituents
NCAA agreement not to compensate players
The NCAA loves to label these athletes as amateurs
NCAA is being sued b
College athletics is a huge source of entertainment in which student athletes are shorthanded
for their work. Acrroding to the NCAA website, there are more than 460,000 NCAA student-athletes.
USATODAY reported that t
Thesis: Currently, colleges make hundreds of millions of dollars a year from collegiate sports generated
from the talent and the labor of their athletes. It is unfair that these players are taken advantage of and
used as a part of a moneyma
Black Comedy Critique
The performance by the actor of Mr. Miller was very believable and well-performed. I was very
impressed with all of the actors British accents voices, especially the actor of Mr. Miller. It was notable
how he had such
There is nothing quite like watching a sporting event, where the best players duke it out and compete
with high skill and remarkable athleticism. It is a big source of entertainment that we American people
value so highly. Watching the progression of a pl
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Water by the Spoonful
Lecture outline Design
Fury Road Goal of Design
To create truth in acting and design
To aid the director in seeing the world
Aid other designers in seeing color/motifs
To fix potential problems before it is built
To show p
LECTURE OUTLINE: Entertainment/Business
National average, monthly discretionary $?
$250,000 (after rent/food)
national average 5%
OUTLINE Lecture Luis Valdez
Chicana/o vs. Hispanic/Latina
Origins of non-violent protest social protest begins with Gandhi (18691948)objectives: to reinforce group identity, consciousness, and sel
Origin of Musicals
1. Spring Awakening
a. Mama who bore me, Mama who gave me
b. Lea Michelle
2. Maria Somma, the spokesperson for Broadway union Actors Equity, said the notice was
absolutely inconsistent with Equitys policy
3. The producers regret the adv
Puritan America would not dress elegantly
How did they dress after the Puritan rule?
Usually showed slight nipple
Why did women not appear on stage?
King James- Jacobean England
King Charles I- marries a French Catholic, Parliament
Black Comedy Critique
The play Black Comedy is a one act production directed by Peter Shaffer that is intended
to be overly exaggerated and comedic. It was put on in our own Cal Poly's Spanos Theatre by a
fairly small yet still very en
Thank you for letting me know about your plans to stage Lysistrata as one of the school
plays this year, but Im afraid that there are a few things I must address before letting you do so
such as your idea to use props and costumes similar to those
Theatre should not have to be censored because in many cases it is just a
representation of the reality; however, the should be some sort of indication towards the
degree of violence, profanity, or sexuality to better inform the audience of what is to be
The Little Prince Critique
Antoine de Saint-Exuperys book The Little Prince was made into a play on Cal
Polys campus in the Spanos Theatre. Al Schnupp directed this play with fourteen
characters. This play can bes
LECTURE OUTLINE # 10 Restoration
Why did women not appear on stage?
When and why did this change?
What happens after the death of Queen Elizabeth?
Who takes over no heir
How did theatre change after Shakespeare?
What happened to his plays?
What happens when your cultural mythology is stolen
Wilson says to create new ones that are made up of: fables, music, history,
Wilsons plays are a function of cultural myth-making
Wilson proposed a 10 play cycle (The Pittsburg cy
Play Critique for Hamlet by William Shakespeare
The play that I chose to see was the live Hamlet production put on by the
Barbican theatre in London. The director of this production was Lyndsey Turner and was
Theatre 210 Midterm Study Guide
1. Aesthetics: Greeks vs. Modern Greeks embraced aesthetics of order
Modern theatre embrace chaos and
2. Definition of Theatre:
What occurs when one or more human
beings, isolated in time and