Essays Tagged: "Stage management"

Play response:Pirandello's "6 Char. in Search of an Author"--incls: Title-Author-Nationality-Period and Setting-Synopsis-Unique Elements of Playwright's Style

g to be "characters" whose author has refused to give them life and they are looking for someone to stage their drama. The Stage Manager is hesitant at first, thinking them to be crazy, but their stor ...

(2 pages) 85 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Theatre Industry.

, (2) raising money to finance the show, (3) obtaining a theatre, (4) assembling a creative team to stage the production, and (5) keeping financial records.The directorIn the modern theatre, the direc ... specific requests. For example, doors and other openings may be needed at particular places on the stage. The director makes sure the proposed settings and costumes reflect the action, mood, theme, c ...

(9 pages) 130 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

'The American plays set for study use expressionist and symbolist techniques in order to change people's perceptions of the world'

on them.One such obvious use of expressionist techniques can be seen in the use of the ever present stage manager, quite a rarity in these early days of expressionism, the stage manager acts as a form ... rectly addressing the audience and providing a constant link between our world and the world of the stage. The stage manager also has the power to inform the audience of the past and future, as well a ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A creative essay about performing a highschool musical

Click, click is the sound of high heels walking across a cold, hard floor, a stage to be particular. Aching feet are screaming at her, but she has to ignore the pain and concent ... d graceful steps, REMEMBER your lines," shrieks throughout her head. She is up on that stiff, black stage to entertain the audience and is determined to do so.Quietly waiting backstage for her cue, sh ... er fellow casts mates and wishes them luck. Finally the moment has arrived for her to step onto the stage with the bright lights shining in her face. Scanning the audience, all she can see is darkness ...

(2 pages) 31 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Our Town

the other two. Act one, entitled "Daily life", shows the audience what the town looks like. As the stage manager lays the town out on the stage Grovers Corners begins to develop substance. The stage ... e carries on as it always does, at a steady even pace, and we begin to see their daily routine. The stage manager acts as both commentator and participant in the story. This helps him bridge the gap b ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Our Town

but letting the audience gain their own feelings and understanding of the issues larger role. The 'Stage Manager' put it best while discussing the burying of the town's time capsule. He said " it wil ...

(2 pages) 49 1 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison between Thornton Wilder's 'Our Town' and John Osborne's 'Look Back in Anger.' Discuss how the characters 'spend and waste time as though they had a million years.'

people of Grover's Corners lead predictable, routine lives. This is emphasised in the text with the Stage Manager's constant references to daily routines such as the paper and milk deliveries, sunrise ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Notes on Our Town

is a play based only on imagination. If you don't have an imagination, you'll be staring at a bare stage because there are few props on stage. It is a play based on life; its shown as how the author ... are many characters in Our Town, yet there is one that takes the role of many different people; the Stage Manager. The play does not contain the sort of narrator that a novel might, but the Stage Mana ...

(2 pages) 48 1 2.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Identify and describe ten people in a theatre production role. What do they contribute to a performance overall?

ors; hires the artistic and technical crew, rents a theater and all the necessary equipment for the stage, and oversees publicity, ticket sales, and all the financial aspects of the production.In thea ... ce could be at risk of losing money and business.PERFORMERThe performer most nearly personifies the stage for the audience. They lend their body and voice to the character and make it live and breathe ...

(5 pages) 36 0 2.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Importance of Life - Our Town.

nton Wilder makes reference to these points as the main theme of the play. When Emily Webb asks the Stage manager, "Do any human beings ever realize life while they live it, every, every minute (Wilde ... dly and cause life to be short and sad (Stephens 2).The nostalgic setting, the creative role of the stage manager, and the tone of the play add to the author's message (Goldstone 2). The stage manager ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

American drama examines moral dilemma's that are real, but the dramatic styles used are not realistic. Discuss how Thornton Wilder's play "Our Town" achieves this.

he life in a town, but to feel that they are watching their lives, and that the issues brought up onstage, are the same issues the audience have to deal with at some point in their life.Wilder uses un ... rs themselves, to the actual dilemma presented. Some of these unrealistic drama styles include: the Stage Manager's continual onstage presence, a lack of props and setting, a lack of unity in time, an ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Business culture of international business and who would best manage these businesses.

that suggests that going abroad or working internationally may put one through a cycle of distinct stages on the way to final adaptation. The first stage is the "honeymoon" stage, where one may feel ... ne may feel euphoric and be pleased by all of the new things encountered. Most importantly, at this stage judgment is reserved and even minor irritations are suppressed in favor of concentrating on th ...

(5 pages) 139 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Our Town" by Thornton Wilder

ave young daughter Rebecca (Kristen Hahn) and teenage son George (Ben Fox) who is going through the stages of life. At first while he was as child, life was nothing but fun and games. As he got older ... started to watch the play, Greek Drama came to mind. There was an echo of classic Greek drama: the Stage Manager (Paul Newman) as Chorus and the three-act structure as trilogy. Like its Greek ancesto ...

(7 pages) 52 0 4.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Our Town As An Interpretive Piece

two local teens destined to share each other's love. The main characters are George and Emily, the stage manager, and important town people. There are multiple themes to this work reflecting on issue ...

(1 pages) 712 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Our Town

more interest in the characters so he decided to do away with props and scenery and instead uses a Stage Manager to describe the happenings in the town. Some of the common themes that are raised in p ... to be every day occurrences and realistic.The audience is introduced and led through the play by a Stage Manager. Throughout the play the Stage Manager gives general information about the people in t ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Our Town

ing produced by any one. This is just a paper on the play. My name is Josiah Correll I will be your stage manager, only I'm not narrating the play I'm writing about it.The lead character in this play ... he calls upon a pre picked and have memorized lines. I really like this character and with out the stage manager this play would never had been as successful as it was.There are two families that the ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critical Review Of Our Town By Thorton Wilder

I believe that Our Town is one of the best plays I have ever seen.The play starts out with just the stage manager, who serves as the narrator of the story. He explains the scenery and gives the settin ... e first act serves to introduce each character and their individual personalities. It also sets the stage for the second act. The second act deals with growing up and falling in love. This is where th ...

(1 pages) 1085 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ing married they felt that they wouldn't have nothing to talk about. In the beginning of Act II the stage manager says " Almost everybody in the world gets married-you know what I mean?"( Wilder 535). ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Drama course work

ticism in everything people did, so that we could do the best possible performance. Our group had a stage manager; their job was to prevent anything bad from happening and helping out each individual ... need, for example if you needed to inform someone that you needed music for when you come onto the stage, you would be able to talk to the lighting technician and they would sort it out for you.In my ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors