Essays Tagged: "Theatre"

Alternate forms of Expression in the context of "Sweeney Todd" by Stephen Sondheim

d all others to do so. And others did, I noticed as I grew up. As I grew up I also became quite the theatre buff. but as I was soon to learn, love in shows was expressed in many ways.. MURDER being on ...

(1 pages) 81 0 4.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Barefoot in the Park Production History

he started writing this play about his first wife, Joan (Wolfer & Nelson Joan and Simon, who were married in the summer of 195 ... unshine Boys, California Suite, and The Goodbye Girl.Barefoot in the Park premiered at the Biltmore Theatre in New York City in On October 23, 1963 ( It ran throug ...

(4 pages) 61 1 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"What are the basic tenets of Realism and Naturalism? why are Stanislavski's System and Chekov's plays perfect vehicles for them?

Throughout the history of theatre there have been many schools and styles. Theatre is ever changing as a reflection of society ... at society wants. But out of all these styles, there are two which, when blended, produce a type of theatre that can always live and flow with society and not drastically alter to fit in with the worl ... These are Realism and Naturalism. When combined, they form a powerful, truthful and powerfully real theatre. The two men who have best managed to best combine these two elements are Konstantin Stanisl ...

(4 pages) 136 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Bertolt Brecht.

roached acting in an especially distinct manner, separating himself and his plays from conventional theatre of mid last century. Brecht aimed to develop an experimental theatre that challenged convent ... theoretical method with which to work. Brecht's teachings and ideas continue to effect contemporary theatre performance.Brecht entered a theatre ruled primarily by realistic acting, often focusing on ...

(6 pages) 149 1 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Commedia Del'Arte.

heard of for an actor to leave and join another Commedia based group.Commedia was purely an actor's theatre because there was no director. Just the actors getting together without a director, without ... ally revolved around the attempts of young lovers to meet or wed. It's usually 'right here and now' Theatre, just as 'Theatre Sports' is immediate and improvised which interacts with audience interven ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Ancient Grecian theater.

(5 pages) 51 1 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Arts and Culture: Drama Critique Svetlana in Slingbacks.

very powerful and she plays it magnificently well.The set works well in the space that the La Boite theatre provides, Keeping the stage for the main rooms of the house and giving the other locations t ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Being a Memory Play, 'The Glass Menagerie' Can be Presented With Unusual Freedom of Convention. How Does Williams Use Unconventional Structure and Staging To Explore His Themes?

ce it is then much easier for them to make sense of the whole play and not end up coming out of the theatre wondering what actually happened and why something happened. One example of the way pictures ... e realistic but 'dimly-lighted' and 'sentimental'. He also talks as though he knows that he is in a theatre in the same time and place as the audience and asks them to imagine themselves in the past, ...

(11 pages) 149 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Bertolt Brecht and Epic Theatre

Bertolt Brecht was a highly influential figure in the theatrical world. He opposed the aesthetic theatre, believing that the audience must take on a critical and intelligent role, making judgement ... ation towards the characters. Many of his ideas were maintained and are now commonly used in modern theatre.Brecht uncovered "Epic Theatre", a didactic type of theatre that confronts the audience usin ...

(3 pages) 87 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Chicago Theatre: The history of and a short guide to experiencing it.

I was first intrigued to write a paper about the Chicago theatre when I was told it was one of the biggest theatre cities in the world. I used to live in the ... icago but never really got downtown very often. I honestly had no clue just how big and diverse the theatre scene is in Chicago. You can literally see a different event every week for the rest of your ... many cities can make that claim and back it up.I would like to first start with the famous Chicago Theatre. It was first opened in 1921 and was often referred to as "The wonder Theatre of the World". ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Ancient Greek Theatre

(3 pages) 29 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Beginning of Theaters in England

y a year later. In 1576, the first theater was opened by John Burbage, and it was named simply: The Theatre. It was the home of many troupes but most of all to the Lord Chamberlain's Men. In 1577 The ... y troupes but most of all to the Lord Chamberlain's Men. In 1577 The Curtain was opened next to The Theatre and it was also to be used by Shakespeare's troupe. In 1587 The Rose arose and in 1596 The S ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty

The Goal of Antonin Artaud's Theatre of CrueltyDid Antonin Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty manage to change society in the way he int ... atrical genius. His fury and rebellion against the world around him are clearly demonstrated by the theatre he created. He wanted the audience to feel what he did and associate with his thoughts at a ... ed to show everyone something they had never seen before, by veering away from conventional Western theatre in the early twentieth century. The popular theatre at the time pertained more to social and ...

(15 pages) 27 0 4.4 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Art Of Theater

(2 pages) 748 0 3.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


s comedy of the profession of skill. It was a form of comedy with its roots in the Italian Coimedic Theatre. It is a form of theatre based on improvisation, stock characters, and physical acting with ... a period of increased activity. It was destined from the beginning to flourish in Italy where "The theatre is so popular that most of the working men deprive themselves of food in order to have the w ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Capital Punishment

November 25, 2001 Rework Case 3 St. Louis Repertory Theatre is a non-profit theatre operating out of a building on the campus of Webster University. It ... ampus of Webster University. It strives to be an integral part of the community by serving not only theatre lovers but also children. It has an outreach program that teaches children in the community ... rs but also children. It has an outreach program that teaches children in the community to love the theatre. It also strives to be an indispensable institution by the St. Louis community. It wants to ...

(4 pages) 774 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Can We Equate Our Understanding Of Physical Expounde By Practitioners Like Artaud And Grotowski To The Work Of Samuel Beckett? Discuss.

kett's work does not seem physical at all. Yet who can define the term physical? I believe that all Theatre is physical to an extent and I believe that Beckett's work is of a physical nature, subtle a ... address Artaud and Grotowski's techniques and theories to gather an understanding of their physical theatre. Then we need to look deeply into Beckett's work, especially on his concentration of the voi ...

(15 pages) 19 0 1.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of The Idiot Colony

“The Idiot Colony” produced by the Redcape Theatre Company performed at the Gulbenkian Theatre on the 7th of October explores the pasts and the ... expressions all created moving effects and caused a grim and unnerving atmosphere to take over the theatre. Although comedy was used it was still a very moving and disturbing piece of theatre that ad ...

(3 pages) 1141 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Auckland Theatre Company

CASE SYPNOSISAuckland Theatre Company produces variety of theatrical from New Zealand and other countries ranging from wor ... fine their action in the market or purchasing decision. In this case study, it goes to show how the theatre could reach, fulfil and appeals to different needs of the audience by using the correct mark ... to different needs of the audience by using the correct marketing strategy and research and how the theatre could continuously be successful by adapting their strategy when the consumer behaviour is c ...

(6 pages) 10 0 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing