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A Report on the Tisch Drama Stageworks' Performance of the Play Milk Like Sugar at the New York University
Milk Like Sugar: On May 8th, Milk Like Sugar was performed at NYU by the Tisch Drama Stageworks group. The play was held in the Abe Burrows Theatre and was written by Kirsten Greenidge. Greenidge is known for her play Luck Of The Irish that was shown at Lincoln Center a few months prior to this performance and was featur...
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An Analysis of the Protagonists in the Musical Dreamgirls
Since the protagonist is defined as the character who experiences and overcomes conflict, I believe that there are several protagonists in Dreamgirls. Obviously, these include the members of the Dreams themselves. At the end of the play, they set aside all sources of conflict and are able to regain what is truly important...
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Protection from the Dangers of Sexual Assault Through Acting Choices, Directing Choices, and Audience Integration in the Production of Voices Against Violence
Extra Credit: Voices Against Violence Voices Against Violence was produced by a UT group (CMHC), which helps protect peers from sexual assault. The production delves into the detailed taboo of sexual intercourse on college campuses and its variable consequences. Through acting choices, directing choices, and audience integ...
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A Report on a Theater Performance for Social Change: An Argument Against Tuition Increases
Theater for Social Change: Tuition Increases What issue did you choose and why did you choose it? I chose tuition increases because it is applicable to many students on campus. Most undergraduates think that these increases in education costs won’t happen in the three to fours years they are there, but they are mistaken a...
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A Personal Analysis of the Performance of The Diary of Anne Frank
Performance Analysis I had the wonderful opportunity to watch the Diary of Anne Frank on the last weekend of its production. This play, I can safely say, was one of the most riveting experiences; from beginning to end, the performance kept the audience and myself on the edge. The title, as many people are familiar with, re...
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An Analysis of the Revival of Chicago at the Ambassador Theatre on West Forty-Eight Street
Sunday November 2, 2003. It was an ordinary day for most people, but
the charge of electricity that was running through Times Square thirty
minutes before show time was felt by everyone. At the Ambassador Theatre
on West forty-eighth street, we all shuffled to our seats, fell silent as
the house lights dimmed...
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A Review of the Play How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
How to succeed in Business Without Really Trying On March 8, 2014, I went to watch a play called How to succeed in Business Without Really Trying. The play was about a young window washer who reads a book called How to succeed in Business Without Really Trying and applies it to his life. He applies for a job at the World...
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An Analysis of Elysa Gardner's Review of the Play Big Fish
In the past, many great theatre productions were often turned into films, however digital media has shifted the paradigm and the reverse adaptation process is now the norm. Many successful novels and films have been transformed into plays, and in the process some masterpieces were born as well as some that weren’t so great....
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Character Analysis of Benedick and Beatrice in Much Ado about Nothing, a Play by William Shakespeare
In Much Ado About Nothing, written by William Shakespeare, Benedick and Beatrice bicker from the beginning, which questions whether or not if they fancy one another. The two lovers though do love to quarrel with each other creating comic relief for the audience while demonstrating different type of love. Love is not just...
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The Illusion of Madness in William Shakespeare's Hamlet
The Guise of Madness The depiction of madness in Hamlet is just as prevalent and interesting as the play’s theme of revenge. The eponymous protagonist, Hamlet, confuses audiences, readers, and scholars alike as to his true mental state as his feelings, actions, and statements meander along the already blurry line of sanity...
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