Write a review/response to a theatrical production your paper it should be 500-750 words long. It should include the name of the production, where it was performed, and on which date you saw it (attach link of play watched). Include a brief, no more than one paragraph, summary of the plot. Include specific details of this particular production, the body should discuss what worked for you in the show and what didn’t work and explain why. When referencing characters, you should identify the actor who played the role and be sure to differentiate between actor choices and character choices. You MUST discuss the impact of the all aspects of the production, such as set, costumes, lighting, and direction. Be sure to have a concluding Paragraph. This should not be a summary of the play but a review on the performace! IT CAN BE ANY PLAY FROM ANY WEBSITE BUT IT HAS TO BE MORE THAN AN HOUR LONG AND MAKE SURE TO ATTACH THE LINK PLEASE.
Your final essay will require you to compare and contrast the 1973 film version of A Doll’s House to the text of the play.
While you can pick whatever aspects you want to discuss (with specific details), I might focus on character development/presentation and the addition of the slap. You can also look at the use of dialogue and any changes made. Having a quote or two from the text would be a good idea.
I’m looking for a two page essay here with equal focus on both the comparison and contrasting points. So, a page for each. You will also have a Works Cited page for a citation for both the text of the play and the film. Make sure to use proper MLA formatting for both–this means NO hyperlinks!
Students will choose a character from Eurydice and create a multimedia design pitch centered on the character they’ve chosen. This “design pitch” can take many forms: a Pinterest board, a Word document with images included, or a sketchbook with drawings and notes. Your design pitch should include the following elements:
A proposed stage/audience configuration for your production
A signature color for your character
A signature sound associated with your character
Two photographs (you may either take these yourself or find them online) or other pieces of visual inspiration for the character’s costume
One photograph (you may either take this yourself or find it online) or other piece of visual inspiration for your character’s hair design
One other piece of visual inspiration for your character or production: this could be in conversation with lighting design, set design, video/projection elements, or prop design
Read Fences by August Wilson. Follow the length & formatting requirements set in provided document. Compare and contrast the script with the major motion picture starring Denzel Washington. A comparison must be 4 pages minimum and should highlight the similarities and differences between the two versions.
Discuss the films in terms of the studio system versus Andrew Sarris’s auteur theory. Make sure you explain what both
of these are (Studio System and Auteur Theory).
Which of the films held the most power/interest for you and why?
Which was most subversive or conservative towards society, in your opinion and why?
How does gender figure into these films? Include your understanding of Laura Mulvey’s work in this.