Category: Theater

Abbott &Costello term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

In 1931, at Empire theater in New York City, Lou Costello and his crew grew worried that they would not be able to find a replacement for his straight man who became ill and was unable to perform. Fortunately, a fellow by the name of Bud Abbott was working the box office at the theater and offered to substitute. These two men performed so well…

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Shakespeare has been translated into many languages. There are many versions of Hamlet movies and theater plays all around the world. I personally read and watched Hamlet in two languages: Russian and English. I will contrast two American Hamlet movies, one of which is by Mel Gibson, with Mel Gibson as Hamlet and another one is staring Lawrence Olivier. Both of the performances I found…

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Macbeth term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Macbeth The play, Macbeth, was written by William Shakespeare. The performance was held at the Museum of Art and performed by Orlando Shakespeare Festival. There were eight actors in the play and each one performed several roles. The actors consisted of Stephanie Roberts, Richard Width, Mandi Moss, Jonathan Croy, Scott Hodges, Jenna Ware, Eric Hissom, and Richard Watson. My overall reaction to the play is…

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College is a time to broaden your education and develop your skills. Different people go to college for different reasons but mostly for an education. The National Athletic Association is meeting next year and will decide if it needs to change its policy of not paying college athletes. I do not understand why this should be an issue. The main reason people go to college…

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West Side Story term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

West Side Story During my vacation in North Woodstock, New Hampshire, my two friends and I came across The Papermill Theater. An old run down mill, turned into a theater, with lots of history. We all decided to attend the play , West Side Story, hoping it would be a good experience. As we entered the theater my eyes swayed from left to right taking…

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Alvin Ailey term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Every company has what is known as a signature piece, that is, a work which expresses something about the artistic direction and the spirit of the company. For the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater that piece is Revelations. Choreographed and set to traditional music, Revelations was first performed at the Ninety-second Street YM-YWHA New York, NY., January 31, 1960. The lead dancers were Joan Derby, Minnie…

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Elizabethan Theater term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

OUTLINE THESIS: Elizabethan Drama changed literature and theater into what it is today. I. History of Elizabethan Theater a. forming of theater 1. medieval church 2. mystery and morality b. actors 1. rogues and thieves 2. acting guilds II. Influences and people a. commanding actors 1. Shakespeare 2. Burbage b. other 1. wars of the roses (other historical influences) 2. laws restricting theater III. The…

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Marc Chagall term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Chagall is recognized as one of the most significant painters and graphical artists of the 20th century. Most of his unique work is based on poetic inspiration. Marc Chagall was born on July 7, 1887, in Vitsyebsk, Russia. He was taught about art in Saint Petersburg and Paris until 1914. During this period he painted the works known as Candles in the Dark (1908), I…

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It is difficult to say at times, what exactly makes a movie great. I have found that the good movies are felt as you are leaving the theater. The audience should be able to feel and belive, to some degree. When exiting a movie, I hope that I feel this way. Today, paying large sums of money for each visit to the theater is tough…

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Ok, so the only reason I joined theater class was because I needed an easy A. A blow-off class of some sort, to balance out the rest of my schedule. I got much more than that. I am taking with me a sense of self-worth, and confidence. I acquired the ability to think on my feet, and the motivation to get up and do something…

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