The Theatre

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  • Theatre In The Theatre

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    Theatre is inherently political in that, throughout the varied artistic movements, theatre carries a message. The delivery of that message can lie in a plethora of contexts and theatrical modes and movements, but the underlying objective of theatre is that everyone involved in the theatrical experience is changed from having done so. That being said, how effective is theatre at tackling social paradigms and political issues it attempts to address? Is it a reliable form to carry out political motivation

  • Theatre As A Form Of Theatre

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    Theatre and live performance can serve so many purposes and one of them is to globally entertain the audience and to shape the society through the lessons learnt from a performance or play. Theatre exists because we are mimetic and communal beings, we seek order, finally we enjoy and need entertainment. Theatre as a form of entertainment is extremely popular all over the world, and it has been designed to hold audience’s attention for a long time, it has been the primary form of public entertainment

  • Going To Theatre

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    go see the performances of live theatre just for the experience. Like the textbook mentions, theatre is living, and each performance is unique to the moment. Because individuals who regularly go to theatre performances are much fewer than those who would rather see a movie, theatre helps establish an identity that sets the theatre goers apart from the rest and creates a community that unites people who share similar tastes in art. Although in the past, theatre has been widely seen by people of

  • Theatre : The Most Important Value Of Theatre

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    Theatre has so much value to the world as a whole because it’s one of the only forms of entertainment that delve into the issues that make most people uncomfortable such as: bigotry, homophobia, sexism, etc. These are topics that are hard to discuss, and simply because of that, most people avoid the discussion of them completely. Theatre just delivers these messages and lessons in a format that is less scary for a lot of people. Most of the plays we read this year deal with topics like these. We

  • True Theatre

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    I personally believe that the true magic of theatre relies on the power of make-believe. True theatre is the art of inciting the imagination, to the point in which we are so immersed in the play that, if just for a few hours, we forget our own reality. The first time I came to this realization was when watching the 2011 Moscow's Chekhov International production of The Tempest. Not only was the performance so engrossing to the extent that I felt I could understand Russian without the help of the surtitles

  • Theatre Evaluation

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    The world of Theatre allows people from all around the world an outlet to express themselves and convey a message or tell a story. The question as to what the ideal theatre performance would be from an audience’s perspective ultimately depends on many different factors; including age, culture, traditions, preferences etc. However, for me personally as a member of the audience I would want to see several different elements incorporated into the show and ultimately I would want a clear concreate story

  • Change In Theatre

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    and time again. Because theatre is an artform told through storytelling, theatre has and will always go along with our wants. Through our wants and society change, theatre has to keep moving forward with the times. Though theatre can have troubles with moving forward, this is shown by how often theatre tickets are very expensive, so normally only older adults fill the seats and often the ideas on stage are ones that have already been done. Though younger people love theatre, they find themselves

  • Fleeting Theatre

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    Theatre cannot be described in any one way: it is fleeting but lasting, emotional and truthful, and encompassing. These are only a few ways to describe theatre, but they are very important ways to describe the art form. Theatre is Fleeting But Lasting Theatre is an experience that never happens in the same way; no actor does each performance exactly the same and no designer will create the same show. Even the same production may not be the same every night, giving each audience a different experience

  • Stanislavski On Theatre

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    Theatre must be represented without any limits, full of freedom, without any boundaries. There is no such thing as correct theatre, it is the effect that is important. It is what it makes you feel. I want theatre that blows your mind, make you cry of sadness, make you cry of joyfulness, go further than one's imagination, I want theatre to change perspectives and lives. In this aspect I find similarities with Artaud, that claims for the audience to be disturbed, to feel uncomfortable and to wake up

  • verbatim theatre

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    Verbatim essay; “the main purpose of Verbatim theatre has always been to challenge audiences into a confrontation with real events and concrete facts, an to prevent their escapism into theatrical fantasy.” How well does this statement apply to Verbatim plays, RRR and LP? Alfred Hitchcock commented, “ what is drama but life with the dull bits cut out.” This quotes is typically true of drama, however verbatim theatre is contrary to this as it forces it audiences to confront serious issues