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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • My Passion In My Life Of Theatre As A Theatre

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    a fire in us that refuses to sizzle down and die away with all the oxygen in the room. It creates a passion we are obligated by ourselves to pursue and to me that passion is theatre. I cannot recall a time in my life when theatre was not the most prominent thing in existence. I cannot recall a time when I told myself, ‘theatre is not for me’ or that ‘this is all-for-none.’ It is my life, my calling, and my dream all in one. People love to entertain me with thoughts of why I should not be pursuing

  • Film Vs. Theatre : The Art Of Film And Theatre

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    Someone once said “Film and Theatre are about capturing the moments” of times in one’s life that are to be remembered. Both the art of film and theatre in great likeness are appreciated and should be accepted with the utmost respect for the work. Throughout the years both forms of the arts have broadened and expanded to new horizons and technologically been advanced as time goes on. While both are alike in more ways that few they also share their span of differences. In the ways they create and show

  • The Theatre Of The Lounge

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    Led by a group of actors into the theatre from the lounge, I saw a number of different theatrical elements that were distinguished from other conventional theatre. The very first item that caught my attention as I entered was a line of racks for coat hangers. Normally they would not be one of the first objects an audience would notice in the house. The actors naturally guided the audience to hang their coats on the hangers. As I went further into the space, I realized the audience seats did not face

  • Role Of Theatre And Musical Theatre

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    Theatre and Musical Theatre has been a form of entertainment since before North America was “discovered”. Broadway shows have been dated back to the early 1920’s and 1930’s. By 2016, over 25,000 tickets are sold to Broadway shows in a week. Thousands of people enjoy the shows that are featured on Broadway but have no idea the work and process that brought it to life. The process of getting a show on to Broadway can be broken down into three phases: pre-production, staging, and performance/promotion

  • Drama Theatre Performance: Postmodernism and Theatre Performance

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    in the 1960s that affected all forms of art and literature of that time period. Postmodernism followed modernism and it sought to challenge the ideas and values of modernistic theatre, modernism was formed to shake up theatre, introducing new theories of science and technology to explain the world, whereas postmodern theatre raises more questions than supplying the answers for the audience. Modernism created a ‘grand-narrative’ whereby there was only one meaning which would be told to the audience

  • Example Of Verbatim Theatre

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    This paper gives a brief view a bout verbatim theatre, its definitions, its importance to society , and examples from verbatim drama. This paper shows a general idea a bout verbatim theatre as a type of Documentary theatre". Verbatim theatre contains factual words and events from real people. These events is collected from interviews or transcripts of records to indicate the actual incidents from history. The paper then shows the phases of verbatim theatre's development. Peter Cheeseman is the first