Theater

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The Globe Theater changed the course of English Theater forever. The Globe broke rules of ownership, class standards, and promoted the greatest playwright ever, William Shakespeare. Throughout its history the Globe Theater has produced the best of Shakespeare and his amazing plays and when it was closed London never felt the same. But once again Shakespeare is upon us. The newly re-built Globe gives us one more chance to re-live Shakespeare’s plays. Through examining the history and

Perhaps one of the greatest aspects of the Arts today is the Performing Arts. Yet, without previous cultures such as the ancient Greeks, the Romans, and the Europeans, we would not have the entertaining, history enriched performing arts that we do now. The history of the Ancient Greek Theater begins with a man known as Thespis. A figure of whom we know very little, he won the play competition in honor of the Greek god Dionysus, in 534 B.C. While it is uncertain whether Thesp

William Shakespear Born on April 23, 1564 in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England. His father John Shakespeare and his mother Mary Arden. W.S. was able to attend grammer school and learned Greek and Latin classics (this is comparable to college education today). At age 14 his father lost the family fortune and remained poor until his death At 18 he married Anne Hathaway in 1582. She was 26 years old. They had three children Suzanne(1583) and the twins Hamnet and Judith(1585). In his mid

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 that it was well put together and very well performed. I was very impressed.

1. Abe Lincoln and JFK had a lot in common. So much in fact, that it's a little scary. Here goes. 2. Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846. JFK in 1946. 3. Lincoln was elected president 11-6-1860. JFK was elected 11-8-1960. 4. After their deaths they were both succeeded by southerners named Johnson. Andrew Johnson was born in 1808, Lyndon Johnson in 1908. 5. John Wilkes Booth was born in 1838, while Lee Harvy Oswald was born 101 years later. Both men were southeners and both

The Life Of William Shakespeare Shakespeare was born April 23, 1564 in the town of Stratford, England. His father, John Shakespeare was a glove maker and his mother May Arden inherited land so they had some money. As a result of his father having money he did not have to stay home and help out as much. He probably unlike many other children at that time attended the town’s free school. At the age of eighteen Shakespeare married Anne Hathawy November 27, 1582 who was eight years

The Greek Theater: "The arts of the western world have been largely dominated by the artistic standards established by the Greeks of the classical period" (Spreloosel 86). It is from the Greek word theatron, meaning a place for sitting, that we get our word theater. According to James Butler, "The Greeks were the first people to erect special structures to bring audiences and theatrical performers together" (27). "The theaters were normally located near a populated area at the bottom of or

The play by Leroi Jones, Great Goodness of Life, is considered a revolutionary play. It is worth reminding that the revolutionary theater has a purpose of teaching the white society as well as their black brothers about the reality of their existence. The Revolutionary Theatre must teach them their deaths . In this play, Leroi Jones is attacking the African Americans who are not aware of the cause they should fight for. Court Royal is a black man who is well fitted inside the American societ

Two Influences of the Day Through the play " Raisin in the Sun, " Beneatha Younger is exposed to two men who she both has an interest in. This being Joseph Asagai and George Murchison. Both men have some similar characteristics, but also differences which make their actions stand out from each other. To start, both men are kind at heart. They have good intentions, but goabout it differently. Asagai likes to talk about his past and get more involved in most things more than George. As he

Asian theatre is comprised of more than one geographic area. It consists of India, China and Japan. Each brought their own uniqueness to Asian theatre. Asian theatre as it pertains to China will be discussed in this chapter. Ancient Chinese chronicles mention other theatrical activities such as skits, pantomimes, juggling, singing and dancing. This serves as an indication that there were early Chinese versions of popular entertainment. During the Yuan Dynasty, China was ruled not by