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  • Elizabethan Theater The Elizabethan Theater
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    The Elizabethan Theater The Elizabethan theater also known as Elizabethan Playhouses where the first known theaters built only for the purpose of performing plays. They were built in honor of Queen Elizabeth. Many of these theaters wre built in many different locations. They were created to entertain everyone from the poorest beggar to the richest lords. Many plays were performed, using all types of dramatic scripts from romance to violence. Many plays were c encored by the government and punish...
  • Play's Trifles And Suppressed Desires
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    The play's Trifles and Suppressed Desires wrap around a central theme of sexual tension between women and men. The characters are in search of life's meaning and seeking self-definition. In Trifles, ignorance of sexism is exposed as a major theme. The play Suppressed Desires explores new feminist theories between a married couple. Both plays were written in the 1920's way before the women's movement began But this traditional way of thinking has surprisingly continued even today and is a very im...
  • Penguin Ludemila
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    A Quest forExpressionBy Vera ChernomordikThe Gods Gift Book 1 So long it has been since my first teaching to be a minstrel. The 7 days flew into months, and the months, swiftly as an eagle in Flight on the wind, turned into years. And now, in a fortnight time, I am to have my greatest concert in front of the kings Of Brook's Line and the gods; and the winds shall blow in harmony for my glory. How tedious the journey has been. Many a time I had vouched to quit for all the rest Of my days. Many a ...
  • Character Of Peer Gynt
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    I have just recently attended a play called Peer Gynt on the night of March 2, 2001. In seeing and writing this paper I was asked to evaluate one of the major characters in the production. So for my evaluation I have picked the character of Peer Gynt. In this paper I will evaluate many different items about the character and his contribution to the overall glimpse of the play I can portray to you. To describe to the overall spectacle of the play I will first describe to you how my choice of Peer...
  • Mother Courage And Her Children
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    In 1939, on the eve of the Nazi Holocaust, the great German playwright Bert olt Brecht wrote Mother Courage and Her Children. For the setting of his play, he chose the Thirty Years' War, the senseless 17th century European conflict that pitted Protestants against Catholics and laid waste to whole lands and peoples. Spanning the years 1618-1648, it was the most destructive war in European history until modern times. It was a war which seemingly no one wanted but which no one could stop once it ha...
  • Acting In Baal
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    Baal Of Desire Ben Stout Acting I Todd Mcinerney 11-14-96 On Thursday, November 7, I saw a performance of Baal, written by BertoltBrecht and directed by Evan Parry. The play was not an emotional play, but an intellectual play. It caused the viewer to think about the existentialist nature of Brecht's writing and the underlying meaning of the play. Although I have studied existentialism and followed the play intently, I still could not fully understand what Brecht was trying to say through Baal. M...
  • Annie And Warbucks
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    I saw the musical Annie at the Orange County Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 30th. The theatre is located at 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa. The setting of the play is at the orphanage, Oliver Warbucks', and on the streets of New York during the great depression. Annie is an orphan who has spent her life wondering about her real parents, and working for the evil Miss Hannigan. She attempts to run away twice and succeeds the second time. While on the streets of New York she meets her n...
  • Good Shooting Skills
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    Basketball Basketball is a great game that is one of the most popular in America. In this sport you have to have good aim to shoot, good jumping skills to rebound, you have to be quick, and also have good ball handling skills. In a real game there are only five players on the court, referees, foul outs, and rules like no running with the ball, no fouling, out of bounds and no running over the other teams players on offense. I really enjoy playing this game and I practice a lot outside on my cour...
  • A Comparison Of Troy And Babe Ruth
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    r chives Michael Bertin, "FENCES" by August Wilson. (From: Berney, Contemporary American Dramatists, 1994's. v.) First Publication: 1986. First Production: 1985. As he runs from his home in the American South, Troy Mason, the son of a black sharecropper, is borne north by the great migration of his people searching for the promised land. Unskilled and unwanted, he searches the streets of distant cities until the day he kills a man to stay alive. He learns how to play baseball in jail, rises to p...
  • Great Fool Of The Play
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    Fooling and Disguise in Shakespeare's The Twelfth Night or What You Will The Twelfth Night, or What You Will was written by William Shakespeare during the sixteenth century. This play is full of romance, comedy, and especially fooling and disguise. The act of fooling is seen through many characters of the play such as, Viola, Olivia, Sir Toby, Sir Andrew, Maria, and of course Feste, the most important and intelligent character of the play. Shakespeare's, The Twelfth Night, or What You Will, port...
  • Payton A Great Football Player
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    Today I would like all of you to join me in a tribute to the greatest running back ever to play in the National Football League Walter Payton. His career with the Chicago Bears began in 1975 and Sweetness continued to run until 1987 his legacy continues much longer. The nickname Sweetness was earned at Jackson State. Whether it was for all the great skills he brought to the field or because it packed a certain irony for someone who loved physical contact, the name stuck and it fit. From the time...
  • Jamie And Edmund
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    Greed, drugs, and jealousy may sound like a preview for the next hit movie, but they are just the ingredients of the tragic epiphanies of the four Tyrones in A Long Days Journey into Night. In A Long Day's Journey into Night, by Eugene O Neill, the four Tyrones experience intimate moments of insight into their lives. Mary, James Sr., Jamie, and Edmund, each experiences an epiphany that lets the character understand a major aspect of his or her life that he or she never fully understood. At the v...
  • Great Combo Band
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    In this paper, I will review the concert titled "ALL JAZZ", which was held at Weber Music Hall at UMD, on Wednesday, November 12, 2003. This concert held the four combo jazz bands that UMD has. The first band that performed was Combo 4, directed by Dan Eaton. The songs they performed were "Sugar" by Stanley Turrintine and arranged by Linnean; "Budini" by Buddy Montgomery, arr. By Sickle r; and the last piece they performed was "Red Clay", by Freddie Hubbard. The instruments that this combo had i...
  • Shakespeare The Keenness Of Mind
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    Shakespeare also spelled SHAKSPEARE, by name BARD OF AVON, or SWAN OF AVON English poet, dramatist, and actor, often called the English national poet and considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. Shakespeare occupies a position unique in world literature. Other poets, such as Homer and Dante, and novelists, such as Leo Tolstoy and Charles Dickens, have transcended national barriers; but no writer's living reputation can compare with that of Shakespeare, whose plays, written in...
  • Jew And His Fellow Jew Jerome
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    Biloxi Blues begins in a train where a boy by the name of Eugene Morris Jerome is sitting writing in his journal. He is heading for Biloxi, MS for boot camp. Also on the train are some of his fellow platoon members. There was Roy Selfridge, Joseph Wykowski, Arnold Epstein, Don Carney, James Hennessy, and others. Jerome says this is his first time away from home, and he seemed like the nervous type. When the troops get to Biloxi, Ms., Sgt. Merwin J. Toomey greets them. Jerome is put on the spot w...

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