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Did 'Les Mis' Make Musicals Popular Again? Depp Eyes Sondheim's ...

Did 'Les Mis' Make Musicals Popular Again? Depp Eyes Sondheim's ... | Drama | Scoop.it
Count me as a diehard musicals fan, and that includes Tim Burton's "Sweeney Todd," starring Johnny Depp as the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Well, now that "Les Miserables" has proven yet again that even a sincere movie ...
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Melissa M's comment, May 5, 2013 3:37 AM
Questions to answer:

1- Why do you think musicals are rising in popularity again>

2- Which musicals brought to screen did you think were successful? Which one weren't?
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A Tabloid Version of Hamlet

A Tabloid Version of Hamlet | Drama | Scoop.it

This tabloid mock-up put together by the BBC takes the characters and plot of Hamlet and presents it in a new format. This could be a great idea for a final assignment for students, with room for creativity and a way for them to show their knowledge.


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Interactive theatre: five rules of play from an audience perspective

Interactive theatre: five rules of play from an audience perspective | Drama | Scoop.it
Audiences have never been hungrier for experience, but these productions need a rigorous approach, says Miriam Gillinson

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Melissa M's comment, May 5, 2013 3:42 AM
This article is useful when designing your own theatrical pieces for assignments. It allows you to think if you want a passive or interactive audience, and where the boundaries lie for this style of theatre.
Alicia Caruana's curator insight, May 7, 2013 3:48 AM

How can a director produce an effective interactive theatre performance?

Why do many interactive performances fail to fulfill their purpose?

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5 of the Best Online Shakespeare Resources

5 of the Best Online Shakespeare Resources | Drama | Scoop.it

Check out five online resources on Shakespeare. The five websites are:

* 60 Second Shakespeare challenge from the BBC

* The Playwright Game from PBS

* Shakespearean Murder Mystery

* Shakespeare App

* Making a Scene -  blog with many ideas on how to bring Shakespeare to life in your classroom


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Antonia Atria's curator insight, November 7, 2013 8:32 AM

Really useful information to understanding shakepeare!

Kelly Brenner Smith's curator insight, June 26, 2014 10:42 AM

Check out these resources for reading, understanding, and interpreting works by Shakespeare.

Sumayya Qudrat's curator insight, April 9, 2015 12:01 AM

different shakespeare units to use in a classroom

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Much Ado about Digital Theatre's streaming of Shakespeare

Much Ado about Digital Theatre's streaming of Shakespeare | Drama | Scoop.it

Liz Shannon Miller: "Whether you spell it "theatre" or "theater," any fan of classic or contemporary theatrical works ought to check out the full-length productions available through VOD site Digital Theatre."


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