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Brooklyn Publishers - school plays, theatre scripts, search for a play

Brooklyn Publishers - school plays, theatre scripts, search for a play | High School Drama | Scoop.it
School play scripts including comedy, one act plays, ten minute plays, youth theatre and more. Large selection for high schools. Download our free script of the week.
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This site offers great suggestions for high school level stage productions.

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Commedia dell'arte | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Commedia dell'arte | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | High School Drama | Scoop.it
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This essay offers a broad overview of Commedia dell'arte, including performance traits, character profiles including costumes, physicality and historical origin, as well as a brief insight into the basic plots.

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Summer of the Seventeenth Doll review

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll review | High School Drama | Scoop.it
RAY Lawler's Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, written in 1953, is widely regarded as the play that kicked off modern Australian theatre, showing everyday Australians in a contemporary setting wrestling with the human condition, their hopes, fears...
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This review Ray Lawler's Summer of the Seventeenth Doll performed at QTC in 2012 offers both praise and critisism. Please read the article and answer the following questions in the comment box:

 

1. What does the author mean when he says the shock and impact of the play has been muffled with nostalgia?

 

2. Find two examples in the text where the author has indicated there is room for improvement. Suggest ways in which you would change the performance to improve these issues if you were stepping into the directors shoes.

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