Symbolism in the Theatre is the hidden meaning given to an object or person within a play. The meaning could be metaphor or representation of a theme of the plot. Symbolism is an active and integral part of theatre production. The teaching of symbolism and understanding of symbolism and how it can be used can enhance the student's acting skills.
1. Shakespeare is known to utilize the tool of symbolism in many of his plays, what is an example?
2. How can symbolism be used to represent loneliness?