Performance Response Sheet
(From: “Evaluating a Performance” by Michael Greenwald)
Theatre Sucks - Fall 2014
You should turn in this assignment via blackboard before 1:30 pm. Sept 23. Emailed and paper assignments will not be accepted. Late assignments will not be accepted. It is a violation of the Honor Code to turn in this assignment without having seen the play.
“Theatre Sucks” uses the story of two college students to explore different aspects of the theatre. Scenes from a variety of plays are presented. Below please record you observations about the production. You should use correct grammar, punctuation and other college writing skills. Be sure to support your opinions with examples from the production itself. You may also use outside sources as support such as the program or a review. Just be sure to cite these in MLA form.
Plays/Scenes: Interludes Angels in America Topdog/Underdog The Crucible Reasons to be pretty
Playwright and Playwrights for Scenes: Interludes - Topher Jones
Angels in America - Tony Kushner
Topdog/Underdog - Suzi Lori-Parks
The Crucible - Arthur Miller
Reasons to be pretty - Neil LaBute
Production Company: ODU Theater
Theatre: University Theater
Dates of the Production: September 19 @ 12:30PM & 8:00PM
September 20 @ 12:00PM & 8:00PM
Name of the Director: Interludes - Samantha Jalajel & Lucy Bonino
Angels in America - Chris Monteith
Topdog/Underdog - Samantha Jalajel
The Crucible - Nikki DeBrango
Reasons to be pretty – Steve Earle
Characters: Identify and briefly describe characters in the main play.
• Protagonists: The...