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Chautauqua T-7: "From the Page to Performance to...Possibilities-Bringing Life to the Dramatic Text"

Event Detail
Date: Monday, March 26th
Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Description:

Presented by Jim VanValen, assistant professor of theatre. This course will examine works from the American theatre and explore the particular interpretations made by directors, actors, and designers toward bringing the playwright’s words to life in performance. The group will read plays, view excerpts from various productions, discuss responses, and take part in performing staged readings of certain scenes during each session. Plays that will be examined are: Arthur Miller’s "Death of a Salesman" (March 5), Tennessee Williams’ "A Streetcar Named Desire" (March 12), Lillian Hellman’s "The Children’s Hour" (March 19), and Thornton Wilder’s "Our Town" (March 26). Cost of the four-week program is $30. For more information call 895-4119.

Location: Room: Hedges Conference Room
The Commons
Contact:
Alice Povey
4119
apovey@cornellcollege.edu

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