• Play Script Critique Guide (reading a play)

    You will submit this in Canvas! Your name and class period should be on your paper. You need to include the title of the play as well as the author. The font should be 12 pt. arial, single spaced paragraph form (3-6 sentences with at least 4 paragraphs). You must use complete sentences.

    Paragraph 1:

    Opening:

    This should describe the time and geographical location and setting (living room, the park, etc.) Describe the characters in the play.

    Paragraph 2:

    Body:

    Give an explanation of the plot using the dramatic structure as a guide.

    Describe the possible theme, mood, symbols and ideas of the play. Give specific examples to support your choices.

    Paragraph 3:
     
    Technical aspects:
    What choices would you make if you were designing this show (costumes, lights, sound, set props)?
     
    Paragraph 4:
     

    Closing:

    What is your personal reaction to the script/play? (I think this play would be more enjoyable to watch. It was difficult to read and the story was hard to follow.) Give specific examples to support your opinions. (The flashbacks were difficult to visualize in my head while I read the script. The names of the characters were so similar it was difficult to remember which characters had fought and which were in love.