Similar to film and music reviews which analyze and critiquethe whole work a review of a play or musical should also critique the production as a whole in addition to its variety of elements. The purpose of a review is to provide a potential audience with anunbiasedopinion of the production supported by facts.
This last written assignment requires you to attend one UT Department ofTheatreand Film production this semester — THE KING AND THE CLOWN or THE INTERNATIONALIST. This assignment is toanalyze and critiquethe production using theatrical terminologynot merely liking or disliking the play (do not turn in a rewritten version of the plot summary)
Like any written essay atheatrereview should contain an introduction body and conclusion. Elements that could be discussed in this review (but are not limited by) include:
Thistheatrereview should be based on the live theatrical performance seen here at UT not a film version or other school’s production. In general your assignment should be typed and proofread at least 3-4 pages in length. Think creativity originality (such as images links etc.) and presentational choices (such as WordPowerpointPrezi audio files etc.) — reviews are no longer just printed in newspapers or magazines reviews are also found on television radio and theinternet. Be careful of spelling grammar capitalization punctuation and MLA guidelines. Remember to document any outside sources you use. Early submissions are always accepted.