Stoppard : R/G are Dead


2008 -- 2007 SHOWS : see PLAYS

suggested scenes : Glass Menageries, Mikado, Oleanna, etc.

.... see SHOWS


dramaturgy page

Winter Shorts (analysis-review)

... Part 4. Show (Public) * Part 5. Showcase (Hamlet) -- and you! To start from the very end. Personal "Why". Art vs. Craft.

How to cover all the classics?

Postmodern titles (...)

script and director: homework

[ I ] Part 1 SCRIPT ANALYSIS [ ]

1. Part I. Playscript

Director & Script

scenes and scene study (take 1)

The Greeks : (Oedipus)

Shakespeare (Tragedy vs. Comedy)

Chekhov : 3 Sisters + Farces

Beckett : Godot



Repertory Classics

Oedipus Rex by Sophocles (425 B.C.)

Hamlet by William Shakespeare (c. 1601)

Le Malade imaginaire (The Imaginary Invalid) by Molière (1673)

The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov (1904)

En attendant Godot (Waiting for Godot) by Samuel Beckett (1953)

Le Cid by Pierre Corneille (1637)

Andromaque by Jean Racine (1667)

La Locandiera (The Mistress of the Inn / Mine Hostess) by Carlo Goldoni (1753)

Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (I: 1808; II: 1831)

Miss Julie by August Strindberg (1888)

Le Jeu de l’amour et du hasard (The Game of Love and Chance) by Marivaux (1730)

La Vida es Sueño (Life is a Dream) by Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1635)

Die Räuber (The Robbers) by Friedrich von Schiller (1781)

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen (1890)

Ubu Roi (King Ubu) by Alfred Jarry (1896)

Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello (1921)

Der gute Mensch von Sezuan (The Good Woman of Setzuan) by Bertolt Brecht (1938-42)

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennesse Williams (1947) La Cantatrice chauve (The Bald Soprano) by Eugène Ionesco (1950) Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller (1949)

National Arts Centre CA


Season 2007-2008 Theatre UAF

Why do I want to direct this play?

online resources for playscripts:
Dramatic Publishing Company (IL)
Dramatists Play Service, Inc. (New York)
Electronic texts 
Play and monologue collection 
Playscripts, Inc. 
Samuel French (NY, LA) 
WWW Virtual Library Theatre and Drama
Online Script Archive