Category: Theatre

  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare

    By William Shakespeare

    Shakespeare's vintage tragedy of affection, insanity, and revenge used to be first enacted in London in 1602. younger Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is in mourning for his useless father, is visited through his father's ghost telling him that he used to be murdered by way of his personal brother, Claudius, who then assumed the throne and married Hamlet's mom, Gertrude. reason on revenge, Hamlet feigns insanity and plots to kill Claudius. whilst he unintentionally stabs Polonius, Claudius's counselor, Hamlet is distributed into exile—and Polonius's daughter, Ophelia, who were in love with Hamlet, is going mad from grief and drowns herself. within the climax of the play, outdated ratings are settled eventually, and Hamlet's speaks his recognized final phrases: "The relaxation is silence." one in every of Shakespeare's maximum performs, HAMLET is a part of the well-established culture of "revenge tragedies" that have been well known on the finish of the Elizabethan period, however the play transcends all its affects in its exam of justice and responsibility, and as a refined portrait of a delicate younger guy torn among righteous revenge and his accountability as an ethical guy.
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  • Le Jeu de l'amour et du hasard by Marivaux

    By Marivaux

    Pour sonder l. a. sincérité de Dorante, qu’on lui destine sans qu’elle l’ait jamais rencontré, Silvia échange son behavior avec sa servante Lisette. Mais los angeles belle forget about que son prétendant a recours au même stratagème avec son valet. Ainsi travestis, les deux commencent à se parler d’amour… Et los angeles parole fait tomber les masques.

    Les personnages parviendront-ils à mettre un terme au jeu de dupes dans lequel ils se sont enferrés ? Le spectateur trouvera-t-il une réponse aux interrogations que soulève l. a. pièce – puis-je être aimé pour moi-même ? L’amour peut-il triompher des préjugés sociaux ? Intemporels, ces questionnements expliquent sans doute le succès jamais démenti de l’oeuvre depuis sa création en 1730.

    À travers son cahier images et les nombreux témoignages réunis dans son file, l’édition permet de confronter le texte de los angeles pièce à ses mises en scène. Elle suggest en outre trois groupements de textes et des sujets pour s’entraîner à l’épreuve de français au baccalauréat.
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  • Essential Self-Defense: A Play by Adam Rapp

    By Adam Rapp

    In Essential Self-Defense, disgruntled misfit Yul Carroll takes a role as an assault dummy in a women's self-defense category and reveals himself mysteriously interested in Sadie, the repressed bookworm mercilessly honing her talents on him. in the meantime, all's now not good at the unassuming Midwestern streets of Bloggs: with neighborhood youngsters vanishing at an alarming cost, our hero, his female friend, and a motley collection of poets, butchers, and punk librarians arrange to conflict the darkness at the fringe of city.
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