Thursday, December 10, 2009

Other than Ionesco'splays, what are some other good theatre of the absurd works?

I recently Stage-managed a performance of Ionesco' Rhinoceros, and watched a performance of The Bald Soprano, and really enjoyed them. Thus, sparking my interest in theatre of the absurd.



Other than Ionesco'splays, what are some other good theatre of the absurd works?comedy show



Samuel Beckett (his "Waiting for Godot" is probably the most famous play to date), Jean Genet, Arthur Adamov, and Harold Pinter, although these writers were not always comfortable with the label and sometimes preferred to use terms such as "Anti-Theater" or "New Theater". Other playwrights associated with this type of theater include Tom Stoppard, Arthur Kopit, Friedrich DÁúČrrenmatt, Fernando Arrabal, Edward Albee, N.F. Simpson, Boris Vian, Peter Weiss, Vaclav Havel, and Jean Tardieu. The French philosopher Albert Camus defines the human condition in his 1942 essay, The Myth of Sisyphus, as basically meaningless. Camus argued that humanity had to resign itself to recognizing that a fully satisfying rational explanation of the universe was beyond its reach; in that sense, the world must ultimately be seen as absurd.



Other than Ionesco'splays, what are some other good theatre of the absurd works?greek theater opera theater



I would add Christopher Durang to those. "Actor's Nightmare"

I am in university and picked television acting and theatre acting, as I wanted to learn all aspects

do you think that I made the right move by doing this?I dont want to get the two mixed up when I finish university and have this stoop me from getting a job, I just wanted to be good at the different forms of acting, so I picked these two as options in my 2nd year!I mean you get some Hollywood actors who go back to Theatre acting for a while, dont you?



I am in university and picked television acting and theatre acting, as I wanted to learn all aspects of actingevents



When you get out of university and are looking for professional work, your first priority will be to get an agent. You might find that this is easier with a drama school qualification, rather than just a degree - it depends if you have a showcase at the end of the course which agents attend. But all training is good, whether it is theater, film or telelvision, the more training you have, the better.



After that, I assure you, you will do anything that pays. It is only actors with massive success who have the luxury of choosing between theatre, TV and film. For everyone else, its whatever you can get.



I am in university and picked television acting and theatre acting, as I wanted to learn all aspects of actinghome theatre opera theater



its a good idea, both are very different, yes some actors do tread the broads, good luck, and keep going.
Acting isn't about what you can learn at University. You become an actor because you have to; something inside won't let you do anything else. If you don't have that passion, then all the knocks and disappointments will soon make you change your ambition.



What you'll learn will make you very useful in the entertainment industry, but it won't make you a good (let alone a great) actor.
You will quickly find out the difference. Any training is good. If you really have talent perhaps you could apply to a drama school after your degree or if REALLY good you can start going to auditions. Aim high, work your socks off, Do any sort of acting you can get. The advice above is good from Mrs C

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I need some advice about a 6.1 Home Theatre System?

I recently won a 6.1 Home Theatre System that came with a 5.1 AV Receiver. I have been told that it will still work, just don't use the extra speaker. As the prize was advertised as a Top of the Range 6.1 HTS I don't feel I have received what was advertised. I am on selling it as it is not suitable for my needs and in fact, I did think I was winning a TV and DVD player. So, to date, no luck in selling as it is not the complete package, if you know what I mean. I am not technically brilliant tho I am quickly learning. The place that supplied me the prize just offered me a deal of buying another receiver at a reduced price leaving me with 2 of them and I will omit my comment back to them. I am starting to feel a tad ungrateful seeing as it was a prize tho it is done all the time. Would any of you technically brilliant people out there give me some advice please. Thanks, Suzanne.,



I need some advice about a 6.1 Home Theatre System?getting late



While the prize doesn't meet your expectations it is still a useful item and has value.



BTW, 5.1 is a perfectly functional system seeing as how there is relatively little 6.1 audio material. In reality it is reasonable to just not use one of the speakers. I suggest that once you have a TV and DVD player you might value the HT system higher since the "6.1 sound system" complements the DVD/TV well -- giving you a full "home theater system".



But if you really don't want the sound system several options come to mind.



The first, and probably the better option is to simply accept the prize. You can sell it even though the speakers are 6.1 and the receiver is 5.1 ... just sell separately (or sell as a 5.1 system with a bonus speaker).



As a variation, have you inquired about getting credit for the receiver and speakers toward a TV and DVD player? If new/unused this should be possible. You can't expect full value maybe, but maybe enough to make purchase of the TV a relatively inexpensive transaction.



Or consider legal action. If you have in writing that the prize was a "top of the line 6.1 HTS" you could consult a lawyer re whether the company falsely advertized the prize. However, note that there is alway room to interpret, and depending on wording a lawyer may advise you have little chance of success. For example, while the receiver is not 6.1 the speakers are, so it could be argued this is a 6.1 system since you have 6 speakers and a subwoofer.



I don't know what country you are in so details differ, but given the relatively low total value you may need to pursue this in small claims court (From experience I would caution that this can be a frustrating and potentially useless exercise). However, there may be allowance in your legal system (There is in my jurisdiction) for a brief free consultation with a lawyer to at least get an opinion on the merits of your case.



Hope there is something useful to you here. Try to take a positive view on this. At worst you are a winner, even if the prize is other than what you expected.



I need some advice about a 6.1 Home Theatre System?regal theater opera theater



They gave you a set of 7 (L, R, C, SR, SL, CR, Sub) speakers and a receiver that only supports 6 (L, C, R, Sr, Sl, and sub)?



Hook it up and enjoy it, what is your problem?



Put it on Ebay for a penny, both parts, it will sell.

Need help in finding a good family friendly movie for a kid birthday party at a theatre???

i am gonna have a birthday party for my son at our local movie theatre but they only show 1 movie a week. we live in a small town our only theatre. hes gonna be 5 yrs old. so i want a good family friendly movie that the kids will enjoy watchin. they are showing HAPPYFEET. we saw that already. loved it! then they are gonna show nativity on the 15th of December, dont wanna watch that movie. We plan on having the party sometime from the 11th-18th not sure exactly what day. his birthday is the 22nd so we dont want to get the kids away from the family at that time so we want it earlier than his actual bday. So i guess now imma have to find a movie and take it to them so they can show it. But i dont know where i can find a site where they show the new releases coming out on dvd so i can go buy the movie. or do you have any recommendations on what we can see? they show family movies so we have seen most of the new movies at the theatre. or does anyone know of a good classic kid movie?thanks



Need help in finding a good family friendly movie for a kid birthday party at a theatre???ballet



I use the website www.screenit.com a LOT! It's designed for parents to check out content and suitability for kids, but I use it for my own decisions. They tell you everything about the movie that might be objectionable, as far as sex, violence, language, bad behaviors that might be imitated by kids, stuff like that. They also warn you if there are things about the movie that might be physically unsuitable, such as strobe lights or shaky camera angles. They have sections for new movies/DVD's as well as stuff that's been out a while. Hope this helps!



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What about the remake of Willie Wonka with Johnny Depp? You can rent the DVD and show it at home. I enjoyed it and I am an adult.



I think it's a great movie for kids to see.



You can get a review at SCREENIT.COM.
Christmas Family Movies:



Deck The Halls



Unnacompanied Minors
CHarlottes web is coming out.
ANY DISNEY MOVIE!!!!



umm you could ask them if they are still showing flushed away or the santa clause 3!! other than that disney is always good. of course if you enjoyed Happy feet which i did as well i'm sure some of the kids haven't seen it so you could watch again!



Hope I helped!!
Try : Over the Hedge or Open Season. Both were fab films for kids. "Cars" was also very cute, and my b/f's son loved it. A real boys film, with a little bit of "romance" in. Very cute.
ice age 2 the meltdown is pretty funny and set to come out on dvd soon. cars is already out on dvd and so is over the hedge. and they're all family friendly.

Help me decide my Audition Piece for Broadway Musical Theatre!!!?

Hi!



Two weeks from now, I'll be heading up to NYC for another stint of auditions for Broadway Musical Theatre.



I have A LOT on my plate right now, and would like some suggestions on pieces to perform for 16-bars.



I have a wide range, but am most comfortable as a mezzo soprano (having performed as Eponine, Fontine, Marguerite St. Just, Elphiba, Lucy, Maria Von Trapp and others).



I refuse to do anything from Les Mis (although I LOVE it), Wicked, or Phantom.



I was thinking the following:



"A New Life"- Jekyll and Hyde



"Hold On"- The Secret Garden"



"I'll Forget You"- The Scarlet Pimpernel



if you have other suggestions, please note them. You also might get a better idea of how I sound from a clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmShBKTp4...



or



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzIEqmoCb...



Thanks so much for all the help!!



Help me decide my Audition Piece for Broadway Musical Theatre!!!?sheet music



Your three choices are good, I think. How about 'Out Here On My Own' from Fame (I think? pretty sure...) or something from Miss Saigon (I still believe or I'd give my life for you)



Good luck! That sounds very exciting

2 part question: How are Black American actors received in the UK? Is theatre innovative in the UK?

I have heard that overseas black-American Actors are received quite well, and have great opportunities for work in the United Kingdom (which is where I am considering moving upon college graduation.) I have also heard that they aren't considered any more than the black-Americans that live in America. I just wanted to know if anyone had any insight...



Also, I am really into experimental theatre...i wanted to know how innovative it is in the UK...



also, if you know of any famous experimental theatre companies in the US...I'd be grateful to hear about those as well.



2 part question: How are Black American actors received in the UK? Is theatre innovative in the UK?headache



well it obviously depends on weither they can act or not like. in my opinion it has nothin to do wit their skin colour. but then thats just me and i do live in Ireland but we like hav all d same films and stuff, der wudnt b dat great a difference in our overall opinions about actors(tresses)/ films etc!



2 part question: How are Black American actors received in the UK? Is theatre innovative in the UK?paramount theater opera theater



i've seen a lot of theatre there, and they seem to be really into multicultural casting... in other words, you see a lot of people of color, and of various nationalities on stage. They will probably think your accent is sexy, too.

 
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