Introduction to theater

« What have you found out about this play, its first production, and the playwright? *
« How does the play fit in with theatre at the time?

« What social issues come up in this play through the characters and their actions, and how were these

issues received by audiences? Discussed in reviews at the time? Did the play meet with success or not?

Why?

  • You may choose to look at several productions of the play — one could be the original and one could be

more recent. From what you find, how has the reception of this play changed over time? Is the play still

relevant? Why?