The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov & The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

$2 different plays

 

·         Summarize the play in a paragraph. (5 to 10 sentences.) Tell us the major characters, the plot and major themes. 

·         Give a paragraph of context–what was happening when the play was written. Why is it considered a classic? Was it controversial when it was first performed? What was the initial reaction? 

·         Then search for a groundbreaking or new production.  Find a visual–pictures of the production, a video of rehearsal, a costume sketch, a set design, etc. 

·         Finally, do you think the production you researched represented the play well? Why or why not?

·         Post your Micro Nano Play Response to Canvas by midnight. Refer to the calendar for specifics.

·         Respond to at least three other students’ presentations before midnight the following evening.

 

 

Visual Requirements:

 

  • The response must include a visual of some kind.
  • Remember to cite your sources. Post the website or citation material for a book.