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Contemporary Playwrights (Fuller Theater Arts): The Assignment

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Assignment Details

Research and find biographical information about the playwright, introduction of the play (plot, characters, themes) and criticism/reviews (by theater critics of productions and by scholars of the plays themselves) on one of the following:

 

Fences by August Wilson
      F Block -- Jackson & Nate
      G Block -- Hill, Evans & Kayman
True West by Sam Shepard
      F Block -- Creighton & Jack
      G Block -- Alex, Quinlan & Evan
Zoo Story by Edward Albee
      F Block -- Joseph & Henson
      G Block -- Max, Ethan & Joseph
All My Sons by Arthur Miller
      G Block -- Harrison, Maithreya & Maxwell
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
      G Block -- Charlie, Peyton & Josh 
 
A minimum of two sources are required (no Wikipedia please).  You may use NoodleTools to generate your citations if you wish.  See the last page of this LibGuide for MLA information.
 
Organize research as a powerpoint with your group for presentation in class.