TPS 1107: Arts in Society: Theatre** The Piano Lesson Performance Report **30 points. Your responses must by TYPED. Retype the questions on your paper, Submit the report along with your ticket stub and program, in a pocket-folder on the due date specified on your syllabus. Points will be deducted for missing items and/or late papers. Points will also be deducted for excessive grammatical errors: for every 3 errors, 3 points will be deducted. Proofread carefully. Name:______________________________________ 1. Name of Production 2. Name of Playwright 3. Name of Theatre Company 4. Name of Director Each of the three questions below is worth 10 points. 5. Who was your favorite ACTOR? (provide name of actor AND the character he/she played.) WHY? Discuss what he/she did with body, voice and imagination to make the character believable and interesting. You must provide specific examples from the performance to support your answer—pick moments and describe them clearly. “She used her voice well, and the way she moved was awesome” is NOT a specific description! 6. Pick a section of the performance and describe how the director BLOCKED the actors so that you could clearly see character relationships through the movement. Describe specifically what you SAW and what exactly it communicated to you. 7. One aspect of theatre is that it reflects the human experience in meaningful and enlightening ways. How did this production of The Piano Lesson comment on the human experience in a way that was universal? Give two specific examples from the performance.