HW # 17

Play Criteria

 

Use the same format as the book review, making the obvious substitutions.

The following outline offers the basic elements that should be found in any good play review and will help you as you as you look for things to note during the play. HOLD ON TO THE PLAYBILL! It has lots of info! Not all of the elements listed below may be applicable to all plays, however, these criteria provide a general overview for all components that should be included in a basic play review.

___Name of play being reviewed


___Location of theater where play was seen


___Date of when play was reviewed

___Intended Audience (Children, Teenagers, Young Adults, Adults)

___Type of Play

___Comedy
___Drama
___Action/Adventure
___Other

___Opening Date


___Name of producer


___Length of Play


___Actors/Actresses in Play

___Are the characters in the play easy to understand?

___Rate Acting/Music

___Admission charge into play


___Crowded? (Do you need to buy your tickets early?)

___Write a brief summary of the plot...but do not spoil the ending!


___Is the play easy to follow?

___Compare to other plays


___Director (What other plays has this director done?)

___Overall rating