Larry Gleason
Text Analysis

1st Year Presentations
Here you will find the documents created for Dramatic History Presentations by the first
year students at Circle in The Square Theatre School. These documents are not edited for
accuracy.  All documents are in Microsoft Word format unless otherwise noted.

Presentations Round 1
Classic Greek Era

MEDEA/Euripides
Medea 06 (PowerPoint)
Medea 07          
LYSISTRATA/Aristophanes
The World of Aristophanes 06
Lysistrata 12
OEDIPUS/Sophocles
Oedipus--The Dr. Philanakalis Program’s Companion Guide 07
Oedipus Report Handout 12

Elizabethan-Renaissance Era

THE DUCHESS OF MALFI/John Webster
Duchess 07
Duchess 08
MANDRAGOLA/Niccolo Machiavelli
Mandragola 06
Mandragola 08
LIFE IS A DREAM/Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Life 06
Calderon de la Barca Movie 08
Life Is A Dream Handout (pdf) 08


Neo-Classicism

EL CID (LE CID)/Pierre Corneille
El Cid Overview 06
El Cid Characters 06
El Cid Presentation 06 (PowerPoint)
Neoclassicism: Le Cid by Pierre Corneille 07
THE LEARNED LADIES/Moliere (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin)
Moliere Timeline 08
PHAEDRA/Jean Racine
Phaedra Summary 08
Phaedra Handout 08



Restoration

THE WAY OF THE WORLD/William Congreve
Behind The Scenes 06 (QuickTime)
William Congreve 08
The Rivals Handout 08
SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER/Oliver Goldsmith
She Stoops 06
She Stoops 08
THE RIVALS/Richard Brindley Sheridan
Richard Brinsley Sheridan 07


Early 19th Century

FAUST/Johann Wolfgang Goethe
Faust Overview 06
Faust Analysis 07
WOYZCEK/George Büchner
Büchner-Woyzcek Overview 06
Woyzcek 07
Woyzcek Presentation 07
Woyzcek tri-fold 08
Woyzcek Reading Rainbow script 08
A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY/Ivan Turgenev
Country Overview 06
Turgenev facts 07

Late 19th Century

DANCE OF DEATH/August Strindberg
Strindberg Bio 06
Strindberg and Helium (website)
Strindberg Timeline 06
Dance of Death handout 07
RIDERS TO THE SEA/John Millington Synge
Riders Handout 06
Riders 07
THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI/Bertolt Brecht

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Presentations Round 2
Early 20th Century

WAITING FOR LEFTY/Clifford Odets
Waiting For Lefty handout 07
RHINOCEROS/Eugene Ionesco
Characters of Rhinoceros 06
Ionesco Timeline 08

DESIGN FOR LIVING/Noël Coward
Design For Living-Noel Coward Handout 06


Mid 20th Century

HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA/Federico García Lorca
Lorca Background 06
The House of Bernarda Alba I 07
Scene from HoBA, Spanish 07
WAITING FOR GODOT/Samuel Beckett
Godot handout 07
Beckett 08
THE MAIDS/Jean Genet
THE BALCONY/Jean Genet
Jean Genet handout 08 (pdf)


Mid 20th Century(con't)

LOOK BACK IN ANGER/John Osbourne
MARAT
/SADE/Peter Weiss
LOOT/Joe Orton
Loot Handout 08


Mid 20th Century to Contemporary

A RAISIN IN THE SUN/Lorraine Hansberry
RITS handout 08
Brooks Atkinson review
BURIED CHILD/Sam Shepard
Buried Child Handout 06
BUS STOP/William Inge
Bus Stop-Inge Info 06
Inge facts 07


Contemporary

MAD FOREST/Caryl Churchill
Mad Forest Video/mpeg  06 (QuickTime)
THREE TALL WOMEN/Edward Albee
MASTER HAROLD AND THE BOYS/Athol Fugard
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