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My chosen play is On the Waterfront which I went to see with my GCSE drama group on Tuesday ...th April at Nottingham Playhouse. On the Waterfront is a play written by Budd Schulberg with Stan Silverman and for the performance that I went to see it

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Choose a play that you have seen in your course in which the actors worked well together on stage. Discuss in detail the ways the performers played their roles and interacted in at least one scene. Include reference to voice, movement, characterisation and relationships. --- My chosen play is 'On the Waterfront' which I went to see with my GCSE drama group on Tuesday ...th April at Nottingham Playhouse. On the Waterfront is a play written by Budd Schulberg with Stan Silverman and for the performance that I went to see it was directed by Steven Berkoff. In 1950s New York, the dock workers' unions are in the stranglehold of the Mob. ...read more.

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Another small touch to this scene was that the actor playing the driver of the car was miming having a column gear stick and this small touch added reality to the scene for the audience. Also, the actors playing Johnny and Charlie worked well in this scene because as the car was meant to be stopping both actors jerked forwards in their seats in perfect timing together and this added great effect for the audience as it made us really believe that they were in a car so it added reality to the scene and made the overall picture of the scene much more believable. ...read more.

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before they were meant to it may have ruined the illusion of the birds and subsequently ruined the whole scene for the audience. Another scene that I particularly liked was th scene with the two men and the baseball bats. This scene was particularly effective for me because all the men contributed equally to a domino effect created as the two mafia men beat them with baseball bats on the ground. All the characters worked well in this scene because they all contributed to the domino effect and it therefore made it much more effective for the audience because they did not see any faults in the casts' acting. Overall the actors were very good in this play and worked very well on stage. ...read more.

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