View the live production on Youtube.
Man of La Mancha – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9P-urFCCz9Q
Create a title for your critique that reflects your response, feeling, or point-of-view regarding the production. This will help focus your analysis.
Introduce your paper by relating your overall impression of the play and the production (REMEMBER: there is a difference between them). Indicate the good points along with those that need improvement. Keep an open mind and attempt to be objective and fair. Include in your thesis paragraph(s) an evaluation of the acting. Consider analyzing one performer that made an impact on you and why.
The body of your essay will evaluate in depth the topics you introduced.
REMEMBER: be constructive; don’t be hyper-critical; be honest and sincere; back up all your opinions with valid reasons.
DON’T discuss the plot of the play. You can discuss how the character of Cervantes creates a play within the play and theatrically tells the story of Don Quixote.
Research Miguel de Cervantes. Include a short paragraph about his activities as a theatre artist and political activist in Spain. (Make sure and cite your reference – a bibliography is not necessary.)
Your evaluation of the production aspects of the play may include commentary on the directing, set(s), lighting, music, and sound as well as any other aesthetic observations.
Approach the performance and this paper with an attitude of enjoying it. Summarize any lasting impressions the play had on you after viewing the performance.For more information on Man of La Mancha read :https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man_of_La_Mancha