PLAY DIRECTOR`S REPORT

PLAYDIRECTOR’S REPORT

The&quotChildren`s Hour &quotportrayedan emblemof a play`sshockingrevelationduring thenineteenth century.Theplaywasbasedon a school`scontextwherewith a cheeky schoolgirl wasinvolvedin actualschoolincidentsandtheteacher`seffortsto punishher weredisruptedby her falseaccusationsthattheschoolteachersindulgedin lesbianism. Mary, themaincharacterraisedanimosityamongst theparentsa factwhich ledto massiveschooltransfers[ CITATION Hel53 l 1033 ].Theproductionof The Children`s Hour by Lillian Hellman wasundoubtedlyenthralling, entertainingandalsoa pleasantexperience.My director`srolewastremendoussince theplay`ssmoothflowof presentationalwayslefttheaudiencelaughingprogressively coupledwith intermittentaccolades andappreciationof my work.

Onmyaccord,theplayperformedmarvelouslydue to thehighexpertise of theactorsandtheexcellentpresentationmechanismprevalentin theshow.Theoverall playwasa greatsuccessthanksto theperfectionof theactingcrew.Both theactorsandtheactressesexecutedan informedactionthat wellsuitedthecharacterrolestheywereplayingthusensuringa strongnetworkof theplayin entiretyas wellas a compactflowof themes.I waspersonallyimpressedby theactor`sabilityto liven thecharacters`emotionaltwist as welltheoverall inculcation of humorthrough a perfectchoiceof gesturesandrealactions.Forexample,theanguishthat Amelia Tilford goesthrough after learningher grandchild`s maliciousactswaswelldemonstratedby therespectiveactor.I wasspecificallyimpressedwith theperformanceof Mary Tilford`s actorsince shecohesively fittedtheroleboth in personalityandphysicalappearance.Her abilityto be staunchandcunningly funnyin thepretensevoicewasquitea challenging task.Additionally, I must hailtheschoolteachers`actresseswhobrilliantlymasteredtheir roleas indicatedby their well-chosen andappliedfacial expressionscoupledwith their hilariousuntoldsufferingoccasionedby theyoungstudent,Mary Tilford.

Ina specialway,theoverall choiceof costumesperfectlymatchedthecontextof theplay,The setdesignwasmeantto matchthegeneralaudience`s expectations with regardsto their ageandperceivedplay`sperformance.Theunderlying themeof theplaywaswellillusioned through therealistic,humorousandcomicalpresentationby theactingcrewas itinculcatedunparalleledaudience`sattentionandsubsequentrequestsfortheplay`srepetitionduring theoncomingsummer.Additionalefficiencyfortheplaywasgarneredthrough theentirelymanipulatedstagelightingandsoundprojectionastheywellenhancedtheplaysthematic presentation.Children`sHour underlying themewasquiterelevantto thensocietyas itwarnedcaregivers of naggingtheir childrensince itwould resultin untoldsufferingof associatedparties.Itfurtherenhancedtheneedforstudent`sn tutorsandparent`sonenesstowards ensuringa respectablesocietyfreeof emotionalblackmail.

Myroleas a directorwould havebeenenhancedby ensuringthattheactingcrewexhibitedprofessionalism whiletheir taskexecutionas a modeof providingtheethicalcodeof conductwaslived.I would coachtheactorsandactresseson correctlyunderstandingthescriptprovisionsthrough theexhibitionof perfectcraftsmanship. My performanceratingwould encompasstheaudience`sperceptionsof theactingandtheoverall communicationof theplay`stheme.I would envision a morereputableplaythat handlestheprevalentissuesin thesocietysince itwould servebotheducationalandentertainmentfunctionsthrough theworkof art.

References

Hellman, L. (1953). The children`s hour. Dramatists Play Service, Inc..