THEATER It’s so important
Stage • “All the world’s a stage, and we are merely players on it.”
Famous Playwrights • Shakespeare • Sophocles • Euripides • Eugene O’Neill • Arthur Miller
Sophocles • One of the most famous Greek ancient playwrights! • 7 of his plays are over 1000 years old! • Born in Colonus, Attica (Greece)
Shakespeare • Shakespeare was a praised Poet and Playright! • Born in England • Some say he is the greatest writer in the history of the English language.
Arthur Miller • An amazing poet from the 1900’s. • A playwright and also wrote essays! • He won a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1950
Famous Plays • Romeo & Juliet • Hamlet • Oedipus • The Butterfly Lovers • Mme Butterfly • Death of a Salesman
Romeo & Juliet • One of Shakespeare's most famous plays is Romeo and Juliet! • A story where true love is put against family loyalty!
Hey Arnold Romeo & Juliet! • Watch clip!