MISSION #6

DUE MONDAY, MAY 27


AS WE GET CLOSER TO SHOWTIME, LET'S DEFINE SOME WELL KNOWN THEATRE TERMS.

1) Encore

​2)A critic's review of a show

3) What does it mean when a show is in "previews"

4)opening night

5)stage door

6) standing ovation

7) front of house

8) box office

9) 5 minutes to curtain

10) what does "places" mean when called before a show begins.



MISSION #5

DUE WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

Aladdin is one of several Disney Broadway shows that started out as a movie.

Do a bit of quick research and see how many other Disney films have been turned into stage plays.



MISSION #4

DUE WEDNESDAY, MAY 1


The story of Aladdin and his magical lamp did NOT originate with Disney. Do a bit of online research and tell me where DID the story of Aladdin come from? 




MISSION #3

DUE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17


There might be some terms or names in our play that you don't know or recognize.

please briefly explain the following:

1)The River Nile

2)Ali Baba

3) Scheherezade

4)A diamond in the rough

5)what is a DUNE?

6)What is a CARAVAN?

7)What is an ENTOURAGE?

​8) What does "when the sand in the glass is right" mean?

9)what's an ABODE?

10) what is CHARISMA?


BONUS: what does SALAAM mean?



MISSION #2

DUE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10


THE MUSIC AND LYRICS FOR ALADDIN, THE ORIGINAL DISNEY MOVIE, WERE WRITTEN BY ALAN MENKEN AND HOWARD ASHMAN AND TIM RICE.

WHEN IT WAS BROUGHT TO BROADWAY, SOME OF THE SAME SONGS WERE KEPT IN, SOME THAT WERE WRITTEN FOR THE MOVIE BUT NOT USED IN IT WERE ADDED AND MORE WERE ADDED THAT WERE WRITTEN BY ALAN MENKEN AND CHAD BEGUELIN.

MISSION:

WRITE A SHORT BIOGRAPHY ON ALAN MENKEN,

HOWARD ASHMAN, TIM RICE AND CHAD BEGUELIN.


MISSION #1 IS MANDITORY

( THAT MEANS EVERYONE NEEDS TO DO IT )

DUE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27


THIS ONE IS SIMPLE, KIDS!

READ THE SCRIPT FROM START TO FINISH

BY THIS WEDNESDAY. 

THERE WILL BE A SHORT IN-CLASS QUIZ ON IT

SO BE PREPARED!


Your mission, should you choose to accept it..