Theatre is a branch of performing arts. It is one of the significant and oldest forms of culture worldwide. According to theories the, in western civilization the theatre originated in the Greek drama. Theatre draws its origins from the religious ritual and it also stages mythical stories and narratives. Theatre originated its word from the word “theatron”, a place for drama performance. In ancient Greece, the place of drama performance is set on auditorium or stage. According to Peter Brooke, the two most important elements of theatre are the message and the audience. There are types of theatre, these are: drama, it is origin word was from dran meaning “to do”. I t is a branch of theatre in which written text is dominant. These includes Greek and Roman drama, classic English drama consist of William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, and French drama; Musical is another form of theatre consisting of music, songs, oral dialogue and dance presentations. Broadway musicals belong to this type, and normally funded by huge budget. Comedy is another form of theatre; it brings humour to audience as a means of relaying the message to audience. Appraently, Shakespeare's The Tempest is a mix of romantic comedy and drama. It is a tale about Prospero's quest to regain his power and throne that seized by his greedy brother. Though Prospero's presents himself as a victim of injustice endeavouring to right the wicked acts against him, his idea of justice and injustice looks deceitful.
The tale is about love, justice, vengeance, and gluttony and one of the Shakespeare's graceful plays. It also represents colonialism and reflects the political, social issues of society; politics of power. Prospero symbolizes a political leader who wants to regain his power from the enemy. Set on the Mediterranean Sea, a mythical island. Distinct from some other's Shakespeare passionate narrative, the Tempest is fairly focused on the narrative of love narrative, murder scenes, and Prospero's act of vengeance.
The tale is a mix of elements of misfortune (retaliation of Prospero) with romantic comedy (the love of Miranda and Prospero with each other). It creates profound questions that in the end not fully resolved and answered. The genre of romance is featured by happy ending and brought characters into harmony. The magnificence of The Tempest as a theatre is corresponded by the exceptionally intricate text. The Tempest significant attractions and points of interest can be advanced by taking into consideration the famous themes that appear from the noting the prominent themes that arise from irony of the play: the difference between fantasy and reality. The play challenges our sense and is self-consciously a presentation arrange by Shakespeare's image in the main illusionist Prospero. Additionally, there are several divergences in the play, most extremely between progress of art and nature. The tale has thematic threads of that collectively united as one at various points of intersections. According to Roberto Egan, the incorporation of magic in the play, moulds reality to Prospero's visions and resolution between fantasy and reality. Theresa Coletti argued that music makes a play symbolic and alive, setting the play's atmosphere into the emphasis of the moral lesson. The possible incorporation of magic as a panacea to the conflict in the story makes theatre more paramount in performing arts and culture.
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