Live theater productions that every theater newcomer must watch.
If you’re one of those who are not yet exposed to the most vibrant world of live theater productions, but you’re getting quite interested on checking out a live play, you might want to have a quick moment to check out these amazing theatrical production. Here is a list of plays that will give you a head start, if you don’t quite know where to begin.
In all honesty, there are so many stage worthy plays that are very well written and produced. Some of them have continually captivated the audiences for many years whether on the big stage or small stages. Some have been written by famous literary figures across all generations.
So here is a quick list of live theatrical productions that will surely entice newbies in the theater world.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Of course any list wouldn’t be possible without including at least on of Shakespeare’s famous plays, which are known to be very deep, profound and more intense. However, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream is easier for a newcomer to grasp, especially those who are inclined to the world of fantasy. One can expect a fun story line that is conveyed by fantasy themed fairies, and mixed up lovers. So, even if the language might be a bit challenging for beginners, a midsummer night’s dream is still a play of wonder and beauty.
Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of being earnest”
Oscar Wilde’s entertaining play has been fascinating many audiences for more than a century now. Wilde’s play is a brilliant satire that pokes fun at the upper-class society of Victorian England.
Sophocles’ great tragedy, “Antigone”
It seems quite ironic, but this tragic play would seem to make your life cheerful. This is truly a must see before you die. The Antigone tells us how our choices would affect our consequences. One striking difference in this play among Sophocles’ great plays, is it is the only play where the main part is played by a powerful, defiant woman.
“A Doll’s House”
“A Doll’s House” continues to fascinate viewers even if it’s over a century year old. The story line is fast-paced and the theme plays an enigmatic notion.
The Miracle Worker
This biographic play by William Gibson inspires the audiences with raw, heartfelt and deep emotions. It shows a struggle of one girl, staying silent in the darkness and one teacher who would teach her the language of love and acceptance. Because this play has moved the hearts of many audiences, it is now being performed at the birthplace of Helen Keller every summer.