Our class went to go see the play called “Everybody”. This play was written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Branden Jacob-Jenkins did a modern day rewrite of the play “Everyman”. “Everyman” was a play in the middle ages that had mainly the … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2017
What is the significance of frame story in “The Thousand and One Nights”? The frame story signifies life through the embedding of stories the characters’ lives are spared. Must of the frame story reflect back on Shahrazad’s plan.
Before the play” Everybody” started, I was so excited and wondering how it performed, because this is my first to watch a play. And the writer is Braden Jacobs-Jenkins, who The New York Times calls “one of this country’s most … Continue reading
The poetry event for tonight was crowded with passion and momentum by the writers and poets. The first poem was introduced to us as a warm welcoming poem delivered by the founder of the event. She then proceeds to tell … Continue reading
The modern version of “Everybody” was nothing less than amazing. When I entered the theater I didn’t know what to expect since I read the original version of “Everybody” I was expecting costumes from the medieval times. But to my … Continue reading
The play we watched on Sunday afternoon was about a story of how everyone die. The play started off with the actor who acted as god to give the audience some basic background information of what the play is about. The … Continue reading
Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Director Lila Neugebauer First and foremost, I absolutely enjoyed the play Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Lila Neugebauer. I think the characters of Everybody sitting amongst the audience, and the lottery of who gets to … Continue reading
How does the description of Lucifer represent the nature of evil?
The play “Everybody” by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is a modern update of the original morality play “Everyman”. It was interesting how just enough modern themes(the changing of goods to stuff, Mentions of recent events and technology) were used to make the … Continue reading
I want to start this off by saying I had no expectations of the play whatsoever. Given the choice of going in blind or reading the source material, I chose the former because I’m a lazy piece of trash who … Continue reading