Stage plays and movies provide cultural enrichment and entertainment while also inviting us to understand ourselves better. We will study selected plays and the movies that were based upon them. Chosen movies can be watched on your own, and the dramatic scripts will be read, interactively, in class. The first play is The Petrified Forest by Robert Emmet Sherwood. Please bring a copy of the script (available through Amazon, from Dramatists Play Service, Inc.) to the first class meeting. Subsequent plays and movies will be announced.
Students will need to have the following in order to participate in this class: