Posts Tagged ‘The Melancholy Play’

  • Farce charms audiences

    Feb 19, 14 • 613 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by A farce, as defined by Webster’s dictionary, is a comic dramatic work using buffoonery and horseplay and typically including crude characterization and ludicrously improbable situations. Sarah Ruhl’s “The Melancholy Play,” directed by Alaina...

  • Show talks ‘Melancholy’

    Feb 12, 14 • 734 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by Most of the time, theater farce is translated into slapstick comedy with an ounce of deeper meaning.  “The Melancholy Play” is different.  Sara Ruhl’s contemporary farce begins with meaning and branches out from there. Directed by Gannon University...