Saturday, 18 November 2017

The Logic of Good Drama - Part O but not yet Parto

In the logic of good drama, time is of the essence.  There is not a moment to waste.  There may be pregnant pauses.  There may be brief moments of rest.  There are likely to be several changes in pace.

Holding the attention of the audience is paramount.

Friday, 17 November 2017

The Logic of Good Drama - Part N

Does the logic of good drama have anything to do with financial considerations?

Does the logic of good drama have anything in common with the logic of good journalism?

These are just two of the questions to be examined here today.


Thursday, 16 November 2017

The Logic of Good Drama - Part M

Throughout history, drama has been used for political purposes.  It has been commissioned mainly to reflect the purported political grandeur of the commissioner.


Wednesday, 15 November 2017

The Logic of Good Drama - Part L

Many persons in the public eye mistake the popularity for their work with popularity for themselves as people.  They may believe a high salary equates with popularity or competence or some other vague criteria associated with money.


Tuesday, 14 November 2017

The Logic of Good Drama - Part K

The etymology of the word theatre involves the act of observing.  A theatre is a place to observe something.  Another name for a theatre is a playhouse.

The word drama means action.