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Report On Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 1) After reading the play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams, I have decided that I would have somewhat dull costumes and sets if I were to direct this piece. I would make them dull because I associate bright things with happiness, and this play in no way seemed happy to me. It seemed full of issues that some unfortunate people have to deal with everyday, so I would try to make it as real as possible. I would also not use very elaborate lighting. Maybe the occasional spot-light, but other than that just normal lighting, maybe a little bit darker than usual in some spots.2) In this play I would want to be the character Maggie. I say this because I have always wanted to play someone who loves but is not loved in return. She goes to many lengths to attempt to make herself happy, but in the end none seem to work. She has a very unhappy life, and I think playing her would be much different than playing my usual happy, ditzy and impressionable little girl.Maggie has been hurt deeply but does not often show it. 3) Maggie reminds me of my cousin, Paula. Paula has been hurt deeply by her husband because he does not love her, but he still stays with her. They have a son, and he is horrible to him a lot of the time. He hurts Paula without a second thought, and sometimes even without realizing it. Paula is strong and has...

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