Approaching a script

1

What is a plot?

2

What does dramatis personae mean?

3

Do the actors say the stage directions?

4

How are changes in setting or time usually indicated?

5

Will a playwright lose all control of their play when it's produced?

6

Should actors and directors research a production or is it the job of the playwright?

7

What do you expect of the production if the copy of a play describes the setting in detail?

8

Which element of a production is the most varied?

9

Which Shakespeare play provides the basis for Bob Carlton's Return to the Forbidden Planet?

10

Did Shakespeare invent all his own plots?