Hannah, 12, from Brownsburg, IN shares her knowledge of the triparoo, which is used to trip people. An anonymous tip also suggests that it might be used to hurt people. Those humans can be so violent!
One weekend into the show, we have a lot of new contributions! Here are our current thoughts on what these objects may be:
What do you think the humans use them for?
We at the Ariel’s Grotto Museum, currently on display in the lobby of Olney Theatre Center, are looking for help in identifying the names and uses of several new acquisitions. Every show night, we’re taking new opinions. After our first preview, here are the suggestions we’ve got. What do you think? Feel free to comment or Tweet your answers with #otcgrotto.
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If you liked C.S. Lewis’ thoughts, J.R.R. Tolkien has a lot more to share.
The youth dramaturgs offered insightful ideas that surprised both the director and me. They deeply identified with the Mermaid’s desire to be something more than herself—to go on adventures and see the world and to finally fit into a world that she so badly wanted to be a part of. The students also felt she may have made this decision out of rebellion—a stubborn refusal to follow the path that her father and grandmother laid out for her. Some of them also connected with the idea that perhaps the Mermaid was living a lie—that she was trying to live in a body that wasn’t indicative of who she really was.”
As a dramaturg who is not quite so young, I love this article by Meg Greene. I hope that we can connect with our audiences—of all ages—in such a complex and compelling, yet playful, way.