ERIC Number: ED442169
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
"Sundiata, Lion King of Mali." Adapted by Kim Hines, Featuring Griot Alhaji Papa Susso, Cue Sheet for Students.
Freeman, Aakhu TuahNera
This performance guide is designed for teachers to use with students before and after a performance of "Sundiata: Lion King of Mali," adapted by Kim Hines and featuring Griot Alhaji Papa Susso. The guide, called a "Cuesheet," contains seven activity sheets for use in class, addressing: (1) Sundiata: Man & Myth (discusses the real man and the 700-year-old epic legend behind this story, Sundiata's historical kingdom, and notes about the storyteller); (2) The Story and Characters (offering an outline with pictures of the story and characters); (3) Listening to Lines (presenting some lines from the play and examining how they help develop the story and give the audience information about the characters); (4) Theatre Collaborators (discussing the many people who work together to make a theatre performance happen); and (5) Collaborating on the Performance (explaining the important role of the audience in a live theatre event). Resources for further exploration are listed. (SR)
Descriptors: Audiences, Characterization, Class Activities, Cultural Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Playwriting, Production Techniques, Theater Arts
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Mali