Cast a Production
Choose a group of actors that you think would be good for a new production of All My Sons. In a short paragraph under each actor, explain what it is about that person that would make him/her right for the role.
A Modern Interpretation
Look at pictures and read the review for the new Broadway production of All My Sons (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/17/theater/reviews/17sons.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=all%20my%20sons&st=cse). This production made some bold design choices, with projections, a minimalist set and actors remaining onstage at all times. Discuss with the class the possible reasons behind these choices.
America After the War
Spend a class period looking at different film representations of America after the Second World War, including The Best Years of Our Lives, Far from Heaven, and Revolutionary Road.
Dress as a Character
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