Objective: Author - David Hare: As introduction to the study of The Secret Rapture, we will begin by examining the playwright, David Hare. Sir David Hare (born 5 June 1947) is an English playwright and theatre and film director. Today's class will examine the playwright, his life, career, and other works.
1) Class Discussion: Introduce the play to the class. The Secret Rapture was written by the famed playwright David Hare.
Give the class a basic overview of David Hare:
Sir David Hare (born 5 June 1947) is an English playwright and theatre and film director.
Hare's awards include the BAFTA Award (1979), the New York Drama Critics Circle Award (1983), the Berlin Film Festival Golden Bear (1985), the Olivier Award (1990), and the London Theatre Critics' Award (1990). He was knighted in 1998.
2) Research Activity: Allow students independent research time in class to make notes of the major events in Hare's life and career. Include childhood and...
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