Burn This Discussion Questions

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Wilson's play relies upon his carefully crafted dialogue to carry the performance. Since there is little action on stage to define the characters, the audience is forced to listen to the words very closely. What does the dialogue in Burn This reveal about each character's life, dreams, and fears?

Anna, Pale, and Burton each change and grow during the three months during which the play is set. Their relationships evolve and alter in several ways. What do you think these characters learn about themselves? About each other?

Research what it means to be a choreographer. What is required? Is schooling enough, or is experience as a dancer more important? Is this a difficult career choice requiring much sacrifice? What are the rewards?

It used to be argued that small towns were disappearing from the map because people were moving to the big cities. In recent years...

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