[Recommended] Work “ Addresses Graphically
Content warning: To quote the authors of Reckoning, this work “addresses graphically violent historical and sexual content.” In performance, the creators advise that “support workers and traditional medicines be on hand for those survivors who may be triggered by the content” (10). Please be aware of this potentially triggering content as you read and reach out to Professor Rileyif you need support.
Play- Reckoning by Tara Beagan and Andy MoroBased on your independent reading of Reckoning, answer the following in your own words.1. Share something included in the notes re. Cast and Setting and Time (found between theAcknowledgements page and the opening scene of the play) that informed your understanding of Reckoning.
2. Imagining what it might be like to be in the audience at a performance of Reckoning, identify a particular moment and articulate what you might be thinking or feeling at thispoint in the performance.
3. Reckoning is described as a “triptych of three short plays.” Share your thoughts on the effectiveness of presenting these three short plays together in one larger piece. Include description of what distinguishes each of the three short plays and what the effects of these distinct features might be on the audience.