As Bees In Honey Drown Essay Research

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As Bees In Honey Drown Essay, Research Paper On October 16, I went to see As Bees in Honey Drown presented by the Fortune company at Theater in the park, located in Flushing meadows park. The timing of the show was 6:00 p.m., but I got to the theater by 6:10 due to the unexpected traffic for the Mets game on the same night. When I got to the theater, people were still getting tickets for the show. I rushed into the theater to get a good seat (the show had general admission). Most of the audience were in their fifties? and up. There were a few in their 20?s who were friends of the actors. There were about 100 seats in the theater; about 60 were occupied. I chose to see a play in a small theater because I felt that I would not?t be able to have this intimacy and closeness to

the actors by sitting in the back seat of a big Broadway theater as I would in a small theater where every seat is like the front row. The stage was a proscenium. The set contained few tables and few chairs. Instrumental rock music was playing in the back until the show started. There was a red backdrop in the rear of the stage. As Bees in Honey Drown is written by Douglas Carter Beane. It is a comedy set in the fast lane of high-style Manhattan.The play is set in the present time. As Bees in Honey Drown presents itself as a satire of a society obsessed with fame. Before the show began we were warned by the producer that the show contains mature language. The show followed the producer?s speech, at approximately 6:20 p.m.. As the play starts off, Evan Tyler has just finished a

photo session with his shirt off. No, he?s not a supermodel; he?s a twenty-something, gay New York writer savoring the success of his debut novel, that earns some nice reviews but no cash. Defined by the media as the “hot-young” thing-of-the-moment, Evan captures the attention of Alexa Veer de Veer, a woman of mystery who?s made the world of celebrity her home. She is a self-invented socialite who claims Auntie Mamma as her chief inspiration. Maybe she?s a record producer, maybe she?s a film agent. She’s seen his photograph in a magazine, she loves his book, and she wants him to give him a big break: the chance to script the screen version of her life story, a life she promises is “too entrancing, almost even for me. ” Just spend time with me, she says, and you?ll learn

all you need to know. Alexa has been everywhere and done everything, and she speaks in sparkling, funny phrases that flatter Evan in a thousand ways. Evan agrees to the deal. Alexa wines and dines him, buys him a new wardrobe and teaches him style. Visions of fame and fortune dancing in his head, as he becomes increasingly enamored with the captivating, yet mysterious Alexa. Though gay, Evan has sex with Alexa and admits he is falling in love with her. During the next few weeks, Alexa never has the cash to pay for her adventures with Evan, but she promises that her accountant will reimburse him for the thousands of dollars he’s racking up on his credit card. But once Evan fools himself into believing he loves Alexa, she vanishes, leaving him to foot the bill of over $15,000 on

his credit cards for all the dinners, hotel expenses and Armani suits they?ve gone through. Evan begins searching for a way to redeem his encounter with her. Trying to find Alexa, Evan discovers a chain of people who have fallen under her spell and acted as her meal ticket. For Alexa has no money, no job, no life of her own –only the one she?s created for herself. Evan doesn?t want be just another one of the putz?. He decides to find Alexa and take revenge. He talks to all the people that have been had by Alexa. After talking to them he realizes that Alexa?s next prey will be the newest face on the covers of magazines. By the time Evan gets to this new face, she had already got a call from Alexa and had made plans with her. Evan contacts all her ex-clients and tells them of