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The Woman in Black
Woman in Black
Author Name: Alyssa
Woman in Black
Advantages: The scarest play.
Disadvantages: Only can be seen in certain theatres,
The woman in black was one of the most amazing plays I have ever seen. A solicitor named Arthur Kipps tries to tell a story, a true story which he experienced when he was a young man. He has carried the horror with him for a majority of his life but now has realised that it is time to set it free.
In hopes of parting with his story he wishes to tell it to his family and friends, in doing so he hires a young actor. At first the actor is not sure whether to help Arthur further but with a desperate plea Arthur persuades him otherwise.
Arthur Kipps as a young man was sent to sort out an old woman's house and documents. He first goes to the funeral of Mrs. Drablow out of respect; out of nowhere the Woman in black is first seen attending the funeral. As he stands outside on his first visit to the house, a horse and trap appears before him, the sound of a terrifying scream fills his ears as the horse and trap is pulled deep into the Marshes, surrounding the house. The sound so frightening it chills you to the marrow.
The amazement is that with only three actors the play is filled with blood curling screams, many from the audience themselves. It is the scarcest play I have ever seen and a must to see again and again.
Summary: It is the scarcest play I have ever seen and a must to see again and again.
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