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  • WORKPACKMusical Comedy

    English Advisers / Workpacks: Eugenia DellOsa - Marian Derfler - Silvia Montimurro - Mariela Salto - Ana Laura Zanfranceschi

    Music: Marcelo Andino - Lyrics: Julieta Marcolla

    Directed by Emyliano Santa Cruz

    OBRA REGISTRADA

    Teatro El Globo Marcelo T. de Alvear 1155 > C.A.B.A.Main Office: Marcelo T. de Alvear 1252 > (C1058AAT) 4th. Floor 403 C.A.B.A. Tel.: 0810-6666-BAP (227)

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  • Dr. DVilCount Dracula FrankensteinThe WerewolfThe Mummy

    (& their cute pets)

    The best you can be, at any given moment, is yourself.

    CHARACTERS

    SYNOPSIS

    The most famous monsters in the history of the whole world are summoned by Dr. DVil to take part in a new experiment: The Kindness Machine.

    This powerful device, which she has designed and created, has the power to take evil out of anyone and turn even the worst monster into a sweet human being.

    One by one, each of the monsters arrives at a spooky haunted castle in response to the intriguing call they have received.

    Soon the main characters in the story discover that Dr. DVil has a secret plan: to keep the monsters evil for herself and become the most powerful villain on Earth!!!

    At the same time, each of the characters goes through moments of interpersonal -as well as intrapersonal- conflict, mystery and revelation.

    Will Frankenstein, The Mummy, Dracula and The Werewolf be able to defeat the wicked scientist? Will they turn into sweet human beings themselves?

    Come and enjoy the play!

    MORAL

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  • This list of vocabulary items will help you and your students understand and enjoy the play more fully.

    ADJECTIVESfilthy - starving - mean - evil - cute - faithful - fierce -

    ferocious - wacky - outraged

    NOUNSscrews - cloths and rags - ointments - lever - guinea pig - compass -

    a fruit eater - fit - nonsense - frights

    VERBSfind out - have somebody killed - used to - give something up -

    turn into - feed - suit - dip - run out of - bother - make up - turn out - swear - blame - live on - blossom - summon

    USEFUL EXPRESSIONSYou must be wondering why - We should get started - How come...? -Keep to the point - Throw your career down the drain - Who rules here -

    Im not much of a - Keep your temper - Big deal - Fed up with - No way - I cant stand them - Where the heck ..? - Here we go again -

    Its not your call - Vanish into thin air - Cant help it - Leave it alone - Made us apart - Take fright at

    VOCABULARY

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  • BEFOREWATCHINGACTIVITIES

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  • ACTIVITY 1:This is a synopsis of the play you are going to watch. Use the pictures and the words in the box below to help you fill in the gaps and find out what it is about!

    The most famous in the history of the whole are summoned by

    Dr. DVil to take part in a new : The Kindness Machine.

    This powerful device, which she has designed and created, has the power

    to take evil out of anyone and turn even the worst

    into a sweet .

    One by one, each of the arrives at a spooky haunted in

    response to the intriguing call they have received.

    Soon the main characters in the story discover that Dr. DVil has a secret

    plan: to keep the evil for herself and become the most powerful

    villain on !!!

    At the same , each of the characters goes through moments of

    interpersonal -as well as intrapersonal- conflict, mystery and revelation .

    Will , The , and The be able to defeat the

    wicked ? Will they turn into sweet themselves?

    My name is .............................................................................................................................

    PLAY:

    HUMAN BEINGS FRANKENSTEIN MONSTER WEREWOLF

    MUMMY DRACULA MONSTERS WORLD TIME

    EXPERIMENT HUMAN BEING MONSTERS CASTLE

    MONSTERS EARTH SCIENTIST

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  • ACTIVITY 2:This is a synopsis of the play you are going to watch. Use the pictures to help you fill in the gaps and find out what it is about!

    The most famous in the of the whole world are summoned by Dr.

    DVil to take part in a new experiment: The Kindness Machine.

    This powerful device, which she has designed and created, has the power to take evil

    out of anyone and turn even the worst monster into a human being.

    One by one, each of the monsters arrives at a haunted castle in response to

    the intriguing they have received.

    Soon the main characters in the story discover that Dr. DVil has a plan: to

    keep the monsters evil for herself and become the most powerful villain on !!!

    At the same time, each of the characters goes through moments of interpersonal

    -as well as intrapersonal - conflict, mystery and revelation.

    Will , The , and The be able to defeat the wicked

    scientist? Will they turn into human beings themselves?

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    My name is .............................................................................................................................

    PLAY:

  • ACTIVITY 3:This is a synopsis of the play you are going to watch. Fill in the 15 gaps with one preposition, and find _____ ( ) what the play is about!

    The most famous monsters in the history _____ the whole world are summoned

    _____ Dr. DVil to take part _____ a new experiment: The Kindness Machine.

    This powerful device, which she has designed and created, has the power to take

    evil _____ of anyone and turn even the worst monster _____ a sweet human being.

    One _____ one, each of the monsters arrives _____ a spooky haunted castle in

    response _____ the intriguing call they have received.

    Soon the main characters in the story discover that Dr. DVil has a secret plan:

    _____ keep the monsters evil _____ herself and become the most powerful villain

    _____ Earth!!!

    At the same time, each of the characters goes _____ moments of interpersonal -as

    well as intrapersonal- conflict, mystery and revelation.

    Will Frankenstein, The Mummy, Dracula and The Werewolf be able _____ defeat the

    wicked scientist? Will they turn _____ sweet human beings themselves?

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    My name is .............................................................................................................................

    PLAY:

  • ACTIVITY 4:FAMOUS MONSTERSHow many famous monsters can you mention? Look at the pictures below and discuss with your group. Can you identify these monsters? What are they famous for? Where do they come from? What else do you know about them?

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    My name is .............................................................................................................................

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  • ACTIVITY 5:FAMOUS MONSTERS & AUTHORSThe characters in the play were taken from famous horror books and films in history. How much do you know about them?Can you join the authors short biographies to their names and monsters?

    The story of the Werewolf is associated to many legends. There is not just one story or author. What is a legend? Where did

    werewolves appear? Find out more about this character.

    AUTHORS

    SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

    MARY SHELLEY

    ADAM STOKER

    MONSTERS

    FRANKENSTEIN

    DRACULA

    THE MUMMY

    This person was born in Somers Town, London,

    England, on 30th August 1797 and became an

    essayist, biographer, short story writer, and novelist,

    famous for her novel _________________ or The Modern Prometheus,

    from 1818.

    This man was born near Dublin, Ireland on November 8. He is recognized as one of the most

    prominent Gothic authors of the Victorian era. An accomplished

    athlete, journalist, author, biographer, theatre critic and theatre manager, he is best

    known for his Gothic masterpiece _________________(1897).

    Born on 22 May 1859, this Scottish physician and writer is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective

    Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known to have written a story, where a university student uses Egyptian magic and gets a ______________ back to life.

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    My name is .............................................................................................................................

    PLAY:

  • ACTIVITY 6:FAMOUS MONSTERS.Work with a friend and complete the following diagram about famous monsters. Think of the differences and similarities among them.

    FRANKENSTEIN THE MUMMY