In the process of a play performance, several stages of preparation are needed. Script review is an activity that must be carried out after an agreement is reached on the drama script to be performed. This is very important so that all the staging work relatives understand everything contained in the play, both explicit and implied. Especially when you are performing An adaptation of a Chrismas Carol for a single actor. The word “script” in this discussion refers more to drama scripts or play scripts, which is one type of literary work. This work was written in the form of a dialogue that mostly contained the phenomenon of human life with all its conflicts. Thus, “script interpretation” can be defined as the activity of appreciating, studying, discussing, or studying all the elements contained in a drama script.
All the staging relatives carry out this activity together with the guidance of a director. By “dissecting the script” will be obtained an overview of the possibilities of the staging process. After taking this activity it is expected that during the training process and the peak activity in the form of staging, the staging relatives do not experience significant difficulties. In script operations, several activities can be carried out by all the staging relatives as interpreters of the script, including look for the basic tone of the script; whether tragedy, comedy, tragedy, traditional drama, absurd, opera and so on. Look for possibilities whether the script can be staged without experiencing difficulties.
Determine the compatibility between the level of difficulty of the script with the ability of the group, both the quality of the player, the completeness of the facilities and infrastructure, as well as other carrying capacity of the group. Determine the style and techniques that are appropriate in staging the script. Determine the duration of time required for the performance. Determine the time used in the preparation, training, until the staging. Determine the estimated budget needed, and so on.