Performing Harold Brighouse's Hobson's Choice Dear Mr Doyle, I am currently planning a show and propose to perform Harold Brighouse’s Hobson’s Choice. This play raises some important issues, and I feel that students and their parents would ultimately benefit from seeing this work. You might ask why I have chosen this piece, while there are many other plays with well worked-out plots and themes, which could provide “food for thought” for our students. The reason
How does Harold Brighouse present the differences and conflicts in the opening act and what resolutions are shown in the end? Hobson’s Choice is a play written by Harold Brighouse based in the Victorian times. This may be a reason why there were so many differences and conflicts presented in the play because it allows you to look at the historical issues and the social issues. The opening act is brimming with differences and conflicts, some obvious and some subtle. The conflicts were based upon
in Hobson's Choice The play "Hobson's Choice" is an invigorating character comedy set in Salford, a town near Manchester. It is also a biting commentary on the Victorian values that overhung into the early twentieth century, when it was written. It pits Henry Horatio Hobson, an alcoholic old shop owner, against his forceful daughter Maggie, who is determined to break out of the dull boot shop and the life of genteel spinsterhood that awaits her. "Hobson's Choice"