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Defn/ClueTerm/Play
describes contemporary artistic tendencies...
small scale theatre in NYC off B'way
work that mocks an original work...
Theatrical and dramatic practices that are mutually understood throughout Ancient Greek Theatre (Shakespeare's Soliloquies)...
A reversal of circumstances, or a turning point...
theatrical performances in NYC (high-scale)
term that describes post WWII/ no cause-to-effect relationships
rejected structures of neoclassicism (infinite variety)...
outdoor or indoor, stage 4-6 ft off ground, trap floors, 'tiring house, pit/yard, etc...
counters realism/naturalism, argued truth, expressed indirectly as symbols...
a moment in a play when a character makes a critical discovery...
play that satires the manners of a social class...
fictional work that blends aspects of comedy and tragedy, serious play with happy ending...
incorporates a mode of acting that utilizes gestus (attitude, physical gesture)
area for people to stand for 1 penny in elizabethan theatre...
play that follows format of exposition and preparation and builds into a climax...
League of resident theatres
Defn/ClueTerm/Play
industrial age movement saying that humans had become machine like...
set of rules that dominated drama/theatre from the renaissance to 18th century (i.e. never mix tragedy and comedy)...
Performances that emerged in 16th century in Italy and throughout Europe...Actors improvised the dialogue...
topics/events regarded as taboo, treated as humorous while retaining seriousness...
improvised comic stage based on character type and situation...
place behind stage for actors to change
play that followed a set of 3 tragedies at the City Dionysia...
union of professional stage actors and stage managers...
comedic drama that emphasizes situation over character type...
The principal Athenian festival at which plays are performed...
extreme realism...
Non-profit theatres throughout the US...
attempt to portray real life...
'Missing the Mark'
form of drama, clear distinction between good/evil, hero over villian...
people that stand in the pit/yard...
Pity/Terror

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