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

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