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

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