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

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