Theatre Study Guide

Random Miscellaneous or play Quiz

Can you name the Intro to Theatre terms/plays?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

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

Friend Scores


  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras