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

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