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

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