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fictional work that blends aspects of comedy and tragedy, serious play with happy ending...
A reversal of circumstances, or a turning point...
topics/events regarded as taboo, treated as humorous while retaining seriousness...
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...
a moment in a play when a character makes a critical discovery...
term that describes post WWII/ no cause-to-effect relationships
describes contemporary artistic tendencies...
play that follows format of exposition and preparation and builds into a climax...
theatrical performances in NYC (high-scale)
Theatrical and dramatic practices that are mutually understood throughout Ancient Greek Theatre (Shakespeare's Soliloquies)...
improvised comic stage based on character type and situation...
'Missing the Mark'
small scale theatre in NYC off B'way
rejected structures of neoclassicism (infinite variety)...
play that satires the manners of a social class...
Defn/ClueTerm/Play
people that stand in the pit/yard...
Pity/Terror
place behind stage for actors to change
form of drama, clear distinction between good/evil, hero over villian...
outdoor or indoor, stage 4-6 ft off ground, trap floors, 'tiring house, pit/yard, etc...
comedic drama that emphasizes situation over character type...
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)...
League of resident theatres
Non-profit theatres throughout the US...
counters realism/naturalism, argued truth, expressed indirectly as symbols...
extreme realism...
union of professional stage actors and stage managers...
industrial age movement saying that humans had become machine like...
area for people to stand for 1 penny in elizabethan theatre...
work that mocks an original work...
attempt to portray real life...

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