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

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