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Can you name the Intro to Theatre terms/plays?

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

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