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Can you name the Intro to Theatre terms/plays?

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

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