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Can you name the Intro to Theatre terms/plays?

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

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