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QUIZ: Can you name the Intro to Theatre terms/plays?

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

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