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5 Matching questions

  1. Neoclassical Writers
  2. New Theaters Built during Restoration
  3. Comedies of intrigue
  4. Ground Plan
  5. Famous Actresses 17th and 18th century
  1. a Director and designer work out the play's environment, noting doorways, windows, steps, levels, walls, and furniture.
    Outlined in tape on the rehearsal hall floor so the actors can visualize the environment in rehearsals.
  2. b romance and adventure
  3. c Theater Royal
    Drury Lane
    Lincoln's Fields Inn
    Dorset Garden Theater
  4. d Nell Gwynn: flower seller, Mistress of Charles II, very funny. Very popular in her day.
    Elizabeth Barry: stoic
    Anne : never got married
  5. e Pierre Cornell-Le Cid
    Jean Racine- Phaedra

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Long and narrow
    Indoors
    Artificial lighting (candles)
    Theaters were open year round
  2. 10 beats per line (heartbeat)
  3. Thought over feeling
    Strict unity of time, place, action
    No mixing of comedy/tragedy
    No chorus
    No soliloquy
    No deus ex machina
  4. Comedy of professional player.
    Highly valued because of the high level of performance.
    Stock characters. Improvisation.
  5. Tragedies: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth
    Comedies: A Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Nights Dream
    History Plays: Henry IV, Henry VI

5 True/False questions

  1. ShakespeareCloser to English stage
    Open platform
    Proscenium arch was introduced at court
    Acting companies had 16-20 performers and included women

          

  2. Queen ElizabethBorn 1533 - 1603
    The reign of Queen Elizabeth is known as the Elizabethan age in England
    The daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, who was executed when Elizabeth was only two, she reigned as Queen of England from 1558 until 1603.

          

  3. ProseProse: shows lower status (mechanicals in midsummer nights dream). refers to ordinary speech with no regular pattern of accentual rhythm. Lines of text do not all have the same number of syllables nor is there any discernible pattern of stresses.

          

  4. Theater Prices in 17th and 18th centuryNell Gwynn: flower seller, Mistress of Charles II, very funny. Very popular in her day.
    Elizabeth Barry: stoic
    Anne : never got married

          

  5. David Garrick 18th century actorManager of Drury Lane
    Sentimental comedy- played on the emotions of the audience in order to arouse sympathy for character.
    Ushered in a more " natural " style of acting

          

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