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5 Matching questions

  1. Shakespeare Plays
  2. Stage Manager
  3. Famous Actor 17th and 18th century
  4. Comedia Dell'arte
  5. New Theaters Built during Restoration
  1. a Tragedies: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth
    Comedies: A Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Nights Dream
    History Plays: Henry IV, Henry VI
  2. b Thomas Betterton
  3. c Comedy of professional player.
    Highly valued because of the high level of performance.
    Stock characters. Improvisation.
  4. d Theater Royal
    Drury Lane
    Lincoln's Fields Inn
    Dorset Garden Theater
  5. e Compiles the "prompt book"
    Records "stage business" (specific actions such as answering the phone or turning on a table lamp)
    "Blocking" (Where the actor enters, crosses, where they come in, etc.)
    Lighting cues
    Sound and other cues
    Makes rehearsal schedules
    Coordinates rehearsals
    Runs the show after it opens

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The large open-air theatres, purpose-built as commercial playhouses, were an innovation of the 1580s, but their open stages and lack of scenery were common to other places the actors would have performed-such as the halls at Court and in great houses, or the innyards they might use when on tour.
  2. Help establish the tone and style of a production.
    Indicate the historical period of a play and the locale in which it is set.
    Indicate the nature of individual characters or groups in a play: their stations in life, their occupations, their personalities.
    Show relationships among characters: separate major characters from minor ones, contrast one group with another.
    Meet the needs of the performer.
    Be consistent with the production as a whole.
  3. 1.Agreeing to direct an offered script or selecting or creating a script.
    2.Deciding on the text's interpretation and the "look" and configuration of the stage space. The "spine" of the play.
    3.Casting actors in various parts.
    4. Working with other theatre artists to plan and execute the production.
    5. Rehearsing the actors.
    6. Coordinating all elements into the final stage performance.
  4. Oscar Wilde (1895)
  5. miserly old man

5 True/False questions

  1. Moliere influenced byPlautus
    Commedia Dell'arte


  2. Sebastiano SerlioRelied on dance more than western drama
    Emphasized symbolism
    total theater= an integration of acting, mime, dance, music, text


  3. Restoration tragedyFollows neoclassical rules


  4. TartuffeJapanese puppet plays, needed three people to operate.


  5. Heroic TragedyFollows neoclassical rules


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