5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Heroic Tragedy
- Famous Actresses 17th and 18th century
- a elevated language
- b William Shakespeare
- c extraordinary characters who undertook extraordinary deeds. Themes of love and honor and lots of death.
- d Nell Gwynn: flower seller, Mistress of Charles II, very funny. Very popular in her day.
Elizabeth Barry: stoic
Anne : never got married
- e Japanese writer who wrote emotional plays about the middle class. Suicide plays. They were banned though.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor
- Theater Royal
Lincoln's Fields Inn
Dorset Garden Theater
- Henrik Ibsen
- Help set the tone and style of the production
Establishing Locale and Period
Providing a Central Image or Metaphor
Coordinating Scenery with a Whole
Solving Practical Design Problems
- an attempt to revive and emulate classical attitudes towards art based on
5 True/False Questions
Comedia Dell'arte → Comedy of professional player.
Highly valued because of the high level of performance.
Stock characters. Improvisation.
Drolls → short versions of full length plays.
Prose → Prose: 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.
English stage 17th and 18 century → Long and narrow
Artificial lighting (candles)
Theaters were open year round
Hair shirt → a shirt made of animal hair worn for penance.