5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Moliere influenced by
- Arlecchino (Harlequin)
- Couples in Midsummer Nights Dream
- Famous Actor 17th and 18th century
- a Thomas Betterton
- b Lysander and Hermia
Helena and Demetrius
Theseus and Hippolyta
Titania and Oberon
- c Japanese puppet plays, needed three people to operate.
- d cunning clown
- e Plautus
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Oscar Wilde (1895)
- 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.
- miserly old man
- Written expressly for the court
Performed in banquet halls with the King/Queen and court participating
Inigo Jones- designed stage and costumes.
- the lovers
5 True/False Questions
Comedia Dell'arte → one trait overshadows all others
David Garrick 18th century actor → Manager 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
Chikamatsu → a man with an unfaithful wife.
Comedy of Manners → one trait overshadows all others
Proscenium arch → an opening in a wall that stands between the stage and the house that becomes the frame through which the audience sees the play. (Renaissance)