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5 Matching questions

  1. Neoclassical Writers
  2. Claptrap
  3. Shakespeare Plays
  4. Spanish Stage
  5. Rules for Neoclassical Drama
  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 Closer to English stage
    Open platform
    Proscenium arch was introduced at court
    Acting companies had 16-20 performers and included women
  3. c A trick to get applause
  4. d Pierre Cornell-Le Cid
    Jean Racine- Phaedra
  5. e Thought over feeling
    Strict unity of time, place, action
    No mixing of comedy/tragedy
    No chorus
    No soliloquy
    No deus ex machina

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. yearly performances dedicated to one actor who would keep all the profits
  3. exaggerated improbable situations( The Three Stooges)
  4. Theater Royal
    Drury Lane
    Lincoln's Fields Inn
    Dorset Garden Theater
  5. Nell Gwynn: flower seller, Mistress of Charles II, very funny. Very popular in her day.
    Elizabeth Barry: stoic
    Anne : never got married

5 True/False questions

  1. Monologuea (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor

          

  2. Pantalonemiserly old man

          

  3. Stage ManagerCompiles 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

          

  4. First Theater1660

          

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