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What was the main theme of Tartuffe?
Religious hypocrisy; his reason for writing this play include selling indulgences and corrupt priests using their power for personal gain.
What was La Comedie Francaise?
French National theater that is still around today. Fully subsidized by the French government.
What was the Bibiena family famous for?
They are famous scene painters; they paint scenery. They use mutipoint perspective techniques.
What is David Garrick famous for?
English actor manager responsible for banishing spectators from the stage, longer rehearsals, and based characters off of real people. Actors in his company were fined for disobeying his rules.
Why was Amadeus banned in several countries?
The central character was a servant. It is a comic opera
What were some technological advances made in the 19th century that changed plays?
Electricity - lighting instruments
The Italian Box Set )three walls with the 4th wall removed).
Costumes that are historically accurate.
Who was the first black performer in the Ziegfeld follies. He is famous for singing this song.
Bert Williams and would sing "Mr. Nobody"
How did the Subways contribute to the expansions of Broadway?
Tourism. People would get down to Broadway easily because of the subways.
Plays that have the basis of Charles Darwin's "Orgin of Species"
Streetcar Named Desire; Stanley prevails.
Cat on a Hot Tin Room
End to Absolutism
An Experiment with an airpump. Is sexual contact ethical. Moral relativity comes into focus.
How did Long Day's Journey Into Night get published?
His wife published it after he died. He has no melodrama at all. Honesty of emotion.
Who founded the Moscow Art Theater to produce more realistic plays?
Konstantin Stanislavski & Namirovich Danchenko
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