pupptets, important person was chikamatsu, based on character and language. confilct was bout feelings vs social responsibility.
who is chikamatsu and why is he important
play write, wrote puppet and 5 act history plays also wrote 3 act plays set in his onw time.
most popular of all the forms begun by women in 1600s..short play mixed with dances all performers were women.(called whorese, so were boys when mixed with girls) 12 hr long plays dance is the basis of kabuki
how young do kabuki performers begain training
age 5 and 6 from kabuki familys
do kabuki have mask
no mask, but costume and make up was very elaborate, and they costume was seterotypical,use alot of scenery.
noh theatere stage
diagonal walk way to the main stage in plain sight of audience main stage has tree in back ground.
china civilization was
yuan period chinese theatere
Why is yuan important historically? Does it compare to other periods in theatre history? Which ones?
Compared to Elizabeth perio and Greece plays. ? Plays called zaju, had four acts/song dequences
What were some of the performative elements in Yuan period Chinese theatre and Beijing Opera?
top plays for the yuan period were romance of the estern chamber, orphan of chao and the circle of chalk
What are the major character types from Yuan period Chinese theatre? How many are there?
Sheng dan jing and chou Male female painted face and clown
what does the theatre space for Kabuki look like? How does it differ from the Noh theatre space?
Revolving stage and walkway extends out into audience instead of to the side like noh
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