The central conflict and movement through a drama is referred to as the ________ of the play.
When asking "What is being attempted?", the critic is addressing the work of the ____________ and _____________.
Critical criteria includes the question "How well has the attempt ________?"
The last question for critics would be "Was the attempt _______________?"
In modern tragedy, the characters tend to be _____________________.
A “fourth wall theatre” describes a(n) _______________
The ___________ theatrical space utilizes the greatest amount of scenery and stage machinery
Elaborate scenery on/in a(n) ________ is impossible because it would block the view of other audience members.
Most Broadway performance spaces were built with the ________ configuration.
The audience sits on three sides of a _________________
In one form or another, the ________ has been the most widely used of all the theatre spaces.
The characters in a comedy of manners were mainly from the _________ class. The audience members were mainly from the ____________ class.
The French dramatic form __________ was a serious play that did not fit the neoclassical definitions of tragedy.
Oliver Goldsmith, who wrote "She Stoops to Conquer," opposed sentimental comedies by writing _____________.
List developments in directing for each practitioner: David Garrick
List significant developments in theatrical architecture and/or design for each century:
Realistic plays often tacklesubjects that are taboo, such as economic justice, gender double standards, andreligious hypocrisy. True or False?
_____________ is a main branchof modern Japanese theatre, the word means “new theatre.”
the actual nature of the elements that construct the performance itself, elements that have precise meaning for a particular community and that contribute to the images with which the community describes itself
The ________ is of special interest to experimental or avant-garde practitioners.
Strongly opposed forces and limited time and space are conventions of common ___________ dramatic structure.
Shakespeare's plays typically included ______________, which are secondary plots that reinforce or runs parallel to
the major plot.
Stock characters are best described as
Which type of dramatic structure uses the technique of juxtaposition and contrast to connect scenes?
A hallmark of commedia dell'arte is its
Which of the following is NOT a convention of common climactic dramatic structure?
Stock characters tend to appear most often in comedies or melodramas due to their more two-dimensional nature.
In which type of dramatic structure do events have a strong cause-and-effect relationship with the action of the play?
Which comic form has few intellectual pretentions, its humor arises as the result of ridiculous situations?
In which comic form does an idea or concept turn the accepted notion of things upside down?
The word “theatre” comes from the Greek theatron, which means _________
The minimal requirement for a theatre “building” is _____________ and _____________
One term for a long-standing, collective group of theatre practitioners who have worked together is ___________
A theatrical craft that is usually achieved away from the theatre building and its associated shops is ______________
Historically, theatres have developed in close relationship to ________________
The distinctive feature of theatre, which separates it from other arts, is that theatre employs ___________________
Theatre is an art because it combines emotions, intellect, and _______________
In the ancient Greek theatre, ___________ were used as a physical and symbolic separation of the actors from the audience.
The ____________ mode of performance acknowledges the audience̶as in the case of the nightclub performer who sings, dances, jokes, and responds overtly to applause.
The audience watches interactions that are staged as if no audience were present in the _____________ mode of performance.
Coleridge’s term for the audience participation engendered by way of empathy was _______________