Flashcards in Chapter 15 Deck (25):
Who in 1950s England was a group of anti-establishment playwrights who dealt with the dissolving British empire, class conflict, and political disillusionment?
Angry Young Men
What area of theatrical design was especially shaped by technological developments?
Who created the concept of Poor Theatre?
What movement developed in the late 1940s as a reaction against Broadway commercialism?
What philosophy is the most clearly articulated by Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus?
Whose plays are credited with beginning a renaissance of African American theatre in the 1960s and 70s?
Who coined the term environmental theatre?
What English critic called a movement in the theatre, Theatre of the Absurd?
Who became the 1st African American playwright on Broadway?
What brought a reevaluation of traditional morality, including such institutions as marriage and family?
The Sexual Revolution
Whose plays mix realism with mysticism and symbolism, creating a certain obliqueness and obscurity?
What term is sometimes applied to some of Harold Pinter's plays?
Comedy of Menace
What notable regional theatre was founded in 1964 in Louisville?
Actors Theatre of Louisville
During the mid 20th Century what was a Czechoslovakian designer?
What was it called when in 1943 Oklahoma! inaugurated a quarter century in which an outpouring of musicals that set a standard throughout the world?
The Golden Age
Theatre of Absurd, Comedy of Menace.
All My Sons, adaptation of Ibsen's An Enemy of the People , Death of a Salesman
Absurdist Playwright, Waiting for Godot
The Glass Menagerie
Czechoslavakian Designer, Laterna Magika
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Angry Young Playwright, Look Back in Anger
Existentialism, No Exit