Flashcards in Test 1 Deck (42)
Must move very rapidly in an episodic manner and is believable only for the moment
Treats its subject in a lighter vein even though it might be a serious one
There may be an emotion of pity but it boarders on sintimentality
The incidents must be absolutely honest without the elements of chance. what should happen must happen.
The characters are more loosely drawn than in tragedy, which makes it easier for the audience to identify with the characters, thus creating a strong empathic response.
In the final analysis the protagonist must meet defeat
Has as its object riotous laughter and escape
is dominated by situation rather than character and calls for little or no thought
What are Goethe's three questions?
Is it worth doing?
What is the artist trying to do?
How well has he or she done it?
The different categories of Professional theatre are
broadway, off-broadway, Regional Repertory, (most) dinner theatres
Broadway theatres are dominated by?
The latin word auditorium means?q
The greek word theatron means?
Stage actors and stage manager
Actors Equity Association (AEA)
Screen Actors Guild (sag)
The American guild of Musical Artists (AGMA)
Magicians, Jugglers, Comedians
The American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA)
Extras for television
Screen Extras Guild (SEG)
Designers and Painters
United Scenic Artists (USA)
Playwrights, Lyricists, Composers and Librettists
Dramatists Guild of the Authors League of America (DG)
Directors and choreographers
The Directors Guild of America (DGA)
Stagehands, Scenic carpenters, stage lighting people
International alliance for Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE)
A _____ is a person who evaluates knowledgeably and fairly from a defined set of standards
A _____ bases his evaluation on personal reaction
What are the different types of plays?
Comedy, tragedy, farce, satire, melodrama
who is the character that stands on opposition to the leading character of the play
who is the leading character or hero of play
See something uplifting and teach a valuable lesson.
See something that advocates parts of life they personally approve.
Demands only nice clean plays be presented
Desire only to be amused and choose only lighter plays and musicals.
Forget about their cares and worries.
Audience highly intelligent but members lack intellectual depth in their choices