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In the Elizabethan period there were several theaters, and all were well attended as plays were a major form of entertainment. Audiences interacted with the actors because there were no curtains...

Latest answer posted January 28, 2015, 11:10 am (UTC)

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These two terms are best used to discuss two separate but related aspects of the theatrical experience: form (naturalistic) and content (realistic). The late 19th-early 20 century changes in...

Latest answer posted June 29, 2012, 3:31 pm (UTC)

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English plays were moved from production in churches to production in inns for a couple different reasons. First, churches were relatively limited in space. As the interest in the plays produced in...

Latest answer posted June 23, 2012, 1:44 pm (UTC)

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Modern drama was realistic, telling stories of everyday people, in a psychologically sound way. With the advent of 20th century experimental theatre, artists began to test the “rules” of theatre,...

Latest answer posted July 11, 2012, 11:28 pm (UTC)

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"Influence of women on theatre from 1700 on to today" is a very broad topic, so you will want to narrow it down. A good thesis statement should provide an assertion or opinion about your topic and...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2012, 2:04 pm (UTC)

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You might begin by giving a history of the actual theaters known to have produced plays in the 18th century American colonies, such as the theater built in Williamsburg in 1716, the one in New York...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2012, 4:37 am (UTC)

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In trying to write such a short essay comparing and contrasting realism and naturalism in drama, you probably want to examine a limited number of salient points of difference. One way to make the...

Latest answer posted April 6, 2012, 6:52 am (UTC)

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Aside from the fact that Metamora; or, The Last of the Wampanoags, by John Augustus Stone, fulfilled the stated requirements of the playwriting contest—that the play be a "tragedy, in five acts, of...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2019, 3:15 pm (UTC)

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There are two ways in which your question can be interpreted.1. How is theater used as evidence by historians? The answer is that, Aristotle states, theater portrays unactualized probables, and...

Latest answer posted March 28, 2012, 6:06 am (UTC)

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I would suggest taking Lorraine Hansberry and Leroi Jones/Amiri Baraka and compare the agendas of their plays to show how theatre reflected the variety of approaches espoused by the Civil Rights...

Latest answer posted July 23, 2012, 2:00 pm (UTC)

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There is an assumption in theatre that the mere presence of actors, together with the attraction of story-telling and the psychological attraction of characters being imitated onstage, are enough...

Latest answer posted July 25, 2016, 8:54 pm (UTC)

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Grotowski’s contributions to theatre history were part of a world-wide movement to free the theatre from the playwright, the script, the spoken word. According to Grotowski and his disciples, the...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2013, 8:08 pm (UTC)

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