• Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/182

Click to flip

182 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
What is the mother of the arts?
Dance
What was it developed with? to do what?
Religion
Explain things they couldn't understand
Requirements of drama
Plot
People assume a character
A magic place
Audience
What does drama mean?
"I do"
What makes art work?
Empathy
Aesthetic distance

need a balance of both
G

Beliefs of greece
Individuals
Balance-emotional, irrational, physical VS. intellectual, organizational, rational
G

God of Gods
Zeus
G

God of theatre, wine, and fertility
Dionysus
G

Tragos
Goat
G

Tragody
song of the goat
G

what is a Tragedy
Sad song
G

What did they drink during the festival of Dionysus?
Blood then Wine
G

Comedy
Humorous/light song
G

Who wrote plays?
high ranking citizens
G

All violence was.....
off-stage
G

Chorus did what?
didn't sing, were an actor, talked in unison, introduce the action, was a spectator, set mood, add color and movement, divide the play
G

1st greek drama
When? Where?
534 B.C.

Dionysia
G

Thespis
1st actor
G

4 playwrites
Aeschylus
Sopocles
Euripides
Aristophanes
G

Aeschylus
Tragedy

Orestian Trilogy
G

Sophocles
Tragedy

Oedipus Rex
G

Tragedy definition
When a great person falls from power because of a tragic flaw in his character
G

Hubris
having to much pride in ones self
G

Euripides
father of modern social tragedy

Medea
Trojan Woman
G

Aristophanes
Comedy

Lysistalta
G

Periaktoi
3 sided prop, scenery
G

eccyclema
wheeled platform
G

Deus ex Machina
"god of the machine"

contrived ending- cheesy/corny
R

Beliefs
Power and Strength
R

Ludi
festival

like the festival of dionysus
R

How many days
54 then 101
R

Comedies have...
no chorus & scenic division
R

Colosseum
criminals, animals, gladiator
vulgar near end of their rule
50,000 people
R

Circus Maximus
Chariot races
all-day
dangerous
250,000 people
R

Nav Machia
Fake naval battles
R

Who wrote plays
slaves
R

Violence was...
on-stage
R

"Circus & Bread"
if you entertain them and feed them they will not rebel
R

Plautus
Introduced slapstick
R

Terrance
slave given freedom
R

Seneca
and principles
wealthy- closet dramas
Very long, many ghosts, violent action was onstage, hero dies.
Shakespeare followed his ideas
R

Fall of Rome
Why?
476 A.D.

Christianity, spread thinly, corrupt attitudes, banned theatre (mortal sin)
D

Who could read
priests
D

only religion
christianity
D

only source of entertainment
the church
D

language of the church
latin
D

church reopens theatre accidently to....
act out the scriptures
D

Quem Quaritis
reopened theatre
D

Play type categories
Miracle
morality
mystery
D

Homme d' evil
devil
D

Mystery
bible
D

Miracle
saints & martyrs
D

Morality
Good vs. Evil
D

Guilds
overlooked by church
traveling on wagons
Heaven-Earth-Hell
short stories
D

2 new forms of entertainment
Zoo
Circus
D

Commedia dell 'arte
traveling
performed on wagon
"Like gypsies"
D

CDA characters
el capitano
papa pantelone
pierrot
columbine
harlequin
zannis
D

kinds of plays
SACRED
SECULAR
D

famous Secular play
robin hood
RE

where did it start
italy
RE

rediscovery of.......
arts and science
RE

city had the most great plays
London
RE

Henry VIII
couldn't get an heir
made himself- head of the church
had many wives- killed 1
RE

3 Play writes
Christopher Marlow
Ben Johnson
Shakespeare
RE

Christopher Marlow
tragedy
Dr. Faustus
stabbed in the head
RE

Arch villain
nothing redeeming about him
RE

Ben Johnson
satires & comedies
Volpone
was a thief
RE

Shakespeare
greatest writer of all time
37 plays
154 sonnets
no education
RE

what makes WS so good
Great philosopher
great poet
created great characters of every social level
RE

James Burbage
built 1st theatre
RE

Globe theatre
shakespeare's
vocal audience
flag represented plays
open roof
RE

Oliver Cromwell
overthrew the monarchy
shut down theatres
rich people fled to France
RES

audience was...
aristocratic

common man did not matter
RES

# of theatres
2
RES

new comic forms
ballad opera
burlesque
farce
19

3 types
theatre of..
entertainment
realism
disillusionment
theatre of entertainment

categories
melodrama
romantic comedy
farce
musicals
theatre of realism
mental stimulation new ideas
theatre of disillusionment
frustrated outcry of the state of the human condition
19

melodrama
suspense & excitement

happy endings
19

Melodrama characters
hero
heroine
villain
vamp
19

modern melodramas
soap operas
murder mysteries
physcological thrillers
19

playwrites
Anton Chekhov
Oscar Wilde
19

Anton Chekhov
russian

the marriage proposal
19

Oscar Wilde
19th century's greatest wit

The Importance of being Ernest
REAL

age of....
similar to...
rational & scientific ideas
renaissance
REAL

playwrites
Emile Zola
Henrik Ibsen
George Bernard Shaw
REAL

Emile Zola
french
romantic illusions were abolished
naturalist/realist
REAL

Henrik Ibsen
-Norweigan
Peer Gynt
A Dolls House
REAL

George bernard shaw
-Irish
Arms of the man
superman
pygmalian
20

Theatre capitals
NYC
London
Paris
20

who produced the most plays
america
20

Samuel Becket
waiting for Godot
20

Eugene O'Neill
-tragedies
-Pulitzer prize-1957
long days journey into night
the iceman cometh
20

Tennessee Williams
-suffering & physcological ills of our time
The glass menagerie
Cat on a hot tin roof
a street car named desire
20

Thornton Wilder
Our town- greek chorus
Skin of our teeth
the matchmaker
20

Arthur miller
-forces that destory people
death of a salesman
the crucible
after the fall
-married to marilyn monroe
-beauty & the brain
20

Lillian Hellman
-socially conscious
-hollywood blacklist-communist
Children's hour
Little foxes
20-1

American musical comedy?
where did it come from?
americas only contribution to drama
evolved from opera
20-1

musicals
began in the 20's
not popular in the 60's

Broadway
20-1

EX. musicals
grease
my fair lady
fiddler on the roof
spamalot
20-1

over past couple of years became more appealing to kids
spring awakening
in the heights
american idiot
lion king
bloody bloody andrew jackson
20-1

Andrew Lloyd Weber

what made him famous
-british
-w/ tim rice made "Rock operas"
Joseph & the amazing....-short didn't make him famous
Jesus Christ Superstar-most famous- controversial
Cats- poem by T.S. Elliot
Evita
Phantom of the Opera
20-1

New entertainment
dinner theatre
historical reinactments
comedy clubs
audience involvement
"Extravaganzas"
20-21

"Extravaganzas"
cirque du soleil
stomp
riverdance
blue man group
20-1

movies and books became.....
plays
20-1

Neil Simon
-kept broadway alive in 60's
-comedy
The odd couple
Brighton Beach Memoirs
20-1

Stephen Soundheim
into the woods
west side story
20-1

August Wilson
-10 plays, 1 for each century
-beloved
-theatre named after him
Fences
20-1

MN
more theaters per capita then NY
PRE

Theatre was started by....
cavemen
PRE

why did theatre start?
to communicate
G

area to the side of the stage
parados
G

prop room?
skene
G

circle in middle?
orkestra
G

table in circle?
altar
G

seating
theatron
G

behind audience was?
Mt. Olympus
D

Play in church
trope
D

Platea
platform to stand on
D

Mansion
scenery that goes behind the platea
G

2nd theatre
skene- in-out
orkestra
no altar
G

3rd theatre
semicircle orkestra
skene- country-throne-city
no altar
G

Proscenium Stage
big box
2-doors on side of stage
curtain
RE

Inn
circular
commedia dell 'arte sometimes performed there
multiple levels
RE

stage
raked
rich people in stands
groundlings- people on ground-poor
The marriage proposal
anton chekhov
D

devils run wild
halloween
D

plays performed on
pageant wagons
life revolved around....
the church
Dr faustus
Christopher Marlow
Volpone
Ben Johnson
Clowns
harlequin
acrobats
zannis
the importance of being ernest
oscar wilde
peer gynt
henrik ibsen
a dolls house
henrik ibsen
columbine
sweet, innocent, naive
pierrot
hero
papa pantelone
grandpa
el capitano
villain
renaissance
rebirth
theatre for the common man
elizabethan
Ballad opera
no talking, singing
burlesque
like a variety show, like las vegas strip club
farce
exaggerated comedy
arms of the man
george B Shaw
Superman
George B. Shaw
Pygmalian
George B. Shaw
Waiting for Godot
Samuel Becket
Uncle Vanya
Anton Chekhov
the sea Gull
anton chekhov
the 3 sisters
anton chekhov
americas 1st great playwright
a long days journey into night
a long days journey into night
eugene O'neill
Eugene O'Neill won the pulitzer prize in....
1957
Joesph & the amazing technicolor dream coat
Andrew Lloyd Weber
Jesus christ superstar
ALW
Cats
ALW
Evita
ALW
Phantom of the Opera
ALW
the odd couple
neil simon
brighton beach memoirs
neil simon
into the woods
stephen soundheim
fences
august wilson
The iceman cometh
Eugene O'neil
the glass menagerie
tennessee williams
cat on a hot tin roof
tennessee williams
a street car named desire
tennessee williams
our town
thornton wilder
skin of our teeth
thornton wilder
the matchmaker
thonton wilder
married to marilyn monroe
arthur miller
Death of a salesman
arthur miller
the crucible
arthur miller
after the fall
arthur miller
was blacklisted
lillian hellman
children's hour
lillian hellman
little foxes
lillian hellman
Realism playwrights
Henrik Ibsen
George B. Shaw
Anton Chekhov