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is a movement that spread through Europe in the very late eighteenth century and gained widespread acceptance in all the arts in the first half of the nineteenth century.
Modern theatre begins in
Romanticism first movement of note
-rebelled against neoclassicism.
-sought to free itself from strictures of neo-classicism
-emphasis on free-form picaresque stories, exotic locales, sprawlings dramatic structures
Proscenium stage came to dominate theatre production
-built to accommodate rapid changes, flats, backdrops, acting also changed, box sets, real book cases, and fire places.
-strict rules on playwriting, acting and scenery.
remains one of the dominant modes of drama today.
According to ----- all human behavior has it’s origin in economic greed, class struggle, and primal amorality.
Karl Marx
the ----- was the most pervasive and long lived effect on modern theatre.
realistic theatre movement
The goal of realism
Likeness to live
-The characters were like real people.
pioneers of realism
Henrik Ibsen, Gerhart Hauptmann, George Bernard Shaw
----- should be characters
the ----- believe that human behavior was determined entirely by genetic and social circumstances.
----- is a more extreme version of realism
American realists
Arthur Miller
Eugene O’Neill
Tennessee Williams
Worked with director and acting teacher Konstantin Stanislavsky at Moscow Art Theatre
Anton Chekhov
He conveyed action and characters through
Anton Chekhov
As a doctor, he began writing plays late in life
Anton Chekhov