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Intro to Theatre Study Guide - Exam 1

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Intro to Theatre Study Guide - Exam 1 Thtr 100

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Introduction to Theatre
Bridget Leak
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Date Created: 09/22/16
Introduction to Theatre - Exam 1 Study Guide • Be able to define the following terms found in your textbook CHAPTER 1 TERMS: CHAPTER 2 TERMS: 1. aesthetics 1. bourgeois theatre 2. commercial theatre 2. copyright 3. conflict 3. corporate funding 4. cultural theatre 4. government funding 5. drama 5. National Endowment for theArts (NEA) 6. experimental plays 6. parody 7. historical theatre 7. patrons 8. literary arts 8. public domain 9. medium 9. royalty payment 10. performing arts 10. writers for hire 11. pictorial arts 12. political theatre 13. spatial arts 14. subject 15. theatre 16. values CHAPTER 3 TERMS: CHAPTER 4 TERMS: 1. blackface 1. aesthetic distance 2. cross-cultural theatre 2. bowdlerize 3. culture 3. censorship 4. enculturation 4. curtain 5. ethnocentrism 5. director’s note 6. Harlem Renaissance 6. dramatic criticism 7. minstrel show 7. fourth wall 8. multiculturalism 8. group dynamics 9. stereotypes 9. League of Resident Theatres (LORT) 10. theatre of identity 10. LicensingAct of 1737 11. theatre of protest 11. paper the house 12. theatre of the people 12. playwright’s note 13. Yiddish Broadway 13. presentational theatre 14. preview performances 15. realism 16. representational theatre 17. talk-back 18. reviews 19. road houses 20. souvenir programs 21. Will Call 22. willing suspension of disbelief BOOK QUESTIONS: 1. List the location, size, and money for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway. 2. What are the three branches of Broadway after it has run in NYC? 3. Name 3 Regional theaters in Cincinnati. 4. What were Plato andAristotle’s views on theatre? 5. What are the 5 Qualities of art and how are they implemented? 6. List one example of spatial art, pictorial art, literary art, and performing art. 7. What three qualities do drama and theatre have in common? 8. What are some differences in the audience of theatre vs. the audience of tv or film? 9. What are some differences in the acting of theatre vs. the acting in tv or film? 10. How many performances a week are there in Broadway? 11. What are some differences in the directing in theatre vs. the directing in tv or film? 12. How do films get funding? How does theatre get funding? 13. What do Not for Profit Theatres do? Name an example. 14. What show had the biggest trouble with money and was the “biggest flop”? 15. What is the difference in the process of writing a play and the process of writing for films/tv? 16. List 2 types of theatre of identity. What are some problems we face with this type of theatre? 17. Name one example of Theatre of protest. 18. Name one example of cross-culture theatre. 19.According to Peter Brook, “Theatre requires ________________ and ________________.” 20. What does Bertolt Brecht do that goes against aesthetic distance? 21. What is the difference between presentational theatre and representational theatre? Give an example of each. 22. List 5 rules of etiquette in the theatre. 23. What are 2 ways you can get tickets to see a show? 24. Explain what a dramaturgical packet is. 25. What are 4 ways to get discounted tickets on Broadway?
 26. List Goethe’s 3 essential questions dramatic criticism should access. 27. What areAristotle’s Poetics: The Six Elements?And how are they used? 28. What are some warnings you may see in the theatre? PLAY QUESTIONS: 1. What is Oedipus’s tragic flaw? 2. Name 3 Greek playwrights. 3. Name the 3 unities of Greek Tragedy, and how they pertain to Oedipus the King. 4. What event has just occurred in Lysistrata? 5. Is Lysistrata a feminist play? Why or why not? 6. What invention came about when Hamlet was written? 7. What are some characteristics of Hamlet? How do we know these? 8. What playwright did Shakespeare use for inspiration for Hamlet? What were some of this play writes ideologies? 9. What is Hamlets tragic flaw


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