Origins of Theatre and Greek Theatre
Origins of Theatre and Greek Theatre TA 110
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Origins of Theatre and Greek Theatre Theatrical Convention - Standards, norms, - Ex. Lights dim, intermission Greek Theatrical Conventions - Outside - Men - 3 actors - Masks - Chorus - Chanted or sung - Stylize costume Theatrical Space about 2300 people 5 century= Golden Age Tragic Playwrights - Aeschylus - Sophocles - Euripides Comedic Playwrights - Aristophanes Theatre and Democracy Theatre originates in other parts of the world Theatre- A pretends to be B while C looks on - Intentions - Expectation Origin theories- mimic impulse Religion and Myth stories - Egyptians told stories of Osirus - Athenians Celebrated Dyonisis Thepsis= first actor from ancient Greece Romans enjoy situational comedy vs. political comedy enjoyed by Greeks Bread and Circuses-keep people busy and fed European middle ages did not continue Greek plays but copied them Renaissance- Greek Theatre comes back Lyssostreda- comedy still done today Oresteia- only in-tact trilogy Gospel at Colonus- sang in Gospel music
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