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Unformatted text preview: Melodrama Influences for Realism Realistic/Naturalistic playwrights, their works, where they lived, what they are known for… Realistic staging techniques and vocabulary All the “isms” – Realism, Naturalism, Symbolism, Expressionism, Absurdism, Futurism, Surrealism Playwrights and works associated with all the “isms” Epic Theatre and Bertolt Brecht; associated vocabulary Antonin Artaud Regional Theatres Show Boat Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Schönberg and Boublil, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Sondheim, Tommy Tune, Bob Fosse, etc. In other words… big time Broadway musical composers, lyricists, and librettists. Page 3 There are some questions on the test that are not listed on this study sheet. These were usually pointed out in lecture when I said something like, “I will ask this on a test….” They are basically a reward for those who came to class. Hope you took notes when I pointed stuff out like that…...
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- Spring '08
- Theatre, Musical theatre, Bertolt Brecht, French neoclassical theatre, Greeks Roman playwrights