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Unformatted text preview: -shareholding companies-the Globe Theatres in England at this time were an escape; they were built outside of the cityscape-black plague at the time so it was safer to have them outside - Renaissance Performance Conventions 1. outdoor, daytime performances 2. male actors 3. platform stage: neutral, fluid, flexible 4. small emphasis on spectacle beyond color and costume 5. no “fourth wall” illusion Renaissance Dramaturgy: 1. language: blank verse as well as prose 2. rapid continuous action 3. parallels and contrasts 4. soliloquy and asides 5. metatheatre...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course DRAMA 115 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08