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introlecture_8_9a - gender and ethnicity. All plays written...

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3 QUESTIONS 1. What famous film director was arrested Saturday after more than 30 years, for sex with a minor? Roman Polanski 2. Susan Atkins, in prison for 38 years, died Thursday from brain cancer. What is she known for? Manson follower, killed actress Sharon Tate 3. Why is President Obama going to Copenhagen this week? To support Chicago’s bid for 2016 Summer Olympics
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Creating a Professional Theatre Elizabethan England Italian Commedia Dell’Arte Seventeenth Century France
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Elizabethan England William Shakespeare Globe Theatre Performance Audience Hamlet
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Theatre in Italy Italian Renaissance Scenic Design Commedia dell’Arte The Servant of Two Masters
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Perspective Design
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French Theatre Based on Italian Neoclassical Ideal… must… Tragedy = Royals, Comedy = Middle/Lower Classes Characters should behave appropriately, according to social status,
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Unformatted text preview: gender and ethnicity. All plays written in 5 acts Unities of time, place and action - 1 plot, 1 location, 1 day Poetic Justice - punish the wicked, reward the good Purpose of all drama is to teach and to please Racine, Corneille, Moliere Oedipus Rex Sophocles, c. 430 B.C. Greek Tragedy Plot/Story One Sentence outline: This is a play about ______ who desperately wants to _____ and after _____ does (or does not) ______. MDQ - Will _________ _________ ? Dramatic Structure Inciting incident Point of attack Complications Crisis Resolution Characters Oedipus Jocasta Teiresias Creon Messenger Shepherd Priest Second Messenger Chorus Major Themes Sight/blindness Light/darkness Youth/age...
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