Drama Notes 2-28

Drama Notes 2-28 - Theatre Guild – a little theatre,...

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Drama Notes 2-28-07 Modern European Drama Realism and Revolt Melodrama: Dion Boucicault Realism: Henrik Ibsen Expressionism: Georg Buchner Modern American Drama: Sophie Treadwell Sophie Treadwell (1885-1970) Machinal = “mechanical” New Stagecraft – strange lights and shadows rather than realistic (like MacBeth) Independent Theatre Movement – Tran commercial work Broadway – Commercial system at its finest Little Theatre Movement Provincetown Players
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Unformatted text preview: Theatre Guild – a little theatre, interesting European models Expressionist Dramaturgy Distorted for subjective truth Dreamlike, nightmarish Types, Abstractions Compressed, fragmented, telegraphic Emotional states Modern American Drama: Realism and Revolt Unique perspectives Unorthodox writing styles Controversial subjects Unconventional staging...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course DRAM 115 taught by Professor Adamdavidson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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