Drama Sept 13

Drama Sept 13 - Medieval Drama Roman Theatre review o...

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Medieval Drama Roman Theatre review o Copied drama from the Greeks o Eliminated the chorus o Added music o Emphasized dramatic devices such as eavesdropping and identical twins for comic events o Playwrights included Plautus Terrance Seneca Medieval Drama – The dark Ages – 500 CE to 1500 CE Liturgical and Vernacular Drama o Liturgical Early medieval drama, written in Latin and part of the Mass Annual events usually around religious holidays Developed from TROPES Embellishments sung as part of the Mass Earliest TROPE known QUEM QUAERITIS Liturgical got too big and began to have to move out of the church Several reasons, too big, didn’t want entertainment in church Miracle Plays Dramatized the miracles performed by the Saints Moved outside of the Church Feast of Corpus Christi Mystery Plays Dramatized the mystery of Christ’s Passion Others too Morality Plays Morality plays such as EVERYMAN used religious characters and
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