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Raise the curtains! Theatre
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Theater • What exactly does the word mean? Theatre  or  theater  is the branch of the  performing arts concerned with acting out  stories in front of an audience using  combinations of speech, gesture, mime, puppets,  music, dance, sound and spectacle
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Renaissance  • The development of the “picture frame”  stage in Italy. • Theatre companies or troupes formed,  consisting of a group of actors performing  certain plays. • These companies were considered “misfits”  throne.
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Renaissance/Elizabethan  • The Famous  playwright, William  Shakespeare (1564- 1616) evolved.
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• Highly commercialized. • Plays are elaborate and require much  preparation and technology to pull off.   • Shows such as  The Lion King, Wicked  and  Chicago  are examples of what the theatre  scene has to offer the viewer today. Broadway.com
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