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Technology Proscenium stage o Refers to the arch of the stage or picture frame of the stage o Clear separation from the audience that isn’t crossed, no asides of soliloquys o Emergence of fourth wall illusion – if the curtain was raised it would look like we were looking at a moving painting Box sets o Attempt to create a three-dimensional stage environment, a back wall and two side walls that reach the front of the proscenium arch o Characters can interact with the scenery Electric lights o 1880 first theatre was fully lit with electric lights o Use light as a creative expressive element o Replicate genuine time of day by controlling the behavior of the light o Adds authenticity Dramaturgy Melodrama o Focus on plot o Appeal to our emotion o Rose colored glasses Well-Made Play (Scribe) o Specific kind of writing in the 19 th century o Scribe wrote 350 plays in Paris o Well-Made plays were very formulaic Seemed contemporary and up to date Realistic to a degree – real environment, characters
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course DRAMA 115 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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