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Unformatted text preview: Actresses first appeared on the English stage after 1660 (Restoration) Soliloquy character on stage alone speaking his/her thoughts aloud Court masques Elizabethan period Know ages of Drama! Gas lights 19 th century theater (1800s) Realism ordinary people in ordinary situations Nell Gwynne famous actess in 17 th century; mistress of Henry VIII 1600s changes introduction of artificial light & indoor, year round theaters Neoclassicsm Well made play Eugene Scribe Mirrors in Angels when Prior and Harper share a hallucination Walking toward the audience, youre walking down stage (?)...
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- Fall '08