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b. advanced theatre technology. c. the audience's desire for pure entertainment. d. higher ticket prices. Question 23 Which of the following has won a Tony Award for best regional theater, the second Bay Area company to do so? Select one: a. Marin Theater Company b. Mark Taper Forum c. Berkeley Rep d. California Shakespeare Festival Question 24 What is the relationship between Bay Area theater and Broadway? Select one:
a. Broadway show sometimes begin in the Bay Area and sometimes tour to the Bay Area after opening in New York. b. They are completely separate. c. Shows run in the Bay Area before moving to Broadway. d. Broadway shows frequently tour to San Francisco after a New York run. Question 25 This director/designer draws inspiration from Javanese rod puppetry, Balinese headdresses, and African masks. Select one: a. Peter Brook b. Julie Taymor c. Robert Wilson d. Anne Deveare Smith Question 26 What is the oldest and largest regional theatre in our area? Select one: a. West Coast Players b. Actors' Theater of San Francisco c. Berkeley Rep d. American Conservatory Theatre Question 27 There are over 300 professional theater and/or dance companies in the Bay Area. Select one: True False
Question 28 Which of the following does NOT exemplify the contemporary trend toward revival? Select one: a. plays which dramatize the life of the ancient playwrights account for a quarter of the productions off Broadway b. the staging of new plays that mimic modernist classics c. the theatre companies in almost every state in America devoted to producing Shakespearean festivals d. the restaging of modern plays and American musicals from the golden era of the 1940s to 1960s?which account for one-half to two-thirds of the offerings in Broadway, community, and academic theatres Question 29 Which genre, featuring little or no speaking, as in the piece Contactby Susan Stroman, has moved from relative obscurity to Tony award-winning success in recent years? Select one: a. one-person show b. disco opera c. dance theatre d. performance art Question 30 All of the following are considered leaders in movement art and dance theatre EXCEPT Select one: a. Pina Bausch. b. Karen Finley. c. Matthew Bourne. d. Susan Stroman.
Midterm Question 1 What kind of scenery uses evocative visual images to make a visual statement about the production’s intended mood or theme? Select one: a. expressionist b. surreal c. metaphorical d. picturesque Question 2 Theatrecomes from theatron,which means: Select one: a. listening place b. singing place c. seeing place d. acting place Question 3 Which of the following is NOT included in the conceptualization of a play? Select one: a. a social or philosophical statement about meaning b. a basic tone or texture c. a specific interpretation d. the social history of the playwright Question 4 Today, the debate over inside or outside styles of acting
Select one: a. is still unresolved, with the US and England bitterly divided.