Notes for Chapter 11 Musical Theatre
Musical Theatre incorporates three elements: Singing, Spoken Text, and Dancing
Where did musical theatre come from?
Opera dramatic, usually not English.
Gilbert and Sullivan = British composing team that created come
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Notes for Chapter 13 Genre
Genre is the specific division or classification of drama. The most frequently used classifications are:
Tragedy, Comedy, Melodrama, Tragicomedy, and Farce. It is important to remember that all genre is just
a way of discussing
Notes for Chapter 7 Understanding Style: Realism
In a realistic play audience forgets they are in a theatre, and is transported into a realistic world.
The 4th wall: actors behave as though the audience is not present.
Realism in Film easy to make film
Notes for Chapter 12
Elements of Drama:
Originally derived from Aristotles Poetics, we have now the following elements of drama that we can
use to discuss theatre.
Character the actions of a character tell us who they are, and also are closing invol