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Globe Theater Reaserch Paper

roof. However in 1642 a new theater regime took power in England and all of the country’s theaters were closed down. Two years later the Globe Theater was tore down by Cromwells. They leveled the ground and built houses on it. Today's reconstructed theatre lies about 200 yards from the site of the original Globe Theater....

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The Satirical Essence of Monty Python Imbibed Into Cotemporary Theatre

The very essence of Contemporary Theatre is that is such a diverse realm of performance art. Many different playwrights have contributed to this post World War Two theatre that instead of keeping to just one narrow genre it was able to branch out to cover all aspects and views of an ever transitional modern society. Theatrical pieces from this time period have ranged from Existentialism, pioneered by Jean Paul Sartre, to the Theatre of the Absurd, which was precedented by Samuel Beckett, and all...

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paper on Theatre and social Regulation: Onyonmkpo masquerade

Drama and social Regulation: an examination of Onyomkpo masquerade performance of Idoma By Ted Anyebe (PhD) Department of Theatre Arts Benue State University Makurdi. Phone 07036201288 email: anyebeted@gmail.com Abstract This paper examines an indigenous theatre practice among the Idoma of Nigeria. It presents that even though recreational, indigenous drama is used as an instrument of enforcing social order in Idoma. The influence of masquerade tradition as a deeply...

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ANNE BOGART ESSAY

early age (early teens) by the power of theatre, which inevitably shaped her eventual convictions in the craft and led to her successes as a director and theatre-maker. Throughout her career, Bogart staged an eclectic mixture of theatre, including yet not limited to contemporary and modern plays, musicals, opera, as well as dance-theatre pieces and many forms of experimental/avant-garde theatre. Bogart was passionate about making theatre that would “reclaim theatre as an arena for action in which audiences...

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Roundabout Theatre Company

The idea of the Roundabout Theatre was first conceived by Gene Feist and his wife, actress Elizabeth Owens. They opened in New York where they believed their theatre would flourish. They wanted to do classic plays at an affordable price, and thought this would benefit New Yorkers greatly. Their first production was Strindberg's The Father which opened in a 150-seat theatre under a supermarket in Chelsea where subscribers paid $5:00 for three plays. In 1974 with respected reputation, they branched...

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Ancient Greek Theatre Research Paper

would have to be its timeless impact on theatre. Ancient Greek theatre has paved the way for Shakespeare, Molière, and to Oscar Wilde of the 19th century. Ancient Greek theatre had the most significant impact on the incorporation of themes of comedy, tragedy, and satire, and the use of its platform for the expression of thought has influenced modern theatre and entertainment for centuries. There is no denying that many civilizations helped shape modern theatre to what it is now. Although sometimes...

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Distorted Reality In Matt Cameron's Ruby Moon

Australian contemporary plays display unique expression within the theatre by implementing various elements of production, performance style techniques and are presented within Matt Cameron’s Ruby Moon, with displays of distorted reality. The play touches into Australian Gothic Theatre, and is an absurd piece uses various staging, and blocking techniques to differentiate the play from other dramas. The script within itself is quiet abstract and a sense of isolation dominates as Ray and Sylvie only...

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grotowski- physical theatre

Grotowski-physical theatre practioner Jerzy Grotowski was a revolutionary in theatre because he caused a rethink of what theatre actually was and its purpose in contemporary culture. One of his central ideas was the notion of the 'poor' theatre. By this he meant a theatre in which the fundamental concern was the work of the actor with the audience, not the sets, costumes, lighting or special effects. In his view these were just trappings and, while they may enhance the experience of theatre, were unnecessary...

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Lin Manuel Miranda Research Paper

to start piano and theatre, which eventually lead to his starts on Broadway and Disney. Lin Manuel Miranda was born January 16 1980 in New York City. His parents; Luz Towns-Miranda and Luis A. Miranda were both Puerto Rican, which caused for Lin to grow up in a very multicultural environment. When he was just three years old his mother and father both decided to get him started on piano and when he was in eighth grade he took an interest in acting so he started taking theatre classes at his school...

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Bertolt Brecht Essay

Brecht’s Epic Theatre techniques have remained popular for the last 60 years. Why are his plays still prevalent in the Performing Arts and how do twenty-first century audiences relate to Brechtian Techniques today? Discuss Through the eras, different forms of drama have evolved all with one goal in mind; to influence people. Without a doubt Bertold Brecht was one of the most influential play writers in the history of theatre. Brecht held a Marxist point of view, and while living in Germany during...

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