Greek Theatre
Japanese Theatre
French Neoclassical
Commedia dell'Arte
Restoration Comedy/ Melodrama
100

This symbol which represents theatre/drama comes from the Greek theatre tradition of wearing what?

What are masks?

100

This type of Japanese theatre is characterized by half-life-sized dolls acting out a dramatic narrative.

What is bunraku?

100

What does the prefix "neo" mean?

What is new?

100

These characters were the same for every production with different stories, and are a major component of Commedia dell'Arte.

What are stock characters?

100

Restoration Comedy took place after which time period?

When is the 1660-1700 or after the Puritan Regime

200

This is the section of the Greek theater building in which the audience sits.

What is the theatron?

200

This stage belongs to which type of theatre?

What is Noh?

200

This French playwright broke many of the French Neoclassical rules and is famous for his play "Tartuffe."

Who is Molière?

200

This wooden sword would eventually become the term for physical comedy.

What is slapstick?

200

This would be placed in between scenes of Melodrama. 

What are musical interludes?

300

The three types of plays in Greek Theatre.

What are tragedy, comedy, and satyr?

300

This type of Japanese theatre is characterized by elaborate costumes and sets. Characters often held poses for extended periods of time to establish their character.

What is Kabuki?

300

The word that defines the French Neoclassical Rule 1: The action performed must be believable.

What is verisimilitude?

300

This is a type of joke or gag in Commedia dell'Arte.

What is a lazzo? (lazzi)

300

This type of play is a satire on high society and how they behave.

What is a Comedy of Manners?

400

The sections of a Greek theater in which the audience entered and exited. Also where characters such as messengers entered onto the stage.

What are paradoi (parados)?

400

The oldest surviving form of Japanese theater. It combines music, dance, and acting to communicate Buddhist themes. Often the plot recreates famous scenes from well-known works of Japanese literature.

What is Noh?

400

What are the three unities of rule # 4?

What is action, place, and time?

400

This character is known as:

Who is arlecchino? (Harlequin)

400

This type of entertainment is a distant relative of Melodrama, with high emotions and overdramatic acting.

What is a soap opera?

500

Greek theatre honors this God in Greek Mythology

Who is Dionysus?

500

This Japanese theatre stage has a bridge that extends into the audience and a trap door in the stage.

What is Kabuki?

500

The is the name of Rule # 2? (Drama had to teach and entertain)

What is "Decorum"

500

Commedia dell'Arte actors would perform where?

Where is town centers and festivals? 

500

Women were allowed on stage and performed these types of roles in men's clothing.

What are "breeches roles"?

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