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East Carolina University
Thea 1000 - Introduction to Theatre
Introduction to Theatre Documents
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THEA 1000 1st Edition Final Exam Study Guide Henrik Ibsen Norwegian 1828 1906 A Doll s House 1879 Hedda Gabler 1890 August Strindberg Swedish 1849 1912 Miss Julie 1888 Anton Chekhov Russian 1860 1904 The Sea Gull 1896 The Cherry Orchard 1900 The isms Expressionism representation of reality is distorted to communicate inner feelings Cubism fragmented the visual image in an attempt to include multiple perspectives Surrealism proposed unreal juxtapositions putting things side by side to compare of real elements Dadaism turned everyday objects into art and ultimately rejected making objects in favor of performance Latin American Theatre Artist response to social turmoil Influenced by surrealism and expressionism Addressed nationalist issues Theatre of the Oppressed Augusto Boal 1931 2009 Rehearsing Revolution Young playwrights attempting to develop new forms and styles of theatre Realism Continues Tennessee William 1911 1983 The Glass Menagerie A Streetcar Named Desire Cat on a Hot Tin Roof THEA 1000 1st Edition Arthur Miller 1915 2005 The Crucible Death of Salesman All my Sons Selective realism a type of realism that heightens certain details of action scenery and dialogue while omitting others Edward Albee 1928 The Zoo Story Who s Afraid of Virginia Woolf Three Tall Woman John Osborne 1929 1994 Look Back in Anger Book the dialogue and action of a musical also called the libretto Antecedents of the American Musical W S Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan Operetta The Pirates of Penzance 1879 Victor Herbert Naughty Marietta 1910 George M Cohan Little Johnny Jones 1904 Forty Five Minutes from Broadway 1906 The High Point of American Musicals Cole Porter Kiss Me Kate 1948 based on Shakespeare s The Taming of the Shrew Leonard Bernstein Steven Sondheim and Arthur Laurents West Side Story based on Shakespeare s Romeo and Juliet Jerry Bock Sheldon Harnick and Joseph Stein Fiddler on the Roof 1964 The last great book musical Rock Musical Hair 1967 Contemporary American Playwrights THEA 1000 1st Edition David Mamet Glengarry Glen Ross American Buffalo Sam Shepard True West Fool for Love Tracy Letts August Osage County African American Theatre Lorraine Hansberry A Raisin in the Sun August Wilson 10 play cycle chronicling African American life Fences Joe Turner s Come and Gone and The Piano Amiri Baraks Dutchman The Black Theatre Alliance Suzan Lori Parks Topdog Underdog Katori Hall The Mountain Top about the life of Martin Luther King Jr Latino Latina Theatre Chicano Theatre Luis Valdez El Teatro Campesino farm workers theatre Actos Agit prop agitation propaganda Zoot Suit Luis Alfaro Oedipus el Rey Milcha Sanchez Scott Roosters Cuban American Maria Irene Fornes Fefu and her Friends Nilo Cruz Anna in the Tropics adaptation of Anna Karenina Nuyorican Puerto Rican from New York The Nuyorican Poets Caf Miguel Pi ero Short Eyes African Theatre Wole Soyinka Nigerian Playwright The Strong Breed Athol Fugard South African writer Writing about apartheid Master Harold and the Boys

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