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Nineteenth-century theatre - Wikipedia

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Nineteenth-century theatre describes a wide range of movements in the theatrical culture of Europe and the United States in the 19th century. In the West, they include Romanticism, melodrama, the we...

Who wrote Some of the earliest realist plays - Answers.com

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Who do some of the people believe wrote shakespeares plays? Virtually ... Some earliest realist plays were written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. He wrote ...

Some earliest realist plays were written by - Answers.com

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Some earliest realist plays were written by Johann Wolfgang vonGoethe. He wrote Faust, a classic in European literature thatstarted out as a poem.

The Modern Theatre: Realism

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Realism's early phase was Romanticism, which had its roots in the 1790's with works by Goethe ... As the 19th century progressed, there were several contributing elements to Realism, which ... and some spectacular theatrical innovations helped bring Realism to the theatre. .... Chekhov's written dialogue represents what?

Early Theatre: Greek, Roman and Medieval - Northern State University

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Oct 22, 2010 ... The earliest Greek dramas, especially those by Aeschylus (525-456 BCE), drew their ... All were written by these three playwrights. .... that is-- recited to an audience, but were probably not staged with realistic effects. .... There was also the feeling that the action in some of the plays, such as the Slaughter of ...

Early Theatre: Asian Theatre - Northern State University

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Nov 4, 2011 ... There are a number of theatrical forms in Asia-- Sanskrit drama in India; ... These works are some of the earliest theatrical texts. ... All were written about 500 years ago by the members of one family. ... Starting in the middle of the twentieth century, non realistic playwrights, directors and designers began ...

Introduction to Theatre -- Realism

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Jan 16, 2009 ... But political events—including attempts to reform some political systems—led to some different ways of thinking. Revolutions in ... The implications of Darwin's Theories were threefold: ... Emile Augier (1820-1889) also wrote plays about contemporary conditions. .... Next lesson: Early 20th century theatre, ...

Introduction to Theatre -- Ancient Greek Theatre

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Nov 16, 2007 ... Menander - 342-291 B.C., the only one of some 64 writers known about ... Aeschylus - his are the oldest surviving plays - began competing 449 B.C. at Dionysus Theatre. Most of his plays were part of trilogies; the only extant Greek trilogy is The ... less poetic language, realistic characterizations and dialog.

Epic theatre of Brecht

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Although Bertolt Brecht's first plays were written in Germany during the 1920s, ... to the Stanislavsky-oriented realism that dominated acting and the "well-made play" ... Brecht's earliest work was heavily influenced by German Expressionism, but it ... playwrights as John Arden and Edward Bond and in some of the bare-...

Introduction to Theatre - THEA 131

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These plays were aimed at the decadent aristocracy. ... The "Age of Reason" ( 18th century) gave way to Romanticism and Realism. .... It is arguable that musical comedy had its beginnings in the ballad opera of the early 18th century. ... Some of the most important Off-Broadway/Off-Off Broadway theatres include: Circle in ...