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Theater is a type of live performing art that includes genres such as drama, musical and comedy.
Epic Theatre's Affect on Other Genres Many of the theatrical devices first used in "epic theater" have become integrated into theater in general. Epic theater was the first movement to experiment in-depth with the use of technology like film, and Brecht, the most famous practitioner of "epic t…
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Monologue In literary terms, a monologue is a long speech spoken by a character in the presence of others, as opposed to a soliloquy, which is a long speech delivered when the speaker is alone. In acting terms, a monologue is any speech an actor uses as an audition piece to audition for a play. …
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William shakespeare job was to write plays and act out the plays that's how he became the worlds richest person i disagree for one he wasnt the richest man and he was a director and actor geeks.... yeah he's so wrong!
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Epic theater, also known as theater of alienation or theater of politics, is a theater movement arising in the early to mid-20th century, inextricably linked to the German playwright Bertolt Brecht. Though many of the concepts involved in epic theater had been around for years, even centuries, Brech…
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Becoming an Actor on Broadway You need: Talent. You can take acting classes to get better. An agent. An agent will help you get auditions. Persistence. You have to keep auditioning. Luck. A little luck never hurts. Here are more opinions and answers from other FAQ Farmers: Visit …
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According to a Greek chronicle of the 3rd century BC, Thespis is also the first winner of a theatrical award. He takes the prize in the first competition for tragedy, held in Athens in 534 BC. So theater officially started in Ancient Greece sometime around 534 BC.
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According to a Greek chronicle of the 3rd century BC, Thespis is the first winner of a theatrical award. He takes the prize in the first competition for tragedy, held in Athens in 534 BC. So theater officially began in Ancient Greece somewhere around 534 BC.
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American Campaign medal/ ribbon was a military award given to active service US servicemen who served in the American Theater of Operations. It was first created in 1942 by executive order of US president Franklin D Roosevelt.
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Here is a list of the current, most popular songs from Broadway shows musicians want to learn how to play. Oh What a Beautiful Morning, Oklahoma from OklahomaMaria, Tonight from West Side StorySunrise Sunset, If I Were A Rich Man from Fiddler on the RoofGood Morning Baltimore from HairsprayPopular s…
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When there were outbreaks of plague in London, places where there were large gatherings of people were suspected of helping spread the plague, and so the theatres were closed. That was the official line, anyway. They didn't close the churches, since it was thought that all those prayers would help t…
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There are 2 basic types of musicals. The "Book Musical" integrates the signing and dancing numbers into the plot, such as Singin' in the Rain, the Fred and Ginger films, the Rogers and Hamerstien movies, and The Buffy the Vampire season 6 episode "Once more with Feeling." The other type, uses the mu…
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Answer the Black Crook is the first musical that was on Broadway
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Just a little company by the name of Universal Pictures If you are looking for stock-and-amateur licensing rights to Wicked, they are not available yet. They are usually not released until after the original Broadway production has closed. Wicked won't be closing anytime soon, so unfortunately yo…
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The real answer to this question is actually unknown and cannot be verified. According to experts, theaters began on Broadway in the early 1800's, but many have started and have received much fame from Broadway. The official first musical is not known.
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The Theatre was one of the first permanent theaters in England.
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First Broadway ShowNo one knows for sure. According to John Kendrick's History of the Musical Stage 1700-1865 Theatres began to appear on Broadway in the "early 1800's". He also says this,"Every known American theatre company of the post-Revolutionary era presented a wide range of musical works. For…
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16 million dollars goes through Broadway a year.
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Composers of the songs in "Grease"Grease: Barry GibbHopelessly Devoted To You: John FarrarYou're The One That I Want: John FarrarSandy: Scott Simon and Louis St. LouisBeauty School Dropout: Warren Casey and Jim JacobsLook At Me, I'm Sandra Dee: Warren Casey and Jim JacobsSummer Nights: Warren Casey …
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Stage directions are directions given to the actor(s) by the director. They involve the physical movement of the actors on stage. The actors are supposed to note the directions in their scripts. The Stage Manager is also supposed to write down all stage directions in their master book, known as the …
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"Danseurs, Ballerino or just... male ballet dancers. Some just call them heroes, pioneers... or very, very brave for what they do."
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Answer Theatre of the Cruel is a book/manifesto by genius Antonin Artaud in which he muses over the "theater."
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Answer Lee understudied as Lee in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical "The Phantom of the Opera"
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"God Bless America" was written by Irving Berlin in 1918 and revised by him in 1938.
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Answer If you mean theater as in the building - they are proscenium, thrust, theater in the round, and created theaters. If you mean styles of performance the most common answer is that there are two - comedy and tragedy.
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The Colonial Theater in Boston opened its doors for its first performance on December 20, 1900. The performance was Ben Hur.
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because australia is still a relatively young country, it has no real history other than the last few hundred years, which is honestly boring and even to australians it's repetitive. so while countries can think of different themes and emotions and the country in which it is written was just by chan…
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Take two boards, 1" by 3", about 2 feet long and holding them forming a "V" at the bottom, and quickly slap the tops together. I found that throwing a coconut at a wooden fence sounded best. If you have a microphone and amplifier, blowing puffs of air directly into the microphone can make sounds t…
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Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining music, songs spoken dialogue and dance . It is a dance for people that is singing dancing and acting, you can lip sync. I do musical theatre so i'd know!
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Proscenium Theatre refers to the structure itself and Popular Theatre refers to modern Theater as an art . Unless you are refering to a specific theate period like the chief form of drama in Ireland from 1820-1899. If that's confusing than how about this: a proscenium theater is referring to the sha…
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The earliest surviving tragedies are those of Aeschylus, who lived from 525-456 BC.
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The term Broadway literally refers to the seating capacity of the theater. I believe On-Broadway theaters can hold 500+, Off-Broadway theaters can hold between 250 and 500, while Off-Off Broadway theaters hold less than 250.
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God Bless America' is an American patriotic song. The song was written in the year of 1918 by composer, Irving Berlin.
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Some of the elements of a dramatic play include: Characters - the persons who perform the actions of the play Plot - the general idea of the play and its actions Theme - the moral lesson or principle the play depicts Dialogue - the spoken exposition and conversation of the play Convention - the mean…
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Answer I found a man who has digitized The Gospel at Colonus and sells them here is his website: http://www.chapot.org/videos.html. Hope that helped 11/18/08 The DVD has just been released. You can find a copy at Amazon.com. It is of the Philadelphia performance with Morgan Freeman. http://sni…
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The term refers to particular plays written by a number of (mostly) European playwrights in the late 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s, as well as to the style of theatre which has evolved from their work.In a nutshell, the philosophy underneath is that life is inherently without meaning, and so one must find…
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A man named Thebes was the first actor. (thats why they are called thesbians) And they also began in the Ancient Greece as they got bored of there everyday things that they began to act out other people.
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This all depends on the size of the theatre, and the production/s that are held there. Starting contracts will depend on experience and qualifications, but generally it is similar to general civilian electricitians and the going rate in your area.
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A cameo role is a small role played in a movie or play, by a higher standing actor or someone of relative fame (politician, sports figure, talk show host, etc.). Cameos are also often made by successful members of a film or play's crew, such as the director or producer. This is usually a very brief …
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A musical is a play where the characters sing and dance.
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According to www.wikipedia.com, Cabaret is a musical with a book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander.The dances are also choroegraphed by Bob Fosse.
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There is no official plot in the play, 'Company' because it consists of short vignettes. It is about a single guy named Bobby and these vignettes are linked by his upcoming 35th birthday. He has to deal with things like having five friends that are married and dealing with three girlfriends of his o…
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Elphaba was originally played by Idina Menzel. She left the production on 9 January 2005, at the end of her contract, to persue other projects. Caissie Levy starred in the Broadway production as an understudy for the role, which I'm assuming is when you saw her if you are talking about the Broadway…
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Answer Well, I looked it up, I don't see any "bellmen" in the description, but there is an assistant hotel manager with a supporting role http://stageagent.com/Shows/View/1003
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I saw the play in August 1970, but have lost the program and don't know who starred in it or what theater it appeared in. I would like to know the answers to these question.
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Hair actually made it's off-Broadway debut in October 1967 at Joseph Papp's Public Theater and a subsequent run in a midtown discothèque space, the show opened on Broadway in April 1968 and ran for 1,750 performances, all in New York.From Wikipedia
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Movie is a synonym (informal) for the word film. Until recently, the word film has been synonymous with words such as movie and motion pictures because photographic film was the medium that was used to record the images. In recent years, such recordings have been made using digital video cameras tha…
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Hairspray, The Wedding Singer, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Jekyll and Hyde, Big, Victor Victoria, Footloose, Sunset Boulevard, Legally Blonde, The Color Purple, Tarzan and How the Grinch Stole Christmas were all movies before they were Broadway musicals. Y…
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Chamber theater is a method of adapting literary works to the stage using as much as possible of the work's original text, and often minimal and suggestive stage sets.
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Answer: over 40- After The Crash Aladdin The Pantomime Cinderella C'mon Black Conjugal Rites Dream Of Sussex Downs Fifty-Fifty Footrot Flats Glide Time Hansard Show, The Hot Water Jack And The Beanstalk Love Off The Shelf Making It Big Middle-Age Spread Mr Punch Multiple Choice Prisoners Of Mot…
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The Drowsy Chaperone takes you into the living room of a bachelor known simply as "Man in Chair". He addresses the audience and begins to tell them about a Broadway show that is a favorite of his, The Drowsy Chaperone. He plays a record of the show and tells the audience about the show as it happen…
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Answer On line or on Broadway itself. There are many outlets throughout NYC. Also popular is the TKTS booth. It offers discount tickets to Broadway and off Broadway shows, but you have to be flexible! Tickets for Broadway shows are available on many websites such as ebay,
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It depends on several factors. Nicer seats in the auditorium can cost as much as 3 times as much as the cheaper seats.If the show is brand new, showing for only a short time, or ending in the near future, ticket prices will go up.If the show is extremely popular, they can raise the prices and still …
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she and larry were on-the-road for 3 years doing promises, promise... so it's very likely...
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Theatrical events should have a good story line with a positive message. They should have good characters, music, and great costumes.
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Will be found at any University that has Perfoming Arts, specializing in Theatre. Look on line for your nearest uni. iTunes also has a facility called 'iTunes U' which offers free lecture downloads from many universities around the world. If you are in the UK, the best places to try include: Mou…
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well, there was a musical called shenandoah so it probably did.
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Someone reading a book to others with dramatic voices and a few actions to add emphasis
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Commedia dell'ArteIt began in Italy during the 14th century (until the 18th and peaked in the 16th and 17th) and spread out from there.A professional (i.e., doing it for a living) troupe would have a week or so to improvise an entire performance from stage directions like "Pedrolino and Oratio enter…
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Answer Theatre works in many different ways... It has evolved from what it used to be. When theatre was first starting it needed just an actor and an audience. But as time has gone on we now have many positions in theatre. The basic requirement for "theatre" though is; an actor, an audience (ev…
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Theatre Companies will announce casting information on their websites, so try to locate companies in your area. It is likely that your school has a drama teacher, but if not, a literature teacher or librarian will help you find audition material. You can also volunteer backstage building, painting, …
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Shakespeare strongly influenced the English theatre from the seventeenth century onward, so his influence can be felt in any modern play. Shakespeare radically increased the complexity of characters in plays--the difference can easily be seen in a comparison of playwrights just before Shakespeare an…
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The longest running Broadway show in the U.S. is The Phantom of the Opera (which is still playing on Broadway today!) The 2nd longest show is Cats (Which left the Broadway stage on Sept 10, 2000 I believeI think that The Fantasticks is the longest running show in American history. It closed in 2002 …
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William Shakespeare is well-known for his career as a playwright, which was part of his overall career in theatre, where he was also an actor and businessman.
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Tartuffe' was a very controversial play because of its criticism of the Catholic Church. When it was published, the Pope threatened to excommunicate anyone who staged, watched, or even read the play.
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Hi, I came across your question to see if a mask was actually worn by Cinderella because I'd come across some Fabulous masks and wanted to wear one for world book day So for your masks go to Ebay - seller is ximpstonex
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the following is Long days journey into the night...not Morning becomes electra. Answer Characters in the play:James Tyrone is a famous actor.His wife Mary has been addicted to morphine for 20 years but a new supposedly "cured".They have two sons-Jamie4,aged 33 who is also an actor although uns…
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If you view a stage from directly above, then the actors movement towards the front of the stage appears as moving "down stage". When theater scenes are choreographed, they are done from a perspective of looking directly down at the stage from above. The same is true when "camera blocking" is done t…
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unless you are famous, average dancers don't make much at all!
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Answer It depends what school of thought you come from. For many its primary purpose is to entertain. Answer From a cynic's point of view, anything that costs money to use/see/get exists solely to sell itself. Otherwise, its primary purpose depends on the show. The Madness of King George or …
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Impossible to say! We know that the ancient Greeks enjoyed some sort of entertainment that combined music and drama. But chances are that cavemen also enjoyed telling musical stories around the campfire.
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You can call him conductor. As you would call conductor in a bus.
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You never know....the question is left open. Beckett does this as the question becomes universal, and anyone can give godot their own imagery.Prisoners think it is freedom or the outside? Aficans...waiting for apartite...ireland...israel/pallistine....WWI...WW2....Waiting for results of cancer tests…
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you flirt outrageously with him and make eye contact if he doesn't figure it out a friend will tell him
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Middle Age Spread' is Roger Hall's most famous play. The first of his plays to be staged was 'Glide Time'.
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On June 29, 1613, The Globe Theatre burned down during a performance of Shakespeare's Henry VIII. Sparks or wadding that flew from a cannon used during the production ignited a thatched roof of the gallery, resulting in the fire. The theater was rebuilt with a tile roof and reopened a year later. Th…
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Zoologists and wildlife biologists need at least a bachelor's degree for entry level positions, a master's to advance, and a Ph.D. for independent research or college teaching.
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Trategy- One of the three genres; Usually causes pity or sadness Comedy- One of the three genres; Usually causes laughter or happiness Satire- One of the three genres; Usually makes fun of or teases a serious legend or myth. Hopes this helps!
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There is many different kinds of astronomers. Most are backyard astronomers, this requires only a telescope to get going. You might even be able to find a nearby astronomy club with a communal telescope. Professional astronomers are usually educated as such from Universities. Most have a background…
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musical theater began in 1866 Broadway new York that's all i know sorry hahahahahahahaha
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Answer No, it was not a musical. It had music in it, and some of the characters sang, but it was not a musical until they adapted it for Broadway. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hairspray_%281988_film%29
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A dimmer pack is a collection of dimmers used to DIM, or change the intensity of the lights in a theatrical show. Dimmer packs come in many varieties, from budget (anything from £50) right up to the high end stuff (up to about £3000) They are commonly controlled remotely from the lighting control …
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They ceased to exist once people started to figure out that large groups of people gathered into small spaces increased one's chance of contracting the Plague. During Shakespeare's time, the theaters were ordered closed by law. that or go on wicki aand figure it out for urself
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Answer "Stand-by" and "understudy" are both terms that refer to an actor who is ready to replace another in their absence. According to Actors' Equity, there is no contractual difference between "stand-by" and "understudy." "Stand-by" is considered a more prestigious billing term, and although i…
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Mein Jo chahoo saach ho jayeho ga saach yohi..Hello Dollie...Mein Jo chahoo saach ho jayeho ga saach yohi..Hello Dollie...
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A Broadway show is called such because it has had a "run", or some length of production, on Broadway in New York City. In truth, most of the theaters in NYC where Broadway Musicals are produced are not actually on Broadway anymore, but centered somewhere around 42nd Street. Hence the name of the Br…
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Answer Lombard tries to create O'Neil as a heroic character so that the Irish have some one in their history to look up to and say that they were helped by him. He chooses to leave out information such as how his wife Mable is English and makes it seem as though he is a perfect national hero for …
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