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Mike's Medieval Set


Medieval aka Dark Ages, or Middle Ages
Mansions small platform (stage) in churches
Heavens above stage
Hell's Mouth trap door with smoke and fire
Time Frame 900-1300 A.D. (Church banned drama from 500-900)
Audience Common man - illiterate
Guilds Contribution unions tradesmen would build and maintain sets, costumes, SFX, based on skilled labor
Shift from Medieval to Renaissance a. emergance of a middle class b. increase in travel c. increase in education and rediscovery of Greek/Roman classics
Oberrammagau famous passion play
Cycles a play based on a biblical event
Tropes a short religious or Bible story enacted in a church on a mansion
Mystery a play based on a Bible story
Miracle a play based on lives of saints
Morality a play based about Good vs. Evil (ex. Everyman)
Created by: Mixman11