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Theatre appreciation


The period following the Renaissance characterized by consolidation and refinement of creative energy and the imposition of rational sensibility and order, was called D: the Enlightement
The critical foundation of neoclassical dramaturgy was C: the avoidance of stage violence and vigorous physical action.
In the neoclassical era, Shakespeare was seen as B: somewhat primitive
The rules of playwriting were codified after they were derived from D: Aristotle's " Poetics."
The neoclassical unities included C: unity of time, place, action, and tone.
Built for the Cardinal Richelieu and Moliere's public home for most of his career, which theatre was a tennis-court sized structure, measuring 108X36 feet, equipped with a proscenium arch and with galleries set up in the fashion of jeu de paume; it also
contained and amphitheater arrangement of stone steps which rose in the parterre across the blank stage? C: the Palais Royal
What did money signify in the world, and thus in the drama of the seventeenth century Europe? B: It highlighted the difference between feigned values and intrinsic ones, between hollow presumption and flattery and solid worth.
The Restoration refers to B: the restoration of the English monarch after a period of revolution and Puritan domination.
During which period of were dramatic performances banned and theares burned to the ground? A: from the Civil War in 1642 to the reign of Charles II in 1660
Which of the following was NOT A typical Restoration genre? D: musical comedy
Who is the first known female playwright? D: Hrosvitha of Gandersheim
Who was the first Englishwoman to earn her living as a playwright? C: Aphra Behn
Who is considered the greatest French tragic dramastist of the royal era? C: Jean Racine
Which of the following was NOT a principle of neoclassical dramaturgy? B: Heroes must die onstage.
A divertissement was a frothy enterainment designed solely for the diversion of the court to be enjoyed and then forgotten True
Restoration acting troupes differed from Renaissance acting troupes in that during the Restoration women were allowed to act on stage True
Moliere's patron, the Sun King, was Louis XVI False
In addition to her celebrity as a Restoration actress, Nell Gwynne was also known as the of King Charles II True
A jeu de paume structure used as a theatre is one converted from a tennis court. True
Plays that violated the unities did not pass the approval of the Monsieur de la Theatre, the French equivalent to the Master of Revels, and could not be licensed or produced at all. False
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