The core of any Greek theater is the orchestra, the “dancing place” of the chorus and the chief performance space. Orchestra is a large circular or rectangular area at the center part of the theatre where the play, dance, religious rites, acting used to take place. It is located in front of the theatron and the parodos. The orchestra of the theater of Dionysus in Athens is approximately 66 feet in diameter. The earliest orchestras were made by the hard ground.
Throughout, Taymor uses visual effects to her advantage. Repeatedly, the stage is overcome by a large sheet, and on occasions, there are images projected onto it. The title is the first thing that appears after Puck’s ascent into the sheet. The scenes following are of the characters from Athens, or a broader term, the mortals.
A theater or theatre is a structure where theatrical works or plays are performed or other performances such as musical concerts may be given. It originated in the cultures of primitive societies of the classical Greek and Roman Theater in 4th century BC that evolved up to this generation. The theater serves to define the acting and audience spaces and organize the theater space as well as provide facilities for the performers, and the audience. The first public Opera House invented by a group of wealthy people in the city-state of Florence was the Theatre San Cassiano in Venice Italy opened in 1637 near the Rialto.
The Oresteia is an interesting story that is special in many ways towards literature and Greek mythology history. Aeschylus is often described as the father of tragedies. Academics' knowledge of the genre begins with his work,and understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences from his surviving plays. According to Aristotle, he expanded the number of characters in theater, allowing conflict amidst them; characters previously had interacted only with the chorus.
Although Laurey were mad with Curly, Laurey still loves Curly. In order to stimulate the jealousy of Curly, Laurey decided to went to the dance with Jud. When she heard that Curly would go to the dance
The kind of love that resists everything even families and loyalties. The adoration Tony felt for Maria and Romeo for Juliet made them challenge their families, their companions and their society. Their adoration is strong and compelling, to such an extent that it made them rebel against themselves. The first instances where the love story begins in both stories is at a party. In Romeo and Juliet it is the ball held at the Capulet’s house, where Romeo and his friends sneak into to enjoy the fun until Romeo catches sight of this beautiful girl, Juliet, who he cannot keep his eyes off of.
She begs him for a kiss multiple times, but he refuses and returns to the well. Thereafter, the king and Herodias appear for a feast. King Herod always looking at his stepdaugher orders her to dance, but she refuses. He begs her to dance and tells her that she can have anything she wants from half the kingdom to magnificent jewerly. She agrees, but for a price.
At the beginning of the development in drama and theatre in the Elizabethan era the first temporary stages were set at the end of the inn-yards. Those inn-yard theatres evolved into first outdoor theatres and what both of these have in common is that the plays performed on stages attracted many people from all social classes. Shakespeare as a playwright uses many different types of humor in his comedies in order to amuse all of the audience. Many examples of humoristic situations can be seen in ‘’A Midsummer Night’s Dream’’. One of the most popular ways to create comedy is by irony.
He played all of the back ground music and the music was composed by himself in choral odes. In comparison, the Greek tragedy Medea poses choral odes also which makes the play very attention-grabbing due to the unison of voices. The 12 women chorus sang in harmony together which was very captivating to the audience as a few smiles peeked in the audience. Towards the end of the play the chorus was chanting (Choral ode) and it became very horrific in a way that frightened the audience, lighting struck, lights we shut off, and the back drop LCD had a spinning effect that put everyone in a