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  1. naturalism
    "slice of life" realism
  2. theatricalism
    presentational style that exposes the devices of the theater
  3. symbolism
    dramatic form tht uses reprsentative iconic imagery
  4. theatre of cruelty
    presentational style that bombards the audience's senses
  5. Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian realist playwright
  6. August Strindberg
    Swedish realist playwright
  7. Anton Chekhov
    Russian realist playwright
  8. George Bernard Shaw
    major playwright of the independent theatre movement
  9. Konstantin Stanislavski
    he invented an "internal" performance style
  10. Vsevolod Meyerhold
    he invented an "external" performance style
  11. epic theatre
    dramatic form developed by Bertholt Brecht
  12. theatre of the absurd
    dramatic form that idealizes life as ridiculous & illogical
  13. operetta
    "light opera" made famous by Gilbert & Sullivan
  14. libretto
    the dialogue and lyrics of a musical
  15. off-Broadway
    smaller NYC theaters outside of Times Square area
  16. off-off-Broadway
    "non-traditional" NYC performance spaces
  17. The four categories of theatre in the Modern Era
    Realism, Anti-Realism, Traditional and Experimental
  18. The "father" of the American musical
    George M. Cohan
  19. The first "book" musical
    Showboat
  20. Great Composers of the Modern Era
    Jerome Kern, George Gerswin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Stephen Sondheim, Andre Lloyd Webber
  21. Great American playwrights of the Modern Era
    Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Eugene O'Neill, Edward Albee, Neil Simon, Sam Shepard, David Mamet

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