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Introduction theory of drama Part 2

The methodological situation in modern theater, however, erratic and curious. To cite one example. In 2004, international conference, the famous German theater critic, author of three volumes of the “Semiotics of theatre” Erika Fischer Lichte gracefully and convincingly proved that the Director is not the author of the text. The deciding argument was the relationship […]

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Introduction theory of drama Part 1

Of the three words comprising the title of this work, explanations need all three. The preposition “to” in accordance with the directions of grammar, first, requires that the owner added “about…”, and, second, it captures the intention of the author to move in that direction, where, as it seemed, this question can be answered. Thirdly, and […]

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What is contemporary theatre?

Perhaps today in the theater you can see anything but classical performances with traditional decorations, the usual eye and ear acting with self-promotion in an unobtrusive directing. Illustrative performances long out of fashion. Theater struggling to find a new language, the most interesting is that this search takes place before our eyes. What to be […]

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Types of theater Part 4

As before, in this Chapter we only talked about the most simple and basic concepts. All are infinitely important and infinitely revealing private transient has been omitted. Meanwhile, there is a rich field. What, for example, the musical? It is called a genre, but as far as musicals are tragic and sometimes comic musical is […]

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Types of theater Part 3

Third of us overlooked areas of play is the language. And from this region it is now clear, too, must be learned criteria for the separation performances. And here, too, clear, mechanical, total “rightness” we can’t achieve. But at least, at least for that theatre, like music, not just “musical theatre of the living actor”, […]

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Types of theater Part 2

Exactly the same and in musical theatre Opera and ballet: if we are talking about the content of the role, it is quite specific. For here, again, we recall once again, in principle, not in each case the content of the role is extracted from the music. There from the point of view of the […]

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Types of theater Part 1

Theatrical consciousness as everyday life and science, including the mind of the authors of encyclopedias, habitually divides the theater into several types (sometimes referred to as the birth in this case, the theater itself I guess “art”). There are simple lists of these types. Among them, the principal theaters of drama, Opera, ballet (sometimes Opera […]

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List of the most gorgeous theaters

So, ladies and gentlemen, wear evening gowns and tuxedos. We go to the Opera! I hope the most famous theatres in the world will win You over with the beauty of the architecture, the splendor of the decoration and unrepeatable atmosphere, which is born and reigns art. Velvet chairs, luxurious private lodges, smooth shine of […]

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A few words about modern theater Part 2

Frankly, in a variety of theaters, including with big names, another minimalist staging looks clean Amateur. Neither great acting, nor strained fancies of the Director. Turns out just the chorus of old women of “the Twelve chairs”, by themselves, worthy of admiration for his drive, but being seen on the professional stage showing her this […]

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A few words about modern theater Part 1

Learned that friends daughter, a student, a future theatre artist, and thought about this beautiful and, alas, extinct profession. At the words “theater artist” I recall is that the reconstruction of Diaghilev’s productions, a contemporary theatre, it seems to me, artists have been freed. Well, sometimes it is visible, as are the costume and the […]

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