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Theater History Project: Project Time Periods

In this project you, and your project partners, will create a visual presentation about a specific time period in the history of theater. You may create this presentation using Power Point or Movie Maker, OR you may write a play, whichever you choose.

Time Periods

ANCIENT GREEK & ROMAN                 INCLUDES THE ORIGINS OF MODERN THEATER AS WE KNOW IT. THIS TOPIC TIES IN VERY NICELY WITH  WHAT YOU LEARNED IN WORLD HISTORY I.                                                                                                                                                     
MEDIEVAL THEATER INCLUDES CHURCH AND SECULAR THEATER AND RELIGIOUS PAGEANTS
THE RENAISSANCE INCLUDES THE END OF MEIS AND DIEVAL AND THE BEGINNINGS OF THE RENAISSANCE PERIOD. THIS IS THE TIME THAT INCLUDES SHAKESPEARE AND HIS ADVENTURES.
THE RESTORATION ROUGHLY 1625-1725. HOW DID IT START? WHY DID IT START? WHY IS IT LABELED RESTORATION?
GERMAN THEATER AND THE EPIC MOVEMENT BRECHT AND THE 20TH CENTURY MOVEMENT.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE AMERICAN THEATER TO 1900 MELODRAMA. BROADWAY. VAUDEVILLE.
MODERN AMERICAN THEATER 1901 - PRESENT SELF-EXPLANATORY.
JAPANESE AND KABUKI THEATER ANCIENT ORIGINS AND MODERN TRADITIONS.
AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATER ORIGINS AND EVOLUTION FROM OPERA.
OPERA ORIGINS. HOW IT STARTED, HOW IT CHANGED, ETC.