Melodrama And The Nineteenth-century Theater

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Melodrama was the new style in theatre after the abolition of the existing theatres during the French Revolution where it all started. How much of a theatre and play fan are you? Take up the quiz below and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kind of entertainment did the new audience of theater prefer during this time?
    • A. 

      Complex, simple, and comedical

    • B. 

      Simple, vivid, and emotional

    • C. 

      The Walking Dead

    • D. 

      Arnold Schwarzenegger’s voice

  • 2. 
    Why was there a change in theater?
    • A. 

      The industrial revolution brought more people to the cities

    • B. 

      The industrial revolution pushed people out of bigger cities

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What was this new audience like?
    • A. 

      Educated, rich, and underworked

    • B. 

      Just like us

    • C. 

      Uneducated, poor, and overworked

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 5. 
    Caused the population shift that increased the market of theater?
    • A. 

      Steam power, which led to factories

    • B. 

      Justin Beiber

    • C. 

      Factories, which led to more jobs

    • D. 

      Both A&C

  • 6. 
    Which of these WAS NOT an invention of the Industrial Revolution that influenced Melodramas?
    • A. 

      Paper airplanes

    • B. 

      Treadmills

    • C. 

      Electrical lights

    • D. 

      Trapdoors

  • 7. 
    Select the ones you like
    • A. 

      Option1

    • B. 

      Option2

    • C. 

      Option3

    • D. 

      Option4

  • 8. 
    Who wrote the play The Octoroon? 
    • A. 

      Deion Sanders

    • B. 

      Dinosaurs

    • C. 

      Dion Boucicault

    • D. 

      Dora The Explorer?

  • 9. 
    Where was this playwright/actor famous? 
    • A. 

      London and America

    • B. 

      The North Pole

    • C. 

      The South Pole

    • D. 

      Are there even East and West Poles?

  • 10. 
    Melodrama got their name from their music
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Melodrama has spectacular scenic effect
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    At first, the people went to pantomimes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Melodrama was always accompanied by music
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Melodrama only used candles for lighting
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    This theater used the Wing-and-Border AND the proscenium stage
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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