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Restoration and 18 th Century Theatre. 1660 Return of the Monarchy Charles II. People. Women Allowed to Perform Charles the Second returns Playwrights and Actors. Architecture.    New indoor theatres - deep aprons, proscenium arches, painted flats, candles and oil lamps. .

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Restoration and 18th CenturyTheatre

1660

Return of the Monarchy

Charles II


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People

  • Women Allowed to Perform

  • Charles the Second returns

  • Playwrights and Actors


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Architecture

   New indoor theatres - deep aprons, proscenium arches, painted flats, candles and oil lamps.


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Important Events

  • Restoration began when Charles II returned from France and reclaimed throne

  • Brought new era of theatre from Paris


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Terms

  • Comedy of Manners - A comedy satirizing the attitudes and behavior of a particular social group, often of fashionable society

  • Restoration ended in 1737 - Parliament passed Licensing Act allowing only two public playhouses (Covent Garden, Drury Lane) “Legitimate Theatre”


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Playwrights(you do not have to copy this

John Dryden, George Etherage, William Wycherly, George Farquhar, William Congreve,

Oliver Goldsmith,

Richard Brinsley Sheridan


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Actors

lDavid Garrick - actor and director, created new acting style (naturalistic) and came to be regarded as one of England's greatest actors


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l Actors 

  • Sarah Kemble Siddons and brother John Phillip Kemble-parents were performers


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Actors

lEdmund Kean-performed the great works of Shakespeare.

Visited America twice


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