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THEATRE

THEATRE / THEATER (US)

Cliparts - Vocabulary - Facts - Robots and Androids in the theatre -
Scripts
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Interactive exercises - Exercises to print -
Lesson plans
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Expressions, Idioms and Sayings - Superstitions - Songs
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(Updated on 17/09/2011)

 


Related pages :

William SHAKESPEARE - The Globe Theatre -

Samuel BECKETT - Harold PINTER - Oscar WILDE

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Cliparts :

  • Cliparts (coolclips.com) :
    Comedy and Drama Masks - Stages - Costumes - Opera Glasses - Stage Performers - Puppet Shows

Vocabulary :

  • AT THE THEATRE (Task 4) - (absolutenglish-972)
    - "Learn some vocabulary on the theatre" with interactive exercises

 

 

Facts :

  • Columbine Shooting Inspires New York Play - Article + Audio
    "The Library" explores the emotions and media activity that follow a deadly school shooting.
    The play was inspired by the real life shooting attack at Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • OYSTERS AND CRABS, THE POPCORN OF SHAKESPEAREAN THEATERGOERS
    "Tudor theatergoers snacked on seafood while enjoying plays by Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe...
    Food remains and seeds indicate that the preferred snacks were oysters, crabs, mussels, periwinkles and cockles. Walnuts, hazelnuts, plums, cherries, peaches, dried raisins and figs were also popular...
    The audiences also indulged in pipe-smoking."

    (news.discovery.com)

 

 

Robots and Androids in the theatre :

 

 

Scripts :

 

  • READER'S THEATER :

    • Reader’s Theater Editions
      "are free scripts for reader’s theater (or readers theatre) adapted from stories written by Aaron Shepard and others—mostly humor, fantasy, and world tales from a variety
      of cultures. A full range of reading levels is included, with scripts aimed mostly at ages 8–15. The scripts may be freely copied, shared, and performed for any noncommercial purpose, except they may not be posted online without permission."

      (aaronshep.com)

 

  • Free Plays :
    Most Popular Plays * Monologues * One Act Plays * Full Length Plays * Plays for Children * Small Cast Plays
    (pocolocoplayers)



 

INTERACTIVE exercises :

  • AT THE THEATRE (Task 4) - (absolutenglish-972)
    - "Learn some vocabulary on the theatre" with interactive exercises

 

  • Theatre - (British Council)
    "On the right there are nine words related to the theatre. On the left are the meanings of these words.
    Can you match the items on the left and right?"




 

Exercises TO PRINT :

 

  • Stage parts - Unscramble the words. (school.discovery.com)

Lesson plans :

  • The theatre. (British Council)
    "Have a look at the article, stories, word game, cartoon, trivia and links."


  • Lesson plans for classroom Creative Drama (childdrama.com)
    - Sorted by Age Level
    - By LESSON TYPE : Narrative Pantomime - Physical & Pantomime - Improvisation - Role Drama Activities - Writing Activities - Lesson Collections
    - By cross-curricular CONTENT : Social Studies/History - Science - Language Arts - Friendship & Community - Visual Arts


 

Expressions, Idioms and Sayings :

 

Superstitions :

 

 

 

Songs :

  • Are you lonesome tonight ? by Elvis Presley :
    "You know someone said that the world's a stage
    And each must play a part.
    Fate had me playing in love you as my sweet heart.
    Act one was when we met, I loved you at first glance
    You read your line so cleverly and never missed a cue
    Then came act two, you seemed to change and you acted strange
    And why I'll never know..."

 

Videos :