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Commedia Dell'arte - "The Prince and the Pauper"

Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
Calendar6/25/2019 5:00:00 PM6/25/2019 5:00:00 PMAmerica/Los_AngelesCommedia Dell'arte - "The Prince and the Pauper" At Heritage Hall Theatre211 North Church Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683Website: https://heritagehalltheatre.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=1138409FalseMM/DD/YYYY

Heritage Hall Theatre
211 North Church Street
Mountain City, Tennessee 37683
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Phone: 423-727-7444
Email: aglenn5gmail.com
Website: http://http://heritagehalltheatre.org/calendar/
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Commedia dell'arte was an early form of professional theatre originating in Italy that was extremely popular in Europe from the 16th to the 18th century. It is a form of theatre characterized by masked "types," and improvised performances based on sketches or scenarios. A Commedia, such as The Tooth Puller, is both scripted and improvised. Characters' entrances and exits are scripted. A special characteristic of commedia dell'arte are the lazzi. A lazzo is a joke or "something foolish or witty", usually well known to the performers and to some extent a scripted routine.  Another characteristic of commedia dell'arte is a pantomime.  Jonesborough Repertory Theatre brings back this age-old art form back to the stage with the story of Mark Twain's "The Prince and the Pauper" as performed by Punchin, Rosetta, Columbine, Arlequin, & Scaramouche (a.k.a. Punch & Judy).


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