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Theatre for the Techies!
"I notice there are many theatre quizzes on this site, but NONE about the technical side! So if you enjoy going to the theatre, take this quiz to see how much you know about what goes on BEHIND the scenes!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
A light left burning overnight on stage to keep friendly spirits illuminated and unfriendly spirits at bay is called a what?
(two words: are theatres haunted?)
What is the term commonly used to describe a meeting between the stage manager, director and lighting/sound technicians to organize the cues?
What is the name of the structure that frames the stage opening?
it has no name
In theatre, special effects are often achieved by using a curtain (sometimes made of muslin) which, depending upon the lighting, can either be transparent or opaque. What is this called?
What is the term for an insert, usually made of metal, which you slide into a light to create a special effect in light and shadow?
The term for light which can be seen in undesired areas of the stage is what?
The name for the part of a fresnel which allow you to focus the light is what?
The term "bulb" is never used in theatre to describe a lightbulb. What is the preferred term?
A piece of unscripted action, often comic in intention, used to establish a character or fill a pause in dialogue is called what?
A journalist who writes reviews for theatre productions is called a what?
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Compiled Feb 09 13