MODERN SPECTACULAR ENTERTAINMENT SHOW ON STAGE: A RANGE OF VARIETIES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF DIRECTION Cover Image

СУЧАСНІ ВИДОВИЩНО-РОЗВАЖАЛЬНІ ШОУ НА ЕСТРАДІ: ДІАПАЗОН ЖАНРІВ ТА ОСОБЛИВОСТІ РЕЖИСУРИ
MODERN SPECTACULAR ENTERTAINMENT SHOW ON STAGE: A RANGE OF VARIETIES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF DIRECTION

Author(s): Natalia Petrivna Donchenko, Vladimir Moiseenko
Subject(s): Theatre, Dance, Performing Arts, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: show; performance; comedy; farce; burlesque; parody; slapstick; musical; director; actor; improvisation; scriptwriting and directing approach;

Summary/Abstract: Purpose of Article. The purposes of the article are to characterize the features of comedy's genres, to analyse their employment in directing of the modern spectacular and entertaining various shows. Methodology. The research methodologyis to apply the analytical, functional, art history, comparative and systematic methods of research in the different kinds of comedy's genres, their characteristics, the principles of their implementation in spectacular and entertaining shows and directing as the integral mechanism. It interprets a work of art in connection with its stage forms. Furthermore, the author studies the spectacular entertainment show as a complex form of mixed comedy's genres. Scientific novelty. The scientific novelty of the re-search is to define the criteria of conceptual directing activities in the creation of spectacular entertainment show on stage and to determine the features of professional skill of performers, and in the analysis of genre features of modern entertainment comedy shows. Conclusions. Thus, we could make the following conclusions. First of all, in the scenic embodiment of the spectacular entertainment show, the laconism and emotional expressiveness of the music give an opportunity to the director of the original decision making on stage work. Secondly, the main features of entertainment show are high emotional intensity, rhythmic contrast of the action, the expressive nature of the characters. Thirdly, a range of genre varieties of comedy is very broad from farcical comedy, slapstick comedy to "high" comedy, comedy of cloak and sword, the political pamphlet. Fourthly, the art of directing of spectacular and entertaining variety shows aims at integrating separate performances in a single united stage work by the specific scenario-directing approach and techniques. The art of directing of a performance of entertainment show is based on the cooperation between a master and an actor.

  • Issue Year: 1/2017
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 109-113
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Ukrainian