three-act

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three-act

[ˈθriːˈækt] ADJ [play] → de or en tres actos
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Little Jacob applauded till his hands were sore; Kit cried 'an-kor' at the end of everything, the three-act piece included; and Barbara's mother beat her umbrella on the floor, in her ecstasies, until it was nearly worn down to the gingham.
"Really, you're as good as a three-act farce," he cried.
But if you're sitting in an office, with an uncomfortable chair and no popcorn, you're unlikely to be expecting a three-act show.
What The Hell Happens Now?', shared that he loves how Ellis' eye-roll followed the three-act structure of narrative fiction.
It is the second of Wedekind's two "Lulu" dramas, the first being 1895's Erdgeist [Earth Spirit], Ultimately, Berg combined elements of both plays for the libretto of Lulu, but he didn't begin the work of cutting down Wedekind's texts into a three-act opera until 1927.
This text for film and writing students gives ideas for moving beyond the three-act structure.
Centring around the affluent Conway family in the interim of the world wars, the three-act narrative urges its protagonists to question their affairs and assess their circumstances.
But undertones of suicide, alcohol and hints of domestic violence make Ayckbourn's three-act play much darker.
"I'll present a mix of repertoire: three-act classical ballets, one-act contemporary ballets, and new works," says Meehan.
His short novel Of Mice And Men, published in 1937, received huge acclaim and was later adapted by the author into a three-act play.
On view through April 15, Break Thy Leg: Art and Design from the RSC Collection is a three-act showcase of costumes, designs and paintings from past and present Two Gents and Julius.
While this three-act opera seria may lack the immediate appeal of the previous two releases in this series, the recording is of considerable historic interest.