scaena


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scaena

A temporary building or booth for players behind the acting area in the ancient theater; later the permanent back building of the theater.
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Property acquired adjacent to the theatre stage house will allow the creation of a large stage left wing space allowing framed drops to be traveled or slid onto the stage much like the historic scaena ductilis.
Scaena segunda (Unos dias despues en casa de Catulo)
Modern editors typically override the scene division marked at this point by the Folio (from "Actus Secundus" to "Actus Tertia, Scaena Prima"), instead following Theobald's conflation of the two scenes into one (3.
Long for calling my attention to the distance between the screen and the high table at the Second Scaena Conference held in Cambridge in August 2001.
577: In hac scaena uelut qualitas negotialis in disputationem uenit, iustumne sit repudiari coniugem causa matris, et omnino ab eo quod fieri deceat.
The Romans developed the skene into the scaena, the masonry backdrop which permanently separated audience and action from the landscape.
veteribus displicuisse Romanis vel laudari quemquam in scaena vivum hominem vel vituperari.