Pantaloon, italian pantalone, stock character of the 16th-century italian commedia dell’arte—a cunning and rapacious yet often deceived venetian merchant pantaloon dressed in a tight-fitting red vest, red breeches and stockings, a pleated black cassock, slippers, and a soft brimless hat. The blocking character, the character hindering the innamorati‘s marriage, coud be pantalone, il dottore, il capitano, etc their roles were function, or masks, in which they followed in the footsteps of the oldest comédiens , attic (greek) comedy and ancient rituals. Through analysis of historical trends from the period • students will acquire the appropriate play to a happy conclusion other popular scenari involved adultery, pantalone, il dottore, and il capitano zanni – stock characters categorized as comic servants, eg harlequin,.
Pantalone is known to be mean to his servants, narrow-mindedly proscriptive to his children, fawning to il’ dottore, scheming with il’ capitano, lecherous with colombina and indulgent to himself (ducharte 182. An image of a costumed il dottore character from commedia dell'arte paper copies of the text lesson commedia dell'arte: plays, facts & costumes a worksheet created using the quiz from the. Commedia dell'arte (italian: arlecchino is often the servant to pantalone, or sometimes to il dottore he is in love with colombina, but she only makes fun of him his attire is generally foppish and overdone il capitano is usually played as a braggart, a ladies man, and a cavalier il capitano,.
Theatre 210 midterm spring 2012 study play constantinople was the location of the il dottore pantalone stock characters are derived directly from -wrote the jew of malta and the tragedical history of dr faustus stations for the pageant wagon represented. Stock characters click on the class or stock character below to see a character analysis compiled from years of research and performance arlechinno capitano columbina comico dottore flavio the innamorati (the lovers) isabella lelio pantalone pedrolino pulcinella vittoria zanni. Start studying test 2 learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. 0 dr harlequin, or, the imaginary autopsy by marco luly characters dottore, doctor in medicine pantalone, his friend laura, wife of dottore. Character research: il dottore (dot-tor-ay, the doctor) status: a bachelor or widower from the upper class fancies himself very well-learned but us in fact a loquacious and pretentious fool like pantalone, he can be stingy, but this is more due to the fact that despite his upper-class appearance, he doesn’t have any money and.
The lovers are young, wear no mask, and have a very strict but essential role in the play, and are a constant of the commedia dell'arte, and the action which gets the appreciation of the public any time harlequin gets on stage. The main categories of these characters include servants, old men, lovers, and captains   the characters are exaggerated real characters, such as a know-it-all doctor called il dottore , a greedy old man called pantalone , or a perfect relationship like the innamorati. In commedia dell’arte, arlecchino is a shape shifting servant to pantalone, il capitano or il dottore it is a crafty low status character arlecchino tries to trick his patrons out of money, but usually fails. Commedia dell’arte characters can be divided into three groups il vecchi (the old men), il zanni il capitano: “the captain,” a boasting, bragging macho soldier, who usually pantalone and il dottore worked as a pair (either as friends or sometimes rivals), while il capitano was new in town. The classic characters of draw itcommedia dell’arte the exaggerated masks worn by thecommedia dell’arte characters can be divided into three groups il vecchi commedia characters helped the au-(the old men), il zanni (the “zany” servants), and gli innamorati (the dience know immediately what eachlovers.
Harry dangle – il dottore common names for the doctor are graziano baloardo and spaccastrummolo, which roughly translate in english, respectively, as dr gratian stoupide and dr hack-and-bandage. I chose this picture to talk more about dottore dottore is a stock character he has high status like capitano and pantalone his mask covers his eyes and nose i chose this picture to talk more about dottore dottore is a stock character he has high status like capitano and pantalone. The servants or the clowns are referred to as the zanni and include characters such as arlecchino ( also known as harlequin), pantalone, il dottore, il capitano, colombina, the innamorati ( the. Now repeat the same process with arlechino, il dottore, il capitano, puchinello, isabella and columbina now we will try some interaction between different characters as we move around the room at the end of this process answer the following reflective questions for one character.
Transcript of commedia in the modern world commedia in the modern world - pantalone - zanni - il dottore - il capitano - colombina - brighella first, let's look at pantalone what are his characteristics next is the character some would consider the most fun to play he is a braggart, a wannabe ladies-man and definitely a coward he. Il dottore (the doctor), bologna, pantalone's friend, and a quack inamorata (the lover), the leading woman, who wore no mask (see innamorati) inamorato (the lover), the leading man, who wore no mask (see innamorati)-his partner is also called a lover. Traditional commedia dell'arte is not about realism or creating well-rounded, three-dimensional characters, so most of the roles only have a couple traits to them around which the whole personality is defined.
The story puss-in-boots in angela carter's the bloody chamber is essentially a commedia dell'arte play in prose form, with the titular cat helping his owner get in bed with pantalone's young beautiful wife several stock characters of the genre are referred to by name. Some of the better known commedia dell'arte characters are pierrot and pierrette, pantalone, il dottore, brighella, il capitano, colombina, the innamorati, pedrolino, pulcinella, sandrone, scaramuccia (also known as scaramouche), la signora, and tartaglia. Remember that each of the commedia characters had a basic trait: pantalone = being greedy, il dottore = being a “know it all,” il capitano = bragging, arlecchino = tricky, columbina = clever, etc.