Similitudes-Theatre

Definition of Theatre

Wikipedia

Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of performing art that uses live performers, usually actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage. The performers may communicate this experience to the audience through combinations of gesture, speech, song, music, and dance. Elements of art, such as painted scenery and stagecraft, such as lighting, are used to enhance the physicality, presence, and immediacy of the experience. The specific place of the performance is also named by the word “theatre” as derived from the Ancient Greek θέατρον (théatron, “a place for viewing”), itself from θεάομαι (theáomai, “to see”, “to watch”, “to observe”).

The same follows only with particular word substitutions-underlined:

Holiday: a collaborative form of performing art that uses live people, usually actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage. The people may communicate this experience to the audience through combinations of gesture, speech, song, music, and dance. Elements of art, such as painted scenery and stagecraft, such as lighting, are used to enhance the physicality, presence, and immediacy of the experience. The specific type of the performance is also named by the word “holiday” as derived from the Old English word hāligdæg (hālig “holy“ + dæg “day“).

The resemblance of our so-called holidays to live theatre is noteworthy. Histrionic performances that arouse billions worldwide require crafty direction and clever managing.  

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