Chamber play


Chamber play

A chamber play is play of usually three acts which can be performed with a small cast and practically no sets or costumes in a small space. The form became popular in the early 20th century, with leading exponents being Max Reinhardt and August Strindberg.[1], first it was adapted to cinema in 1920s, being Kammerspiel film and was later adapted for cinema by Ingmar Bergman.[2]

The name is derived from the term chamber music.[3]

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