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Theatre Ontology

An ontology for organising theatrical data.

Class: Production

The realisation of a theatrical work.
Subclass Of: frbr:Expression

Class: Season

A collection of Productions and/or Performances

Examples

  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2010
  • Covent Garden Opera Company Season 1964/65

Class: Position

A set of responibilities.

Examples

Class: participation:Role

The occupation of a Position by an Agent for a particular Project.

Class: Venue

A Nestable Spatial Thing used for Theatrical Events.
Subclass Of: geo:SpatialThing

Class: Workshop

An event which involves participation, mainly with an educational focus.
Subclass Of: ev:Event

Class: Meeting

An event which involves discussion/planning, often with a formal tone.
Subclass Of: ev:Event
archaic

Class: Rehersal

An event which involves preparatory work for a Performance.
Subclass Of: ev:Event

Class: Rehearsal

An event which involves preparatory work for a Performance.
Subclass Of: ev:Event

Class: PressNight

A performance which reviewers are encouraged to attend.
Subclass Of: mo:Performance
archaic

Class: RehersalReading

An unpolished performance in which the cast read from scripts.
Subclass Of: mo:Performance

Class: RehearsalReading

An unpolished performance in which the cast read from scripts.
Subclass Of: mo:Performance

Class: Portrayal

A Position which involes portraying a Character.
Subclass Of: Position

Class: AccessibilityProvision

A Provision which makes an ev:Event more accessible

Class: Voice

The voice classification for a Singer or singing part.
Subclass Of: mo:Instrument

Class: ProductionCompany

An Organisation which puts on Productions.
Subclass Of: foaf:Organization
archaic

Class: Show

The writing/devising which may enable a Production.
Subclass Of: frbr:Work
archaic

Class: PerformableProject

A Project which intends to evoke a response from an Audience.
Subclass Of: foaf:Project

ObjectProperty: part_of_season

Indicates that something is part of a season
Range: Season
Domain: Production, Performance, Season
Transitive Property

ObjectProperty: production_of

Indicates that a Production is an expression of a given work or production.
Range: frbr:Work, Production
Domain: Production

ObjectProperty: position

Associates a Role with a Position.
Range: Position
Domain: participation:Role

ObjectProperty: venue

Associates an Event with the Venue it is held in.
Subproperty Of: ev:place
Range: Venue
Domain: Event

ObjectProperty: parent_venue

Associates a Venue with its containing Venue.
Range: Venue
Domain: Venue

ObjectProperty: event

Associates a Project with an Event.
Range: ev:Event
Domain: foaf:Project

ObjectProperty: project

Associates a Role with a Project.
Range: frbr:Work, Production, Season, ev:Event
Domain: participation:Role
Inverse of: credit
unstable

ObjectProperty: credit

Associates a Project with a Role.
Range: participation:Role
Domain: frbr:Work, Production, Season, ev:Event
Inverse of: project

ObjectProperty: portrays

Associates a Portrayal with a Character.
Range: omb:Character
Domain: Portrayal

ObjectProperty: performance

Associates a Production with a Performance.
Subproperty Of: event
Range: Performance
Domain: Production
Inverse of: performance_of

ObjectProperty: performance_of

Associates a Production with a Performance.
Range: Production
Domain: Performance
Inverse of: performance

ObjectProperty: put_on_by

The Company which puts on a Production
Range: ProductionCompany
Domain: Production

ObjectProperty: audience_restriction

A restriction on who can attend a particular performance

Examples

  • Schools only performance
  • Adult Audience Only
Range: xsd:string
Domain: Performance

ObjectProperty: time_of_day

A human readable indication of when in the day a performance occurs

Examples

  • MatinĂ©e
  • Evening Performance
  • Morning MatinĂ©e
Range: xsd:string
Domain: Performance

ObjectProperty: accessibility_provision

Associates an Accessibility Provision with an Event
Range: AccessibilityProvision
Domain: ev:Event

ObjectProperty: recorded_for

A performance recorded for either Simulcast or later broadcast.
Range: po:Broadcast
Domain: mo:Performance

ObjectProperty: genre

Associates a Genre with a Work.
Range: mo:Genre
Domain: frbr:Work

ObjectProperty: based_on

Indicates a Work that another Work was based on .

Examples

  • The Ballet of Romeo and Juliet by Prokofiev is based on the play of the same name by Shakespeare.
Range: frbr:Work
Domain: frbr:Work

ObjectProperty: scored_voice

Indicates the voice classification that a particular Operatic character has been written for.
Range: Voice
Domain: omb:Character
unstable

ObjectProperty: premiere

Indicates the first performance of a Show or Production in a particular area.
Range: mo:Performance
Domain: Production
unstable

ObjectProperty: worldPremiere

Indicates the first performance of a Show or Production on a particular planet.
Subproperty Of: premiere
Range: mo:Performance
Domain: Production
archaic

ObjectProperty: production

Associates a Season with a Production.
Range: Production
Domain: Season
archaic

ObjectProperty: manifestation

Associates a Performableproject with a Production.
Range: Production
Domain: Performableproject
archaic

ObjectProperty: primary_season

Associates a production with its commissioning season.
Range: Season
Domain: Production
archaic

ObjectProperty: parent_season

Associates a season with its commissioning season.
Range: Season
Domain: Season
archaic

ObjectProperty: agent

Associates a Role with an Agent.
Range: foaf:Agent
Domain: participation:Role
Same as: participation:holder
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