- A drama is a story enacted onstage for a live audience.
- The main characters could be anyone, even something small that plays a big part
- Always a conflict in the story
- Needs an audience to understand the story
- Many different types of stages. (audience all around,on the sides, or in front)
- Usually focuses on personal issues.
- Usually about ordianry people.
- May be a tragedy or comedy, maybe even both.
- Often experiment with unconvintional plot structures