by AW

About Drama

Drama is a story that is enacted on stage with a live audience

The earliest record of a drama was in the fifth century B.C.

Dramatic Structure

like the plot ofa story, the plot of a play involves characters who face a problem or conflict


A tragedy is a play that ends unhappily.

  • Most classic greek tragedies deal with serious, universal themes such as
  • Right and wrong
  • justice and injustice
  • life and death


A comedy is a play that ends happily. The plot usually centers on a romantic conflict.

  • boy meets girl
  • boy loses girl
  • boy wins girl

Setting the stage.

Stages can have many different sizes and layouts