by: Alex Rodriguez - 4

drama elements

(drama is intended to be preformed in front of a live audience)

  • playwriter - aurthor of play
  • dialogue - words spoken by actors
  • stage direction - instuctions to actors
  • sound effects - noises tht help the listener "see" the drama's action
  • theater artists - actors, directors, light tech., and stage crew

types of playes

radio plays/radio dramas

actors read plays into a microphone with dramatic flair. background music and sound effects set the mood


is a play that ends happily.the plot usually centers on a romantic conflict