Emery Judkins 2nd period

What is drama?

Drama is a story enacted onstage for a live audience.

You can have tradegy where a play ends unhappily.

You can have comedy where a play ends happily.

Modern play

May be tradegy, comedy, or a mixture of the two.

It usually focuses on personal issues.

It is usually about ordinary people.

Modern drama

Modern playwrites often experiment with uncoventional plot structures.

-Long flashbacks


-Visual projections of a characters private thoughts

Things you need in a play

-Theatre artists

-A stage

-Scene design

-A set (props, lighting)

-Importantly you will need an audience