Drama

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


-Music


-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