Drama

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Drama

Drama is a story enacted onstage for a live audience

  • The origin comes from the greek word dran which means to do
  • A tragedy is a play that ends unhappily tradagies pit human limitations against the larger forces of destiny.
  • A tragic hero - is noble and in many ways admirable, has a tragic flaw, a personal failing that leads to a tragic end.
  • A comedy is a play that ends happily
  • The main characters in a comedy can be anyone
  • Comic complications always occur before the conflicts resolved
  • In most cases the play ends in a wedding
  • In most cases it's a romantic/love story.
  • Thrust stage is a stage with 3 sides
  • There are usually 6 roles, actor, director, light stage, stage crew, and prop crew/team.