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dramas, plural;
  1. A play for theater, radio, or television
    • - a gritty urban drama about growing up in Harlem
  2. Such works as a genre or style of literature
    • - Renaissance drama
  3. An exciting, emotional, or unexpected series of events or set of circumstances
    • - a hostage drama
    • - an afternoon of high drama at Fenway Park

  1. play: a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"
  2. an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
  3. the literary genre of works intended for the theater
  4. (dramatic) suitable to or characteristic of drama; "a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape"; "a dramatic rescue at sea"
  5. (dramatic) sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect; "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"
  6. Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance.Elam (1980, 98). The term comes from a Greek word meaning "action" (Classical Greek: δρᾶμα, drama), which is derived from "to do" (Classical Greek: δράω, drao). ...
  7. "Drama!" is the first single released by Erasure from their fourth studio album Wild!. It was issued by Mute Records in the UK and Sire Records in the U.S.
  8. Drama is the ninth studio album by the British female vocal duo Bananarama. It features eleven newly recorded tracks, along with a remix of their 1986 smash hit "Venus" (done by Soft Cell's Marc Almond) and a 2005 remix of their 1982 hit "Really Saying Something", an underground bootleg club hit ...
  9. Drama are a 4-piece rock band formed in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England in 2006. The band comprises vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist Ian Gordon, guitarist and backing vocalist Rob Heyes, bassist Rik Hindle and drummer Alan Taylor.
  10. Drama is Beseech's fourth album, released in 2003 by Napalm Records. The CD features 8 tracks.
  11. Drama is an album released by German singer and actress Carolin Fortenbacher in 2008.
  12. A composition, normally in prose, telling a story and intended to be represented by actors impersonating the characters and speaking the dialogue; Such a work for television, radio or the cinema (usually one that is not a comedy); Theatrical plays in general; A dramatic situation in real life; ...
  13. (dramatic) Of or relating to the drama; Striking in appearance or effect; Having a powerful, expressive singing voice
  14. (Dramatic) Mali prodajalci (ballet), 1957; Baletska jednočinka (ballet), 1957; Humoreske (opera, R. Dorgeles), 1958; Spoštovanja vredna vlačuga (opera), 1960; Gluha okna (television ballet), 1967; Jago (happening, W. ...
  15. (dramatic) A dimension of communicator style exemplified by some individuals talking more often and more loudly than other group members; uses exaggeration, emphasis, joking, story telling.
  16. (dramatic) Exciting and intense
  17. A method of action resolution where the GM chooses the result based on what would be most interesting for the story. Probably originated in discussions at the Forge but has become part of a wider body of language.
  18. To see a drama, signifies pleasant reunions with distant friends. To be bored with the performance of a drama, you will be forced to accept an uncongenial companion at some entertainment or secret affair. ...
  19. The art of composing, writing, acting, or producing plays; a literary composition intended to portray life character or tell a story usually involving conflicts and emotions exhibited through action and dialogue, designed for theatrical performance.
  20. The Pulitzer Prize for Drama is awarded for a distinguished play by an American author, preferably original in its source and dealing with American life.
  21. A literary work meant to be performed in a theatre. If viewed from this functional angle, the definition of drama as a literary kind is non-controversial. ...
  22. a literary work designed for presentation by actors on a stage. Examples: Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice; Miller, Death of a Salesman.
  23. From the Greek verb ‘to do.’ Drama is inseparable from action, things performed. Dramatic narrative, therefore, is the sequence of performed events, things done before our eyes and ears that tell a story.
  24. A story acted out, usually on a stage, by actors and actresses who take the parts of specific characters. ...
  25. where "identity is attained by sympathy. It is very difficult for the ordinary man to lose himself completely in the subject of a play or of a novel; but for those who can do so, this method is unquestionably the best." (e.g. many initiations and the Gnostic Mass)