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|Noun||1.||dramatic play - a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"|
drama - the literary genre of works intended for the theater
stage direction - an instruction written as part of the script of a play
dramatic composition, dramatic work - a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.
Grand Guignol - a play of a macabre or horrific nature
theater of the absurd - plays stressing the irrational or illogical aspects of life, usually to show that modern life is pointless; "Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco have written plays for the theater of the absurd"
playlet - a short play
act - a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
miracle play - a medieval play representing episodes from the life of a saint or martyr
morality play - an allegorical play popular in the 15th and 16th centuries; characters personified virtues and vices
mystery play - a medieval play representing episodes from the life of Christ
Passion play - a play representing the Passion of Christ
satyr play - an ancient Greek burlesque with a chorus of satyrs