dramatic play

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Noun1.dramatic play - a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stagedramatic 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
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Christopher Hunter, who has appeared in Sherlock and Mr Selfridge, said: "This show will offer audiences an opportunity to experience Shakespeare's poetry in a way they that have never done before - by seeing it being performed as a dramatic play.
Part 2 presents practical strategies to help children play with others during recess, one-on-one playdates, cooperative games, team sports, and dramatic play.
From playing indoors on the soft play area to dance and music rooms, children's kitchen and indoor dramatic play area or even in gym -- full of age appropriate gym equipment -- children are bound to have fun," said the camp organisers.
The third project is Walden Play, a dramatic play about Henry David Thoreau, which is already registered for performance by more than 8,700 schools, colleges and community theatres in 42 countries.
Hopefully the mud kitchen will not only encourage dramatic play but also allow for the messy, creative and sensory experiences that are difficult to provide indoors.
The facility requests a dramatic play area such as a building or house and areas for children to
Conceived two years ago, the program is designed to teach children not only about the Spanish language but also about the culture through music and movement, food, literacy and dramatic play.
The festival is celebrated across the whole country for two days with dramatic play Ras Lila and Dahi Handi.
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Teacher and students created a full-length dramatic play which incorporated interviews of actual people related to the theme; in this case an exploration of dreams, both aspirational and nocturnal, entitled "Dreaming: Day and Night.
6) in allowing children unstructured dramatic play time, something she feels is crucial in an age when the push for more formal academics in preschool and kindergarten is taking a lot of the fun and imagination out of those years.
They are surrounded by texts and literate experiences which emerge and are integrated and explored through their dramatic play.