dramatic work

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Noun1.dramatic work - a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
dramatic art, dramaturgy, theater, theatre, dramatics - the art of writing and producing plays
drama, dramatic play, play - a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"
prologue - an introduction to a play
act - a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
scene - a subdivision of an act of a play; "the first act has three scenes"
playscript, script, book - a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
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Indeed, some of this show's most dramatic work, such as ``Leigh Bowery (Seated)'' and ``Benefits Supervisor Resting,'' are large canvases of quite large people, often the artist's friends and family.
Now, in his world premiere of A Streetcar Named Desire, choreographer Mark Diamond joins Valerie Bettis (1952) and Arthur Mitchell (1981) in translating the dramatic work into dance.
The Canadian Film Centre's Resident Programme will allow the visiting filmmaker the opportunity to collaborate with directors, writers and producers in a series of practical, hands-on workshops and exercises that allow filmmakers to explore their roles in the creative process, learn the fundamentals of filmmaking, and hone their creative and technical skills while developing a body of dramatic work.
Aykroyd's dramatic work - in ``Driving Miss Daisy,'' ``This Is My Life,'' ``Chaplin,'' ``The House of Mirth'' and others - has redeemed his career.
I hope to continue with the dynamic and very dramatic work that M&C Saatchi has created for the Packard Bell brand as I'm very pleased with the strategic and creative approach that we've adopted," he said.
I wanted to do more dramatic work, and it was a surprise there was such a range of parts I could handle.
With ``Bait,'' Jamie Foxx fades back somewhat from his startlingly powerful dramatic work in ``Any Given Sunday.
He does deeply, devastatingly dramatic work with hilarious jokes all through it.
City Ballet's Peter Boal inspired another dramatic work centering on a historical figure, Adieu with a Handshake (1989), about the painter Vincent van Gogh and set to Debussy.
They do decent dramatic work while performing obviously demanding physical feats.
Dangling bent-armed gestures, precarious piggyback lifts, couplings that suggest bizarre mutations, and precisely calibrated unison work are hallmarks of this darkly dramatic work.
A literary device used in a story or dramatic work to unite the matter of the story or drama or to provide a plausible excuse for relating or presenting it; especially, such a device that is not essential to the story or dramatic action itself.