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 (drăm′ə-tûr′jē, drä′mə-)
The art of the theater, especially the writing of plays.

dram′a·tur′gic, dram′a·tur′gi·cal adj.
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Adj.1.dramaturgic - relating to the technical aspects of drama
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Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, Maria Gabriel, was awarded by the Society of Dramaturgic Artists and Composers in Paris, reported BTA.
Thirty-four years after Jock, Gregory Burke, in Black Watch (1006), employing the different dramaturgic methods discussed earlier in this article, revisited the performative potential for theatrical representation of images of the 'Scottish Soldier', and the capacity of dramaturgical and performative techniques to explore and question the underlying values embedded in those images.
The directors are also attracted by the plays of this post-symbolism movement, as interesting and stimulating dramaturgic material.
Staging a secret embassy of the Hagarene princes sent to Zafadola in 1133, the chronicler resorted to the dramaturgic effect of reported dialogue to narrate what they supposedly asked him:
This time around, the eight concerts taking place in five Bratislava halls between May 27 and June 10 present Slovak as well as foreign ensembles, with a wide variety of styles on the menu.The dramaturgic theme of the 23rd edition of Days of Early Music is a musical bouquet, or Florilegium Musicum.
It is eminently dramaturgic, the space of heroes, as this space is not meant to be homogeneous, but a stage full of different values that allow some actors and their voices to protagonize debates and some persons--and personae--to gain and continue gaining public stature.
On the one hand, the Opera Studio performed titles that enriched the repertoire in dramaturgic terms (e.g.
From early days Gervais developed an "in-depth dramaturgic back-and-forth" with Murphy that made it easier for him to understand the characters and write them in music.
Nonetheless, a couple of dramaturgic moves in the play reveal some degree of resistance to the idea that Rome--and, by extension, London--could be rid of their Blackamoors.
By turning it into a primary voice in the score, "there is a flow, a dramaturgic continuity.
To use a dramaturgic analogy, "the scenery had become too wide for the drama," to the point where people "began to suspect that the whole scenery was but a fabric woven by their imaginations" (3).