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'''Drama''' is a type of literature written to be performed on stage.  Perhaps the most famous examples of drama are [[Shakespeare]]'s plays, such as ''[[Romeo and Juliet]].''  The performance of a drama, and its study, is called [[dramatic arts]] or theater.  The term "drama" comes from the [[Greek language|Greek]] "''δρᾶμα''" (a deed or act; by extension an [[action (praxis)]] represented on a stage).
'''Drama''' is a type of literature written to be performed on stage, in a [[theater]].  Perhaps the most famous examples of drama are [[Shakespeare]]'s plays, such as ''[[Romeo and Juliet]].''  The performance of a drama, and its study, is called [[dramatic arts]] or theater.  The term "drama" comes from the [[Greek language|Greek]] "''δρᾶμα''" (a deed or act; by extension an [[action (praxis)]] represented on a stage).
 
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Drama is a type of literature written to be performed on stage, in a theater. Perhaps the most famous examples of drama are Shakespeare's plays, such as Romeo and Juliet. The performance of a drama, and its study, is called dramatic arts or theater. The term "drama" comes from the Greek "δρᾶμα" (a deed or act; by extension an action (praxis) represented on a stage).