Drama noun - The public performance of plays.
Usage example: he has been interested in drama from the first time he ever saw a play
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Synonyms for Drama
Show is a synonym for drama in play topic. In some cases you can use "Show" instead a noun "Drama", when it comes to topics like performance, art, entertainment, acting.
Show noun - An outward and often exaggerated indication of something abstract (as a feeling) for effect.
Drama is a synonym for show in play topic. You can use "Drama" instead a noun "Show", if it concerns topics such as performance, art, entertainment, entertainment event.
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- Joker Immunity: One criticism on the show is that girls with bad attitude are kept around regardless of performance only to create drama for the show.
- The English dub of Revolutionary Girl Utena is kinda dorky, and often sounds like a high school drama club performance (Nanami especially), but somehow it seems to work in the show's favor, adding to the general strangeness of the show.
Source: Narm Charm / Anime and Manga
- In-universe example in season 3 of Friends: Joey has a role in a play and the rehersals show it as a gritty slice-of-life drama about a couple breaking up.
Source: Genre Shift / Live-Action TV
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