Description
Description

Drama, as a genre in literature, film, and theater, is characterized by its focus on realistic characters, emotional themes, and intense, often conflict-driven narratives. It aims to portray life realistically, often exploring complex relationships, moral questions, and social issues. Dramatic stories typically revolve around character development and personal struggle, offering deep insights into human nature and behavior. This genre can evoke a range of emotions, from sadness and empathy to joy and hope.

By reflecting real-life situations and dilemmas, drama plays a crucial role in fostering understanding and empathy among audiences, offering a mirror to society and often sparking discussion and contemplation about various aspects of the human experience.

History
History

Drama as a genre has roots in ancient Greek theater, where it was used to depict and explore human experiences and societal issues. In the Middle Ages, drama was mostly found in religious plays. The Renaissance reinvigorated the genre, with playwrights like Shakespeare creating works that delved into the complexities of the human condition. The 19th and 20th centuries saw drama evolve in both theater and the emerging medium of film, with a focus on realistic portrayals of life, relationships, and social issues.

Dramatic works have continuously adapted to reflect the changing realities and concerns of society, using the power of storytelling to explore and evoke a wide range of human emotions and experiences.

Future
Future

The future of the drama genre is likely to see an increasing focus on diverse and global narratives, reflecting a wider range of experiences and perspectives. Technological advancements may introduce new storytelling methods, potentially blending traditional drama with interactive and digital formats. Themes are expected to evolve with societal changes, addressing contemporary issues like mental health, environmental concerns, and social justice more frequently.

The rise of streaming platforms allows for more experimental and serialized storytelling, offering deeper character exploration. These trends suggest that drama will continue to be a vital, evolving medium, offering insightful reflections on the human condition and connecting audiences with compelling, resonant stories.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What is drama?

Drama is a genre meant to performed in front of an audience and features an imitation of life. Drama is a play for theater, television, radio, and film. Dramas often have a credible and natural representation of characters while also depicting conflict between them. There are various types of drama such as comedy, tragedy, farce, melodrama, and musical drama.

What is a Greek Tragedy?

A Greek tragedy was a popular and influential form of drama that was performed in theaters in Ancient Greece in the late 6th century BCE. The famous playwrights of the time included Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. The Greek tragedy led to Greek comedy and together the genres formed the foundation on which modern theater bases on.

What is the origin of drama?

Drama originated in Athens, Greece where hymns were sung in honor of the god Dionysus. Ancient Greece developed a theatrical culture that created 3 genres of drama: tragedy, comedy, and satyr play. By the 6th century BCE there were competitions held as part of the festivities celebrating the Greek gods. Only a small number of complete drama texts have survived today.

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Brad Pitt
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Charlize Theron
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Chloé Zhao
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Christian Bale
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Clint Eastwood
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5’5” | 1.65 m
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Daniel Radcliffe
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David Fincher
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David Lynch
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Denzel Washington
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Dog the Bounty Hunter
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Donald Glover
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Elizabeth Taylor
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Emma Stone
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Emma Watson
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Ewan McGregor
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Francis Ford Coppola
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George Clooney
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Greta Gerwig
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James Dean
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Jamie Foxx
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Jane Austen
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Jared Padalecki
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Javier Bardem
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Jennifer Lawrence
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Jim Carrey
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Joaquin Phoenix
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Joe Exotic
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John Lithgow
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The Dark Knight (2008)
Joker (Heath Ledger)
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Batman (1989)
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Joker (2019)
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Julia Roberts
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Kendall Jenner
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Kim Kardashian
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Kit Harington
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Kourtney Kardashian
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Kris Jenner
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Kylie Jenner
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Leonardo DiCaprio
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Liam Neeson
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Margot Robbie
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Margot Robbie
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Mark Wahlberg
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Martin Scorsese
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Matt Damon
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Matt Damon
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Gladiator (2000)
Maximus
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Maximus
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Meryl Streep
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Michael B. Jordan
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Morgan Freeman
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Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Mr. White Standoff
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Mr. White Standoff
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Natalie Portman
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Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Nicole Kidman
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Nicole Kidman
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Orson Welles
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Paul Thomas Anderson
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Pauly D
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Le Fantôme de l'Opéra (1909), The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
Phantom of the Opera
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Phantom of the Opera
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Quentin Tarantino
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Quentin Tarantino
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Rachel Weisz
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Rachel Weisz
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Ridley Scott
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August 17, 1943
Robert De Niro
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Robert Pattinson
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Roman Polanski
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Ron Howard
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November 12, 1980
Ryan Gosling
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Ryan Gosling
Sandra Oh
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July 20, 1971
Sandra Oh
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Sandra Oh
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April 12, 1994
Saoirse Ronan
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Saoirse Ronan
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November 22, 1984
Scarlett Johansson
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Scarlett Johansson
Snooki
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4’8” | 1.42 m
November 23, 1987
Snooki
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Snooki
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May 14, 1971
Sofia Coppola
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Sofia Coppola
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October 22, 1969
Spike Jonze
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Spike Lee
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March 20, 1957
Spike Lee
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Spike Lee
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July 26, 1928
Stanley Kubrick
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Stanley Kubrick
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August 16, 1962
Steve Carell
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Steve Carell
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October 3, 1983
Tessa Thompson
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Tessa Thompson
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Peaky Blinders (2013)
Thomas Shelby
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Thomas Shelby
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August 25, 1958
Tim Burton
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Tim Burton
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December 27, 1995
Timothée Chalamet
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Timothée Chalamet
Tom Hanks
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Tom Hanks
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Tom Hanks
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The Sopranos (1999)
Tony Soprano
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Tony Soprano
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Breaking Bad (2008)
Walter White
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Walter White
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May 1, 1969
Wes Anderson
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Wes Anderson
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July 22, 1955
Willem Dafoe
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Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem is a Spanish actor. Over the past three decades, he has appeared in a vast collection of Spanish, independent and Hollywood films. He won an Academy Award for his portrayal of psychopathic killer Anton Chigurh in the 2007 Coen brothers’ film, No Country for Old Men. He is married to Spanish actress and all-round goddess, Penelope Cruz, and has appeared alongside her in several productions, including Jamón Jamón (2002), Everybody Knows (2018) and Vicky Christina Barcelona (2008). In 2012 Bardem appeared in the James Bond film, Skyfall, and gave a mesmerizing performance as the conflicted and twisted villain, Silva. Since 2018, Bardem has worked with Greenpeace to advocate for the protection of our environment.

Javier Bardem has a height of 5’11” (1.80 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Javier Bardem labeled with overall height
Javier Bardem is a Spanish actor. Over the past three decades, he has appeared in a vast collection of Spanish, independent and Hollywood films. He won an Academy Award for his portrayal of psychopathic killer Anton Chigurh in the 2007 Coen brothers’ film, No Country for Old Men.

Javier Bardem has a height of 5’11” (1.80 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Javier Bardem labeled with overall height
Javier Bardem
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Nationality: Spain

Years Active: 1990–Present

Given Name
Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem
Birthday
March 1, 1969

Drawings include:
Javier Bardem elevations (assorted)

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Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe is an American actor. He began his film career in the early 1980s appearing in several acclaimed films including Platoon (1986), Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) and Wild At Heart (1990). One of his most memorable performances is in the 2002 Spiderman, where he portrays both the human and monster sides to infamous Marvel villain, The Green Goblin. His recent appearances include The Florida Project (2017), Aquaman (2018) and The Lighthouse (2019). He is set to appear in Wes Anderson’s upcoming film The French Dispatch (2020). He has been nominated for four Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards.

Willem Dafoe has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Willem Dafoe with overall height
Willem Dafoe is an American actor. He began his film career in the early 1980s appearing in several acclaimed films including Platoon (1986), Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) and Wild At Heart (1990). He is infamously known as the Green Goblin in Spiderman (2002).

Willem Dafoe has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Willem Dafoe with overall height
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Nationality: United States

Years Active: 1979–Present

Given Name
William James Dafoe
Birthday
July 22, 1955

Drawings include:
Willem Dafoe elevations (assorted)

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Audrey Hepburn
Set of illustrations of Audrey Hepburn in various poses measured with overall height

Audrey Hepburn was a British film star, philanthropist and cultural icon. She rose to stardom in the 1950s and appeared in a number of popular films including Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Funny Face, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and The Nun’s Story. She won an Academy Award for her role in Roman Holiday. Later in life she dedicated her time to humanitarian work, becoming an ambassador for UNICEF. She is known as a fashion and cultural icon and is considered as one of the greatest stars of all time. She is one of the only stars to have won an Oscar, Grammy, Tony and Emmy.

Audrey Hepburn was 5 foot 7 inches (1.70 m) tall.

Audrey Hepburn was a British film star, philanthropist and cultural icon. She rose to stardom in the 1950s and won an Academy Award for her role in Roman Holiday. Later in life she dedicated her time to humanitarian work, becoming an ambassador for UNICEF.

Audrey Hepburn was 5 foot 7 inches (1.70 m) tall.

Audrey Hepburn
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Nationality: England
Years Active: 1948–1989 (Acting); 1954–1993 (Humanitarian)
Death: January 20, 1993 (63)

Given Name
Audrey Kathleen Ruston
Birthday
May 4, 1929

Drawings include:
Audrey Hepburn front (formal), front (casual), side, posing

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Quentin Tarantino
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Quentin Tarantino in relation to other directors

Quentin Tarantino, an Italian-American screenwriter, director, producer, and actor, is a household name with legendary films known to have romanticized scenes of violence, extensive dialogue, multi-person casts, and disrupted narratives. Quentin Tarantino was first propelled to the level of legends with his breakout hit Reservoir Dogs in 1992, which was released to critical acclaim at the Sundance film festival.

Since his first hit, Quentin Tarantino has delivered many more successes, such as, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill series, and Django Unchained, among many others. However, Quentin Tarantino has not been unscathed by controversies having been involved with Harvey Weinstein, using racial slurs in his movies, and being accused of being insensitive to gun violence.

Quentin Tarantino has a height of 6′1″ (1.85 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Quentin Tarantino labeled with overall height
Quentin Tarantino, an Italian-American screenwriter, director, producer, and actor, is a household name with legendary films known to have romanticized scenes of violence, extensive dialogue, multi-person casts, and disrupted narratives. Quentin Tarantino first found success with Reservoir Dogs.

Quentin Tarantino has a height of 6′1″ (1.85 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Quentin Tarantino labeled with overall height
Quentin Tarantino
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Nationality: United States

Years Active: 1987–Present

Given Name
Quentin Jerome Tarantino
Birthday
March 27, 1963

Drawings include:
Quentin Tarantino elevations (assorted)

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Jennifer Lawrence
Collection of drawings of Jennifer Lawrence measured with overall height

Jennifer Lawrence is a Hollywood film star. She was born in Kentucky, in 1990, and became known for her roles as Mystique in the X-Men franchise, and as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games. She received critical acclaim for her roles in Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, and Joy. In 2017 she starred in Darren Aronofosky’s psychological thriller, Mother!, and dislocated her rib whilst filming. She is an outspoken feminist, and keen advocate of Planned Parenthood. She married art dealer Cooke Maroney in 2019 - they live together in New York City.

Jennifer Lawrence has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Jennifer Lawrence is a Hollywood film star. She was born in Kentucky, in 1990, and became known for her roles as Mystique in the X-Men franchise, and as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games. She received critical acclaim for her roles in Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, and Joy.

Jennifer Lawrence has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Jennifer Lawrence
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Nationality: United States
Years Active: 2006–Present

Given Name
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence
Birthday
August 15, 1990

Drawings include:
Jennifer Lawrence front (formal), front (walking), side (walking, casual)

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