There are four main forms of drama. They are comedy, tragedy, tragicomedy and melodrama. All these types have the common characteristics of drama genre; they are, plot, characters, conflict, music and dailogue.
What are types of plays called?
A play is a work of drama, usually consisting mostly of dialogue between characters and intended for theatrical performance rather than just reading.
- 1 Comedy. 1.1 Farce. 1.2 Satirical. …
- 2 Tragedy.
- 3 Historical.
- 4 Musical theatre.
- 5 Theatre of Cruelty.
- 6 Theatre of the Absurd.
- 7 Terminology.
- 8 See also. 8.1 Lists.