[ US /ˈdɹɑmətɝdʒi/ ]
  1. the art of writing and producing plays
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How To Use dramaturgy In A Sentence

  • Molasses-slow, set off by brushes and a disconsolate bass ostinato, her dramaturgy is shimmering and tragic without seeming mawkish.
  • More importantly, he draws on the Queen's own fascination with dramaturgy and poetry, which allows the film to dwell rather interestingly on the connection between art and politics "All art is political, otherwise it would just be decoration," snaps Oxford. Anonymous – review
  • Shakespeare studies call for a thorough knowledge of a wide spectrum of pre-Shakespearean, Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, the Elizabethan stage and dramaturgy.
  • Shaw, a highly dexterous dramaturgist, smothers his dramaturgy in a pifflish iconoclasm that is no more than a disguise for Puritanism. A Book of Prefaces
  • I laughed with a kind of pity at the company which this year is claiming to combine ‘new writing, experimental concepts of dramaturgy and performance’… all in an hour at midday.
  • Producers of the rival big show in town, "Burning Down the House" immediately dismissed Obama's script as more radical agit- prop dramaturgy, but most independent scribes saw it as an old-fashioned sports melodrama featuring a beleaguered coach giving a locker room halftime speech invoking the spirit of his old friend Sputnik while exhorting the team to pull together and defeat the villainous adversary, Doctor Deficit. Will Durst: Boffo Smash or Miserable Flop?
  • In this model, the political and economic marginalization of youth is represented by an iconography and dramaturgy of revolution, both local and global.
  • If we restore the didactic dimension to Shakespeare's dramaturgy and consider the demands made upon the audience's belief and disbelief, we can see even these heroic figures as exemplars of the human struggle for salvation.
  • Like Freud, Stravinsky takes King Oedipus as his sole source, though the libretto by Jean Cocteau employs a dramaturgy often seen as pre-empting the alienation effects of Brechtian theatre.
  • You were able to transport into these films this dramaturgy of light that is in your puppet films, where light works almost as a character.
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