What's the difference between "play", "drama" and "theater"?
A "theater/theatre" is an entertainment venue where things like plays and movies can be viewed. A play is an theatrical (acting) performance that is seen live, whereas a drama is type of serious play that is watched at a theater or through the radio, tv, or internet. Thus, you can think of theaters as a place for watching plays, plays as theatrical performances, and dramas as a type of play centered on serious topics. They are all related terms! Ex: Tickets for the new play sold out this weekend, I'm so crushed! Ex: I enjoy watching dramas over comedies. Especially tv dramas! Ex: I like watching movies at the theatre.
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