Elements of Drama Drama is meant to be __________________________ in front of an _____________________________. Script The text of a _________________, film or broadcast (such as a TV show) is called a ___________________________. A script will include a cast of _________________________, dialogue, and stage ________________________________. Dialogue Stage Directions Dialogue is written _________________________________ between two or more characters. In a drama, most of the story is told through dialogue. Stage directions will suggest scenery, lighting, sound effects, and ways for actors to ______________ and ____________. Stage directions often appear in ______________________ and in italic type in a script. Act An act is a major division within a play, similar to a ________________________ in a book. Each act may be further divided into smaller sections, which are called _______________________. Scene Each scene presents an episode of the play’s _________________ and typically occurs at a single time and _______________________________.