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Drama is a type of literature written to be performed on stage, in a theater. Perhaps the most famous examples of drama are Shakespeare's plays, such as Romeo and Juliet. The craft of dramatic performance, and its study, is called dramatic arts or theater. The term "drama" comes from the Greek "δρᾶμα" (a deed or act; by extension an action (praxis) represented on a stage).