Monodrama


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Monodrama

 

a drama designed to be performed by a single actor. Monodramas include the play-monologue (for example, Chekhov’s On the Harmfulness of Tobacco) and dramatic miniatures in the form of a conversation with a silent character (Briusov’s The Traveler}. The term is also applied to dramatic works having two or more characters whose roles are performed by a single actor (for example, miniatures of the Krivoe Zerkalo Theater in St. Petersburg and of the contemporary Soviet actor A. I. Raikin).

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This shared history accounts for the theatrical qualities of monodrama that highlight the fluctuating emotional state of the speaker to suggest a deliberate display of inner being rather than the ironic revelation of self that typifies the dramatic monologue.
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