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drama / play / theater
script for play, opera, movie etc / screenplay / scenario
to intensify / to sharpen / to accelerate / to aggravate / to exacerbate / to embitter
violent / acute / severe / fierce
rapid / sudden
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theatrical work (play, opera, TV series etc) / dramatic (change, increase etc) / acute / severe
TV series / TV drama / CL:
photo taken during a theatrical production / a still (from a movie)
story line / plot / drama (genre)
comedy / CL: , 齣|出
to write a play / scenario / dramatist / screenwriter
theater / CL: 個|个
American TV series / abbr. for 美國電視劇|美国电视剧
to watch a TV series etc regularly / to binge-watch
romantic comedy
plot leak / spoiler
theater / CL: ,
practical joke / prank / to play a practical joke
tragedy / CL: 齣|出
serialized drama / dramatic series / show in parts
cast and crew / performers and production team
radio drama
Beijing opera / CL: 場|场, 齣|出
Western opera / CL: 場|场, 齣|出
stage play / modern drama / CL: 臺|台,
screen adaptation (TV series or movie based on an online novel or video game etc)
Shaoxing opera
idol drama / drama series in which the actors are chosen for their preexisting popularity with young viewers
opera house
highly toxic / extremely poisonous
acute pain / sharp pain / twinge / stab / pang
costume drama
Henan opera
repertoire / list of plays or operas
Central Academy of Drama
Shanghai Theatrical Institute
to binge-watch (TV)
theatrical troupe
bourgeois tragedy
film and theater / screen and stage
Sichuan opera
Cantonese opera
satellite television show
The End (appearing at the end of a movie etc)
time travel series (on TV)
to change dramatically / radical change
historical drama
Xiang opera (Hunan)
Shanghai opera
dance drama / ballet
dramatist / playwright
(neologism c. 2016) no tv shows to watch
tragedy / calamity / atrocity
cinema / movie theater
Puzhou opera of Shanxi Province
play in several acts / full-length drama
Shanghai Grand Theater
La Comédie humaine, series of novels by 19th century French novelist Honoré de Balzac 巴爾扎克|巴尔扎克
dramatic increase
to mime / a dumb show
to perform a play
to quit watching a TV series
contemporary drama
Wuxi 無錫|无锡 opera
theater company
a Yuan dynasty form of musical comedy
variety of opera popular in southern Fujian and Taiwan
soap opera (loanword)
pantomime / mime / dumb show
the world of Chinese opera / theatrical circles
absurd drama / farce / disgraceful show
tragedy of the commons (economics)
the Capital Theater (in Beijing)
repertory / stock (in theater)
Yangge opera, a rural form of theater
Anhui opera
political street theater (loanword from Zhivaya Gazeta, or Living Newspaper, Russian theater form of the 1920s)
becoming acute / to exacerbate
Yi opera
musical theater / Opéra Comique, Paris
period costume drama (on TV)
Xieju opera (ballad and dancing monologue, popular in Sichuan)
Four Great Yuan Dramatists, namely: Guan Hanqing 關漢卿|关汉卿, Zheng Guangzu 鄭光祖|郑光祖, Ma Zhiyuan 馬致遠|马致远 and Bai Pu 白樸|白朴
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
tragic flaw (Aristotle's hamartia)
fun and mockery
(Tw) street theater (esp. as a form of political expression)
Dong opera
New Play Comrade Society, Chinese theatrical company founded in 1912, a continuation of the Spring Willow Society 春柳社
blog drama (netspeak)
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