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A monodrama (also Solospiel in German; "solo play") is a theatrical melodrama in which there is only one character. Poster for The Perils of Pauline (1914). ...


Occasionally, a solo scene within a comedy can also be taken as a monodrama. Also, most pieces for pantomimes are designed as monodramas. Comedy has a classical meaning (comical theatre) and a popular one (the use of humour with an intent to provoke[[ laughter in general). ... The Christmas Pantomime colour lithograph bookcover, 1890 Pantomime (informally, panto) refers to a theatrical genre, traditionally found in Great Britain, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and Ireland, which is usually performed around the Christmas and New Year holiday season. ...


Among others, Richard Anton Meerheimb, Samuel Beckett und Anton Tschechow have written monodramas. Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish dramatist, novelist and poet. ...


In Germany, an international theater festival for monodramas takes place regularly, the Thespis International Monodrama Festival. A festival is an event, usually staged by a local community, which centers on some unique aspect of that community. ...


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American actress and author who, with satirical wit, wrote light verse, monologues, anecdotes, sketches, and monodramas in which she displayed her versatile and distinctive acting skills.
With satirical wit, she wrote light verse, monologues, anecdotes, sketches, and monodramas in which she displayed her versatile and distinctive acting skills.
The monologuist and monodramatist Ruth Draper was acclaimed throughout the United States and Europe for her delicate but vivid character sketches, which she performed on a bare stage with few props.
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