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Aside- words spoken by an actor to the people watching a play, that the other characters in the play do not hear
Props- are object used on stage or on screen by actors during a performance or screen.
Costumes - A style of dress, including garments, accessories, and hairstyle, especially as characteristic of a particular country, period, or people.
Stage direction- part of the script of a play that tells the actors how they are to move or to speak their lines.
Scene- the decorations and fittings of a stage, representing the place in which the action is supposed to go on; one of the slides, or other devices, used to give an appearance of reality to the action of a play; as, to paint scenes; to shift the scenes; to go behind the scenes.
Act- an act is a division or unit of a drama. The number of acts in a production can range from one to five or more, depending on how a writer structures the outline of the story. The length of time for an act to be performed usually ranges from 30 to 90 minutes, but may be as few as 10.
Stage setting- arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie isenacted
Soliloquy- a soliloquy is a device often used in drama when a character speaks to themself, relating thoughts and feelings, thereby also sharing them with the audience, giving off the illusion of being a series of unspoken reflections. If other characters are present, they keep silent and/or are disregarded by the speaker.

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