What are plays?

Some articles on plays, play:

Yoiko - Members
... Plays the boke ... due to his show Game Center CX, in which he plays through retro games ... Plays the tsukkomi ...
Noh - Plays - Some Famous Plays
... For a more comprehensive list, see List of Noh plays (A–M) N–Z ... Plays with a separate article are listed here ...
Noh - Roles
... In plays where the shite appears first as a human and then as a ghost, the first role is known as the maeshite and the later as the nochishite ... (狂言) perform the aikyōgen (相狂言) interludes during plays ... Kyōgen actors also perform in separate plays between individual noh plays ...
The Country Wife - Background
... Reflecting the atmosphere of the Court, these plays celebrate a lifestyle of sensual intrigue and conquest, especially conquest that served to ... with The Country Wife, greeted as the bawdiest and wittiest play yet seen on the English stage ... would borrow plotlines and techniques from French plays, particularly Molière ...

Famous quotes containing the word plays:

    The hare grows old as she plays in the sun
    And gazes around her with eyes of brightness;
    Before the swift things that she dreamed of were done
    She limps along in an aged whiteness....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    The rain makes still pools on the sidewalk.
    The rain makes running pools in the gutter.
    The rain plays a little sleep-song on our roof at night—
    Langston Hughes (1902–1967)

    Language makes it possible for a child to incorporate his parents’ verbal prohibitions, to make them part of himself....We don’t speak of a conscience yet in the child who is just acquiring language, but we can see very clearly how language plays an indispensable role in the formation of conscience. In fact, the moral achievement of man, the whole complex of factors that go into the organization of conscience is very largely based upon language.
    Selma H. Fraiberg (20th century)