Characters (the persons represented in a drama, whose disposition and. Setting (both the scenery depicted on stage and the properties, or moveable. Introducing drama: the term drama refers to a text that is designed for performance, in which actors perform the indicated action and utter the written dialogue, important formal features of drama include: The soliloquy (the audience must accept that, every now and again, a character in a drama will, though alone, express his or her thoughts out loud, thus making the audience privy to those thoughts). Impersonation (the audience must accept that the actors are impersonating real . The three unities (the idea that all the action in a play should focus on a single. The fourth wall (the audience must accept the idea that they are watching the. The aside (the audience must accept that, every now and again, an actor will. Stable ,) the performance text changes every time the drama is staged, or even performed.