This category is for the genre of dramatic works. For the popular meaning of the term "comedy", see Category:Humor.

The comic theatre, whose Western origins are found in Ancient Greece. Greeks and Romans confined the word "comedy" to descriptions of stage-plays with happy endings. In the Middle Ages, the genre expanded to include narrative poems with happy endings and a lighter tone. As time progressed, the word came more and more to be associated with any sort of performance intended to cause laughter.

Pages in category "Comedy"

The following 65 pages are in this category, out of 65 total.