- 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.Comedy on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.— Excerpted from
Pages in category "Comedy"
The following 58 pages are in this category, out of 58 total.
- The Clandestine Marriage
- Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare)
- Constant lovers, or, Jemmy and Nancy of Yarmouth (1)
- Constant lovers, or, Jemmy and Nancy of Yarmouth (1)/Daft Watty's ramble to Carlisle
- Crafty miller, or, The mistaken batchelor
- Crafty miller, or, The mistaken batchelor/The crafty miller; or, The mistaken batchelor
- Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare)
- Tempest (Shakespeare)
- The History of Valentine and Orson
- The History of Valentine and Orson/The comical history of the courtier and tinker
- The Reciter
- The Reciter/The pig in a pock
- The Whole proceedings of Jocky & Maggy's courtship
- The Whole proceedings of Jocky & Maggy's courtship with the great diversion that ensued at the wedding
- Three Men in a Boat
- Trial by Jury
- Twelfth Night (Shakespeare)
- Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare)
- Two Noble Kinsmen (Shakespeare)