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The Drawing Room Comedy aka “But how did you like the play, Mrs. Lincoln?”

With Victorian times, the comedy of manners transformed into a drawing room comedy, a play in which the upper classes could be scoffed at as they tried to remain oh, so proper as crazy events took place around them. The … Continue reading

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Comedy’s Prehistoric Origins

Where did comedy begin? In truth. We’ll never know. I like to imagine it began with a couple cavemen – let’s call the Mugg and Ugg. Mugg thinks he’s the cat’s pajamas, the sabre-tooth cat’s pajamas, and always treats Ugg … Continue reading

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