When did slapstick comedy begin?
Slapstick comedy first began in the middle ages, maybe even before. Slapstick in theatre started in the Ancient Greek theatres then progressed onto the middle ages and even into Shakespeare's midsummer's night dream. ...
What is the difference between old comedy and new comedy?
The old comedy in Greek comedy was personal or political satire eg Aristophanes.In the 3 rd-4th centuries B.C with the rise of Macedona and decline of Greek power the old comedy was replaced by new comedy with plots and characters.The love intrigues& scheming servants were central to the new comedy.Menander,Philemon,Diphilus are writers of this genre. ...
What is a Greek Comedy?
I really don't think that there is greek comedy. The only thing that is comedic about the Greeks is that they wore bedsheets all day and went around showing their packages to everyone. Oh and another thing is the greek gods. They were always mad. ...