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A dramatic composition involving elements of both tragedy and comedy usually with the tragic predominating.
Drama that contains elements of tragedy and comedy; for example, Shakespeare’s “reconciliation” plays, such as The Winter’s Tale, which reach a tragic climax but then lighten to a happy conclusion. A tragicomedy is the usual form for plays in the tradition of the Theatre of the Absurd, such as Samuel Beckett’ s En attendant Godot/Waiting for Godot 1952 and Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead 1967.