Category: Styles

Low Comedy

Low comedy, in association to comedy, is a dramatic or literary form of entertainment with no primary purpose but to create laughter by boasting, boisterous jokes, drunkenness, scolding, fighting, buffoonery...

Masque

The masque was a form of festive courtly entertainment that flourished in 16th- and early 17th-century Europe, though it was developed earlier in Italy, in forms including the intermedio (a...

Melodrama

Melodrama, derived from the Greek “melos” (music) and the French “drame” (drama) was a form of theatrical entertainment popular in Europe and America from the late 1700s to the early...