"The tears of the world are a constant quantity. For each one who begins to weep somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh." Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot
This is a production focused investigation of modern and post-modern tragicomedy in drama and film from Ibsen (1884) to Inarritu (2014). Some attention will be given to theories of tragicomedy from Guarini in the late sixteeneth century to Durrenmatt in the mid twentieth.
Reports, essays, discussions.