Other articles related to "comedy":
... His favorite mode was the "sentimental comedy," which combines domestic plots, rhetorical enforcement of moral precepts, and comic humor ... Cumberland first essayed sentimental comedy in The Brothers (1769) ... epilogue paid a compliment to Garrick, who helped the production of Cumberland's second comedy The West-Indian (1771) ...
... in the early 20th century staged a large number of French and British comedy plays ... He had personal contact with many of the most popular European comedy playwrights at the time, including George Bernard Shaw, and successfully had a great number of ...
... Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series (1999–2005) 7 nominations Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ray Romano (1999–2003, 2005) 6 nominations Outstanding Lead Actress in a ...
... Johnny Wayne (born Louis Weingarten May 28, 1918 – July 18, 1990) was a Canadian comedian and comedy writer best known for his work as part of the comedy duo Wayne and Shuster ... was born in downtown Toronto and attended Harbord Collegiate Institute, where he met his future comedy partner, and later the University of Toronto ...
... The Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album was awarded from yearly 1959 to 1993 and then from 2004 to present day ... minor changes to the name of the award over this time From 1959 to 1967 it was Best Comedy Performance From 1968 to 1991 it was known as Best Comedy ... the award was restricted to spoken word comedy albums and moved into the "spoken" field ...
Famous quotes containing the words rides, tour, blue, collar and/or comedy:
“Of all the rides since the birth of time,
Told in story or sung in rhyme,”
—John Greenleaf Whittier (18071892)
“Left Washington, September 6, on a tour through Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and Virginia.... Absent nineteen days. Received every where heartily. The country is again one and united! I am very happy to be able to feel that the course taken has turned out so well.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“This side of the truth,
You may not see, my son,
King of your blue eyes
In the blinding country of youth,
That all is undone,
Under the unminding skies....”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)
“In the U.S. for instance, the value of a homemakers productive work has been imputed mostly when she was maimed or killed and insurance companies and/or the courts had to calculate the amount to pay her family in damages. Even at that, the rates were mostly pink collar and the big number was attributed to the husbands pain and suffering.”
—Gloria Steinem (20th century)
“The actors today really need the whip hand. Theyre so lazy. They havent got the sense of pride in their profession that the less socially elevated musical comedy and music hall people or acrobats have. The theater has never been any good since the actors became gentlemen.”
—W.H. (Wystan Hugh)