ⓘ Tragedies (dramas)


Castle Agrazant

Castle Agrazant is an opera composed by Ralph Lyford. It premiered on 29 April 1926 with Forrest Lamont performing, in Cincinnati. Castle Agrazant won a Bispham Memorial Medal Award in 1926. The opera is set in Northern France in the aftermath of the Ninth Crusade - specified as 1290 in the program for the opera. Characters include Richard of Agrazant Riego of Agrazant, a young crusader and religious zealot; and his wife Isabeau. In the story, the husband and crusader, Richard, returns to avenge his persecuted wife, Isabeau. In the 1926 premier, Olga Forrai performed as Isabeau, Forrest La ...


Cleopatre captive

Cleopatre captive is a five-act tragedy by Etienne Jodelle, presented on 9 February 1553, first before the King Henri II of France in the Hotel de Reims, then at the College de Boncourt. The play is part of the posthumous collection Les Oeuvres et meslanges poetiques dEstienne Jodelle Sieur du Lymodin. Remy Belleau played the role of Cleopatra, Jean Bastier de La Peruse, that of Octavian. It was the first "tragedie humaniste", and Jodelle composed it in parallel with the first "humanist comedy", LEugene. The performance was a success, and was followed by a celebration in the antique manner ...


Evrydiki BA 2O37

Evrydiki BA 2O37 is a 1975 Greek-West German co-production black and white dramatic experimental independent surrealist underground art film directed by Nikos Nikolaidis, his debut feature film.


Fabula crepidata

A fabula crepidata or fabula cothurnata is a Latin tragedy with Greek subjects. The genre probably originated in adaptations of Greek tragedy beginning in the early third century B.C. Only nine have survived intact, all by Seneca. Of the plays written by Lucius Livius Andronicus, Gnaeus Naevius, Quintus Ennius, Marcus Pacuvius, Lucius Accius, and others, only titles, small fragments, and occasionally brief summaries are left. Ovids Medea also did not survive.


French history in the English-speaking theatre

In the first scene of Henry VI part 1 during the funeral procession of Henry V 1422, the duke of Bedford and other noblemen learn of military disasters at the hands of the French, led by the dauphin Charles, future King Charles VII, who successfully recapture several cities on French soil. In act 1 scene 8, the siege of Orleans is lifted 1429 by Charles with the help of Joan of Arc 1412–1431. In act 4, scene 1, during the coronation of Henry VI 1429, the Yorkists wear white roses on their hats, while the Lancastrians wear red roses, prefiguring the War of the Roses 1455–1485. In act 5 scen ...


Greek tragedy

Greek tragedy is a form of theatre from Ancient Greece and Asia Minor. It reached its most significant form in Athens in the 5th century BC, the works of which are sometimes called Attic tragedy. Greek tragedy is widely believed to be an extension of the ancient rites carried out in honor of Dionysus, and it heavily influenced the theatre of Ancient Rome and the Renaissance. Tragic plots were most often based upon myths from the oral traditions of archaic epics. In tragic theatre, however, these narratives were presented by actors. The most acclaimed Greek tragedians are Aeschylus, Sophocl ...


Mirza Sahiban

Mirza Sahiba is one of the five popular tragic romances of Punjab. The other four are Heer Ranjha, Sohni Mahiwal, Sassi Punnuh, Laila Majnu. There are five other popular folklore stories in Punjab: Momal Rano, Umar Marvi, LiLa Chanesar, Noori Jam Tamachi and Dhaj, Ror Kumar. These ten tragic romances are popular in Punjab. These five and Sorath Rai Diyach are originally from Sindh, and along with Sohni Mahiwal and Sassi Punnuh are commonly known as Seven Queens Sindhi: ست صورميون ‎ of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. They are culturally included in both Punjabi and Sindhi traditions.



The praetexta or fabula praetexta was a genre of Latin tragedy introduced at Rome by Gnaeus Naevius in the third century B.C. It dealt with historical Roman figures, in place of the conventional Greek myths. Subsequent writers of praetextae included Ennius, Pacuvius and Lucius Accius. The name refers to the toga praetexta, the official dress of Roman magistrates. All Roman Republican tragedies are now lost. From the Imperial era only one play has survived, the Octavia.


Revenge play

The revenge tragedy, or revenge play, is a dramatic genre in which the protagonist seeks revenge for an imagined or actual injury. The term, revenge tragedy, was first introduced in 1900 by A. H. Thorndike to label a class of plays written in the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean eras.


Revenge tragedy

Revenge tragedy is a theoretical genre in which the principal theme is revenge and revenges fatal consequences. Formally established by American educator Ashley H. Thorndike in his 1902 article "The Relations of Hamlet to Contemporary Revenge Plays," a revenge tragedy documents the progress of the protagonists revenge plot and often leads to the demise of both the murderers and the avenger himself. The genre first appeared in early modern Britain with the publication of Thomas Kyds The Spanish Tragedy during the latter half of the 16th century. Earlier works, such as Jasper Heywoods transl ...


Rostam and Sohrab

The tragedy of Rostam and Sohrab forms part of the 10th-century Persian epic Shahnameh by the Persian poet Ferdowsi. It tells the tragic story of the heroes Rostam and his son, Sohrab.


Shakespearean tragedy

Shakespearean tragedy is the designation given to most tragedies written by playwright William Shakespeare. Many of his history plays share the qualifiers of a Shakespearean tragedy, but because they are based on real figures throughout the History of England, they were classified as "histories" in the First Folio. The Roman tragedies - Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra and Coriolanus - are also based on historical figures, but because their source stories were foreign and ancient they are almost always classified as tragedies rather than histories. Shakespeares romances were written lat ...


Stand-up tragedy

Stand-up tragedy is a style of tragic performance where a performer performs in front of a live audience, speaking directly to them. The goal of Stand-up tragedy is to make the audience members cry.


The Cruel Gift

The Cruel Gift: A Tragedy is a tragedy written by Susanna Centlivre, first performed at Drury Lane in 1716. Nicholas Rowe wrote the plays epilogue. The story of Ghismunda and Guiscardo in The Decameron retold by John Dryden as the poem Sigismonda and Guiscardo 1700) was an influence on Centlivres play.


Tragic hero

A tragic hero is the protagonist of a tragedy in dramas. In his Poetics, Aristotle records the descriptions of the tragic hero to the playwright and strictly defines the place that the tragic hero must play and the kind of man he must be. Aristotle based his observations on previous dramas. Many of the most famous instances of tragic heroes appear in Greek literature, most notably the works of Sophocles and Euripides.


Tragic Lovers

Tragic Lovers is a classical music album by the Oregon Symphony under the artistic direction of James DePreist, released by the record label Delos in 2008. It contains three works inspired by tragic love stories in literature: Richard Wagners Prelude and "Liebestod" from Tristan and Isolde, Hector Berliozs "Love Scene" from Romeo et Juliette, Op. 17, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovskys Romeo and Juliet. Amelia Haygood and Carol Rosenberger served as executive producers of the album; the recording producers were Michael Fine and Adam Stern. The albums creation was financially supported by the Gre ...


ⓘ Tragedies (dramas)

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  • revenge tragedies of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries stemmed from Roman tragedy in particular, Seneca s Thyestes. Seneca s tragedies followed
  • little commercial appeal in staging verse tragedies though Coleridge, Robert Browning, and others wrote verse dramas that were staged in commercial theaters
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  • Stand - up tragedy is a style of tragic performance where a performer performs in front of a live audience, speaking directly to them. The goal of Stand - up
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