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The play is a tragicomedy about a man's search for love.
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Or read Rebecca Fishbein’s tragicomedy about a Monday morning Q train that lost its way, twice, between Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Monday brought the return of Felix Sater's name to the tragicomedy of American national politics.
After the unprecedented ill treatment of Judge Merrick Garland, all the pretend outrage and the faux nobility of purpose of the Gorsuch hearings transformed what should have been a Senate high note into a tragicomedy of double-meaning.
What would the greatest musical satirist of his generation, who approaches nearly every subject obliquely, say about Donald Trump, a figure more ripe than any other for his dark humor and tragicomedy?
Few would dare, at this point, to guess what the next act in the national tragicomedy will be.
The individual elements of Derek McLane’s scenic design for the New Group’s tragicomedy are, for the most part, perfectly effective, such as the upstage wall of windows that evoke endless opportunities for eavesdropping.
In a bit of tragicomedy typical of this novel, Anjum becomes a media celebrity, a favorite of journalists and filmmakers who want to expose the plight of hijras.
That beloved AIDS-era tragicomedy generated Tony recognition for lead actor and two-time previous Tony winner Christian Borle, featured actors Andrew Rannells and Brandon Uranowitz, and featured actress Stephanie J. Block.
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Origin and Etymology of tragicomedy
First Known Use: circa 1580See Words from the same year
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