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  • n. A seriocomic production.

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  • n. a comedy with serious elements or overtones


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  • If you were a studio executive, you could hardly be blamed if you read a good script for a seriocomedy and promptly threw it on the reject pile. rss feed

  • What hasn't fared so well is the seriocomedy, a story of real people with real problems that also contains its share of laughs -- the drama, essentially, that wears its seriousness lightly. rss feed

  • But when the seriocomedy works, it usually works exceptionally well. rss feed

  • In the past six months, nearly every attempt at the seriocomedy has struggled, certainly with audiences and sometimes with critics. rss feed

  • In 2009, "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" director Judd Apatow faltered trying a seriocomedy with "Funny People." rss feed

  • The seriocomedy has never been easy creative ground for directors. rss feed

  • Happiness is one of the most enigmatic and oftentimes the most elusive of all human qualities, and Leigh's seriocomedy explores eternal optimism through Poppy as his ongoing canon of odes to working-class leading quiet lives of discomfort and disconsolateness.

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  • As Eric McCormack told us last week, the chances of a second season of TNT's ad-company seriocomedy


  • In the eccentric seriocomedy Sunshine Cleaning, set in the least picturesque parts of Albuquerque, N.M.,

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  • To share one of its most popular shows of last season with a larger audience, Theater for the New City, NYC will present a return engagement of 'All Aboard the Marriage Hearse,' a romantic seriocomedy written and directed by Matt Morillo. Current News - Top Stories


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