A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Taming of the Shrew
Much Ado About Nothing
Comedies that Shakespeare wrote Published
The Two Gentlemen of Verona 1589, approx.
The Comedy of Errors 1589, approx.
The Taming of the Shrew 1593, approx.
Love's Labour Lost 1594, approx.
A Midsummer Night's Dream 1595, approx.
The Merchant of Venice 1596
The Merry Wives of Windsor 1597
Much Ado About Nothing 1598
As You Like It 1599
Twelfth Night 1601
Some plays cannot be easily classified as either tragedies or comedies. They are:
The problem plays, sometimes called "dark comedies: or "problem comedies". They include:
Trolius and Cressida 1600, approx.
All's Well That Ends Well 1602, approx.
Measure for Measure 1603
Timon of Athens 1604
The romances, some of Shakespeare's last plays.
The Winter's Tale 1609
The Tempest 1610