Just like a story the characters face conflicts.Conflicts may develop between people who want the same or different things. A tragedy play ends unhappily. The protagonist is a tragic hero they have a tragic flaw leading them to a tragic end. A comedy play is one that ends happily. The plot is usually based on a love or romance conflict. The main character in a comedy could be anyone. They usually end in weddings. A modern play could be a comedy or a tragedy or a mixture of both. Usually based on personal or original people.