Successful Stand-up Comedy: Advice from a Comedy Writer
Comedy performers learn their craft and discover their comedic identities through experience - the school of hard knocks. To help them cope with, assess, and learn from their experiences, master comedy writer Gene Perret has distilled the insights he's gleaned from 30 years of writing for and observing comedy performers into this comprehensive sourcebook of tips that will help beginning comics learn what to look for in themselves, their material, and the comedy profession.
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