Here is a step-by-step guide to setting up and running a comedy group from an award winning playwright and actress whose own group has flourished successfully for over fifteen years.
Learn how the power of a comedy group dynamic can lead to an exciting, laughter-filled and profitable career. Here is insider information culled from the author’s own comedy group experience out of which the hit shows El Grande de Coca-Cola (HBO) and Bullshot Crummond (SHOWTIME) were created and from which the major motion picture Bullshot was adapted.
From this book you can learn how to:
Do an end run around casting directors, by selling your show with you in it.
Perform, write and produce a marketable product – a comedy show
Create a role that is a perfect fit for your talents and cast yourself in the lead.
Get boffo laughs from an audience
Define your comedy style
Structure a show with surefire comedy writing techniques
Turn out a full-length professional evening’s entertainment
Start a comedy group business (laid out in an easily understood fashion)
Budget your comedy show
Publicize your comedy show
Create and maintain a revenue stream
Write, pitch and sell television and movie programming
Springboard from a comedy group to a solo career
Get to the top of your game
Apply insider tips, practical advice, short cuts, production information,
resource guide support and everything else you need to know about …
HOW TO SET UP AND RUN A SUCCESSFUL COMEDY GROUP.
Extra! The author’s hilarious war stories from her group’s beginnings and rise to success.