The NEW Comedy Bible

The NEW Comedy Bible : The Ultimate Guide to Writing and Performing Stand-Up Comedy

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The New Comedy Bible is a step-by-step, no excuses manual for writing, performing, and launching your career as a stand-up comic. Written by Judy Carter, the author of The Comedy Bible (2001), which was called by The Washington Post and Forbes as a "Comedy Essential." This new book, penned in classic Carter's style -- part career coach and part comedy dominatrix -- has 100% new content where you will:

Partake in 48 new exercises to turn your problems into punchlinesCreate 60 minutes of new materialDiscover your authentic comedy personaConquer stage fright and slay hecklersPush part procrastination and get booked

Whether you're a beginner just starting out or a pro looking to create new material for your next Netflix Comedy Special, Carter's proven methods are legendary among today's top performers. Alumni of her workshops include: Seth Rogan, Hannah Gadsby, Sherri Sheppard, and Maz Jobrani among others. As Lily Tomlin says, "Judy Carter helps others find their authentic persona and communicate in a way that makes audiences laugh." Interviewed by Oprah Winfrey, she said, "Judy Carter can show you how to make your sense of humor pay off."

The exercises in this book will get you off the couch and onto the stage, helping you develop the skills necessary to envision, and achieve, a successful career in comedy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 435g
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1947480847
  • 9781947480841
  • 39,003

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