Build to Laugh: How to Construct Sketch Comedy with the Fast and Funny Formula
by Cherie Kerr
Build To Laugh: How To Construct Sketch Comedy With The Fast And Funny Formula , is an easy how-to book that teaches aspiring sketch comedy writers the mechanics of writing sketch comedy that works. The book provides an understanding of the area of sketch comedy and an eight-step formula that shows writers how to craft their sketch pieces. The book also provides examples of sketches that work and why; and sketches that don’t work and why. The book also offers some practical tips on dealing with your sketches after learning how to “build” them. If followed, step by step, the formula is foolproof. The book is currently used as a training manual at Second City in Chicago and other comedy schools across the country. The book is also used at colleges and high schools as a classroom text. It has been highly endorsed by several television comedy producers.
Publisher: ExecuProv Press
Publication date: 7/15/1998
Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)