Why is That So Funny?: A Practical Exploration of Physical Comedy (Softcover) Paperback – April 1, 2007
by John Wright (Author)
(Book). This unique exploration of the principles and practice of physical comedy starts with a discussion of the various types of laughter that can be provoked by performance. It then presents graduated sequences of over a hundred games and exercises devised to demonstrate and investigate the whole range of comic possibilities open to a performer. The result is an intensely practical and thoroughly stimulating investigation of how comedy works in physical terms.
About the Author
John Wright is co-founder of the highly successful, award winning Hertfordshire based Trestle Theatre Company.
Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: Limelight Editions (April 1, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 x 0.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pounds