TITLE

Send Out the Clowns

AUTHOR(S)
Salomon, Andrew
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Back Stage East;5/31/2007, Vol. 48 Issue 22, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how comedians are advancing their careers in view of declining popularity of situational comedy. It is noted that scripted comedy is on the wane due to the popularity of reality and Internet television programs. Glenn Schwartz, a veteran of the comedy business, views that nowadays situational comedies are lacking character. It is observed that comedians like Dave Chappelle are now working for the Internet.
ACCESSION #
25306778

 

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