“The Book of Mormon” is no longer just a Broadway musical. It is now a full-fledged pop culture phenomenon. The show was created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the diabolical geniuses behind the hit television comedy “South Park”, which has been a hit ever since it debuted way back in 1997. They decided to try their hand at Broadway musicals. It turns out that they made the right decision. The show opened on Broadway in New York City to rave reviews and a demand for tickets that had never been seen Read the rest of this entry »Posted August 10th, 2013 by admin Comments Off
When most people think about plays, they normally assume that the plot is going to be serious and dramatic. While this is the case many times, there are also quite a number of comedic plays out there that you can watch. Comedic plays seem to be a lot more popular because of the fact that they are often geared to a wider audience. Some of these plays are also wonderful because big name stars perform in them for the whole audience to enjoy.
Finding a local Read the rest of this entry »Posted May 24th, 2013 by admin Comments Off
Comedy clubs are a popular form of entertainment for a lot of people. Laughing is good medicine and helps you relax your mind. There are a variety of theaters that feature excellent comedy clubs located throughout the country. They offer plays that last for about an hour and will have you laughing the whole time. Comedy clubs feature stand-up comedians who are really funny.
These comedians must practice their show several times before getting in front of a live audience. Most comedy clubs fill up on Friday and Saturday nights. Read the rest of this entry »Posted April 2nd, 2013 by admin Comments Off
Entertainment is an important factor in our lives and one that we do not give as much credit to as we should. We don’t just like or enjoy entertainment; we actually need it. That statement is never truer than when you are in a depression. When you are in a depression and things seem dismal a comedic play can help tremendously. A comedic play will give you a reason to laugh and forget your troubles even if it is only for a little while.
A comedic play gives you a way to release the tensions and Read the rest of this entry »Posted October 5th, 2012 by admin Comments Off
This is a bit of an unfair comparison as the British have over a half century head start over the Americans and can lay claim to Shakespeare and Jonson. Even if you ignore these types of playwrights as they are certainly not to everyone’s modern tastes there can be no easy answer to this questions. The British gallows humor,which is a more sardonic dry cynical wit can seem offensive or simply rude to some audiences while the broader humor Read the rest of this entry »Posted October 2nd, 2012 by admin Comments Off
When comes to a night out with friends or a loved one, comedic plays are the perfect answer. They come in a variety of different forms and offer hilarious entertainment for all. There are even family friendly plays for your children to enjoy. There are literally boundless options if one knows how to locate them. The real trick happens to be knowing where to find the best comedic plays in your area.
The easiest way to find comedic plays is by using the internet. A search engine will find all the different options within Read the rest of this entry »Posted September 29th, 2012 by admin Comments Off
Plays are often written in a similar style to a screenplay. The content of the manuscript for a play needs to include stage directions as well as the directions for actors and the words they speak. Stage directions tell the actors where to enter and exit when they are on stage. The directions will also tell them when to interact with any of the props located on the stage. The way this text is written when referring to actions for an actor or actress, is the action will be placed in parenthesis Read the rest of this entry »Posted September 25th, 2012 by admin Comments Off
Stage comedy is half of what it takes to be a great actor for without comedy we wouldn’t know a tragedy. Throughout history playwrights have brought comedy to audiences with varying levels of success. Sometimes subtle, other times baudy and boisterous, comedy is so very often a matter of what appeals to the individual and hard to classify as “universally great.” But over time some plays have rose up above the standard fare to be considered the best of all time.
10. THE PRODUCERS. (Mel Brooks takes a look at his own industry and parodies Broadway.)
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