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Professional comedy is a performance made in front of an audience. Usually, an organizer auditions comedians prior to the performance to ensure that the comedian’s material is appropriate to the expected audience.
This question calls for an opinion and opinions differ. Do not remove answers simply because you disagree with them. Below are some favourites of our users.Lee Evans, Frankie Boyle and Michael McIntyreWill Ferrell, George LopezRussell Peters, Godfrey, and Gabriel IglesiasRobin Williams, Richard Pryo…
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Officially, you have to be 7 years and 3 months old to be a comedian but recently, this has been challenged by a number of people as Jimmy Carr has the mental age of a foetus.
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Its only on viynl. a friend has a copy and is loaning it to me next week.
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Know what the audience likes. If one joke gets more laughs, try telling more jokes of a different genre. Time your jokes well. Tell your joke at a speed that gives your audience enough time to think about it. Don't talk too fast or too slow. No one likes a joke that takes ten minutes to tell.When …
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William Shakespeare, the oldest surviving son and the third child of eight, was an English poet and a playwright and is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. He is also known as England's national poet or the "Bard of Avon" or just "The Bard". He has written 38 plays, 154 s…
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It's probably impossible to tell which team had the most performances, as many of the classic comedy teams spent years performing daily in Vaudeville or in the British variety theater. The Marx brothers began performing on stage as children in vaudeville, and through much of their film career on Bro…
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Well I am quite funny so heres some advise: to be funny mabye like pull wierd and funny faces like sqeeze ur cheeks togethor or fold ur eye lid but if they think its gross tell them a random reason why like say if i folded my eye lid i would say because it runs through the family just like my tria…
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Ten of Shakespeare's plays are categorized as histories.
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Seashells are important because they are sold for profit. They are also important to other wildlife, such as hermit crabs.
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What things inspired Shakespeare? From great classical authors like Ovid and Seneca, to English historians like Holinshed, Shakespeare's greatest influences were the works of other great writers. He also found nature an inspiration (for example, no other playwright mentions birds more than Shakespe…
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Answer Rasheed recently passed away not Raheem. Rasheed's last name was Thurman.
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i am the types of shells Bryan fuller ha ha ha lol jk
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Some sea shells have ridges in order to radiate heat. I don't know how it works, but my marine biology book says it...
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Seashells, themselves, does not reproduce, only the animal that lives in them do. Seashells are hard, protective outer layer that a creature will use as a living space.
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In London, where he lived during the period of his theatrical career. We do not know whether he wrote in his lodgings or at the playhouse or at an inn. All are possible.
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Some think he wrote for Queen Elizabeth The First. However, he did not dedicate any plays to her, and in fact wrote most of his plays after her death. Most of the plays were written with the primary intention of performing them in the public playhouse, not at court. Shakespeare had, for the most par…
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Probably to buy the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.
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Make people laugh through jokes or other antics.
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Sally does!
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I'm sure there is a sally out there who has sold Sea Shells & had a very good reason.
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she sells sea shells by the sea shore
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example of speech to entertain debut
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There are hundred of different types of sea shells found in the world. Collecting sea shells is a hobby for many people. Different types include conch, sand dollar and cockle shell. Some shells can only be found in certain parts of the world.
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There are places you can watch movies but can not down load full length movies. Try doing an online search.
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You need to be funny :P
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Sound pollution is any loud noise that annoys someone. Sound pollution might happen in a larger city where there is a lot of construction going on.
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Sir Charles Chaplin once said that the delightful discovery of the association between two seemingly unrelated elements made people laugh spontaneously.
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Two and a half men
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The effect of comedy is different to many people, its all about personal opinion. I happen to think it depends on who the comedian is! Alot of comedians are very controversial ex. Frankie Boyle and Jimmy Carr, my personal favourite is Michael Mcintyre as he is very observational and talks about ever…
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She Stoops to Conquer is not a pure sentimental comedy, but it was produced and published in the 17th century when sentimentalism first appeared. Therefore, it has few sentimental features as the middle class characters, magnanimous characters, and simplicity in describing the good and bas character…
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The comedy of humours pertains to a genre of dramatic comedy that focuses on one or many eccentric characters, each of whom has one overriding trait or 'humour' that dominates their personality and obssesses their mind. The comedy of humours was one of Jonson's major innovations. The Alchemist is ba…
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1. Seinfeld. 2. Frasier. 3. Cheers. 4. Friends. 5. I Love Lucy.
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The 2011-2012 Primetime Emmy Award nominees for Outstanding Comedy Series were (winner in bold): "The Big Bang Theory" (CBS)"Curb Your Enthusiasm" (HBO) "Girls" (HBO)"Modern Family" (ABC)"30 Rock" (NBC)"Veep" (HBO)
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Thalia is the muse of comedy, whose emblem is the comic mask
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they are all VERY funny, however, even though chandler makes all the jokes i find that Joey is the funniest, probably because he is so dumb? :) Chandler is probably the funniest because of his sarcsm!! I find that he is the funniest. Ross is also very fuuny because of his childlike qualities and inn…
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yes she does
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I'm not sure exactly when but Mark Twain was the first stand up comedian and he lived between November 30th, 1835 and April 21st ,1910 and he began doing it later in his life after his writing career.
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It Isn't Real It's Fake,A Rumor.
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Sentences for the word comedy?
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I know i think that's it's actually very typical. Shakespeare has a style of somewhat serious, yet extremely funny plays. However, i do think that throughout this play in particular the fairies are somewhat unusual and the fact that Bottom is turned into a donkey is somewhat unusual too....but again…
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This comedy ridicules political policies or philosophical doctrines or attacks deviations from the accepted social order.Hamidreza Aminian.
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The 2011-2012 Primetime Emmy Award nominees for Outstanding Comedy Series were (winner in bold): "The Big Bang Theory" (CBS)"Curb Your Enthusiasm" (HBO) "Girls" (HBO)"Modern Family" (ABC)"30 Rock" (NBC)"Veep" (HBO)
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Yes he has a liver disease
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Ancient Greece. Very true. The faces were contorted to the extreme so that the audiences could fully understand the emotion being portrayed from great distances. Also, some of the masks actually had a type of megaphone built into the mouth piece to help the actor project his voice.
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Jeb was Calvin Nelson born 1907 in Osage, Oklahoma, son of William Nelson (of Kansas). His stage name originally was Zeb while he worked with Mandy. Later, he would partner with Viriginia Ann Robinson, born 1931 in Conroe, Texas, who would become known as Cousin Easy. Zeb became Jeb when the cursive…
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A story with a happy ending.
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The first comedy to appear in the contents of the First Folio in 1623 was The Tempest.
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comedy of manners: difficult plottelling names of charactersmotifs: exchange of lovers, the battle of the sexes, anti-heroic- rake, showing the process of the characters's reform, fortune huntingsatirical view on models of behaviourcharacters with charming manners and sharp intellect, witty elegant …
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Interesting. QI stands for quite interesting
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As many shells as Sally sells down by the sea shore. As witnessed by a certified observer of sea shell sales.
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Smackie the Frog is the invention of comedian Mitch Hedberg. He claimed that Smackie is the English equivalent of Smokey the Bear. I have found no evidence to show that Smackie the Frog actually was a public service spokesman for fire prevention. The joke is track 18 of Mr Hedberg's CD, "Strategic…
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The 2001-2002 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series went to the NBC sitcom "Friends."
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If your are refering to Alexandria Gatewood Smith, Then she is the niece of Margaret(Molly) Smith. Margaret Smith is a four-time Emmy Award winning standup comic, actor, writer, and producer originally from suburban Illinois. She is known for her deadpan and often acerbic delivery. Smith currently w…
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Laurel and Hardy. IE "Dick und Doff" means "Fat and Stupid/Silly".
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Robert Webb. Mitchell and Webb have been performing together since 1993 at Cambridge University.
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No! I'm from Australia and the Ballet Aussie didn't do that.
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During comedy horseplay in pantomime type theater the actors would strike each other with a pair of paddles strapped together, these would make a loud slap but leave no injury, as they became known as slap-sticks so did the type of comedy associated with them.
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They were popular. Shakespeare won much of his earliest success with his Henry VI plays.Actually, history plays are still popular. Or have you not heard of The Tudors?
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She sells seashells on the seashell shore. The seashells she sells are seashore shells, Of that I'm sure.
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As You Like It The Merchant of Venice Twelfth Night (my favourite) Measure for Measure All's Well that Ends Well Midsummers Nights dream The taming of the shrew The comedy of errors Love's labours lost Much Ado about Nothing
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It was called 'Some Mother's do have 'em'. Michael Crawford played the leading role as the character, 'Frank Spencer.'
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we use comedy to make people laugh and put a person(s) in better spirits.
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Shakespeare's history plays deal with the following English monarchs: King John, Henry III, Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI, Edward IV, Edward V, Richard III, Henry VII, Henry VIII. Some French kings get involved too.
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Samual French has been providing scripts for a long time.http://www.samuelfrench.com/store/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=bleacher+bums&x=7&y=4
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Here are a few that I know of . Joey Bishop George Carlin Bernie Mac
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At this point in time, no. However, it is always a possibility.
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USA, Sleuth, and TV10/55
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Carl was born in 1964.
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Improvisation is when you make up the setting, your life, and how you live it. Nothing can be wrong in your performance. No matter how hard you try.
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It is Shane Caldwell from the Nashville comedy show the Sylvan Brothers Comedy hour.
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Comedy is a form of fiction that, although untrue, seems like it could be true.Tragedy is a form of fiction that is not true, nor does it seem like it could be true.
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Big Bang Theory
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"The King of Queens". Did you know: Kevin James, the star of "The King of Queens", was also on the TV comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond".
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I think so.
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No.My mates dad said they were related so it must be correct!
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It's COMEDY!It was written by Moliere to address the current social scene of the time by attacking the people who use religion for their own gain. He wrote it in the style of French Farce comedy so as to have it performed and still get the message across to the current audience at the time
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Slapstick originated in the theatre; a slapstick is made from two sticks , attached at one end so that when you hit someone with the other end there is a "loud" slapping noise as the loose ends clap together, without hurting the person - at least, not much! Strange as it may seem, the pain of other…
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They felt like it! Plls were bored at circuses, so they came up with clows. I would think that the last word meant clowns! Circus is supposed to be a light family show with exciting talented artistes. Two hours of such a show may become boring (the same applies to any performance unless the subje…
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He was 37.
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