Send Out the Clowns

Salomon, Andrew
May 2007
Back Stage East;5/31/2007, Vol. 48 Issue 22, p5
Trade Publication
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.


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