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This unique volume is an insightful and entertaining exploration of the principles and practices of physical comedy in its various guises. "Why is That So Funny?" starts with a discussion begins with a discussion of the different types of laughter that can be provoked by performance - from a sly chuckle to a great big belly-laugh. It then goes on to present over 100 games and exercises that have been developed to demonstrate and investigate the entire range of comic possibilities open to a performer. The result is an intensely practical and thoroughly stimulating examination of how physical comedy really works.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780879103439
ISBN-10: 0879103434
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Limelight Editions
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Wright

John Wright is co-founder of the highly successful, award winning Hertfordshire based Trestle Theatre Company.