By Carl Unegbu, ComedyBeat | The comedy industry is a world in transition, and one of the big changes in the industry today is the arrival of comedy schools as a gateway to the industry. Nowadays, virtually every major comedy club either runs a comedyschool or is affiliated with one. More than 30 years ago, comedy schools were not a [...]
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By Carl Unegbu, ComedyBeat | Think you are funny but wondering what strangers will think of you? Well, Gotham Comedy Club will give you a chance to find out at noon on Saturday February 25 when the marquee club opens its Comedy Workshop at its location at 208 West 23rd Street in Manhattan’s Chelsea section. The free forum, which requires [...]
By Carl Unegbu, ComedyBeat | Andy Engel is a classic insider in the heady world of comedy. He’s also a guy with pretty vast experience in the game. And speaking from experience, Engel says that standup comedy is the most fun anyone can have with their clothes on. Andy Engel is the Director of New Talent Shows at New York’s [...]
By Carl Unegbu, Comedybeat, NEW YORK | For those entering the comedy industry today, getting their feet wet in the comedy clubs is no longer what it used to be. Though the comedy clubs remain places where rookie comics can get trained in their craft, the ball game has changed on the newcomers. Under the new rules, they literally have [...]