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The Eight Characters Of Comedy

Author : Scott Sedita
ISBN : 0977064123
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Eight Characters of Comedy is the "How-To" guide for actors and writers who want to break into the world of sitcoms. It has become a staple in acting classes, writers' rooms, casting offices and production sets around the world. Now, in it's exciting SECOND EDITION, renowned acting coach and bestselling author Scott Sedita gives you even MORE advice and exercises for breaking down comedy scripts, writing jokes and delivering them with comedic precision. Plus, you'll find in-depth sections on Sitcom History, The Three Pillars of Comedy, Auditioning for Sitcoms, and his acclaimed comedic technique "The Sedita Method"!Most importantly, you will be introduced to his famous sitcom character archetypes, which will help you build your niche in half-hour comedy...The Eight Characters of Comedy!Who is normally cast as The Logical Smart One? Why do we love The Lovable Loser? Why is The Neurotic a favorite for actors and writers? How do you play The Dumb One smart? Who are the biggest Bitch/Bastards? What drives The Materialistic Ones? Why is The Womanizer/Manizer so popular? How can you realistically write and play someone In Their Own Universe?The Eight Characters of Comedy answers all these questions and more, with UPDATED EXAMPLES from current and classic sitcoms, and from many of the greatest sitcom characters and actors of all time! After reading this book, you WILL be ready to work in the exciting world of situation comedy!

An Author In Search Of Eight Characters

Author : Jessica Fraser
ISBN : OCLC:1016183523
Genre : English drama
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Situation Comedy Character And Psychoanalysis

Author : D.T. Klika
ISBN : 9781501327391
Genre : Performing Arts
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Situation Comedy, Character, and Psychoanalysis puts the sitcom character on the analyst's couch and closely examines the characters of Basil Fawlty, Lucy Ricardo and Kim from Australia's Kath & Kim, in order to reveal the essential elements that must exist in a sitcom before even the first joke is written. Original in its approach, D.T. Klika uncovers major findings about the sitcom as well as human behavior and relationships that we find 'arresting' and even “familial”. By offering a new way of reading the sitcom using psychoanalytic theory, this book can be used as a basis for engaging in critical discourses as well as textual analysis of programs. Psychoanalytic theory enables a reading of character motivations and relationships, in turn elucidating the power struggle that exists between characters in this form of comedy. Situation Comedy, Character, and Psychoanalysis shines a light on what is at play in the sitcom that makes us laugh, and why we love the characters we do, only to discover that this form of comedy is more complex than we first thought.

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ISBN : UCSD:31822034371112
Genre : American literature
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The Birth Of Modern Comedy In Renaissance Italy

Author : Radeliff-Umstead. Pou las
ISBN : UOM:39015005544476
Genre : Comedy
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Comedy Characterization

Author : Art Henley
ISBN : MINN:31951000888368V
Genre : Comedy
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A Director S Workbook

Author : Stanley Kahan
ISBN : UVA:X000650914
Genre : Drama
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Teaching Speech

Author : Loren Reid
ISBN : UOM:39015074142756
Genre : Oratory
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Guinness Film Facts And Feats

Author : Patrick Robertson
ISBN : 0851122787
Genre : Reference
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Collects a wide range of unusual facts and trivia about movies and film actors, actresses, music, scripts, censorship, audiences, and awards

Guinness Movie Facts Feats

Author : Patrick Robertson
ISBN : 0851129080
Genre : Motion pictures
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Background stories, statistics, superlatives, photographs, survey results, successes and flops from the cinema world. New to this edition are features on the real locations of famous film scenes, the top-billing ratio of male and female stars, and scenes which seem faked but were real.

School And Community Drama Service

Author : University of Kansas. University Extension Division. Bureau of General Information
ISBN : UIUC:30112068413605
Genre : Drama
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Transactions And Proceedings Of The American Philological Association

Author : American Philological Association
ISBN : UOM:39015013123339
Genre : Classical philology
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Author : University of Oklahoma
ISBN : UOM:39015076409062
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Samuel French S Basic Catalogue Of Plays

Author : Samuel French, Inc
ISBN : UOM:49015003069284
Genre : Drama
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Author : Zane A. Spencer
ISBN : UIUC:30112011266118
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Bulletin Of The Indianapolis Public Library

Author : Indianapolis Public Library
ISBN : UIUC:30112060829915
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The Amateur Entertainer

Author : Crest Trading Company, New York
ISBN : STANFORD:36105027889711
Genre : Amusements
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Loose Ankles

Author : Sam Janney
ISBN : IOWA:31858023964418
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Books Plays

Author : Hints Publishing Co., New York
ISBN : STANFORD:36105047072603
Genre : Drama
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Author : Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
ISBN : STANFORD:36105027922629
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