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How To: Comedy Show in a Non-Comedy Venue

There is a common misconception that comedians only perform in comedy clubs.

Truth is, we perform everywhere and anywhere we can. Comedians find themselves performing in bars, at weddings, in VFW halls, and even house parties.

Some of these shows are great; some are a disaster. It is what it is.

Last week, I performed at a disaster of a gig. I’m not going to name the location, for two reasons: (1) the owners were sweethearts of folks who just happened to know nothing about comedy. (2) this isn’t about trashing a business, it’s about providing information. The owners wanted to give comedy a try, but made the mistake of believing their responsibilities ended with hiring two comedians for the night. ...  Read full post

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