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..highlights ensemble work of a somewhat different kind as she discusses the steps in creating a successful comedy group. -- Stage Directions, August 2007

Award-winning playwright and actress Diz White presents a practical, step-by-step guide to getting a comedy group off the ground and running. -- Library Bookwatch, July 2007

About the Author

Diz White is an actor, playwright, screenplay writer, director, and teacher who founded her own comedy group that created the hit Off-Broadway show and HBO Special El Grande de Coca Cola. For this she won a New York Critic's Drama Desk Award. Next came Bullshot Crummond, which was produced as a feature film by ex-Beatle George Harrison's HandMade Films under the title Bullshot. Diz has acted in over a dozen films and numerous television shows from Star Trek Next Generation, to The Jimmy Kimmel Show. Her voice work includes performances in Titanic, Shrek, and as the voice of Jackie Kennedy in the PBS documentary, Jackie Behind the Myth. Diz has taught at the City Literary Institute in London and at Yale University.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 251 pages
  • Publisher: Smith and Kraus; 1 edition (March 28, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1575254522
  • ISBN-13: 978-1575254524
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 5.2 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,033,097 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Anselm Aguola Anyanwu on February 10, 2008
Format: Paperback
The Comedy Group BookThe Comedy Group Book is a must read for those wanting to break into the world of comedy. The book offers no nonsense straight forward advice from comedy veteran Diz White. She takes you step by step through the process of forming your own comedy group and helps you to avoid any pratfalls along the way. Laced with insightful anecdotes from her career and info on the history of comedy, Diz White's book is a funny and informative read not only for the perspective comedy group hopefuls but also for those who just want a closer look into the fantastico world of comedy.
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