Mastering Stand-Up by Stephen Rosenfield audiobook

Mastering Stand-Up: The Complete Guide to Becoming a Successful Comedian

By Stephen Rosenfield
Read by Stephen Rosenfield

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9.92 Hours Unabridged
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This entertaining and sharply written guide—for both beginners breaking into comedy and professionals seeking to improve their sets and advance their careers—examines the work of great comedians such as Louis C. K., Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Izzard, Moms Mabley, Hannibal Buress, Sarah Silverman, Richard Pryor, and more as a means of illustrating the most important techniques of performing and writing stand-up. Here, Stephen Rosenfield lays out a clear plan for achieving success, candidly explaining what works, what doesn't, and why. Including a twelve-item "Successful Comedian's To-Do List," Rosenfield states, "Get undeniably good at each of these and you can kiss your day job good-bye. You will be a pro."

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This entertaining and sharply written guide—for both beginners breaking into comedy and professionals seeking to improve their sets and advance their careers—examines the work of great comedians such as Louis C. K., Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Izzard, Moms Mabley, Hannibal Buress, Sarah Silverman, Richard Pryor, and more as a means of illustrating the most important techniques of performing and writing stand-up.

Here, Stephen Rosenfield lays out a clear plan for achieving success, candidly explaining what works, what doesn't, and why. Including a twelve-item "Successful Comedian's To-Do List," Rosenfield states, "Get undeniably good at each of these and you can kiss your day job good-bye. You will be a pro."

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Editorial Reviews

An absolutely essential instructional guide and reference for anyone aspiring to a career as a comedian. Midwest Book Review

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Author Bio: Stephen Rosenfield

Author Bio: Stephen Rosenfield

Stephen Rosenfield is the Founding Director of the American Comedy Institute. The New York Time’s heralded him as “the best known comedy teacher in the country.” Marc Breslin, owner of the Yuk Yuk’s, the largest chain of comedy clubs in Canada, said “Stephen Rosenfield is the best standup comedy teacher in North America.” Starz produced and aired the mini-series, Standup or Shutup, about his standup comedy workshops. His workshops were also the subject of a NPR documentary, hosted by Sara Fishko. His students have gone on to major comedy careers in the U.S. and around the world.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Drama/Performing Arts
Runtime: 9.92
Audience: Adult
Language: English