• Mastering Stand-Up

  • The Complete Guide to Becoming a Successful Comedian
  • By: Stephen Rosenfield
  • Narrated by: Stephen Rosenfield
  • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (241 ratings)

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Mastering Stand-Up

By: Stephen Rosenfield
Narrated by: Stephen Rosenfield
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Publisher's summary

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 12-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."

©2018 Stephen Rosenfield (P)2019 Tantor

Critic reviews

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