Standup is tough. I know, I’ve been doing a few open mikes. My subject is Old Age. You have to make it funny. It’s the only medium I haven’t tried, and it’s very challenging, for it requires writing skills as well as performance with a hand mike, and a good sense of humor.
I see that my ex, Lynn Redgrave, just opened a standup show called Rachel and Juliet at the Folger in Washington DC. She needs to know that some comedy tricks are considered hack, like falling over. Some fans saw it, and put it on their blog. Here, read about it..