Lazzi: The Comic Routines of the Commedia dell'Arte MOBI

Lazzi: The Comic Routines of the Commedia dell'Arte An important addition to the literature on Italian Commedia dell Arte ChoiceThis best selling PAJ volume presents overcomedy routines used by commedia performers in Europe fromtoIncludes an introduction, two complete commedia scenarios, and a glossary of commedia characters This is a useful reference, but not exactly a page turner I ve heard it described as a remarkably dry book about comedy And that s dry in the sense of not funny at all For performers or researchers who already know a bit about commedia dell arte, this is a good, thorough compendium of the bits created by different performers through the ages For people who don t know about commedia, this is a terrible place to start it s likely to leave you scratching your head, wondering what all the f This is a useful reference, but not exactly a page turner I ve heard it described as a remarkably dry book about comedy And that s dry in the sense of not funny at all For performers or researchers who already know a bit about commedia dell arte, this is a good, thorough compendium of the bits created by different performers through the ages For people who don t know about commedia, this is a terrible place to start it s likely to leave you scratching your head, wondering what all the fuss was about The John Rudlin book is aengaging introduction to the form A compendium of lazzi, or bits Since I got this book years and years ago, I ve been wondering how on earth to turn it into a show, a rehearsal exercise, SOMETHING I still don t know, but I love having it.What I really love about this book the comedy nerd in me loves about it, specifically It s a potential Rosetta Stone of comedy The jokes and bits that made people laugh hundreds of years ago and can still do the same today provided you can read Lazzo of the Ghost Naples 1700 Pulci A compendium of lazzi, or bits Since I got this book years and years ago, I ve been wondering how on earth to turn it into a show, a rehearsal exercise, SOMETHING I still don t know, but I love having it.What I really love about this book the comedy nerd in me loves about it, specifically It s a potential Rosetta Stone of comedy The jokes and bits that made people laugh hundreds of years ago and can still do the same today provided you can read Lazzo of the Ghost Naples 1700 Pulcinella dresses as a ghost to frighten the other characters But seeing their frantic reactions, he becomes frantic too and know how to do that A compendium of lazzi, or bits Since I got this book years and years ago, I ve been wondering how on earth to turn it into a show, a rehearsal exercise, SOMETHING I still don t know, but I love having it.What I really love about this book the comedy nerd in me loves about it, specifically It s a potential Rosetta Stone of comedy The jokes and bits that made people laugh hundreds of years ago and can still do the same today provided you can read Lazzo of the Ghost Naples 1700 Pulci A compendium of lazzi, or bits Since I got this book years and years ago, I ve been wondering how on earth to turn it into a show, a rehearsal exercise, SOMETHING I still don t know, but I love having it.What I really love about this book the comedy nerd in me loves about it, specifically It s a potential Rosetta Stone of comedy The jokes and bits that made people laugh hundreds of years ago and can still do the same today provided you can read Lazzo of the Ghost Naples 1700 Pulcinella dresses as a ghost to frighten the other characters But seeing their frantic reactions, he becomes frantic too and know how to do that

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