the anecdotes and examples of comedy are pretty hokey, but as a guide for understanding improv, this book is fantastic.Published on Nov. 12 2010 by windomearle
This is THE book. If you'll only listen to its ideas about support and listening, this is the only text instruction you'll ever need. Read morePublished on Dec 21 2003
This book has one major gaff. It tries to squeeeeeeze in the improv basics, while it teaches the advanced "Harold". Read morePublished on Aug. 22 2003
If you think "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" is funny, and that's the kind of comedy you want to do, then this might help. I personally don't care for that. Read morePublished on July 10 2003
This book provides a good overview of the skills needed to perform improv commedy, but you can't learn improv this way. Read morePublished on May 29 2003
To be honest, I don't know why I wanted this book. I had been spending a lot of time at ImprovOlympic and was even thinking about taking classes there, but I feared my wit wasn't... Read morePublished on Nov. 26 2002 by Sean D. Francis
I found this book to be very easy reading. I enjoyed it very much. When looking for basic information, easily understood
for a beginner, this book is wonderful. Read more
(Well, ok Keith Johnstone's works are outstanding as well).
Interesting that a book that is 'basic'
(translation: free of pretentious doubletalk)... Read more