Yâ€™all know The Second City is kind of a thing, right? I mean, yâ€™know it at least vaguely? Been around for a while, some of its veterans gone on to fame and fortune, that sort of thing? I ask because itâ€™s easy to get blasĂŠ, living in D.C. and doing what some of us do. You spend an evening covering a black-tie reception and come home with a photo where you, Bob Dylan, and Jessye Norman are accidentally all in the same frame.
After his Woolly Mammoth debut with The Second City’s Black Side of the Moon in 2016, writer/performer Felonious Munk returns to Woolly with Nothing to Lose (But Our Chains). Woolly Mammoth Literary Fellow Mia Levenson spoke with Munk about how the show evolved from his life story and its relevance inside and outside of the comedy world. As he told us in Black Side of the Moon, “It’s never just about the jokes.”What made you decide to become a comedian?
Safe spaces. Where we gonna find those these days? The news is a nightmare. Concerts are killing grounds, and old enemies threaten nuclear devastation. Our dream merchants rape their employees while the president of the United States bullies Americans on the daily, and we’re left to wonder: What territory — physically, emotionally, metaphorically — is even marginally safe?
The NYT has been *on* this story, and man is this a good wrap. Vivid scene, solid background, some forward-looking caution. This is what authoritative foreign correspondence looks like. https://t.co/6qUjuKxM4Q
@GrahamDavidA I take your point, in that I agree it’s too broadly used. But I saw a play last night where one actor clearly did *not* have the training the others did — in classical techniques like breath, projection, body awareness, and so on. For me it’s often a useful distinction.
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