Heightened people in heightened comedic situations.
The secret of
farce is suffering.
||is high comedy.
What is normal and then do the exact opposite.
|a sense of the ridiculous.
Humor of despair.
|play like vaudeville. Be
|must be grand opera in
|is just the difference
between normal illustration and comic strip.
|storm in a tea cup.
Find the truth under the
is based on opposites. Farce is life turned
upside down. What is norm, then don't do it.
Farce: Problem is: each thing
was done mechanically, but then you have to make it
real. Make it all happen in heightened
reality. If everything is funny,
nothing is funny, you will wear audience out. "Find the
moments to sacrifice the humor for
reality". In comedy people can react to things together, but not
Heighten people trying to achieve
something. Black comedy: Grim subjects envision
(despair) grim things going through out. Humor of the morbid.
Cannot be played low energy, or
quiet, or subtle. Play louder and funnier. How far from the norm?
Go through same rules of farce no
pauses. Has to be loud and must be funny.
Go in a great panic.
Work out steps in Farce.
"In the end, it can't look