Sketch comedy is notorious for its segues. How do you move from one unrelated sketch to another--say, from an improvised foreign film to a scenario in which two children start a price war between their competing lemonade stands, as occurs in the current Brave New Workshop show? These sketches were written by the performers, independent of each other, and it is an unhappy part of the director's job to find a way to get from one to the other. (This same dilemma gave birth to Terry Gilliam's... More >>>