Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11


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By Monica Gleberman & Victoria Dupuis, Monica Gleberman, and Victoria Dupuis. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Silence on Set had the pleasure of meeting the director of Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11 Nick Scown and comedian Scott Thompson to discuss the importance of laughter. How soon was too soon after a terrorist attack? In a fresh look at the events around 9/11, the focus is more on the aftermath and those affected told through the eyes of the Comedian circuit. When would they be able to make us laugh again? How do you tackle it? Enjoy listening to Scown and Thompson discuss why this was so important and tell us funny stories.

Hosts: Monica Gleberman and Victoria Dupuis


Movie Bio:

It seemed incomprehensible to ever laugh again after September 11. Twenty years on, performers affirm that comedy remains a vital force for healing in the face of tragedy.

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