Posts tagged serious comedy

We’ve written before about commitment to character, and how great acting really ramps up the comedy in a scene.

Nowhere is that more obvious than in the Hitler “Downfall” meme.

The juxtaposition of topical, satirical dialogue with the original film’s superb performances and direction creates guaranteed hilarity every time another version is created.

And while not every improv scene can reach these heights, honing your acting skills is something you can always work on at rehearsals and shows.

In the meantime, enjoy this latest iteration at Rob Ford’s (or should we say, the City of Toronto’s?) expense.