pratfall

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Like Amy Schumer, whose acclaimed show Notaro has written for, she is revolutionizing physical comedy, but in her own way.
Having turned professional in 1986, Mr Hilton's personal style can be described as a combination of observational, satirical and physical comedy.
A highly physical comedy packed with finely-tuned mayhem Buster Keaton inspired slapstick, Peter Pan.
This natural energy was typified by Vickery's sidekicks Utterly (Jarred Chinnock) and Butterly (Rebecca Jayne Poole) who took us back to a golden age of physical comedy.
To realize how difficult a comedic undertaking that is, try to imagine Carroll O'Connor attempting Bean's brand of wordless, physical comedy, or Rowan Atkinson sitting on Archie's favorite recliner and dispensing some of his high-octane invective.
He said: "All have well-recognised acting pedigrees and are confidently expected to deliver on the energy, timings, nuances and physical comedy needed for this continuous, one-set play to reach its full glory.
CountryBoy's Struggle integrates music, poetry, MCing, as well as physical comedy to reflect both rural and urban environments.
The banter, physical comedy and farcical happenings are something readers from upper primary and into secondary ages will either love or hate, and I wouldn't be at all surprised to see it on our television screens before too long.
Whether it be comedy or drama or physical comedy, I feel like the stories make sense.
Like slapstick, its descendant, Commedia dell'Arte features broad, physical comedy.
Marchetto, dubbed 'The Living Cartoon', mixes origami with theatrical magic, using physical comedy with an eclectic soundtrack.
His highly animated stand-up routine included surreal stories, physical comedy, characters, and songs, much like his later work in The Mighty Boosh, which became a monster hit when it moved to TV in 2004.
This year's activities include the theatre of physical comedy and circus arts, the Sinbad diving show and heritage village activities.
Frasier combines sleight-of-hand, physical comedy and audience participation into his performance.
The Back-Up Plan seems to have been written with Sandra Bullock in mind, mixing physical comedy (a pregnant Zoe falling face first into the back seat of a cab) with dewy-eyed emotional outpourings.
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