How standup comedy is adapting to the lockdown
14 ways comics make money in the old and new worlds
I’ve seen a lot of posts from friends and strangers about how artists are impacted by the lockdown. It’s bad news: the comedy clubs have closed, some will go bankrupt, so when they open again there’s going to be a lot of competition for pay and stage time.
I used to run comedy nights so I thought I’d put that experience together with my MBA and startup knowledge to analyse how standup comics make money.