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Star-studded launch party for ‘The Improv’

More exciting things to share about The Improv: An Oral History of the Comedy Club that Revolutionized Stand-Up, which was released on September 19th: photos from a star-studded launch party! 

The Improv is about the legendary comedy club of the same name opened by Budd Friedman, and features interviews with hosts of famous comedians (and Improv alumni) including Jay Leno, …

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‘The Improv’ featured on The Tonight Show

The Improv: An Oral History of the Comedy Club that Revolutionized Stand-Up, released on September 19th, is about the legendary comedy club opened by Budd Friedman. From the microphone to the iconic brick wall, the Improv has been the launching pad for practically every major name in American comedy over the last five-plus decades.
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