I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that this works for more than just improv and writing, it works pretty well in life too.
The Tyrant? It’s a colossal stress monster.
“I’ve been rethinking one of my earliest childhood crushes because Aunt Becky (Lori Loughlin) is in the news for something other than Fuller House this week-“
The movie is saying not only is a female hero here, it’s saying that they’ve been here all along.
You are the hero of your story. Dress for the part. Play it too.
Where there are rough edges, there are lessons to be learned, and since this is comedy we’re talking about, I’ll follow the rule of 3.
We have an unwarranted tendency to automatically trust whoever’s leading the narrative on the pages we’re turning or at the epicenter of the drama unfolding.