Another question that seems to come up from time to time is this:

Is there any way to bypass stand-up comedy open mic nights?

The answer is yes, but there’s a bit more involved than meets the eye.

For comedians who focus on developing and delivering adult stand-up comedy act, there’s really only one option available to get around open mic nights and that is to promote comedy shows independently.
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Comedy clubs are no different than any other business from this perspective:

If you don’t keep up with the times, you get left behind. And despite recessionary times that usually result in a comedy club “boom”, that hasn’t happened.

That’s why I am kind of surprised that most comedy clubs haven’t tapped into corporate comedy as a major profit center to add to their bottom line.
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I thought I would do something a bit more cerebral about stand-up comedy material in this article.

A lot of people find this blog by using search terms like:

How many jokes per minute does a comedian deliver on stage?

How many words are in a stand-up comedy bit?

How long is a set-up for a stand-up comedy joke?
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