Last Wednesday night was special. Not only was the comedy tribute show an unpredictable success (and I had fun doing it!) But it was also my 100th comedy show I produced under the Sidley Standup umbrella. That’s 100 nights of comedy that I’ve booked, promoted, physically set up, and performed on (minus a few cases). I’m proud of myself for reaching this milestone, and tired enough that I'm thinking about crawling back into bed.
Since piloting this idea last November there's been a ton of ups and downs (as one would expect). A lot of bizarre things have happened (stay tuned for future posts) but along the way I've learned a lot about myself, my expectations, and the industry. A mix of my observations and insight:
Will this newest step be the final answer? I don't know, but its at least the answer for now. You can only play the cards you have in your hand, so I'm excited to see where these cards take me.