What’s something that you would change about the comedy scene in Chicago?
I always think that there’s a fatal flaw in something that embraces the idea of working together, but is also based on the idea of cutting people and excluding people and having a really regimented hierarchy… I definitely think that drives some people crazy. There are going to be people who you are collaborative with, so go to those people. If you are being pushed away from a theater or from a group or from everything — say good riddance. Go. Getting cut from something or not getting an audition or not getting a callback can really feel like the end of the world when really you should think of it — as cheesy as it sounds — as just being told to take a different path.

Read the rest of Tyler Gillespie’s interview with actor and comedian Wes Perry in A/C.

What’s something that you would change about the comedy scene in Chicago?

I always think that there’s a fatal flaw in something that embraces the idea of working together, but is also based on the idea of cutting people and excluding people and having a really regimented hierarchy… I definitely think that drives some people crazy. There are going to be people who you are collaborative with, so go to those people. If you are being pushed away from a theater or from a group or from everything — say good riddance. Go. Getting cut from something or not getting an audition or not getting a callback can really feel like the end of the world when really you should think of it — as cheesy as it sounds — as just being told to take a different path.

Read the rest of Tyler Gillespie’s interview with actor and comedian Wes Perry in A/C.

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    I LOVE WES PERRY
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    I am very scared of this picture, but very happy with the article it’s attached to. Hope you enjoy it!
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    Yay Wes!
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