A sketch comedy renaissance is taking place
Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show, a six-episode series, features an all-Black cast in an array of comedic bits centered around housemates living together while developing a comedy show. The cast has actually been working and performing together for several years as the first all-Black in-house team with Upright Citizens Brigade, a sketch comedy group that counts SNL’s Kate McKinnon, Donald Glover, and Aziz Ansari among its alumni. Of the eight cast members, three are Black women: Keisha Zollar, Monique Moses, and Caroline Martin. I talked with them to learn more about their work and how they build this show.
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