77 minutes | Jan 31st 2019

EP112 - Barry Katz - How an agent helps to build your comedy audience in the US.

Barry Katz (@BarryKatz) is a talent manager who began work in Boston. After failing to become a comedian he started running clubs and representing household names including Dave Chappelle, Jay Mohr, Anthony Clark, Bill Burr, Wanda Sykes, Nick Swardson, Dane Cook, Tracy Morgan, Frank Caliendo, Darrell Hammond, Whitney Cummings, and Louie CK.

We got into how he scouts for talent, what makes star quality in the US and what the future of the industry as in store for acts starting now with the advent of NetFlix and social media!

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