Though comedy is said to have originated in the US with Lenny Bruce, it’s a worldwide phenomenon. It’s a condensation of and a comment on culture.
All over the world, rooms are opening up and people are getting onstage telling it from their points of view. Expat communities are starting English-language events in non-English speaking countries, and comedy scenes sprouting up in all kinds of languages all over the world.
Comedians are some of the most well-traveled people in the world and the English-language circuit has tentacles in every populated continent. Below, find articles about the culture of comedy.