Early in his career, the new director was sitting alongside the revered veteran in his craft.
The experienced director was auditioning promising young performers for an upcoming variety show.
The young learner was amazed at how many different ways this old timer could terminate a performance!
There was the chop across the throat, the upraised face and hands, and many, many more!
When the young man commented on it after the auditions, his mentor said, “Well, son, when you get to my age you learn that there is more than one way to can a skit”.