Can There Be Too Many Characters?

There are many reasons to include characters in a story, they add a lot!  Character can be the gateway for the audience, they can help define a world, and they can create conflict.

When I worked on TV shows, the phrase ‘character driven’ was synonymous with high art.  I love characters!  Sometimes literally.

But can there be too much of the “good thing” of character?  For me, the answer is yes.

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Why You May Already Be An Expert On Commedia Dell’Arte

Why are you already an expert?  Because you have seen a Marvel movie.  Now I am making an assumption here.  But it is a pretty safe bet that you are at least passingly familiar with the Juggxrnaught that is the Marvel Cinematic* Universe.  *And Television-matic

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