Sandy Stone, Ann's agent, is a former stand-up comedian who gave up that life due to lack of self confidence. But an impromptu performance at a party with Ann acting as his second banana makes Sandy think that he perhaps could perform stand-up again. This second time around, he feels he needs Ann, who he coerces into performing with him at a country club banquet. He even is forgoing his 10% fee since he's her partner and not her agent in this venture. They're a hit, which leads to them doing their shtick on the banquet circuit. Ann likes the money - more money than she's made in quite a while - but she doesn't want these gigs to replace her true goal of being an actress. She also doesn't want to abandon Sandy until she feels that he has regained his confidence. Sandy may come to his own realizations about him and Ann working together on stage. Regardless of what Ann decides to do with her performing career, she feels she has to put in one last performance for Sandy's sake, which ...
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The title spells 'tenpercent' as one word; it should be two words: 'ten percent'. See more
Lyrics by Sam Denoff
Music by Earle Hagen
Performed by Chorus See more