Alan Zweibel News

Debbie Harry, Janeane Garofalo, Scott Adsit, Rachel Dratch & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography will welcome to the cast music icon Debbie Harry and actor/comedians Janeane Garofalo (The Truth About Cats & Dogs), Scott Adsit (30 Rock), Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) & Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live) for its two May shows on Saturday, May 3 at 7pm and Monday, May 5 at 7pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Tickets are $60, $45 and $35 and can be purchased online at www.SmartTix.com or by phone at 212.868.4444. (more...)

Alan Menken's 'THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ,' THE GRADUATE & More Set for Segal Centre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Lisa Rubin, Artistic and Executive Director, and Paul Flicker, Artistic Producer, today announced the Segal Centre for Performing Arts' 2014-2015 Theatre Season, an ambitious seven-play offering brimming with incredible talent that will dazzle with new takes on beloved stories and premiere musicals. (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli to Bring One-Woman Show to TPAC, 7/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center will host a developmental production of Lisa Lampanelli starring in her new one-woman theatrical show, Fat Girl Interrupted in TPAC's Andrew Johnson Theater for two nights only: Friday, July 25 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 26 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Debbie Harry, Mario Cantone, Rachel Dratch and More in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

On March 8, New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography welcomed to the cast music icon Debbie Harry, The View's Sherri Shepherd, actor/comedian Mario Cantone (Sex and the City), SNL alum Rachel Dratch, Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel, and comedy legend Alan Zweibel. Scroll down for photos from the show! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Gilda Radner Lives in BUNNY BUNNY at the Falcon
by Don Grigware - Feb 11, 2014

Comedienne Gilda Radner became one of the most idolized comic figures of the 70s as well as a popular tragic heroine of the 80s as she lost her battle with Ovarian cancer. Possessing an edgy brilliance that defied description, she lived passionately for every moment and won the hearts of millions. Writer Alan Zweibel, who was one of Gilda's closest friends - he created Roseanne Roseannadanna - from the beginning of her professional career to her death in 1989, penned Bunny Bunny to keep Gilda's memory alive...how lucky for us as we witness a triple threat production now onstage at the Falcon Theatre: great writing, vibrant direction from Dimitri Toscas and superb acting by a trio of artists who evoke and maintain a visceral energy that is every bit as remarkable and palpable as Gilda herself (Erin Pineda). (more...)

Debbie Harry, Sherri Shepherd, Janeane Garofalo & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

In March, New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography will welcome to the cast music icon Debbie Harry, The View's Sherri Shepherd, actor/comedians Janeane Garofalo (The Truth About Cats & Dogs) and Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) and actor Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid, My Cousin Vinny), with four shows on Saturday, March 8 at 9pm, Monday, March 10 at 9pm, Friday, March 14 at 9:15pm, and Saturday, March 15 at 7pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Tickets are $60, $45 and $35 and can be purchased online at www.SmartTix.com or by phone at 212.868.4444. (more...)

Photo Flash: CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY's January Return with Sherri Shepherd, Debbie Harry, Rachel Dratch & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

This month, New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography welcomes to the cast music icon Debbie Harry, The View's Sherri Shepherd, and actor Ralph Macchio. The first show took place last night, January 13, and the next is set for this Friday, January 17 at 9pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Tickets are $60, $45 and $35 and can be purchased online at www.SmartTix.com or by phone at 212.868.4444. Check out a look back at last night's performance below! (more...)

Matthew Broderick, Debbie Harry, Sherri Shepherd & More Set for Celebrity Autobiography in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2013

In January, New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography will welcome to the cast two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick, music icon Debbie Harry, The View's Sherri Shepherd, actor Ralph Macchio, and four-time Oscar-nominated actress Marsha Mason, with two shows on Monday, January 13 at 9pm and Friday, January 17 at 9pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Tickets are $60, $45 and $35 and can be purchased online at www.SmartTix.com or by phone at 212.868.4444. (more...)

THE WIRE's David Simon to Receive Career Achievement Award at WGA East Ceremony
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

One of the most intense and daring writers in television history, David Simon will receive the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for Career Achievement at the 66th Annual Writers Guild Awards New York on Saturday, February 1, 2014. (more...)

Falcon Theatre to Present 'BUNNY BUNNY - GILDA RADNER,' 1/29-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Falcon Theatre will present Bunny Bunny - Gilda Radner: A Sort of Romantic Comedy, written by Alan Zweibel, directed by Dimitri Toscas,the fourth production of the Falcon Theatre's 2013-2014 Subscription Season. Bunny Bunny features Brendan Hunt as 'Alan', Erin Pineda as 'Gilda' and Tom Fonss as 'Everyone Else', an ensemble of lively characters. (more...)

Photo Flash: CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY's Return with Tony Danza, Rachel Dratch & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

The Drama Desk Award-winning Celebrity Autobiography returned on Monday, November 25 and Monday, December 2 at Stage 72 (formerly The Triad, 158 W. 72nd Street) at 7:30 pm. Check out a look back at the performances, featuring Tony Danza, Rachel Dratch, and more, below! (more...)

Showtime Renews INSIDE COMEDY for Third Season
by TV News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

SHOWTIME has renewed its critically-acclaimed documentary series INSIDE COMEDY for a third season, set to premiere Sunday, February 2nd at 11 P.M. ET/PT. (more...)

Tony Danza, Rachel Dratch & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at Stage 72, 11/25 & 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2013

The Drama Desk Award-winning Celebrity Autobiography will return today, November 25 and Today, December 2 at Stage 72 (formerly The Triad, 158 W. 72nd Street) at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Theatre Arrivals at 700 SUNDAYS Opening with Jimmy Fallon, Bette Midler & More!
by Walter McBride - Nov 14, 2013

Billy Crystal returned to Broadway last night to kick off a 9-week-only limited engagement of his Tony Award-winning, record-breaking play 700 Sundays. The final performance will be Sunday, January 5, 2014 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the star-studded theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Review Roundup: 700 SUNDAYS Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Nov 13, 2013

Billy Crystal returns to Broadway to kick off a 9-week-only limited engagement of his Tony Award-winning, record-breaking play 700 Sundays. The show opens tonight, November 13, at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) and runs through Sunday, January 5, 2014. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Review: 386 Sundays Later, 700 SUNDAYS Returns
by Michael Dale - Nov 13, 2013

Faster than a speeding Les Miserables revival, Billy Crystal's solo performance of family memories returns to Broadway a mere 386 Sundays after its Tony-winning original production gave its regards. (more...)

Billy Crystal Brings Tony-Winning 700 SUNDAYS Back to Broadway's Imperial Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Billy Crystal will return to Broadway this fall for a 9-week-only limited engagement of his Tony Award-winning, record-breaking play 700 Sundays. This will mark the final engagement of this production. Previews began Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) with opening night scheduled for tonight, November 13, 2013 and a final performance set for Sunday, January 5, 2014. 700 Sundays is performed and written by Mr. Crystal with additional content by Alan Zweibel and direction by Des McAnuff. (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Crystal, Jimmy Fallon Star in 'Schmuck Dynasty' on LATE NIGHT
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

On last night's JIMMY FALLON, Billy Crystal took partial credit for the success of 'Duck Dynasty' - after all, years ago he launched a show called 'Schmuck Dynasty'. (more...)

Tony Danza, Rachel Dratch & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at Stage 72, 11/25 & 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

The Drama Desk Award-winning Celebrity Autobiography will return on Monday, November 25 and Monday, December 2 at Stage 72 (formerly The Triad, 158 W. 72nd Street) at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Billy Crystal's 700 SUNDAYS Begins Performances on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

Billy Crystal returns to Broadway tonight to kick off a 9-week-only limited engagement of his Tony Award-winning, record-breaking play 700 SUNDAYS. Opening night is set for Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) and the final performance will be Sunday, January 5, 2014. 700 SUNDAYS is performed and written by Mr. Crystal with additional content byAlan Zweibel and direction by Des McAnuff. (more...)

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