Andy Kaufman News

Date Of Birth:
January 17, 1949
Date Of Death:
May 16, 1984 (35)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
ENCORE Redux Presents SCHACHNER VS. SCHACHNER, 9/12-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2014

Announcing the extension of The World Premiere of Schachner Vs. Schachner, a dark autobiographical comedy written and performed by Abby Schachner, Fridays at 8pm from September 12th through October 24th. (more...)

FOOD FIGHT COMEDY NIGHT to Cake The Triad in Stars, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Food Fight Comedy Night is set for July 16, 9pm, at The Triad (158 W. 72nd st). All tickets $10, plus 2 drinks cash only. Get ready for incredible night of comedy and variety hosted by Andy Kaufman Award recipient; comedian and juggler Marcus Monroe. (more...)

SHIRLEY GNOME: SHE'S PRESENTING Set for Petit Campus, 6/13-22
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Shirley Gnome is a gifted singer, a skilled songwriter and a powerhouse performer - but you may not want to bring the kids to this one… This internationally acclaimed musical comedian hits the St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival with Shirley Gnome: She's Presenting, playing at Petit Campus from June 13-22. (more...)

MISS GULCH RETURNS! Kicks Off Diversionary Theatre and Martinis Above Fourth's New Collaboration, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Diversionary Theatre and Martinis Above Fourth | Table & Stage in beautiful Hillcrest are excited to announce a new collaboration in 2014, presenting for the first time ever performances of Diversionary's adventurous Cabaret series in San Diego's premier Dinner Theatre! (more...)

Elayne Boosler Performs at STAGE 72 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

From performing for President Clinton, the NY Mets, and the Queen of England, to being credited as the comedian who opened the door for female standups on cable TV, in March and April, comedian, writer & animal activistElayne Boosler will bring her one-of-a-kind wit back home with two rare NYC performances tonight, March 29 at 9pm and Friday, April 18 at 9pm at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street). (more...)

MISS GULCH RETURNS! to Kick Off Diversionary Theatre and Martinis Above Fourth's New Collaboration, 4/2-6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Diversionary Theatre and Martinis Above Fourth | Table & Stage in beautiful Hillcrest are excited to announce a new collaboration in 2014, presenting for the first time ever performances of Diversionary's adventurous Cabaret series in San Diego's premier Dinner Theatre! (more...)

Elayne Boosler to Perform at STAGE 72, 3/29 and 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

From performing for President Clinton, the NY Mets, and the Queen of England, to being credited as the comedian who opened the door for female standups on cable TV, in March and April, comedian, writer & animal activistElayne Boosler will bring her one-of-a-kind wit back home with two rare NYC performances on Saturday, March 29 at 9pm and Friday, April 18 at 9pm at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Known for her thoughtful & feisty political humor and her love of animals, every show she performs also serves to rescue animals in the city in which she is appearing, with all after show merchandise sold 100% for the benefit of local rescue organizations. So come and laugh, meet some of the best local rescuers after the show, maybe even buy something wonderful and save a life! (more...)

Elayne Boosler Sets NYC Performances for March & April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

From performing for President Clinton, the NY Mets, and the Queen of England, to being credited as the comedian who opened the door for female standups on cable TV, in March and April, comedian, writer & animal activist Elayne Boosler will bring her one-of-a-kind wit back home with two rare NYC performances on Saturday, March 29 at 9pm and Friday, April 18 at 9pm at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Known for her thoughtful & feisty political humor and her love of animals, every show she performs also serves to rescue animals in the city in which she is appearing, with all after show merchandise sold 100% for the benefit of local rescue organizations. So come and laugh, meet some of the best local rescuers after the show, maybe even buy something wonderful and save a life! (more...)

Don Rebic and Christine Reisner-Rebic to Premiere LOOK WHO'S IN LOVE at Beechman, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

On the heels of their one-year wedding anniversary, distinguished entertainers Christine Reisner-Rebic (an international cabaret chanteuse and dancer) and Don Rebic (Broadway and cabaret musical director and composer) will join forces for the New York City debut of their first full-length cabaret act as a duo. 'Look Who's in Love' features their original songs as well as songs by veteran Broadway composer Albert Hague (Christine's uncle) and timeless jazzy standards by Irving Berlin, Jule Styne, Jimmy Van Heusen, Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The show is directed by Michael Bush. The performance is set for Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe, 407 West 42nd Street (at 9th Avenue), NYC. TICKETS: $20 cover charge ($15 for MAC members) plus a $15 food/beverage minimum. RESERVATIONS: 212-695-6909 or www.LaurieBeechmanTheatre.com. (more...)

Puterbaugh Sisters, Think Tank, Platcow and Friends Team for MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK at Park West Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

Chicago comedy groups the Puterbaugh Sisters, Think Tank and Platcow and Friends have joined forces to present More BANG for Your Buck, a Valentine's Day rockin' variety show tonight, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Park West. (more...)

Knife Thrower's Assistance, Killer Killy Dwyer, The Knells Play The Cutting Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Knife Thrower's Assistance is set for the Cutting Room, tonight, February 7th, doors at 9:30pm Show at 10pm. (more...)

Knife Thrower's Assistance, Killer Killy Dwyer, The Knells to Play The Cutting Room, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

Knife Thrower's Assistance is set for the Cutting Room, Friday, February 7th, doors at 9:30pm Show at 10pm. Tickets: $15 Advanced $20 Day of the show. The Cutting Room is located at 44 East 32nd Street. (more...)

Don Rebic and Christine Reisner-Rebic to Debut LOOK WHO'S IN LOVE at the Laurie Beechman, 2/9 & 19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

On the heels of their one-year wedding anniversary, distinguished entertainers Christine Reisner-Rebic (an international cabaret chanteuse and dancer) and Don Rebic (Broadway and cabaret musical director and composer) will join forces for the New York City debut of their first full-length cabaret act as a duo. 'Look Who's in Love' features their original songs as well as songs by veteran Broadway composer Albert Hague (Christine's uncle) and timeless jazzy standards by Irving Berlin, Jule Styne, Jimmy Van Heusen, Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The show is directed by Michael Bush. (more...)

Comedian Joe Zimmerman's SMILING AT WOLVES Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Joe Zimmerman makes his comedy release debut with Smiling At Wolves which is available now. New Wave Dynamics released the new special on iTunes, as well as all major digital audio platforms on January 28, 2014. (more...)

The Canuck Cabaret Set for FRIGID New York, 2/22-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Since 2010, a group of Canadians, led by comedic performer Paul Hutcheson, have been crossing the border to entertain audiences at late-night cabaret shows as part of the FRIGID New York Festival presented by Horse Trade Theater Group. After shows in 2014, the show will have been produced over forty times and has been featured in Time Out NY, MSNBC and The Village Voice. (more...)

Marc Maron's Thinky Pain, Eugene Mirman on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

With Marc Maron's Thinky Pain (New Wave) out on DVD last week, Joe Zimmerman's debut album out today, Eugene Mirman kicking off tour next Wednesday (2/5) (more...)

Puterbaugh Sisters, Think Tank, Platcow and Friends Team for MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK at Park West, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Chicago comedy groups the Puterbaugh Sisters, Think Tank and Platcow and Friends have joined forces to present More BANG for Your Buck, a Valentine's Day rockin' variety show Saturday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Park West. (more...)

Tracy Chapman, Dana Stevens, Bryan Singer, Max Mayer and More Among 2014 Sundance Film Festival Jurors
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

The Sundance Institute welcomes the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, today, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

Tracy Chapman, Dana Stevens, Bryan Singer, Max Mayer and More Among 2014 Sundance Film Festival Jurors
by Movies News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Short Film Awards will be announced at a ceremony on January 21 at Park City's Jupiter Bowl. Feature film awards will be announced at a separate ceremony on January 25 in Park City, hosted by husband-and-wife duo Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally and livestreamed at www.sundance.org/live. Offerman headlines the film Nick Offerman: American Ham in the Festival's Premieres section. Mullally voices a character in the English-language version of Ernest and Celestine, which will have its world premiere in the Festival's new Sundance Kids section. (more...)

EPIX to Debut THE IMPROV: 50 YEARS BEHIND THE BRICK WALL Doc, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Premium entertainment network EPIX, announced today that it has set Today, December 6, at 10 PM ET, as the premiere date for the Original Documentary The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall. In this one-hour special, narrated by Adam Sandler, the biggest names in stand-up comedy reveal the role the storied comedy club, the Improv, played in their road to stardom. At times poignant, insightful and always funny, the special uses comics' personal stories, home movies, photographs, and archival footage to weave a story fifty years in the making. (more...)

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