Bill Maher News

Date Of Birth:
January 20, 1956 (58)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
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Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews on October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

Colin Powell & More Set for 12th Season of HBO's REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

REAL TIME WITH Bill Maher continues its 12th season FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO. (more...)

John Oliver, Bruce Springsteen & More to Perform at 8th Annual Stand Up for Heroes This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Stand Up for Heroes, New York's most impactful night of comedy and music, returns to the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Audra McDonald, Kathy Griffin, 'STARCATCHER', Itzak Perlman, Alvin Ailey and More Set for the Van Wezel's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Once again crowned as the No. 1 Performing Arts Hall of its size in North America (Venues Today, 2000 seat category), the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall is proud to announce a new season bustling with fresh talent and seasoned stars, with every performance delivering a dose of extraordinary. Single tickets go on sale this coming Saturday, September 13 at 10 AM at the Box Office, online, and by phone. Appointments are available for ticket buyers by calling the Box Office at 941-953-3368. (more...)

WHOSE LINE's Laura Hall, TBS's Jenny Z and UCB to Headline 2014 Boston Comedy Arts Festival, 9/10-14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

ImprovBoston unites over 90 internationally-renowned improv, sketch and standup comedy acts for the 6th annual Boston Comedy Arts Festival. (more...)

NY Rangers Goalie Henrik Lundqvist to Visit DAVID LETTERMAN, 9/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist gives a preview of the “Blueshirts'” upcoming 2014-2015 NHL season when he visits the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, Monday, Sept. 8 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

HBO to Debut Live Stand-Up Comedy Special BILL MAHER: LIVE FROM D.C., 9/12
by TV News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

On FRIDAY, SEPT. 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), he stars in the stand-up comedy special Bill Maher: LIVE FROM D.C (more...)

HBO to Debut 12th Season of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, 9/12
by TV News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

REAL TIME WITH Bill Maher returns from hiatus and resumes its 12th season with a live edition, presented from Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, D.C. at a special time, on FRIDAY, SEPT. 12 (more...)

All of the 66th Emmy Award Winners! Full Results!
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 26, 2014

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast will air live coast-to-coast live tonight at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on NBC from the NOKIA Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Over the last week, BroadwayWorld has been bringing you special Emmy coverage with profiles of Emmy-nominated theatre stars and plays adapted into Emmy-nominated TV movies. Check out all of BWW's Emmy Coverage. (more...)

ImprovBoston to Welcome The Cambridge Footlights, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

ImprovBoston proudly presents the legendary Cambridge Footlights for a one-night-only show this Sunday, August 31 at 7:30PM. Embarking on an international tour with their show, Real Feelings, their sharp, hilarious sketches visit Britain, Edinburgh and select American cities. (more...)

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson Coming to Merriam Theater in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Celebrated astrophysicist, author and science communicator Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson brings his space-centered and family-friendly U.S. speaking tour to Philadelphia on February 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Merriam Theater. The Emmy Award winning Tyson is host of FOX's 2014 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey series and radio show StarTalk. Tyson will share his passion for astrophysics, astronomy, and cosmology in an evening of engaging conversation on science, exploration, and the world as we know it. (more...)

Susan Boyle, Brian Regan, and More to Highlight the 2014-2015 Kentucky Center Presents Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The 2014-2015 Kentucky Center Presents season features performances by Susan Boyle, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, and Dance Theatre of Harlem, as well as luminaries from the realms of Comedy, Classical music, and the Culinary Arts. (more...)

2014 Creative Arts Emmy Winners - Complete List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

This year's Creative Arts telecast partner is FXM; a two-hour edited version of the ceremony will air Sunday, August 24 at 8:00 PM ET/PT with an encore at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FXM. The program will be streamed in its entirety as part of the Backstage LIVE! show on Emmys.com at 12:00 PM PT/3:00 PM ET on Monday, August 25. (more...)

THE BULLPEN Extends Through 11/22 at The Playroom Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Receiving rave reviews during its summer run, Writer/Actor Joe Assadourian's hit Off-Broadway Comedy THE BULLPEN has opened ticket sales through November 22nd, 2014 at The Playroom Theater. The show, which is directed by Richard Hoehler, is largely influenced by Joe Assadourian's experiences having served 12 years in prison for attempted murder. This extension will include a celebratory performance on October 8th, which will mark the first anniversary of Joe Assadourian's release from Otisville Correctional Facility. The New York Times praised the one man show exclaiming that Joe Assadourian "is one terrific actor," "marvelous," and "extremely funny." (more...)

New York Comedy Festival 2014 Line-Up to Include Bill Cosby, Bill Maher, and More, 11/3-9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Marking its 11th year, the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with Comedy Central, announced its 2014 line-up today. The festival, spanning from November 5 - 9, will feature comedy's biggest stars performing in New York City's most prestigious venues, including the Beacon Theatre, Carnegie Hall, The Theater at Madison Square Garden and Town Hall. (more...)

NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL Announces 2014 Line Up
by TV News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Marking its 11th year, the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with Comedy Central, announced its 2014 line-up today. (more...)

NYCF and Comedy Central Announce Festival Lineup - Bill Cosby, Bill Maher, Amy Schumer and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Marking its 11th year, the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with Comedy Central, announced its 2014 line-up today. The festival, spanning from November 5 – 9, will feature comedy's biggest stars performing in New York City's most prestigious venues, including the Beacon Theatre, Carnegie Hall, The Theater at Madison Square Garden and Town Hall. (more...)

Chris Franjola and Quinn Dahle to Headline Side Splitters in Tampa, 8/7-9 & 8/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa (12938 North Dale Mabry Highway) has announced its upcoming headliners - Chris Franjola and Quinn Dahle. For more information, call 813.960.1197 or visit www.SideSplittersComedy.com, and scroll down for details! (more...)

Bill Maher Asks - Has Social Media Made Us 'Bigger Assholes'?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 03, 2014

Before shutting down his show to take the rest of August off, comedian and pondificator Bill Maher asked a topical question to Comedy Central's Chris Hardwick (who also doubles as the CEO of Nerdist Industries)... (more...)

HBO's REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER to Conclude First Part of Season 12, 8/1
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

REAL TIME WITH Bill Maher concludes the first part of its 12th season FRIDAY, AUG. 1 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO (more...)

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