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January 20, 1956 (58)
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HBO's REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Announces Season Premiere Line UpHBO's REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Announces Season Premiere Line Up
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 12th season FRIDAY, OCT. 24 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at midnight, exclusively on HBO. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Whip-Smart Philosophical Comedy DISCORD Presents a Battle of Wits for the AgesBWW Reviews: Whip-Smart Philosophical Comedy DISCORD Presents a Battle of Wits for the Ages
by Shari Barrett - Oct 17, 2014

DISCORD brings three great thinkers together in a room which appears to be a holding cell for heaven. They enter according to the time period in which they lived: first Thomas Jefferson, then Charles Dickens, and finally Count Leo Tolstoy. When each enters through the only door, it closes and locks, blocking the only way out. Thus begins their examination of why they have been brought together, what they could possibly have in common, and how can they possibly escape? It's a blistering battle of wits for the ages. (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Through November 23 at the Geffen'DISCORD' Extends Through November 23 at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is now performing at the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. 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). Due to popular demand, the production has extended now through November 23. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' Celebrates Opening Night at the GeffenPhoto Flash: 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' Celebrates Opening Night at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse presents 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 is helmed by director, Matt August(Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord began previews on October 7 with the press opening last night, October 15. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Kirsten Gillibrand, David Frum & More Set for REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER this WeekKirsten Gillibrand, David Frum & More Set for REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER this Week
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 12th season FRIDAY, OCT. 17 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at midnight, exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with guests. NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is the top-of-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are journalist David Frum, Cal. Rep. Barbara Lee and David Miliband, chairman and CEO, International Rescue Committee. (more...)

Bill Maher to Perform at The Van Wezel, 10/26Bill Maher to Perform at The Van Wezel, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. He will bring this trailblazing style to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on October 26. (more...)

Treehouse Comedy to Welcome Dave Coulier and More This MonthTreehouse Comedy to Welcome Dave Coulier and More This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

While Spinning On Earth's Axis, Comedy in Connecticut on October 25th, 2014 Will Explode ....With Laughter. The comedy Gods will be looking down and laughing their @$$'S Off. And, here's why. On October 25th, 2014 one the grandest Stand-up Comedy Competitions in the Country will peak in Uncasville, Connecticut. (more...)

Bill Maher Returning to Columbus, 11/9Bill Maher Returning to Columbus, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

For more than 20 years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on 'Politically Incorrect' (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last 12 years, on HBO's 'Real Time,' Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 33 Emmy nominations. In 2008, this same combination was on display in Maher's uproarious and unprecedented swipe at organized religion, Religulous, directed by Larry Charles (Borat). The documentary has gone on to become the eighth highest grossing documentary ever. (more...)

New York Comedy Festival Adds 60 Shows to Lineup - Jim Gaffigan, Ilana Glazer, Pete Holmes and More!New York Comedy Festival Adds 60 Shows to Lineup - Jim Gaffigan, Ilana Glazer, Pete Holmes and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with Comedy Central, announced today the addition of more than 60 shows including Comics to Watch, the New York's Funniest Stand-Up competition finals, and events featuring Jim Gaffigan, Bob Odendkirk, Pete Holmes and Sommore. In addition NYCF in partnership with The Paley Center for Media announced three new dynamic panel discussions with the creative teams behind the hit shows "Late Show with David Letterman," "Inside Amy Schumer" and "Broad City;" The 11th annual festival runs from November 5 - 9 at more than 20 venues throughout New York City. (more...)

Joy Behar Coming to The Colonial Theatre, 10/17Joy Behar Coming to The Colonial Theatre, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Comedian/talk show host, Joy Behar brings her stand-up tour to The Colonial Theatre. With more than 30 years on stage and screen, Behar's one-woman show takes us on a journey from her rollicking childhood in Brooklyn to center stage as one of America's most notable talk show hosts and comedians. Behar commented, 'It's a good time to take stock of my shenanigans.' (more...)

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER to Welcome Naomi Klein, Alexandra Pelosi & More, 9/26REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER to Welcome Naomi Klein, Alexandra Pelosi & More, 9/26
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 12th season FRIDAY, SEPT. 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with guests. Social activist Naomi Klein is the top-of-show interview guest. Documentary filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are columnist Charles M. Blow, columnist John Feehery and Gen. Anthony Zinni. (more...)

Comedy Central's @MIDNIGHT Joins New York Comedy Festival, 11/3Comedy Central's @MIDNIGHT Joins New York Comedy Festival, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

For the first time since its wildly successful launch,? Comedy Central's newest late night hit '@midnight,'produced by Funny Or Die, will hit the road this fall, trading Silicon Beach for Silicon Alley. The social media sensation joins the stellar lineup of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival to tape a week of shows which will air Monday, November 3 throughThursday, November 6 at Midnight ET/PT. Hosted by Chris Hardwick (@nerdist), the special NYCF week of episodes will include visual and textual nods to New York and feature a coterie of comedians playing fan favorites such as #HashtagWars, Rapid Refresh and Sweet Emoji. The '@midnight' tapings will be filmed at ABC Television Center on Manhattan's Upper West Side and fans may request free tickets atwww.nycomedyfestival.com. 'Sure, we get a lot of comedians to come onto our show in Los Angele (more...)

Louis C.K., John Mulaney, John Oliver & More Set for 8th Annual Stand Up For Heroes, 11/5Louis C.K., John Mulaney, John Oliver & More Set for 8th Annual Stand Up For Heroes, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 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. Presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), the star-studded occasion honors the sacrifice of returning service members, veterans and their families. (more...)

Comedy Central's @MIDNIGHT to Air from New York Comedy Festival This NovemberComedy Central's @MIDNIGHT to Air from New York Comedy Festival This November
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

For the first time since its wildly successful launch, Comedy Central's newest late night hit "@midnight," produced by Funny Or Die, will hit the road this fall (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This FallLarry 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 MAHERColin 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 NovemberJohn 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 SeasonAudra McDonald, Kathy Griffin, 'STARCATCHER', Itzak Perlman, Alvin Ailey and More Set for the Van Wezel's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 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, 9/10-14WHOSE 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 8, 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, 9/8NY Rangers Goalie Henrik Lundqvist to Visit DAVID LETTERMAN, 9/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 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...)

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