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Mary Dimino to Bring BIG DUMMY to United Solo Festival, 9/30, 10/4 & 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Writer, actress and comedienne Mary Dimino is a FringeNYC Outstanding Solo Show Award Winner for her critically acclaimed solo hit Scared Skinny. This September 30th, United Solo presents Mary Dimino in her follow up hit one woman show Big Dummy, me and my old man written by and starring MAC Award winning comedian Mary Dimino at The Studio Theatre at Theatre Row (42nd Street) as part of the 5th Annual United Solo Festival. Christine Renee Miller directs. (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for THIS IS OUR YOUTH with Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2014

The Steppenwolf Theatre Company's new production of Kenneth Lonergan's critically acclaimed This is Our Youth, just opened on Broadway last night at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48 Street). In this production, Michael Cera makes his New York stage debut opposite Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson, which premiered at Steppenwolf in Chicago this past summer, and is directed by Anna D. Shapiro. The limited engagement of This is Our Youth runs through Sunday, January 4, 2015. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with all of the opening night guests before the curtain went up. Click below to check out interviews with Marin Ireland, Bobby Cannavale, Chris Rock and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night Arrivals for THIS IS OUR YOUTH
by Walter McBride - Sep 12, 2014

The Steppenwolf Theatre Company's new production of Kenneth Lonergan's critically acclaimed This is Our Youth, just opened on Broadway last night at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48 Street). In this production, Michael Cera makes his New York stage debut opposite Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson, which premiered at Steppenwolf in Chicago this past summer, and is directed by Anna D. Shapiro. The limited engagement of This is Our Youth runs through Sunday, January 4, 2015. BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from the opening night red carpet below! (more...)

BIG D & the Closers Teaming with LMAO Off Broadway, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

LMAO OFF BROADWAY – the interactive musical Improv comedy show by EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH - is teaming up with the power hosue team of BIG D & the Closers at the Broadway Comedy Club (318 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019). Tickets are now on sale for the Saturday 20th performance at 8pm via Theatermania ($25 at the door or call 866-811-4111; Group Sales SGF PRODUCTIONS 212-568-6560). (more...)

Paramount Pictures to Distribute Chris Rock's TOP FIVE Worldwide
by Movies News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIABN, VIA), announced it will distribute writer / director Chris Rock's 'TOP FIVE' worldwide. The news comes as the film from producer Scott Rudin, and his IACF partner Barry Diller, earned rave reviews at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. (more...)

New Stars Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd Join Broadway's CINDERELLA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Keke Palmer makes her Broadway debut by stepping into the title role of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA tonight, September 9, 2014, thus making history as the first African-American Cinderella on Broadway. Sherri Shepherd also joins the production as 'Madame' this evening. (more...)

VIDEO: Chris Rock Calls Joan Rivers the 'Mount Rushmore' of Comedy
by TV News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Chris Rock took time out from promoting his new film 'Top Five', at the Toronto Film Festival to honor the comedic legend. (more...)

Chris Rock Comments on Passing of Comic Legend Joan Rivers
by TV News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Chris Rock paid tribute to late comedian Joan Rivers who passed away yesterday, September 4th at the age of 81. (more...)

Comedian Wanda Sykes to Return to Treasure Island Theatre, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Considered “one of the funniest stand up comics' by her peers and ranked among Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest People in America, Wanda Sykes will perform at Treasure Island Theatre October 3 at 9 p.m. Guests must be 18 years or older to attend. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/23-8/24/2014
by - Aug 24, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 24, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: ANNIE's Bobby Cannavale Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2014

The upcoming Annie film star and Tony Award-nominee Bobby Cannavale (The Motherf***** With the Hat) accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge today. Before duming a bucket of water on himself on a city rooftop, he nominated Juno Diaz, Martin Scorsese, and former Broadway co-star Chris Rock to take the challenge. (more...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of August 25, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC for the week of August 25, 2014! (more...)

LMAO OFF BROADWAY Returning to Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

After a busy summer touring nationwide, LMAO OFF BROADWAY - the interactive musical Improv comedy show by EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH - is Back in Times Square at the Broadway Comedy Club (318 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019). Tickets are now on sale for 3pm and 8pm shows every Saturday ($25 at the door or via Theatermania 866-811-4111; Group Sales SGF PRODUCTIONS 212-568-6560). Discount tickets, updated schedules and more information at www.8improv.com (more...)

David Spade Coming to Comedy Works Landmark Village, 9/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

David Spade is making a stop in Denver for a rare club performance at Comedy Works South! (more...)

THE VIEW's Sherri Shepherd to Star as 'Madame' in Broadway's CINDERELLA This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Sherri Shepherd announced today on ABC's 'The View' that she will join the previously announced Keke Palmer in the Tony Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA. Ms. Shepherd will make her Broadway debut on September 9 as Cinderella's wicked stepmother, Madame. (more...)

MindOverEye Visual Effects Receives Emmy Nomination for COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey
by TV News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

MindOverEye, a division of TEN: The Enthusiast Network, has had visual effects work honored with an Emmy Nomination in the Outstanding Special and Visual Effects Category for FOX and National Geographic Channel's COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey. (more...)

Comedian Steven Dupin to Bring TRANS AM DIARIES to LA's Book Soup, 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Comedian and author Steven Dupin (a.k.a. Stevie D.) will discuss and sign copies of his memoir 'The Trans Am Diaries: A Hillbilly's Road Trip from Stand Up Comedy to Cancer...and Back Again' at Book Soup in West Hollywood, California on Thursday, August 21. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Interviews: Comedian Paco Erhard
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 29, 2014

Comedian Paco Erhard speaks to BWW:UK about his Edinburgh Fringe 2014 show Worst. German. Ever. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Nick DiPaolo, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

For tickets ($37), call the box office at 203-438-5795, or order online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, announced the first round of titles premiering in the Galas and Special Presentations programmes of the 39th Toronto International Film Festival®. (more...)

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