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Canadian Comedy Writer Lauren Wise Debuts First Novel, SWAP CLUBCanadian Comedy Writer Lauren Wise Debuts First Novel, SWAP CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Montreal-based author and comedy writer Lauren Wise is taking readers on a steamy and entertaining adventure with the release of her first fiction novel Swap Club, published by World's Best Story. (more...)

MasterVoices presents BABES IN TOYLANDMasterVoices presents BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closes its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland on April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). The production will be conducted and directed by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature Kelli O'Hara (Contrary Mary), Bill Irwin (Master Toymaker), Christopher Fitzgerald (Alan), Lauren Worsham (Jane), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Tom Tom), Jonathan Freeman (Uncle Barnaby), Chris Sullivan (Gonzorgo), Jeffrey Schecter (Roderigo), Michael Kostroff (Chief Inspector Marmaduke), and Blair Brown (The Narrator), with the 130 singers of MasterVoices and Orchestra of St. Luke's. Musical Staging by Andrew Palermo, Costume Consulting by Tracy Christensen, and Concert Adaptation by Joe Keenan and Ted Sperling. (more...)

Stage & Screen Stars Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan and Jeffrey Schecter Join MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLANDStage & Screen Stars Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan and Jeffrey Schecter Join MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The production will be conducted by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature previously announced stars Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham, Christopher Fitzgerald - with Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan, and Jeffrey Schecter just joining the lineup - alongside 130 singers of MasterVoices, with Orchestra of St. Luke's. (more...)

March Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note HawaiiMarch Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The March lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicks off with local soulful songwriter, Ron Artis II & The Truth, the Waikiki Edition of Revive the Live and Austin favorite Sharon Bourbonnais. Comedy is king when local funnyman Andy Bumatai graces the stage. Blue Note Hawaii welcomes back one of its favorite artists, jazz guitarist Earl Klugh, followed by groundbreaking Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi, joined on drums by the incomparable Simon Phillips (TOTO, The Who, Judas Priest) and the legendary Blood, Sweat & Tears. Other fantastic shows include a Tribute to Chuck Mangione with Mike Lewis and Friends, Tak Matsumoto with Daniel Ho, Willie K, the Hotclub of Hulaville in an evening of Gypsy Jazz with a Tribute to Django Reinhardt, the Steve Kimock Band, and the 25th Anniversary of the original Hawaiian Style Band. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham and Christopher Fitzgerald Will March Into MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND This SpringKelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham and Christopher Fitzgerald Will March Into MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

As previously announced, MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closes its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland on April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

Mike Super Mystifies The Coral Springs Center For The ArtsMike Super Mystifies The Coral Springs Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Hailed by critics as the "Dane Cook" of Magic, illusionist Mike Super will mystify audiences at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts on Sunday, February 12th at 3pm. (more...)

Bob Saget Has Been Added To The All-star Lineup Of Garden Of LaughsBob Saget Has Been Added To The All-star Lineup Of Garden Of Laughs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) and The Garden of Dreams Foundation is pleased to announce that Grammy Award-nominated comedian and the star of two of the most successful network TV shows ever produced, Bob Saget, has joined the Garden of Laughs presented by Delta Air Lines. (more...)

Novato Theater Company To Host a Comedy WeekendNovato Theater Company To Host a Comedy Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Novato Theater Company Hosts a Comedy Weekend February 24-26. at the NTC Playhouse, 5420 Nave Drive in Novato. A stellar lineup of the Bay Area's top comedians and improvisers will take the stage for five shows - Friday, February 24 at 7:00 and 9:00 pm; Saturday, February 25 at 7:00 and 9:00 pm: and Sunday, February 26 at 6:00 pm. The event is sponsored by Humor Resources www.thehumorresources.com (more...)

Night of Live Comedy Comes to Jaffrey at Their New TheatreNight of Live Comedy Comes to Jaffrey at Their New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The new River Street Theatre in Jaffrey, a project of The Park Theatre, will present the A Night of Comedy at Mount Monadnock with three award-winning comedians on the evening of January 23rd. (more...)

Laugh Your Way Into 2017 with Rich Vos and More at Ridgefield PlayhouseLaugh Your Way Into 2017 with Rich Vos and More at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Laugh your way into 2017 with A Night of Comedy Headliners on Saturday, January 21 at 8pm. (more...)

The Madison Square Garden Company Announces Garden Of Laughs With Performances By Leslie Jones, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tracy Morgan, and MoreThe Madison Square Garden Company Announces Garden Of Laughs With Performances By Leslie Jones, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tracy Morgan, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) and The Garden of Dreams Foundation are proud to announce the return of Garden of Laughs Presented By Delta Air Lines - the successful bi-annual all-star comedy benefit. (more...)

Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld and More to Perform at 10th Anniversary STAND UP FOR HEROESBruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld and More to Perform at 10th Anniversary STAND UP FOR HEROES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Few events have created more of a lasting impact on the lives of our nation's injured veterans and their families than Stand Up for Heroes (SUFH), returning for its 10th anniversary to the Theater at Madison Square Garden today, November 1.  (more...)

GROUNDHOG DAY's Tim Minchin Hits 2016 New York Comedy FestivalGROUNDHOG DAY's Tim Minchin Hits 2016 New York Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Tim Minchin, who wrote the music and lyrics for MATILDA THE MUSICAL and GROUNDHOG DAY, will be one of the headliners for this year's NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL, running today, November 1, through November 6, 2016. (more...)

Scoop: Freeform - November 2016 Programming HighlightsScoop: Freeform - November 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Oct 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on Freeform - November 2016 Programming Highlights (more...)

Planes, Trains & Magic Carpets Set for Freeform's Funday Programming EventPlanes, Trains & Magic Carpets Set for Freeform's Funday Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Hop on a plane, a dragon, a spaceship, a magic carpet or even a flying elephant and land yourself in front of Freeform's Funday weekend, featuring the network premieres of “Planes: Fire & Rescue,” “How to Train Your Dragon” and “Shrek Forever After,” (more...)

Last Comic Standing Finalist and Veteran Funny Man Gary Gulman Visits Stroum JCC This MonthLast Comic Standing Finalist and Veteran Funny Man Gary Gulman Visits Stroum JCC This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

On Thursday, December 1, Last Comic Standing finalist and Inside Amy Schumer alumnus, comedian Gary Gulman, returns to Seattle for an exclusive, one-night-only appearance at the Stroum Jewish Community Center. Tickets to this event, rescheduled from earlier in 2016, will be offered to those who purchased tickets for Gulman's February 18 performance, which was cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics Licenses Ken Weinstock Library, Will Release FirstTitles 9/27Comedy Dynamics Licenses Ken Weinstock Library, Will Release FirstTitles 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Comedy Dynamics has licensed one of the most respected and treasured collections in stand-up comedy history, the Ken Weinstock Library. It contains a wide array of stand-up from some of the biggest names in television and film, including Dave Chappelle, Adam Sandler, Denis Leary, Tim Allen, and Chris Rock. Comedy Dynamics will begin by releasing Full Frontal Comedy, available on all of its platforms on 9/27. The audio version will be available exclusively on SiriusXM Radio. (more...)

GROUNDHOG DAY's Tim Minchin to Hit 2016 New York Comedy FestivalGROUNDHOG DAY's Tim Minchin to Hit 2016 New York Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Tim Minchin, who wrote the music and lyrics for MATILDA THE MUSICAL and GROUNDHOG DAY, will be one of the headliners for this year's NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL, running November 1 - 6, 2016. (more...)

Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld and More to Perform at 10th Anniversary STAND UP FOR HEROESBruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld and More to Perform at 10th Anniversary STAND UP FOR HEROES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Few events have created more of a lasting impact on the lives of our nation's injured veterans and their families than Stand Up for Heroes (SUFH), returning for its 10th anniversary to the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, November 1.  (more...)

Kelli O'Hara in BABES IN TOYLAND Among MasterVoices' 75th Season LineupKelli O'Hara in BABES IN TOYLAND Among MasterVoices' 75th Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

New York City's famed MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) - founded in 1941 by legendary conductor Robert Shaw - will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

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