Don Rickles News

The Philly POPS Return to Independence Hall Next Week!The Philly POPS Return to Independence Hall Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Philly POPS will perform its annual free Independence Day Weekend concert at Independence Hall on July 3 at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 26th, 2017 - Jimmy Awards and More!BWW Morning Brief June 26th, 2017 - Jimmy Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Ben Platt hosts the 2017 Jimmy Awards, honoring the best in high school musical theatre tonight! (more...)

BWW Review: I AM NOT A COMEDIAN - I'M LENNY BRUCE Will Open Your Eyes to his Comedic Genius and Dedication to Free SpeechBWW Review: I AM NOT A COMEDIAN - I'M LENNY BRUCE Will Open Your Eyes to his Comedic Genius and Dedication to Free Speech
by Shari Barrett - Jun 25, 2017

An undisputed comic legend, Lenny Bruce was one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. His life and work have had an impact on poetry, politics, music, film and comedy from Don Rickles to Richard Pryor and Chris Rock, and any other comedian who is now free to speak his/her mind without fear of legal retribution thanks to Bruce challenging our First Amendment freedom of speech rights. Lenny's tempestuous personal and professional life which Marmo embodies with his body, heart and soul, was marked by great passion and great pain, thanks to his unwavering commitment to free speech, which led to numerous obscenity charges and arrests. (more...)

Spike TV's ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALEC BALDWIN Reveals First Wave of HeadlinersSpike TV's ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALEC BALDWIN Reveals First Wave of Headliners
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The guest list for Spike TV's “ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALEC BALDWIN, a night of comedic tributes from his closest friends and co-stars, is growing with some of the biggest names in entertainment and comedy. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez and Tony Desare to Join Philly POPS for Free Concert at Independence HallMandy Gonzalez and Tony Desare to Join Philly POPS for Free Concert at Independence Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Philly POPS will perform its annual free Independence Day Weekend concert at Independence Hall on July 3 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Bennett Cheers Antonia Bennett Cafe Carlyle DebutPhoto Coverage: Tony Bennett Cheers Antonia Bennett Cafe Carlyle Debut
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 24, 2017

'You were good Antonia' were the first words Tony Bennett said to his daughter after her Cafe Carlyle debut last night.. and father surely knows best in this case.  (more...)

New Big Band to Premiere 7/4 on the ParkwayNew Big Band to Premiere 7/4 on the Parkway
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The new Philly POPS BIG Band will perform its first two shows on July 4 during the Wawa Welcome America Festival. At 10 a.m., the ensemble will play at the City of Philadelphia's July 4 Celebration of Freedom ceremony and parade on Independence Mall. At 7 p.m., the BIG Band will open the city's Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert and fireworks show on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. NBC10 and Telemundo62 will televise both performances. (more...)

VTA Announces Summer Cool Films SeriesVTA Announces Summer Cool Films Series
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's announces the 2017 Summer Cool Films Series line-up running July 8-August 28, plus titles for Reel Late at the Vic late night movies and daytime Family Films!  Passbooks for the series are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage.  Call (937) 228-3630, toll free (888) 228-3630 or purchase online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces 2017/18 Professional Theatre SeriesCentenary Stage Company Announces 2017/18 Professional Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Theater fills the Lackland Performing Arts Center as Centenary Stage Company announces its 2017 - 18 professional theater line-up.  The Sitnik Theatre is set to burst as this season's main stage professional theater series includes four exciting CSC produced plays; The Learned Ladies, Newsies, Art and Hitler's Tasters.  Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival also welcomes three incredibly unique guest productions; Song and Dance Men, Seeger: A Multimedia Solo Show and My Name is Gideon: I'm Probably Going to Die, Eventually as the festival returns for its third installment in the Kutz Theatre. (more...)

Just For Laughs Festival Returns to MontrealJust For Laughs Festival Returns to Montreal
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Quebec is excited to announce the first slate of this year's unrivaled, extraordinary line up of comedians who will descend upon Montreal, turning the city into the epicenter of comedy for its annual celebration. The diversity and quality of performers is unsurpassable, deserving the title of the best-curated festival in the world.  (more...)

Pasadena Symphony and POPS to Celebrate George Gershwin with MUSIC UNDER THE STARSPasadena Symphony and POPS to Celebrate George Gershwin with MUSIC UNDER THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Stars of stage and screen will illuminate the night sky when the Pasadena Symphony and POPS presents its annual free Music Under the Stars concert on Saturday, June 3 at Pasadena City Hall's Centennial Square. (more...)

'Troy Wilde Interviews' Comic Jill Kimmel, Jimmy's Little Sister?'Troy Wilde Interviews' Comic Jill Kimmel, Jimmy's Little Sister?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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Tony Bennett's Daughter Antonia Bennett to Make Smith Center Debut in 'George Bugatti's Piano Bar'Tony Bennett's Daughter Antonia Bennett to Make Smith Center Debut in 'George Bugatti's Piano Bar'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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Freeform Announces Programming for Weekend-Long Funday EventFreeform Announces Programming for Weekend-Long Funday Event
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Need ideas for your summer bucket list? Invite your bestie over to gather ideas from your favorite wacky, unpredictable characters during the network's “Funday” weekend programming event starting SATURDAY, APRIL 22, and continuing through SUNDAY, APRIL 23. (more...)

Las Vegas Honors Legendary Entertainer Don Rickles With Photo DisplayLas Vegas Honors Legendary Entertainer Don Rickles With Photo Display
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

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Celebrity Homes: Don Rickles' California Beach House Is For SaleCelebrity Homes: Don Rickles' California Beach House Is For Sale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

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Re-Broadcast of ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALL-STAR COMEDY TRIBUTE TO DON RICKLES Airs 4/9Re-Broadcast of ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALL-STAR COMEDY TRIBUTE TO DON RICKLES Airs 4/9
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Spike TV, Comedy Central and TV Land will celebrate the life of legendary comedian Don Rickles with a re-broadcast of Spike TV's ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALL-STAR TRIBUTE TO DON RICKLES on Sunday, April 9 on Spike at 11pm ET/PT and Comedy Central and TV Land at 1am ET/PT. (more...)

VIDEO: AMERICAN MASTERS Remembers Don Rickles with Never-Before-Seen VideoVIDEO: AMERICAN MASTERS Remembers Don Rickles with Never-Before-Seen Video
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

AMERICAN MASTERS today remembers comedian Don Rickles with a never-before-seen video from In Their Own Words: The American Masters Digital Archive. (more...)

Late Night Hosts Remember Legendary Don Rickles with Emotional TributesLate Night Hosts Remember Legendary Don Rickles with Emotional Tributes
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Last night, late night hosts took time out of their opening monologues to pay tribute to the legendary comedian. Check out the clips below. (more...)

Time Life Official Statement on the Passing of Don RicklesTime Life Official Statement on the Passing of Don Rickles
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Jeff Peisch, Senior VP, Entertainment Programming & Marketing, Time Life has released the following statement on the passing of legendary comedian Don Rickles (more...)

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