Don Rickles News

Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON on CBS - Week of September 29, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 22, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON, airing on CBS for the week of September 29, 2014! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rousing MEMPHIS at Toby's Proves You Can Do Worse Than Be Formulaic
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Sep 16, 2014

So far as I know, Toby's staging of Memphis: The Musical is the first local production to date in the Baltimore area, certainly one of the first, and a worthy introduction of the show to the region. It seems to have everything that the Broadway show has: fiery, precise dancing, tuneful belting of catchy songs, great period costumes. In other words, a sure-fire great time, as one would expect for a musical that, on Broadway, won the Tony for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book. (more...)

Tony DeSare to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 10/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Hailed as "two parts Sinatra, one part Billy Joel, meshed seamlessly" by the New York Times, singer, pianist and songwriter Tony DeSare returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with his brand new show, Night Life, for two performances only - Thursday, October 16 (8 p.m.) and Friday, October 17 (8 p.m.). Tony DeSare's new show will explore some of the most hauntingly beautiful and memorable melodies ever written, both old and new, plus a few new DeSare originals. From Cole Porter and Duke Ellington to Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Willie Nelson, the only requirement is a sophisticated, romantic and swinging melody. Add in a martini or two and you have the quintessential night out on the town. Tickets for Tony DeSare range in price from $40-$55 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

InDepth InterView Flashback 2011: Joan Rivers Talks Broadway, Hollywood, Reality TV & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 06, 2014

Today we remember stage and screen icon Joan Rivers in honor of her death this week at the age of 81 with this 2011 InDepth InterView. (more...)

NBC to Air Joan Rivers Special Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

In a special edition of NBC's Dateline, 'Celebrating Joan Rivers' will look back at the extraordinary life and legacy of Joan Rivers, airing tonight at 9pm/8c. Friends and fellow comics will pay tribute to the legendary comedienne and television host, including KATHY Griffin, Dick Cavett, Donald Trump, Don Rickles, Gilbert Gottfried and Lily Tomlin. (more...)

Joan Rivers to Narrate Henry Bushkin's New Johnny Carson Musical; But Who Will Play Her Part?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

The New York Post writes that author and lawyer Henry Bushkin is in New York City casting for his new Johnny Carson/TONIGHT SHOW musical, based on his book about the late-night host. Among the roles to be filled is that of Joan Rivers, legendary comedienne who passed away this week at the age of 81. No word yet on who is being considered, but we can't wait to find out who will take on the iconic part! (more...)

Don Rickles Returning to The Orleans Showroom, 10/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Continuing his record-breaking 55th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally renowned comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles is set to perform at The Orleans Showroom October 11 and 12. (more...)

Theatre Legend Ethel Merman to Come to Life at Stoneham Theatre, 8/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

Everything's coming up Merman from August 21-24, 2014, as Stoneham Theatre presents Ethel Merman's Broadway, the Award-Winning, critically acclaimed musical celebration of Broadway's greatest singer: Ethel Merman! Stage and TV star Rita McKenzie recreates the amazing life of 'La Merm,' with songs from such hit musicals as Gypsy, Annie Get Your Gun, Anything Goes, Hello, Dolly!, and more. You'll hear all of Merman's hits-such iconic songs as: 'I Got Rhythm'; 'I Get a Kick Out of You'; 'Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries'; 'Everything's Coming Up Roses'; and, of course, 'There's No Business Like Show Business.' (more...)

Stoneham Theatre to Present ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY, 8/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Everything's coming up Merman from August 21-24, 2014, as Stoneham Theatre presents Ethel Merman's Broadway, the Award-Winning, critically acclaimed musical celebration of Broadway's greatest singer: Ethel Merman! Stage and TV star Rita McKenzie recreates the amazing life of 'La Merm,' with songs from such hit musicals as Gypsy, Annie Get Your Gun, Anything Goes, Hello, Dolly!, and more. You'll hear all of Merman's hits-such iconic songs as: 'I Got Rhythm'; 'I Get a Kick Out of You'; 'Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries'; 'Everything's Coming Up Roses'; and, of course, 'There's No Business Like Show Business.' (more...)

ABC Orders New TOY STORY Holiday Special
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

ABC announced today that their second Pixar Animation Studios special for television, “Toy Story That Time Forgot,” a new Christmas special featuring your favorite characters from the “Toy Story” films, will air on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET). The special comes on the heels of the success of “Toy Story OF TERROR!,” which premiered to stellar ratings last October. (more...)

Don Rickles Set for Orleans Showroom, 8/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Continuing his record-breaking 55th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally renowned comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles is set to perform at The Orleans Showroom August 16 and 17. (more...)

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RICK JAMES Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

In his own words, the late hit-making funk rocker reveals all in an honest chronicle of his life of sex, drugs, and masterful music (more...)

MPAC Announces 2014-15 Schedule, Tickets Go On Sale Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Mayo Performing Arts Center features over 100 events, concerts and performances in its 2014-2015 season. Tickets for events go on sale Monday, June 16 at 9 am online and 10 am in person and by phone (973-539-8008). (more...)

Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham Coming to bergenPAC, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey is proud to present one of America's greatest ventriloquists JEFF DUNHAM on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 7:30PM. Be sure to reserve tickets for this spectacular show at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Letterman, Seinfeld & More Set for Spike TV's ONE NIGHT ONLY: AN ALL-STAR COMEDY TRIBUTE TO DON RICKLES Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2014

The biggest superstars in comedy will come together on Spike TV to celebrate the legendary career of one of their most beloved icons - Don Rickles. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS - Week of May 26, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, airing on CBS for the week of May 26, 2014! (more...)

SINBAD Stand-Up Special Among Comedy Central's June Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2014

Comedy Central is bringing you a whole new batch of the freshest stars in stand-up comedy with the third season of 'The Half Hour!' (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Roast Don Rickles on Spike TV Tribute
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2014

The biggest superstars in comedy will come together on Spike TV to celebrate the legendary career of one of their most beloved icons - Don Rickles. The network has released a first look at the tribute, featuring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler roasting the Rickles. Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Vergara, Stone & More Featured in KIMMEL's Celebrities Read Mean Tweet #7
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2014

From time to time, JIMMY KIMMEL gathers those insults and package them together to illustrate the fact that words can hurt. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS - Week of May 26, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 19, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, airing on CBS for the week of May 26, 2014! (more...)

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