Eddie Izzard News

Date of Birth: February 07, 1962 (55)
Birth Place: Aden, YEMEN
Gender: Male
Jason Ritter, Kate Bosworth Among All-Star Cast of Nat Geo's Event Series THE LONG ROAD HOMEJason Ritter, Kate Bosworth Among All-Star Cast of Nat Geo's Event Series THE LONG ROAD HOME
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

National Geographic today announced the cast for the global scripted event series based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times best-seller THE LONG ROAD HOME. (more...)

World Premiere of HOWERD'S END Explores the Untold Story of Comedy Legend Frankie HowerdWorld Premiere of HOWERD'S END Explores the Untold Story of Comedy Legend Frankie Howerd
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

March 6, 2017 marks the centenary of the birth of a comedy legend: Frankie Howerd, who was and still is "one of Britain's best-loved comedians". A radical, whose courage and innovation as a performer have too often been obscured by cosy nostalgia, he was the first stand-up to dispense with conventional punchlines and slick patter, instead crafting stumbling, surreal streams of insecurity, based on his sense of inadequacy, disappointment and sheer unsuitability to the very job of being a comedian. (more...)

Richard Dawkins Comes to Boulder Theater This MayRichard Dawkins Comes to Boulder Theater This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Richard Dawkins, world renown evolutionary biologist, and bestselling author, will be in conversation to discuss science, secularism and current events followed by a Q&A and signing. (more...)

The Umbilical Brothers Announce New Performance Schedule for SPEEDMOUSE at Theatre 80The Umbilical Brothers Announce New Performance Schedule for SPEEDMOUSE at Theatre 80
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Umbilical Brothers announce a change in their performance schedule for the New York City run of their hit show, Speedmouse (re-squeaked), at Theatre 80.  Monday and Tuesday performances will move to matinees on Saturday and Sunday.  Produced by WestBeth Entertainment, tickets are $35.00 plus fees and are onsale now.  (more...)

PUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED to Celebrate 10th Anniversary at Jim Henson Company StudioPUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED to Celebrate 10th Anniversary at Jim Henson Company Studio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Brian Henson invites you to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Hollywood premiere of Puppet Up! - Uncensored, on Saturday, March 11th, 2017, at 6pm and 9pm. (more...)

Little Bulb Theatre to Present WAIL at Jackson Lane This SpringLittle Bulb Theatre to Present WAIL at Jackson Lane This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Why do whales sing? Why do humans wail? Last year, Little Bulb Theatre embarked on a quest to discover the answers to these perplexing questions and more. Now, they share their findings in an aquatic cabaret of songs, science and soundscapes with chances to win cheap prizes galore! There will even be a surprise special guest who only has limited time away from their ocean home. (more...)

BWW Interview: BRILLIANT Jonny Donahoe On Making You Laugh Through Your TearsBWW Interview: BRILLIANT Jonny Donahoe On Making You Laugh Through Your Tears
by Gil Kaan - Jan 30, 2017

The heart-wrenching, audience-inclusive comedy on depression EVERY BRILLIANT THING arrives at The Edye at The Broad Stage February 2nd.  These ten performances culminate a four-year international tour, which included a taped version of the show premiering on HBO last December. BRILLIANT star and co-writer Jonny Donahoe made time to chat with BroadwayWorld and myself. (more...)

Jacksons Lane Announces Busiest Season in the Venue's HistoryJacksons Lane Announces Busiest Season in the Venue's History
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Jacksons Lane Spring season 2017 looks to be the busiest season in the venue's history, with over 150 days of performance, international work from Finland, Spain, Norway and France and exciting premieres including Here Lies Shakespeare, Ashes, Cul de Sac and Wow Hoop. (more...)

Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally Expose Themselves in EPIX Original Comedy Special SUMMER OF 69: NO APOSTROPHENick Offerman and Megan Mullally Expose Themselves in EPIX Original Comedy Special SUMMER OF 69: NO APOSTROPHE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

From the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour, premium TV network EPIX® announced today that its next Original Comedy Special will showcase Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally's unique stage production Summer of 69: No Apostrophe. The one-hour special will be filmed tonight at The Barclay in Irvine, CA and makes its World Television Premiere on EPIX on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:00PM ET/PT, 9:00 PM CT. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Luke Wilson & More Lend Voices in ROCK DOGPhoto Flash: First Look - Luke Wilson & More Lend Voices in ROCK DOG
by Movies News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

ROCK DOGS hits theaters on February 24, 2017 and features the voice talents of Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard, J.K. Simmons, Lewis Black, Kenan Thompson, and Mae Whitman. (more...)

The Umbilical Brothers to Return to NYC with SPEEDMOUSE (RE-SQUEAKED)The Umbilical Brothers to Return to NYC with SPEEDMOUSE (RE-SQUEAKED)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Umbilical Brothers return to New York City with Speedmouse (re-squeaked), an updated version of their hit show, Speedmouse, for a four-week run starting February 21, 2017 at Theatre 80.  (more...)

THE SIXTIES SHOW Headed to Bay Street TheaterTHE SIXTIES SHOW Headed to Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced THE SIXTIES SHOW today, October 29 at 8 pm. (more...)

National Theatre Group Names Angela Rowles Managing DirectorNational Theatre Group Names Angela Rowles Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

National Theatre Group (NTG) announced today that Angela Rowles will join the company as the theater's new managing director beginning October 31, 2016. (more...)

Encore Performance of Douglass Truth's AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH DEATH, HERSELF Announced for 10/9Encore Performance of Douglass Truth's AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH DEATH, HERSELF Announced for 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Douglass Truth's critically acclaimed solo show, An Intimate Evening with Death, Herself returns to the United Solo Festival with an encore performance on Saturday, October 9th at 4:00 pm. The production has played to audiences nationwide with notable performances in California, Arizona, Colorado, and Massachusetts.  (more...)

THE SIXTIES SHOW Headed to Bay Street TheaterTHE SIXTIES SHOW Headed to Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced THE SIXTIES SHOW on Saturday, October 29 at 8 pm. (more...)

Production Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi DenchProduction Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi Dench
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Production has begun on Working Title Films' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, to which Focus Features holds worldwide rights as part of the company's renewed global initiative. (more...)

New York City Premiere of Douglass Truth's AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH DEATH, HERSELF AnnouncedNew York City Premiere of Douglass Truth's AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH DEATH, HERSELF Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Douglass Truth's critically acclaimed solo show, An Intimate Evening with Death, Herself will make its New York City debut onSeptember 17th at the 7th Annual United Solo Festival. The production has played to audiences nationwide with notable performances in California, Arizona, Colorado, and Massachusetts.  (more...)

LIFE ACCORDING TO SAKI Wins 2016 Best of Edinburgh Award at Edinburgh FringeLIFE ACCORDING TO SAKI Wins 2016 Best of Edinburgh Award at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation is proud to announce the winner of this year's The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, the highest honor at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  The winner of The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award was announced at the closing ceremonies of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Friday, August 26th. (more...)

EPIX to Present Stand-Up Specials WHAT HAPPENED... MS. SYKES? & TOM PAPA: HUMAN MULEEPIX to Present Stand-Up Specials WHAT HAPPENED... MS. SYKES? & TOM PAPA: HUMAN MULE
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Premium TV network EPIX, while conducting its first Television Critics Tour (TCA) presentation, reinforced its long-standing commitment to premium stand up comedy with upcoming specials from Wanda Sykes and Tom Papa. (more...)

BWW Interview: Elliott Forrest Rocks the Arts in Rockland CountyBWW Interview: Elliott Forrest Rocks the Arts in Rockland County
by Erica Miner - Jul 28, 2016

On July 1, Forrest added the title Executive Director to his ongoing role as Artistic Director of ArtsRock (more...)

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