Eddie Izzard News

Date of Birth: February 07, 1962 (54)
Birth Place: Aden, YEMEN
Gender: Male
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...)

EPIX to Premiere All-New Comedy Special TOM PAPA: HUMAN MULE, 12/9EPIX to Premiere All-New Comedy Special TOM PAPA: HUMAN MULE, 12/9
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Premium TV Network EPIX announced today that it will showcase the bold comedic musings of Tom Papa in his new stand-up special Tom Papa: Human Mule. (more...)

Gary Lamont, Elaine MacKenzie Ellis Join Cast of King's Theatre Glasgow's CINDERELLAGary Lamont, Elaine MacKenzie Ellis Join Cast of King's Theatre Glasgow's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

?The King's Theatre Glasgow and First Family Entertainment have announced that River City star Gary Lamont and Rab C. Nesbitt actress Elaine MacKenzie Ellis will appear in this year's spell-binding production of Cinderella, alongside Gregor Fisher, Des Clarke and Tony Roper.  (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW - Week of 7/11 on ABCScoop: THE VIEW - Week of 7/11 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jul 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW - Week of 7/11, airing on ABC (more...)

PUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED Announces Puppeteers Lineup for The VenetianPUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED Announces Puppeteers Lineup for The Venetian
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

'Puppet Up! - Uncensored,' which is set to debut in its new home inside The Sands Showroom at The Venetian Las Vegas on July 21, has just unveiled its lineup of expert puppeteers ready to bring their irreverent and unpredictable style of comedy to the Las Vegas Strip. (more...)

Eddie Izzard Coming to Capitol Center for the Arts, 7/31Eddie Izzard Coming to Capitol Center for the Arts, 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

He's sold out Madison Square Garden and become the first stand-up comedian to play a solo show at the Hollywood Bowl - twice! Now audiences can see Eddie Izzard at the Capitol Center for the Arts ("CCA") in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 8PM.  Tickets are currently on sale, starting at just $48 per seat.  (more...)

Photo Flash: BROADWAY KIDS FOR ORLANDO: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE Honors Orlando VictimsPhoto Flash: BROADWAY KIDS FOR ORLANDO: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE Honors Orlando Victims
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

On Monday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Don't Tell Mama, several young past and present performers from Broadway joined forces in a benefit cabaret to raise money and show support for the victims, survivors and those suffering as a result of the mass shooting in Orlando this month. The benefit was entitled Broadway Kids for Orlando: All You Need is Love. One hundred percent of the proceeds are being donated to the GLBT Center of Central Florida, and all 49 victims of The Pulse Nightclub shooting were honored in the program. BroadwayWorld has photos and footage from the show below! (more...)

Scoop: JUST FOR LAUGHS STARRING HOWIE MANDEL on THE CW - Monday, July 11, 2016Scoop: JUST FOR LAUGHS STARRING HOWIE MANDEL on THE CW - Monday, July 11, 2016
by - Jun 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on JUST FOR LAUGHS STARRING HOWIE MANDEL, airing on THE CW on Monday, July 11, 2016! (more...)

Eddie Izzard Coming to The Beacon Theatre for Pair of Performances This SummerEddie Izzard Coming to The Beacon Theatre for Pair of Performances This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

WestBeth Entertainment and The Madison Square Garden Company announced that Eddie Izzard will return to the Beacon Theatre on Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 8:00PM as part of his Force Majeure world tour. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Gregor Fisher, Tony Roper & More to Appear in CINDERELLA at King's Theatre GlasgowGregor Fisher, Tony Roper & More to Appear in CINDERELLA at King's Theatre Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The King's Theatre Glasgow and First Family Entertainment are thrilled to announce Scottish comedy legend Gregor Fisher will be reuniting with his Rab C. Nesbitt co-star Tony Roper in the godmother of all pantomimes, Cinderella. Also returning to the stage due to popular demand is Capital FM presenter Des Clarke marking his fifth consecutive year in the King's legendary panto. The rags to riches tale of Cinderella makes its tenth appearance in the history of the King's traditional pantomime from Friday 2 December 2016 until Sunday 8 January 2017. (more...)

Yuk Yuk's Celebrates 40 Years of Breaking Comedy Rules and Making Canadians LaughYuk Yuk's Celebrates 40 Years of Breaking Comedy Rules and Making Canadians Laugh
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

40 years ago Canada was a much quieter and more sedate place. Until Mark Breslin, a witty and brash young entrepreneur, decided to shake up the entertainment scene with a Canadian comedy revolution. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Olivier Award Winners 2016, Part Two - Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham And More!Photo Coverage: Olivier Award Winners 2016, Part Two - Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham And More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

Check out some of the winners from the 2016 Olivier Awards - including Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham and more! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, GYPSY Win Big At Oliviers! Staunton, Henry And All The Winners!KINKY BOOTS, GYPSY Win Big At Oliviers! Staunton, Henry And All The Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

The winners of the Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard, the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, were announced tonight (Sunday 3 April 2016) at the star-studded ceremony held at London's Royal Opera House. (more...)

Celebrate London Theatre- Watch the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!Celebrate London Theatre- Watch the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

Not in the UK for the big night? Fear not! For the first time ever, the ceremony is being live streamed on YouTube in the US, so you can tune in beginning at 5pm  EST! (more...)

Tonight's the Night- Tune in at 5PM EST for the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!Tonight's the Night- Tune in at 5PM EST for the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

It's the biggest night in London Theatre! The Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - take place tonight at the Royal Opera House, hosted by Michael Ball. This year's list of Olivier Award nominees includes Gemma Arterton, Kenneth Branagh, Kenneth Cranham, Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Mark Gatiss, Denise Gough, Preeya Kalidas, Nicole Kidman, Adrian Lester, Lara Pulver, Mark Rylance, Imelda Staunton, Tom Sturridge and David Suchet. Check back right here at BroadwayWorld tonight at 5pm EST to watch the Oliviers live stream! (more...)

Shirley Bassey, Matthew Bourne and More to Present the 2016 Olivier Awards, April 3Shirley Bassey, Matthew Bourne and More to Present the 2016 Olivier Awards, April 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - has revealed further details of the star-studded ceremony, hosted by two-time Olivier Award winner Michael Ball on Sunday 3 April at the Royal Opera House. (more...)

EPIX to Air New Wanda Sykes Stand-Up EventEPIX to Air New Wanda Sykes Stand-Up Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Premium TV network EPIX announced today that it will spotlight the straightforward and no-nonsense comedy of Emmy Award winning comedian, writer and actress Wanda Sykes, in the one-hour Original Comedy Event What Happened...Ms. Sykes? Best known for her roles in 'The New Adventures of Old Christine,' 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' and 'The Chris Rock Show,' What Happened...Ms. Sykes? Sykes' first stand-up performance for the network makes its World Television Premiere on EPIX on Friday, October 21 at 10pm ET/PT, 9pm C. (more...)

IF/THEN's Janine DiVita, Kathy Bates & More Will Star in HEAR MY SONG on the Hallmark ChannelIF/THEN's Janine DiVita, Kathy Bates & More Will Star in HEAR MY SONG on the Hallmark Channel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

New 'Hallmark Hall of Fame' presentation HEAR MY SONG, starring Academy Award winners Dustin Hoffman and Kathy Bates, Academy Award nominee Debra Winger, Emmy Award winner Eddie Izzard, IF/THEN's Janine DiVita, Josh Lucas and Kevin McHale will be broadcast Saturday, April 16 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The inspirational, music-filled movie tells the tale of a neglected 12-year-old boy, Stet (Garrett Wareing), whose devilish behavior obscures his angelic singing voice until he enters a boy choir boarding school where the demanding choir master (Hoffman) drives him to achieve beyond his wildest dreams. (more...)

Latitude Festival Sets 2016 Comedy LineupLatitude Festival Sets 2016 Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Now in its 11th year, Latitude Festival once again sets the bar high for summer festivals with the largest comedy line up in the UK, offering festival goers an unrivalled opportunity to see some of the biggest names in the industry, all over the same weekend. (more...)

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