George Wendt News

Date Of Birth:
October 17, 1948 (65)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Gender:
Male
George Wendt, Ashley Tisdale Join Cast of TBS Comedy Pilot
by TV News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

George Wendt and Ashley Tisdale have joined the cast of David Kohan and Max Mutchnick's multi-camera currently untitled barbershop comedy pilot for TBS. (more...)

Broadway's Cory Michael Smith to Play 'The Riddler' on Fox's GOTHAM
by TV News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

According to Deadline, the former BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY's star has signed on to play Edward Nygma, aka 'The Riddler' in Fox's upcoming Batman prequel drama, also starring Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue. (more...)

6th Annual AN EVENING WITH THE STARS Fundraiser Raises Over $80,000 for Autism Speaks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

On Sunday, March 2, the Chicagoland Chapter of Autism Speaks has announced its 6th annual Oscar-themed fundraising event, An Evening with the Stars Red Carpet Spectacular, taking place at the InterContinental O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont, IL. (more...)

VIDEO: Ted Danson Talks Taking Mushrooms with Woody Harrelson on Tonight's CONAN
by TV News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

In a clip from tonight's CONAN on TBS, guest Ted Danson talks about how he and Woody Harrelson played hooky from CHEERS and went on a psychedelic cruise with George Wendt and John Ratzenberger. Watch below! (more...)

Broadway's Cory Michael Smith to Star Opposite Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara in CAROL
by Movies News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Smith will take on the role of 'Tommy, a seemingly charming traveling salesman who meets Blanchett and Mara's characters on the road.' (more...)

Chicagoland Chapter of Autism Speaks to Host AN EVENING WITH THE STARS Fundraiser, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

On Sunday, March 2, the Chicagoland Chapter of Autism Speaks is proud to announce its 6th annual Oscar-themed fundraising event, An Evening with the Stars Red Carpet Spectacular, taking place at the InterContinental O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont, IL. (more...)

Photo Flash: DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB Returns to 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Don't Quit Your Night Job, returned to its new home at 54 Below in New York City on Thursday, January 16th, 11:30pm. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Steel River Playhouse Welcomes Gene Terruso as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2014

Steel River Playhouse has announced Gene Terruso as its new Artistic Director. Located in the heart of Pottstown's historic district, Steel River is a growing nonprofit performance and education facility. To introduce Mr. Terruso to the community, Steel River will be hosting a series of "meet and greets", January through March at the Playhouse. At these events, visitors will have a chance to mingle with the new Artistic Director and other staff, enjoy entertainment by select artists, engage in in a formal Q&A, and tour the facility. (more...)

Tony Danza, Mary Testa, Lilla Crawford & More Set for DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB at 54 Below, 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Don't Quit Your Night Job, returns to its new home at 54 Below in New York City on Thursday, January 16th, 11:30pm. Joining creators STEVE ROSEN, SARAH SALTZBERG and DAN LIPTON will be DERRICK BASKIN (Memphis), Tony nominee JOHN ELLISON CONLEE (The Watson Intelligence), LILLA CRAWFORD (Annie, upcoming 'Into The Woods' film), LEA DeLARIA (Orange is the New Black), ALEXANDER GEMIGNANI (Les Miserables), JASON KRAVITS (Relatively Speaking, 'The Michael J. Fox Show'), Tony nominated composer lyricists BENJ PASEK AND JUSTIN PAUL (A Christmas Story, Dogfight), EPHRAIM SYKES (Motown, Newsies), Tony nominee MARY TESTA (Disaster! Queen of the Mist), and stage, tv, film icon, and the star of the critically acclaimed and soon to arrive on broadway - Honeymoon in Vegas... TONY DANZA! With DJ's Andrew Andrew (Girls), and a special visit from DAVID ROSSMER. Featuring DAMIEN BASSMAN (The Addams Family) on drums, RACHEL MAIER (Soul Doctor) on stage management; and presented by LIPTON, ROSEN, SALTZBERG and SHOSHANA FEINSTEIN (more...)

Second City Brings HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER! Tour to Liberty Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Back by popular demand (because they always sell out!), Chicago's legendary comedy troupe - The Second City - returns to the Liberty Theatre in Hailey with their Happily Ever Laughter! Tour tonight, January 9th and Friday, January 10th at 7pm. (more...)

Company of Fools to Welcome The Second City, Jan 9-10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

Back by popular demand (because they always sell out!), Chicago's legendary comedy theatre company The Second City returns to the Liberty Theatre in Hailey with their Happily Ever Laughter! Tour today, January 9, and Friday, January 10, at 7pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 1/05/2014
by BWW - Jan 05, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/05/2014 for Boise (more...)

Laura Benanti, Tovah Feldshuh & More Set for DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB at 54 Below, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Don't Quit Your Night Job returns to its new home at 54 Below in New York City on December 19th, 11:30pm. Joining creators Steve Rosen, Sarah Saltzberg and Dan Lipton are a slew of Broadway performers. (more...)

Photo Flash: Zachary Levi, Hunter Foster & More in DON'T QUITE YOUR NIGHT JOB
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Don't Quit Your Night Job recently returned to New York City at its new home, 54 Below. Joining creators Steve Rosen, Sarah Saltzberg and Dan Lipton were Derrick Baskin (Memphis), Jen Cody (The Frog Princess), Lea DeLaria (Orange Is The New Black), Tony Nominee Hunter Foster (Hands On A Hardbody),Asmeret Ghebremichael (The Book Of Mormon), Jackie Hoffman (Xanadu), Tony Nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger(Glass Menagerie), Jason Kravits (Relatively Speaking) ,Zachary Levi (First Date), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King), Maurice Murphy (Motown), Brynn O'Malley (Annie, Honeymoon In Vegas) and Emily Rosenfeld (Annie), with DJ's Andrew Andrew (Girls), and a special visit from David Rossmer. Check out photos from the concert below! (more...)

Second City to Bring HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER! Tour to Liberty Theatre, 1/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Back by popular demand (because they always sell out!), Chicago's legendary comedy troupe - The Second City - returns to the Liberty Theatre in Hailey with their Happily Ever Laughter! Tour on Thursday, January 9th and Friday, January 10th at 7pm. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Kirstie Alley Plays Tony Winning Broadway Star on TV Land's KIRSTIE, Airing Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

Below, get a first look at KIRSTIE, starring Kirstie Alley who reunites with her Cheers co-star Rhea Perlman. The sitcom also marks the return of Seinfeld's Michael Richards. The comedy premieres tonight, December 4 at 10/9C on TV Land! (more...)

VIDEO: Kirstie Alley Chats New Series 'Kirstie' on GMA
by - Dec 02, 2013

Kirstie Alley portrays a Broadway star in her new sitcom 'Kirstie', starring Rhea Perlman and Michael Richards. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Kirstie Allie Plays Tony Winning Broadway Star on TV Land's KIRSTIE
by TV News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

Below, get a first look at KIRSTIE, starring Kirstie Alley who reunites with her Cheers co-star Rhea Perlman. (more...)

Hunter Foster, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Zachary Levi and More Set for DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Don't Quit Your Night Job returns to New York City at its new home, 54 Below, tonight, November 21st, 11:30pm. (more...)

Company of Fools to Welcome The Second City, Jan 9-10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Back by popular demand (because they always sell out!), Chicago's legendary comedy theatre company The Second City returns to the Liberty Theatre in Hailey with their Happily Ever Laughter! Tour on Thursday, January 9, and Friday, January 10, at 7pm. (more...)

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