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Date of Birth: February 28, 1955 (62)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Documentary 'The Last Laugh' Premieres on PBS's INDEPENDENT LENS, 4/24Documentary 'The Last Laugh' Premieres on PBS's INDEPENDENT LENS, 4/24
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Last Laugh is a documentary based on the premise that the Holocaust would seem to be an absolutely off-limits topic for comedy. But is it? (more...)

Wanna Go to Agrabah? Casting Underway for Live-Action ALADDIN Movie!Wanna Go to Agrabah? Casting Underway for Live-Action ALADDIN Movie!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Guy Ritchie will be helming a live-action re-imagining of Disney's Aladdin. The project marks the latest in a string of upcoming live-action reboots of Disney classics, including BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, in theaters March 17th, MARY POPPINS RETURNS, out Christmas Day, 2018, MULAN and THE LION KING. (more...)

Brad Kane to Host Sing-Along at Tribeca Film Fest's Anniversary Screening of Disney's ALADDINBrad Kane to Host Sing-Along at Tribeca Film Fest's Anniversary Screening of Disney's ALADDIN
by Movies News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

To honor the 25th anniversary of Disney's 1992 ALADDIN, the Tribeca Film Festival has announced that Brad Kane, the singing voice behind the title character, will host a sing-along prior to the screening of the animated musical classic. (more...)

Comedians Bring the Laughs to Carolines on Broadway in MarchComedians Bring the Laughs to Carolines on Broadway in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of March, highlighted by headliners Erik Griffin, from Comedy Central's Workaholics,March 2 - 5; Gilbert Gottfried, from the film The Aristocrats, one night only,March 9; Vir Das, from his live stand-up show "Unbelievablish," March 10 - 12;Christopher Titus, headlining his 'Born with a Defect Tour,' March 16 - 18;Nikki Glaser, from her Comedy Central stand-up special "Perfect," March 23 - 26; and Big Jay Oakerson, host of SiriusXM Radio's The Bonfire, March 29 and 30. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Supports SAY at Paul Rudd's All-Star Bowling BenefitPhoto Coverage: Broadway Supports SAY at Paul Rudd's All-Star Bowling Benefit
by Walter McBride - Feb 14, 2017

Broadway came out last night for the Fifth Annual Paul Rudd All-Star Bowling Benefit to support SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young. Attendees included: Emily Bergl, Alex Brightman,Geneva Carr, Alexander Chaplin, Nadia Dajani, Melissa Errico, Gilbert Gottfried, Jenna Leigh Green, Mariska Hargitay, Jeremy Hays, Peter Hermann, Seth Herzog, Cady Huffman, James Monroe Iglehart, Richard Kind, Alex Lacamoire, Patrick McEnroe, Greg Naughton, Michael Oberholtzer, Kelli O'Hara, Caroline Rhea, Nicki Richards, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Frank Wood, & many more, as well as SAY kids. (more...)

Producer of Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot Talks Authentic Casting and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in New InterviewProducer of Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot Talks Authentic Casting and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in New Interview
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Guy Ritchie will be helming a live-action re-imagining of Disney's Aladdin. The project marks the latest in a string of upcoming live-action reboots of Disney classics, including BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, in theaters March 17th, MARY POPPINS RETURNS, out Christmas Day, 2018, MULAN and THE LION KING. (more...)

HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Will Host Paul Rudd's All-Star SAY Bowling BenefitHAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Will Host Paul Rudd's All-Star SAY Bowling Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young announced today that Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon will be the guest host at the Fifth Annual Paul Rudd All-Star Bowling Benefit to support SAY. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - 1/12/2017- 1/17/2017Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - 1/12/2017- 1/17/2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Thursday, January 12, 2017! (more...)

Jake Ehrenreich To Appear at the Miami Jewish Film FestivalJake Ehrenreich To Appear at the Miami Jewish Film Festival
by Carol Kassie - Jan 11, 2017

Jake Ehrenreich will open in A Jew Grows in Brooklyn 2.0 at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center on February 2nd. But prior to that opening, he'll visit the Miami Jewish Film festival as a special guest speaker to discuss his participation in the recent film, The Last Laugh, cinematographer Ferne Pearlstein's fascinating look at the importance of laughter under even the most dire of circumstances.  (more...)

Gilbert Gottfried and Phoebe Robinson Join Eliot Glazer for An Even More Special Haunting Renditions Holiday ShowGilbert Gottfried and Phoebe Robinson Join Eliot Glazer for An Even More Special Haunting Renditions Holiday Show
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Eliot Glazer is bringing back his iconic show Haunting Renditions Live - this time for 'An Even More Special Haunting Renditions Holiday Show' with special guests Gilbert Gottfried and Phoebe Robinson. The show is December 22 at 8:30pm at The Bell House in Brooklyn, and tickets are $15. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of December. (more...)

One Night Only! Gilbert Gottfried to Join MISSED CONNECTIONSOne Night Only! Gilbert Gottfried to Join MISSED CONNECTIONS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Comedy legend Gilbert Gottfried joins the cast of Missed Connections: An Exploration into the Online Postings of Desperate Romantics for one performance this Tuesday, November 29th at The Kraine Theater (85 E. 4th Street near 2nd Avenue). (more...)

BWW's Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musical Movie Remakes!BWW's Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musical Movie Remakes!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 5, 2016

With so many upcoming projects in the works, BWW has put together a guide to what's in store from the House of Mouse and its uber-talented creative teams! (more...)

Carolines on Broadway Announces November Line-Up, Featuring Eric Andre and Kyle KinaneCarolines on Broadway Announces November Line-Up, Featuring Eric Andre and Kyle Kinane
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of November, highlighted by headliners Eric Andre, host of Adult Swim's The Eric Andre Show, November 3 - 6; Kyle Kinane, from his Comedy Central stand-up special Loose in Chicago, November 10 - 13; Sinbad, from his stand-up special Make Me Wanna Holla, November 17 - 19; and Jo Koy, from The Adam Carolla Show podcast, Thanksgiving Weekend, November 23, 25 and 26. (more...)

Judy Gold and Christine O'Leary Bring Great Nights of Comedy to The Ridgefield Playhouse in November!Judy Gold and Christine O'Leary Bring Great Nights of Comedy to The Ridgefield Playhouse in November!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

One of comedian Christine O'Leary's first gigs in Ridgefield was when Adam Broderick hired her to perform at his staff holiday party. To get material, she went undercover at both of his salons, posing as a new employee who was sent to 'shadow the staff to gain experience.' Weeks later, she shocked everyone when she took center stage at their holiday party, grabbed the microphone, and began a litany of dead-on impressions and inside jokes that made everyone howl with laughter. (more...)

Photo Coverage: HELLO DERE Comic Marty Allen Hosted By The Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: HELLO DERE Comic Marty Allen Hosted By The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 20, 2016

Still witty, smart and funny at 95 years of age, the legendary comic Marty Allen was hosted (not roasted) at a Friars Club lunch.  Emmy Award winning Friar Bill Boggs interviewed Marty about his long career in show business.  Marty worked as an opening act for stars such as Sarah Vaughan, Eydie Gorme and Nat King Cole gained enormous fame when he teamed up with singer Steve Rossi and made 44 appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show.  In 1961 and 1962 Allen appeared on Broadway in Let It Ride! at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre and then went on to perform in the pre-Broadway tour and Broadway performances of I Had A Ball. (more...)

Guy Richie to Helm Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot for Disney!Guy Richie to Helm Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot for Disney!
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Guy Ritchie is currently in discussions to helm a live-action re-imagining of Disney's ALADDIN. The project marks the latest in a string of upcoming live-action reboots of Disney classics (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Alan Thicke Returns for Season 2 of Pop's Reality Sitcom UNUSUALLY THICKEVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Alan Thicke Returns for Season 2 of Pop's Reality Sitcom UNUSUALLY THICKE
by - Sep 7, 2016

Alan Thicke and his family blur the lines of reality television and sitcom on season two of UNUSUALLY THICKE returning on Pop Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 9:00 PM, ET/PT. (more...)

Shawn Wayans, Gary Owen, Artie Lange, David Alan Grier and More To Bring the Laughs To Carolines on Broadway This FallShawn Wayans, Gary Owen, Artie Lange, David Alan Grier and More To Bring the Laughs To Carolines on Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of September, highlighted by headliners Shawn Wayans, from FOX's In Living Color and the movie White Chicks, Labor Day Weekend, September 1 - 4; Gary Owen, from the Think Like a Man films and his new BET series The Gary Owen Show, September 8 - 11; Artie Lange, from his Comedy Central special The Stench of Failure and 'Artie Lange's Uncensored Podcast,' September 15 - 17; David Alan Grier, from NBC's The Carmichael Show and FOX's In Living Color, September 22 - 24; Iliza Shlesinger, from ABC.com's Forever 31, on September 27; Gilbert Gottfried, from the film The Aristocrats, on September 29; and Donnell Rawlings, 'Ashy Larry' from Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show, September 29 - October 2. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Adam Carolla, Gilbert Gottfried Documentary CAN WE TAKE A JOKE?VIDEO: First Look - Adam Carolla, Gilbert Gottfried Documentary CAN WE TAKE A JOKE?
by Movies News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Below, check out the first official trailer for the Adam Carolla, Gilbert Gottfried Documentary CAN WE TAKE A JOKE? (more...)

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