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Gilda Radner News

Date of Birth: June 28, 1946
Date of Death: May 20, 1989 (42)
Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA
Gender: Female
Opening Night Battles Hate with Comedy at Second City HollywoodOpening Night Battles Hate with Comedy at Second City Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Second City Hollywood is starting 2017 off combatting xenophobia, racism, and misogyny with satirical comedy. (more...)

Tony Winner Jane Krakowski and LATE SHOW's Paul Shaffer Join 'NOTHING TO HIDE' at Feinstein's/54 BelowTony Winner Jane Krakowski and LATE SHOW's Paul Shaffer Join 'NOTHING TO HIDE' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski, Late Show with David Letterman's Paul Shaffer, and Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond have joined Don Scardino: Nothing To Hide with John Miller, which will have two concerts on Saturday, February 18th, 2017, at 7pm and 9:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Hanna Burke's Madeline Kahn Tribute Extends at The Metropolitan RoomHanna Burke's Madeline Kahn Tribute Extends at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Join Hanna Burke and friends once more for our tribute to the great talent that was Madeline Kahn, a brilliant actress, singer and comedienne who left us much too soon. (more...)

Winter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPACWinter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

South Orange Performing Arts Center has released its lineup for the first half of 2017. See the newly released Winter-Spring events schedule below:  (more...)

30 ROCK's Don Scardino Adds Second Performance of NOTHING TO HIDE at Feinstein's/54 Below30 ROCK's Don Scardino Adds Second Performance of NOTHING TO HIDE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Due to popular demand, two-time Emmy Award winner Don Scardino, best known for his long running stint as the director of NBC's hit comedy 30 Rock, has added a second performance of his hit autobiographical show, Don Scardino: Nothing To Hide with John Miller on Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 7pm & 9:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street, NYC). (more...)

Gavin Creel, Matthew Morrison and Andrea Martin to Join Seth Rudetsky's Fort Lauderdale Concert SeriesGavin Creel, Matthew Morrison and Andrea Martin to Join Seth Rudetsky's Fort Lauderdale Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed "The Mayor of Broadway," this unique series returns this winter to The Broward Center for the Performing Arts' Parker Playhouse with three new concert dates for the 2016-17 season produced by Mark Cortale. Kicking off the season is Broadway's Gavin Creel, Olivier Award Winning star "The Book of Mormon and star of "She Loves Me" performing on December 30 at 8:00 PM, immediately prior to his return to Broadway where he will co-star with Bette Midler in "Hello Dolly!." He is followed by Matthew Morrison, who has been nominated for a Tony Award for "Light in the Piazza" and Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for his starring role in the hit TV series "Glee" on February 17, 2017 at 8:00 PM, and comedy legend Andrea Martin, star of TV's SCTV and two-time Tony Award winner for the Broadway revival of "Pippin" and "My Favorite Year," on April 1, 2017 at 8:00 PM.  (more...)

Santa Barbara Film Fest to Honor LA LA LAND's Emma Stone & Ryan GoslingSanta Barbara Film Fest to Honor LA LA LAND's Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling will be presented with the 2017 Outstanding Performers of the Year award (more...)

The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival to Host A TRIBUTE TO GENE WILDERThe Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival to Host A TRIBUTE TO GENE WILDER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The 27th annual Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival will have a special pre-Festival kick-off event on Tuesday, January 10 - A Tribute to Gene Wilder, which will include a dessert reception by Starz Bakery, a live Klezmer performance and a screening of the 1979 hit comedy The Frisco Kid, starring Gene Wilder and Harrison Ford. This special tribute will be held at 6 pm at the Mandel JCC, 5221 Hood Road in Palm Beach Gardens. (more...)

THE SECOND CITY'S HOLIDAZED & CONFUSED REVUE Set for Cincinnati PlayhouseTHE SECOND CITY'S HOLIDAZED & CONFUSED REVUE Set for Cincinnati Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

With the holidays just around the corner, the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has the perfect antidote to seasonal stress: THE SECOND CITY'S HOLIDAZED & CONFUSED REVUE, which offers riotous send-ups of holiday traditions from Nov. 5 through Dec. 31. (more...)

Larry Wilmore, Pamela Adlon and More Slated for NY Comedy Festival Friars Club PanelLarry Wilmore, Pamela Adlon and More Slated for NY Comedy Festival Friars Club Panel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

As part of the upcoming New York Comedy Festival, the Friars Club, the New York Comedy Festival and Producer Rick Newman will present a Comedy Writers Round Table III on Wednesday, November 3rd at 8:30pm at The Friars Club (57 E. 55th St.). (more...)

Jeffrey Sweet to Entertain Atlanta at The Basement TheatreJeffrey Sweet to Entertain Atlanta at The Basement Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

You Only Shoot the Ones You Love is a monologue-style play in which Jeff talks mostly about how he inadvertently came to be involved with the great Improvisation institutions of Chicago, particularly The Compass Players, Second City, and The Annoyance Theatre. (more...)

Larry Wilmore, Pamela Adlon and More Slated for NY Comedy Festival Friars Club PanelLarry Wilmore, Pamela Adlon and More Slated for NY Comedy Festival Friars Club Panel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

As part of the upcoming New York Comedy Festival, the Friars Club, the New York Comedy Festival and Producer Rick Newman will present a Comedy Writers Round Table III on Wednesday, November 3rd at 8:30pm at The Friars Club (57 E. 55th St.). (more...)

Jeffrey Sweet to Entertain Atlanta at The Basement TheatreJeffrey Sweet to Entertain Atlanta at The Basement Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

You Only Shoot the Ones You Love is a monologue-style play in which Jeff talks mostly about how he inadvertently came to be involved with the great Improvisation institutions of Chicago, particularly The Compass Players, Second City, and The Annoyance Theatre. (more...)

The Second City Hollywood to Host New LA Diversity in Comedy FestivalThe Second City Hollywood to Host New LA Diversity in Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Second City Hollywood is proud to announce the first annual Diversity in Comedy Festival occurring October 21, 22, and 23, 2016 in Los Angeles, located at 6560 Hollywood Blvd. 90028. (more...)

GCC Hosted Annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND NOOGIES to Fund 350 Activities for MembersGCC Hosted Annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND NOOGIES to Fund 350 Activities for Members
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Gilda's Club Chicago, a cancer support organization that ensures no one faces cancer alone, hosted its annual 'Night of a Thousand Noogies,' at Park West on October 15. Chicago's own Second City comedians performed signature sketch comedy routines and improv skits, with the help of emcee TJ Shanoff. All money raised from the event supports the 350 free activities each month at the downtown Clubhouse and satellite locations.  (more...)

BWW Interview:  Emily Fightmaster at NJPAC in Second City's PAVED AND CONFUSED 2 on 10/29BWW Interview: Emily Fightmaster at NJPAC in Second City's PAVED AND CONFUSED 2 on 10/29
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 16, 2016

Just in time for Election Day, Chicago's legendary Second City returns to New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Saturday, October 29th for 'Paved and Confused 2: Please Don't Feed the Candidates.' BWW interviewed company member, Emily Fightmaster about her career and the show. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company to Support Gilda's Club South Jersey with BIOGRAPHYEast Lynne Theater Company to Support Gilda's Club South Jersey with BIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

???????The Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company not only gives gift certificates to charitable nonprofits, meeting requests from organizations in Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Virginia, and New Jersey, but also offers a portion of its proceeds during at least one performance yearly to help a nonprofit. (more...)

THE SECOND CITY'S HOLIDAZED & CONFUSED REVUE Set for Cincinnati PlayhouseTHE SECOND CITY'S HOLIDAZED & CONFUSED REVUE Set for Cincinnati Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

With the holidays just around the corner, the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has the perfect antidote to seasonal stress: THE SECOND CITY'S HOLIDAZED & CONFUSED REVUE, which offers riotous send-ups of holiday traditions from Nov. 5 through Dec. 31. (more...)

Check Out Full Lyrics to Lin-Manuel Miranda's SNL 'My Shot' Remix!Check Out Full Lyrics to Lin-Manuel Miranda's SNL 'My Shot' Remix!
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 12, 2016

Below, BWW brings you the full transcript of Miranda's opening monologue, including lyrics to his remixed version of 'My Shot.' Enjoy! (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company to Support Gilda's Club South Jersey with BIOGRAPHYEast Lynne Theater Company to Support Gilda's Club South Jersey with BIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

???????The Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company not only gives gift certificates to charitable nonprofits, meeting requests from organizations in Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Virginia, and New Jersey, but also offers a portion of its proceeds during at least one performance yearly to help a nonprofit. (more...)

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