Gilda Radner News

Date of Birth: June 28, 1946
Date of Death: May 20, 1989 (42)
Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA
Gender: Female
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...)

Second City Invites You to Play with Them in BoulderSecond City Invites You to Play with Them in Boulder
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On February 8th, 2017, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater returns to the Boulder Theater with "We're All In This Room Together." (more...)

The Second City Releases Tickets for its DYSFUNCTIONAL HOLIDAY REVUEThe Second City Releases Tickets for its DYSFUNCTIONAL HOLIDAY REVUE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

On December 14-18, Chicago's legendary comedy theatre The Second City will appear at the Marcus Center's Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall and tickets go on sale this Friday, September 23 at 12:00 pm. The Second City's Dysfunctional Holiday Revue delivers a healthy dose of seasonal satire where neither holiday film classics, family gatherings nor Christmas carols are too sacred for a show that is the perfect alternative to the same old holiday shows.' (more...)

Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard and More to Present at 2016 Fifth Star AwardsCindy Crawford, Fred Willard and More to Present at 2016 Fifth Star Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will honor four Chicago artists and arts advocates and one iconic cultural institution at the 3rd annual Fifth Star Awards presented by Allstate Insurance Company today, September 14 at 7pm-at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. (more...)

Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman & More to Honor Bill Murray at 19th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American HumorJimmy Kimmel, David Letterman & More to Honor Bill Murray at 19th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

A lineup of leading performers, including Dan Aykroyd, Aziz Ansari, Roy Blount Jr., Bill Hader, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman, Brian Doyle Murray, Paul Shaffer, Sigourney Weaver, and others will salute Bill Murray at the 19th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Hanna Burke's WHY IS EVERYONE LAUGHING Madeline Kahn Tribute Extended at The DuplexHanna Burke's WHY IS EVERYONE LAUGHING Madeline Kahn Tribute Extended at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Extended! Join Hanna Burke and friends for the third installment of our tribute to the great talent that was Madeline Kahn. A brilliant actress, singer and comedienne who left us much too soon. Known best for her roles in films such as 'Blazing Saddles', 'Paper Moon', 'Young Frankenstein', 'What's Up, Doc?' and 'Clue'. (more...)

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