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Date Of Birth:
June 28, 1946
Date Of Death:
May 20, 1989 (42)
Birth Place:
Detroit, MI, USA
Gender: Female
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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
Audra McDonald & More Celebrate Lorne Michaels Tonight at Lincoln Center GalaAudra McDonald & More Celebrate Lorne Michaels Tonight at Lincoln Center Gala
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Live from New York! SNL alum Tina Fey and husband Jeff Richmond have co-written and will co-direct a special tribute to SNL creator Lorne Michaels at Lincoln Center's American Songbook Gala. The event takes place at The Alice Tully Hall tonight, February 11th. (more...)

Legendary 'Bob & Ray' Comedian Bob Elliot Dies at Age 92Legendary 'Bob & Ray' Comedian Bob Elliot Dies at Age 92
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Robert Brackett 'Bob' Elliott, formerly one-half of the famed comedy duo of Bob and Ray, passed away yesterday at the age of 92 at his home in Cundy's Harbor, ME (more...)

Audra McDonald, Jane Krakowski & More Set for Lorne Michaels TributeAudra McDonald, Jane Krakowski & More Set for Lorne Michaels Tribute
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

SNL alum Tina Fey and husband Jeff Richmond will co-write and co-direct a special tribute to SNL creator Lorne Michaels at Lincoln Center's American Songbook Gala (more...)

History to Premiere DRUNK, STONED, BRILLIANT, DEAD: THE STORY OF THE NATIONAL LAMPOON, 1/22History to Premiere DRUNK, STONED, BRILLIANT, DEAD: THE STORY OF THE NATIONAL LAMPOON, 1/22
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

HISTORY(R) will premiere the documentary feature film, DRUNK, STONED, BRILLIANT, DEAD: THE STORY OF THE NATIONAL LAMPOON, on Friday, January 22 (more...)

HOOKING UP WITH THE SECOND CITY Set for FSCJ Artist SeriesHOOKING UP WITH THE SECOND CITY Set for FSCJ Artist Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

On Saturday, January 23, 2016, the legendary sketch and improv comedy theater returns to the Times-Union Center's Terry Theater with Hooking Up with The Second City, a must-see new show all about relationships featuring hilarious sketches, songs and world-famous improvisation from Chicago's best and brightest. (more...)

BWW Interview: Hilarious Supporting Player Jackie Hoffman Finally Nabs The Lead in ONCE UPON A MATTRESSBWW Interview: Hilarious Supporting Player Jackie Hoffman Finally Nabs The Lead in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Michael Dale - Dec 8, 2015

She's famous for being one of Broadway's funniest supporting players, but now she takes on a classic leading role. (more...)

BWW Review: Odd But Funny STORY THEATERBWW Review: Odd But Funny STORY THEATER
by Larry O'Brien - Nov 27, 2015

STORY THEATER by Paul Sills is one odd little theatrical experience. It features music by the estimable duo of Atwater and Donnelly and a half-dozen or so actors performing the fables of Aesop and the Brothers Grimm. This piece originally opened on Broadway in 1970 and closed after 243 performances with three Tony nominations, including one for best play. Paul Sills has an outstanding pedigree in improvisation: in the fifties he opened the Compass Players, which was an early platform for the esteemed Mike Nichols and Elaine May; in the sixties, he was a co-founder of Second City improvisational comedy troupe (Gilda Radner, Dan Ackroyd, John Belushi and Stephen Colbert are among the alums). After leaving Second City, Sills ran several schools teaching improvisational techniques around the country. (more...)

Chicago's Second City Improvises After Fire, Moves Offices To Tribune TowerChicago's Second City Improvises After Fire, Moves Offices To Tribune Tower
by Michael Dale - Oct 29, 2015

A multi-alarm fire in August did not reach the theatres, but ripped through the troupe's offices. (more...)

Kevin Blake Stars as F. Scott Fitzgerald in SCOTT AND HEM at Falcon Theatre This FallKevin Blake Stars as F. Scott Fitzgerald in SCOTT AND HEM at Falcon Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The Falcon Theatre welcomes†Kevin Blake†now performing the role of†'F. Scott Fitzgerald'†alongside†Ty Mayberry†as 'Ernest Hemingway'†and†Jackie Seiden†as†'Eve Montaigne'†in†SCOTT AND HEM,†written by†Mark St. Germain†and directed by†Dimitri Toscas now through November 15. (more...)

Animated Halloween Classic WITCH'S NIGHT OUT to Be Developed Into Stage MusicalAnimated Halloween Classic WITCH'S NIGHT OUT to Be Developed Into Stage Musical
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

The musical theater rights to the 1978 animated special WITCH'S NIGHT OUT have been acquired by composer and songwriter Jim Dooley, who plans to develop the show into an off Broadway-scale family musical with a Halloween theme. (more...)

Francesca Amari Celebrates Gilda Radner's 40th SNL Anniversary at the Met Room TonightFrancesca Amari Celebrates Gilda Radner's 40th SNL Anniversary at the Met Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2015

Although she's been away from the New York cabaret scene for several years, Francesca Amari is no stranger to it (having debuted at The Metropolitan Room in 2007 and appeared there again in 2008 and 2009). She returns to The Metropolitan Room in October with two†performances of her critically-acclaimed tribute show to the late comedian/entertainer, Gilda Radner. (more...)

Francesca Amari to Bring Gilda Radner Tribute to Metropolitan RoomFrancesca Amari to Bring Gilda Radner Tribute to Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Although she's been away from the New York cabaret scene for several years, Francesca Amari is no stranger to it (having debuted at The Metropolitan Room in 2007 and appearing there again in 2008 and 2009). She returns to The Metropolitan Room in October with 2 performances of her critically-acclaimed tribute show to the late comedian/entertainer, Gilda Radner. In fact, Amari will perform "You Make Me Laugh: A Love Song to Gilda Radner" exactly 40 years to the day that Gilda Radner Made her debut on Saturday Night Live (October 11, 1975). She performs at 7 pm on Sunday, October 11th and Saturday, October 17th.† Music director for Amari is popular Broadway/cabaret music director Alex Rybeck. (more...)

PIECE OF MY HEART: THE BERT BERNS STORY Aiming for 2016 Broadway Bow; All-Star Producers Join TeamPIECE OF MY HEART: THE BERT BERNS STORY Aiming for 2016 Broadway Bow; All-Star Producers Join Team
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

†Merged Work Productions†(Lead Producers) and†Jack Thomas†(Executive Producer) announced today that music-world icons and television stars†Steven Van Zandt†and†Paul Shaffer, along with Maureen Van Zandt†and†Joe Grano†(Jersey Boys), have joined the Broadway-bound musical†Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story†as lead producers.† It was also announced that Mr. Van Zandt will serve as the show's musical director.††Piece of My Heart†will open on Broadway in 2016.† (more...)

BWW Interview: BARBECUE's Arden Myrin Gets Grilled!BWW Interview: BARBECUE's Arden Myrin Gets Grilled!
by Adrienne Onofri - Sep 29, 2015

A familiar face on TV comedies, Myrin is now getting laughs on stage at the Public. (more...)

Cabaret Vocalist Francesca Amari Celebrates Gilda Radner's 40th SNL Anniversary at The Metropolitan RoomCabaret Vocalist Francesca Amari Celebrates Gilda Radner's 40th SNL Anniversary at The Metropolitan Room
by David Green - Sep 8, 2015

Although she's been away from the New York cabaret scene for several years, Francesca Amari is no stranger to it (having debuted at The Metropolitan Room in 2007 and appearing there again in 2008 and 2009). She returns to The Metropolitan Room in October with 2 performances of her critically-acclaimed tribute show to the late comedian/entertainer, Gilda Radner. In fact, Amari will perform "You Make Me Laugh: A Love Song to Gilda Radner" exactly 40 years to the day that Gilda Radner Made her debut on Saturday Night Live (October 11, 1975). She performs at 7 pm on Sunday, October 11th and Saturday, October 17th (more...)

Francesca Amari to Celebrate Gilda Radner's 40th SNL Anniversary at the Met Room This OctoberFrancesca Amari to Celebrate Gilda Radner's 40th SNL Anniversary at the Met Room This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Although she's been away from the New York cabaret scene for several years, Francesca Amari is no stranger to it (having debuted at The Metropolitan Room in 2007 and appeared there again in 2008 and 2009). She returns to The Metropolitan Room in October with two†performances of her critically-acclaimed tribute show to the late comedian/entertainer, Gilda Radner. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 2, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 2, 2015
by - Aug 2, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

New Exhibition Series from Broadcast Media Collection Launches in September at Jewish MuseumNew Exhibition Series from Broadcast Media Collection Launches in September at Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

With a new, ongoing exhibition series called The Television Project, the Jewish Museum will introduce visitors to a dynamic part of its collection: the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting (NJAB), the largest and most comprehensive body of broadcast materials on 20th century Jewish culture in the United States. The inaugural exhibition, The Television Project: Picturing a People, on view at the Jewish Museum from September 25, 2015 through February 14, 2016, will feature artistically significant program excerpts celebrating the brilliance of writing, directing, performance, and production in American television, as well as related works of art, artifacts, and ephemera. Picturing a People will include clips from the following programs: The Ed Sullivan Show, Northern Exposure, The Twilight Zone, The Goldbergs, The Simpsons, My Name is Barbra, and Eichmann Trial Coverage (ABC News). (more...)

THE BEST OF SECOND CITY Comes to Jim Rouse Theatre TonightTHE BEST OF SECOND CITY Comes to Jim Rouse Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2015

Tonight, June 27, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater returns to Jim Rouse Theatre, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia, Maryland at 8:00 pm with 'The Best of The Second City.' (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center to Present Evening with Judd Apatow and Lena DunhamFilm Society of Lincoln Center to Present Evening with Judd Apatow and Lena Dunham
by Movies News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center presents I Found This Funny: The Comedy World of Judd Apatow, July 10-14. (more...)

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