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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
Plays from Neil LaBute, Alan Zweibel and More Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2017 at 59E59Plays from Neil LaBute, Alan Zweibel and More Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2017 at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome Throughline Artists with SUMMER SHORTS 2017, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now celebrating its 11th season. SUMMER SHORTS 2017 begins on Friday, July 21 and runs through Saturday, September 2. (more...)

 Dr. Phillips Center Announces Additional 2017-18 Season Shows and Education Dr. Phillips Center Announces Additional 2017-18 Season Shows and Education
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces a roster of upcoming shows confirmed, to date, for the 2017-2018 season. (more...)

BWW Review: WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE? Mines Humor, Heartbreak at St. VincentBWW Review: WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE? Mines Humor, Heartbreak at St. Vincent
by Greg Kerestan - May 30, 2017

When the tunes are this infectious and the cast this endearing, little things like plot and characterization are secondary concerns. (more...)

Orpheum's LOVE LETTERS to Benefit Church Health Center This JuneOrpheum's LOVE LETTERS to Benefit Church Health Center This June
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Love Letters, A.R. Gurney's disarmingly funny, emotional portrait of the rebellious Melissa Gardner and straight-as-an-arrow Andrew Makepeace Ladd III, is coming to the stage of the Orpheum's Halloran Centre for two nights on June 23 and June 24. (more...)

Pat Birch and Donna McKechnie Join Broadway Theatre Project Summer ProgramPat Birch and Donna McKechnie Join Broadway Theatre Project Summer Program
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Broadway Theatre Project welcomes back Donna McKechnie and Pat Birch as visiting artists for the 2017 Summer Institute. (more...)

Pat Birch and Donna McKechnie Sign on for Broadway Theatre Project's 2017 Summer InstitutePat Birch and Donna McKechnie Sign on for Broadway Theatre Project's 2017 Summer Institute
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Broadway Theatre Project welcomes back Donna McKechnie and Pat Birch as visiting artists for the 2017 Summer Institute. (more...)

Paul Shaffer of David Letterman to Play The Ridgefield PlayhousePaul Shaffer of David Letterman to Play The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Shaffer is best known for the 30 plus years he spent as David Letterman's musical director and bandleader, but on Saturday, May 6th at 8 p.m. this world renowned musician takes center stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse! (more...)

New Musical SWEETEE, Set in '30s Depression-Era South, to Arrive Off-BroadwayNew Musical SWEETEE, Set in '30s Depression-Era South, to Arrive Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

SWEETEE (www.SweeteeTheMusical.com) a new American musical with book, music and lyrics by Gail Kriegel (Home Front, Seven) and directed and choreographed by five-time Tony  nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Patricia Birch (Broadway: Grease, Candide, Parade) will play at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) for a limited engagement from May 21st - June 18th. (more...)

South Orange Performing Arts Center Welcomes The Second CitySouth Orange Performing Arts Center Welcomes The Second City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

On May 12, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater returns to South Orange Performing Arts Center, One SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ at 8 p.m. with "We're All In This Room Together." Full of the live and in-your-face entertainment Netflix can't provide, this must-attend show features improvised comedy, audience interaction, and of-the-moment sketches and songs from The Second City made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more. Never the same show twice, join us in the "Room" where it happens during this special one-night engagement. (more...)

The Second City Invites You To Play with Them in HollandThe Second City Invites You To Play with Them in Holland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Tulip Time??????? Festival (www.tuliptime.com) is pleased to announce the return of The Second City to Tulip Time on Saturday, May 13 at 8p. (more...)

BWW Review: FOREVER PLAID Hits a High Note at the LampBWW Review: FOREVER PLAID Hits a High Note at the Lamp
by Greg Kerestan - Mar 9, 2017

The classic musical/cabaret hybrid takes audiences back to a different era in both music and comedy. (more...)

Don't Miss Paul Shaffer and the World's Most Dangerous Band at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 5/6Don't Miss Paul Shaffer and the World's Most Dangerous Band at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Pepsi Rock Series Powered by xfinity are going to rock your world with musical legend Paul Shaffer and the Most Dangerous Band on Saturday, May 6 at 8 p.m.  Paul Shaffer may be best known as David Letterman's musical director and sidekick for the past 33 years, but his illustrious career goes far beyond the Ed Sullivan Theater.  Paul began his career working with Stephen Schwartz in 1972 as musical director for the Toronto production of "Godspell." From there he went on to spend 5 years with the original cast of "SaturdayNight Live" where he was the band leader and performer - most notably for his parody of Don Kirschner.  Shaffer occasionally teamed up with the "Not Ready for Prime-Time Players" off the show as well, including work on Gilda Radner's highly successful Broadway show and as the musical director for John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd whenever they recorded or performed as The Blues Brothers. In 1984, Shaffer played keyboards for The Honeydrippers, a group formed in 1981 by former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant, and performed on the hit single "Sea of Love" which reached #1.  (more...)

Tony Winner Andrea Martin Signs on for Broadway Concert Series at Broward CenterTony Winner Andrea Martin Signs on for Broadway Concert Series at Broward Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

???????Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed 'The Mayor of Broadway,' this popular concert series produced by Mark Cortale, returns this spring to The Broward Center for the Performing Arts' Parker Playhouse with 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...)

Paul Shaffer, Maurice Hines, and Justin Vivian Bond Set as Presenters at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards GalaPaul Shaffer, Maurice Hines, and Justin Vivian Bond Set as Presenters at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Veteran entertainer Maurice Hines, "trans-genre" artist Justin Vivian Bond, comedian Jim David, and musician Paul Shaffer have been set as presenters at the 32nd annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 13 at 6:30pmat Gotham Comedy Club. Hines, Bond, and David are, themselves, previous Bistro Award honorees. (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 - Feb 18, 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 Today, February 18th, 2017 at 7pm & 9:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street, NYC). (more...)

Tony Winner Jane Krakowski and More Set for 'NOTHING TO HIDE' Tonight at 54 BelowTony Winner Jane Krakowski and More Set for 'NOTHING TO HIDE' Tonight at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 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 tonight, February 18th, 2017, at 7pm and 9:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Second City Invites You to Play with Them in BoulderSecond City Invites You to Play with Them in Boulder
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

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...)

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...)

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 - Feb 1, 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...)

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...)

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