Jack McBrayer News

Winter Is... Over? THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Extends for Final Time Into SpringWinter Is... Over? THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Extends for Final Time Into Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The watch must finally come to an end for "Thrones! The Musical Parody," announcing today the fourth and final extension at Apollo Theater (2540 N. Lincoln Ave). The "Game of Thrones" send-up will close March 19, 2017 after an eight-month run at the Lincoln Park theater. (more...)

Scoop: THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS - Monday, January 23, 2017Scoop: THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS - Monday, January 23, 2017
by - Jan 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BIG BANG THEORY, airing on CBS on Monday, January 23, 2017! (more...)

Sony Animation Announces Details & Release Date for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVOSony Animation Announces Details & Release Date for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVO
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-winning (Emmy, Tony, Grammy, Olivier, Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient) creative force behind the groundbreaking Broadway musical HAMILTON, writes new songs for this musical animated feature. (more...)

CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND's Rachel Bloom to Go CRAZY FOR YOU at Lincoln Center; More Cast Announced!CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND's Rachel Bloom to Go CRAZY FOR YOU at Lincoln Center; More Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Manhattan Concert Productions (MCP) has announced Rachel Bloom and Jerry O'Connell, who will co-star as Irene Roth and Lank Hawkins respectively, for the 25th Anniversary concert performance of Crazy for You. (more...)

Comedy Central Renews Emmy Award Winning Series DRUNK HISTORY for Fifth SeasonComedy Central Renews Emmy Award Winning Series DRUNK HISTORY for Fifth Season
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Comedy Central has renewed the Emmy® Award-winning series DRUNK HISTORY for a fifth season, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central. The 14-episode fifth season is scheduled to premiere in 2017. (more...)

Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Saturday, January 14, 2017Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Saturday, January 14, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on MATCH GAME, airing on ABC on Saturday, January 14, 2017! (more...)

Rachel Dratch and Jack McBrayer Join Manhattan Concert Productions' CRAZY FOR YOURachel Dratch and Jack McBrayer Join Manhattan Concert Productions' CRAZY FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Manhattan Concert Productions welcomes comedic duo Rachel Dratch and Jack McBrayer for their concert performance of Gershwin's Tony Award-winning musical comedy Crazy for You. (more...)

Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Wednesday, January 25, 2017Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Wednesday, January 25, 2017
by - Jan 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on MATCH GAME, airing on ABC on Wednesday, January 25, 2017! (more...)

Chicago Improv Group Baby Wants Candy to Debut at Second City This WinterChicago Improv Group Baby Wants Candy to Debut at Second City This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

'Baby Wants Candy,' Chicago's celebrated comedy institution announces today its move to Judy's Beat Lounge at The Second City Training Center (230 W. North Ave) for a limited run, starting January 7 and running through March 25, 2017. (more...)

THRONES Announces Third ExtensionTHRONES Announces Third Extension
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce the third extension for the hit "Game of Thrones" send-up, now playing through February 12, 2017. (more...)

Improvised Musical Parody SHAMILTON to Shake Up the Windy City This WinterImprovised Musical Parody SHAMILTON to Shake Up the Windy City This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

NYC has SPAMILTON, and now Chicago is getting in on the HAMILTON parody game! (more...)

Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Wednesday, December 28, 2016Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Wednesday, December 28, 2016
by - Dec 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on MATCH GAME, airing on ABC on Wednesday, December 28, 2016! (more...)

Meghan Trainor Writes &  Performs 'I'm A Lady' For Sony Pictures Animation's SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGEMeghan Trainor Writes & Performs 'I'm A Lady' For Sony Pictures Animation's SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

'I'm a Lady,' a new song fromthe multi-platinum reigning Grammy Awards Best New Artist Meghan Trainor, will be featured in Sony Pictures Animation'sSmurfs: The Lost Village. The song isperformed & written by Meghan Trainor and produced by Martin Rene, Monsters & Strangers and Meghan Trainor. (more...)

Scoop: THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS - Thursday, November 24, 2016Scoop: THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS - Thursday, November 24, 2016
by TV Scoop - Nov 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE BIG BANG THEORY, airing on CBS on Thursday, November 24, 2016! (more...)

Second City All-Stars and Famous Friends Return for Improv & Music MarathonSecond City All-Stars and Famous Friends Return for Improv & Music Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

The Second City has announced the 15th annual return of its epic "The Second City That Never Sleeps" event. 24 Hour: You Can Always Come Home will run non-stop from Monday, November 21st at 5:00 p.m. until Tuesday, November 22nd at 5:00 p.m. in The Second City e.t.c. Theater. Entry is $20 (cash only) as long as seats are available. (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...)

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...)

THRONES THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Second ExtensionTHRONES THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Second Extension
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce the second extension for the Chicago premiere of the hit musical, now playing through January 15, 2017. Written and produced by the creative team behind "Baby Wants Candy" and "50 Shades! The Musical Parody," the sell-out show from Scotland begins as a group of friends gather for the season finale of "Game of Thrones," when they soon realize that one friend has never seen television show. Recounting plot highlights throughout all six seasons-including over 40 characters and 21 original songs-the production is a "hilarious ride that never slows down" (BuzzNews Chicago), detailing the highs and lows of the hit HBO series. Tickets ($36 - $59) for the extension go on sale Friday, October 14 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the Apollo Theater Box Office by calling 773.935.6100 or visiting Ticketmaster.com. (more...)

THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Second Extension and Change in Schedule at Apollo Theater ChicagoTHRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Second Extension and Change in Schedule at Apollo Theater Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce the second extension for the Chicago premiere of the hit musical, now playing through January 15, 2017. (more...)

THRONES THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Halloween Performance and Costume ContestTHRONES THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Halloween Performance and Costume Contest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce a one-night-only Halloween performance and costume contest onMonday, October 31. Audience members are encouraged to don their best Halloween attire and participate in a costume contest judged by cosplay group leaders from Geeks A Gogo, AllGeeks HQ and The Age of Geeks as well as the cast of "Thrones!." In search of the best costume this side of the Seven Kingdoms, attendees have a chance of winning more than $200 in prizes from local vendors such as Chicago Costume, Taboo Tabou, G Boutique and more. The Halloween performance of "Thrones! The Musical Parody" takes place on Monday, October 31 at 7:30pm. Tickets ($20) for the Halloween performance can be purchased at the Apollo Theater Box Office by calling 773.935.6100 or visitingTicketmaster.com using the promo code COSPLY. (more...)

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