Joe Piscopo News

Date Of Birth:
June 17, 1951 (63)
Birth Place:
Passaic, NJ, USA
Gender:
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Photo Flash: Remembering Robin Williams
by Walter McBride - Aug 22, 2014

It's been over a week since the world lost entertainment legend Robin Williams, who passed away last Monday. The beloved actor and comedian was 63 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers Robin. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BACKSTAGE WITH PETER LEDONNE Broadcasts from Lillie's
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 07, 2014

Host Peter LeDonne has taken his AM 970 radio program "Backstage With Peter LeDonne" out of the studio and into the theater district. Peter and night life correspondent Jamie deRoy are now broadcasting from Lillie's Victorian Establishment Wednesday's at 12 PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CINDERELLA's Paige Faure and Nancy Opel Vist Backstage with Peter LeDonne
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 23, 2014

Paige Faure and Nancy Opel, new cast members of the Broadway show Cinderella, will visit Backstage with Peter Ledonne this Sunday on AM 970 The Answer. Long time theatrical Ad Man Peter LeDonne is now a New York radio host. Jamie deRoy, the programs night life correspondent will provide listeners with all the information they need to know about what's going on in New York City's live entertainment scene. Backstage airs every Sunday from 12 noon to 1 PM. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Tuesday, July 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 03, 2014

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP, airing on ABC on Tuesday, July 8, 2014! (more...)

Marcus Goldhaber Performs in Fleet Week's COME HOME AMERICA Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The 2014 'Come Home America Tour' kickoff, scheduled for today, May 23, has been sanctioned as an official Fleet Week New York Event with support from the USO. Acclaimed NYC vocalist-songwriter Marcus Goldhaber will be singing for the troops with his 6-piece band in an all-new concert production that celebrates 'The New Greatest Generation' for the Memorial Day Weekend tour launch. Media Week begins Monday (5/19) with a morning guest appearance on The Joe Piscopo Show on AM970 The Answer. (more...)

MARCUS GOLDHABER's 'Come Home America Tour' Becomes Official Fleet Week Event
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

The 2014 'COME HOME AMERICA TOUR' kickoff, scheduled for Friday, May 23 (more...)

Marcus Goldhaber to Perform in Fleet Week's COME HOME AMERICA Tour, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The 2014 'Come Home America Tour' kickoff, scheduled for Friday, May 23, has been sanctioned as an official Fleet Week New York Event with support from the USO. Acclaimed NYC vocalist-songwriter Marcus Goldhaber will be singing for the troops with his 6-piece band in an all-new concert production that celebrates "The New Greatest Generation" for the Memorial Day Weekend tour launch. Media Week begins Monday (5/19) with a morning guest appearance on The Joe Piscopo Show on AM970 The Answer. (more...)

Kimmel Center's SHOW STOPPERS Set for Perelman Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

After a semester of learning, collaborating, and developing their theatrical skills, Kimmel Center Education Department's Show Stoppers celebrates the end of its spring session with Rave Revues, a program of works featuring the music of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Bernstein's West Side Story, and Porter's Anything Goes in Perelman Theater tonight, May 13 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Kimmel Center's SHOW STOPPERS Set for Perelman Theater, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

After a semester of learning, collaborating, and developing their theatrical skills, Kimmel Center Education Department's Show Stoppers celebrates the end of its spring session with Rave Revues, a program of works featuring the music of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Bernstein's West Side Story, and Porter's Anything Goes in Perelman Theater on May 13 at 7 p.m. (more...)

NJPAC to Celebrat Governor Brendan T. Byrne's 90th Birthday with a Celebrity Comedy Roast Benefit, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

NJPAC will celebrate Governor Brendan T. Byrne's 90th birthday on Tuesday, April 1 at 5:30pm with a Roast and toast of the former Governor by his predecessors in the New Jersey governor's office, celebrity comedians and other New Jersey politicians. Held in NJPAC's intimate Chase Room and benefiting the Arts Center's education initiatives, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will act as Roastmaster and lead Tom Kean, James Florio, Donald DiFrancesco, Jim McGreevey, and Richard Codey, as well as Assemblyman Jon Bramnick in saluting New Jersey's 47th Governor. Joining the politicians onstage to roast Governor Byrne will be acclaimed 'Saturday Night Live' alumnus Joe Piscopo, comedian and former talk show host Joy Behar, Vice President of New York Friars Club, Stewie Stone, and New Jersey judge turned comedian Vince August. World renowned jazz singer and guitarist John Pizzarelli will provide musical accompaniment for the evening. Additional celebrity guests and politicians may be added to the lineup. (more...)

NJTV Launches THE ARTS PROJECT WITH MADDIE ORTON
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, has launched The Arts Project with Maddie Orton, a new monthly series (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering David Brenner
by Walter McBride - Mar 17, 2014

Legendary stand-up comedian and long time Tonight Show favorite, David Brenner has passed away at the age of 78 on Saturday, March 15th after a battle with cancer. According to the comic's official web site Brenner died peacefully at his home in New York City surrounded by his family at his side. In Brenner's final request he asked that one hundred dollars in small bills be placed in his left sock, 'just in case tipping is recommended where I'm going.' BroadwayWorld remembers the legend below. (more...)

Ralph Macchio & Mario Cantone Star in Reading of Charles Messina's New Comedy A ROOM OF MY OWN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Ralph Macchio and Mario Cantone headline the cast of a special industry reading of A Room of My Own, the anticipated new comedy written and directed by Charles Messina. Mr. Macchio and Mr. Cantone are joined by a cast that includes Colin Critchley, Gina Ferranti, Kendra Jain, and Johnny Tammaro. The invitation only reading is tonight, Monday, March 17, 2014 on the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Ralph Macchio & Mario Cantone to Star in Reading of Charles Messina's New Comedy A ROOM OF MY OWN, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Ralph Macchio and Mario Cantone will headline the cast of a special industry reading of A Room of My Own, the anticipated new comedy written and directed by Charles Messina. Mr. Macchio and Mr. Cantone will be joined by a cast that includes Colin Critchley, Gina Ferranti, Kendra Jain, and Johnny Tammaro. The invitation only reading is set for Monday, March 17, 2014 on the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Theatre Works Presents Frank O'Donnell's 'A Christmas Carol' Spin-Off, A CHRISTMAS CARMELLA, 12/6-15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

Veteran Rhode Island comedian Frank O'Donnell is bringing his third holiday play to the stage. 'A CHRISTMAS CARMELLA' is a spin-off from the two 'ANT'NY CLAUS' plays O'Donnell wrote and co-directed in 2011 and 2012. 'In this one, Ant'ny's mother-in-law - Carmella Senior - is asked to tell her grandkids the classic holiday story, 'A Christmas Carol,' says O'Donnell. 'But, she gave the book away, so she's got to tell it from memory. And that's where the fun starts.' (more...)

Theatre Works Presents Frank O'Donnell's 'A Christmas Carol' Spin-Off, A CHRISTMAS CARMELLA, Now thru 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Veteran Rhode Island comedian Frank O'Donnell is bringing his third holiday play to the stage. 'A CHRISTMAS CARMELLA' is a spin-off from the two 'ANT'NY CLAUS' plays O'Donnell wrote and co-directed in 2011 and 2012. 'In this one, Ant'ny's mother-in-law - Carmella Senior - is asked to tell her grandkids the classic holiday story, 'A Christmas Carol,' says O'Donnell. 'But, she gave the book away, so she's got to tell it from memory. And that's where the fun starts.' (more...)

Kimmel Center's SHOW STOPPERS Musical Theater Program to Wrap with Winter Revue, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Kimmel Center Education Department's new Show Stoppers after-school musical theater program is gearing up for its inaugural winter revue in Perelman Theater on December 13 at 7 p.m. The public is invited to experience this free community concert that celebrates the musical theater, dance and vocal talents of over 40 regional students, grades 9 to 12, who after a series of weekly after school instruction sessions with renowned teaching artists, will showcase their skills in a culminating performance. The evening program is an original work by teaching artist Jennifer Blaine in collaboration with the staff that showcases the many talents of the students as they express their concerns and solutions to the existing problems of budget crisis and the arts. The concert concludes Show Stoppers Fall session. (more...)

Theatre Works Presents Frank O'Donnell's 'A Christmas Carol' Spin-Off, A CHRISTMAS CARMELLA, 12/6-15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Veteran Rhode Island comedian Frank O'Donnell is bringing his third holiday play to the stage. 'A CHRISTMAS CARMELLA' is a spin-off from the two 'ANT'NY CLAUS' plays O'Donnell wrote and co-directed in 2011 and 2012. 'In this one, Ant'ny's mother-in-law - Carmella Senior - is asked to tell her grandkids the classic holiday story, 'A Christmas Carol,' says O'Donnell. 'But, she gave the book away, so she's got to tell it from memory. And that's where the fun starts.' (more...)

2013 Condor Capital Charity Open Celebrates 40 Years Since the Battle of the Sexes
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the nationally-televised 'Battle of the Sexes' tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in Houston, Texas. The $100,000 winner-take-all event was viewed by an estimated 50 million people in the US and still holds the record for largest crowd at a tennis match on American soil. (more...)

TONIGHT SHOW w/ JOHNNY CARSON Launches Episodes on YouTube & Vault Series DVD
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

To celebrate the anniversary of Johnny Carson's birthday today, October 23 rd, the 'Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson' is releasing TV episodes from this iconic show on the Vault Series DVD (more...)

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