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Penny Seats to Perform Music of Tom Lehrer at Ann Arbor's Conor O'Neill's Irish Pub and Restaurant
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The Penny Seats return to the stage this October with the musical revue Tomfoolery, celebrating the words and music of satirist, mathematician, and cult favorite, Tom Lehrer. The production also includes an opening short—a 5-minute mini-musical called Volcanoes!!—composed by Ann Arbor's Zach London, who cites Lehrer as an early inspiration. (more...)

Broadway San Jose Concludes Most Successful Season to Date
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, concluded its 2013-14 season with back-to-back, record-breaking engagements of JERSEY BOYS and WICKED, making the fifth Broadway touring season San Jose's most successful to date. (more...)

Highlights from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVES Weekend Update
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Below, check out highlights from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE'S WEEKEND UPDATE with Colin Jost and Michael Che. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Clips from Last Night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

HBO continues its satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continued with a new edition SUNDAY, SEPT. 28 (more...)

Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert to Reunite for 4th Annual Montclair Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

he New York Times reports that funny men Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell will reunite for the 4th Annual Montclair Film Festival. (more...)

Jimmy Fallon, Kevin Hart & More Among All-Star Line Up for Seinfeld's COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, the popular award-winning Web series created by and starring Jerry Seinfeld, will return to Crackle and ComediansInCarsGettingCoffee.com for a fifth season on November 6th. (more...)

Comedian Demetri Martin to Peform at The VETS, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Stand-up comedian, actor, and author Demetri Martin will bring his comedy tour The Persistence of Jokes to The VETS in Providence on Friday, December 5th at 8:00pm. Tickets are $38. Tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased online at www.TheVetsRI.com, by calling 401.421.ARTS (2787), or in person at the PPAC/The VETS box office located at 220 Weybosset St, Providence. Box Office Hours are M-F 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-2pm. The VETS is located at One Avenue of the Arts. The VETS on-site Box Office is only open on show days. (more...)

DAILY SHOW's Jason Jones & More Set for 2014 MMA Smarties Global Awards Gala
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

The 10th Annual Global Smarties Awards Gala, which will take place Wednesday, October 1 at the Highline Stages in NYC, is set to be a wonderful celebration of the companies that are trailblazers within the mobile space, conquering and disrupting the industry. (more...)

Adult Swim to Premiere Season Two of NEWSREADERS, 10/23
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Adult Swim announced today the return of Newsreaders, the irreverent television newsmagazine series from the creative team behind the Emmy®-award winning Childrens Hospital. (more...)

VIDEO: Kathy Griffin & More in Highlights from LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

HBO continues its satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER. (more...)

Joy Behar to Bring ME, MY MOUTH & I Reading to Cherry Lane's 'Tongues' Series, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Cherry Lane Theatre's TONGUES: a reading series presents 'Me, My Mouth & I', written and performed by Joy Behar on Tuesday, September 23 at 2pm at Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street, NYC (more...)

VIDEO: Jon Stewart Bids Fond Farewell to THE DAILY SHOW's Michael Che
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Last night, THE DAILY SHOW's Jon Stewart bid a fond farewell to correspondant Michael Che who is leaving the Comedy Central show to become SNL's newest Weekend Update anchor. (more...)

Comedy Central's @MIDNIGHT Joins New York Comedy Festival, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

For the first time since its wildly successful launch,? Comedy Central's newest late night hit '@midnight,'produced by Funny Or Die, will hit the road this fall, trading Silicon Beach for Silicon Alley. The social media sensation joins the stellar lineup of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival to tape a week of shows which will air Monday, November 3 throughThursday, November 6 at Midnight ET/PT. Hosted by Chris Hardwick (@nerdist), the special NYCF week of episodes will include visual and textual nods to New York and feature a coterie of comedians playing fan favorites such as #HashtagWars, Rapid Refresh and Sweet Emoji. The '@midnight' tapings will be filmed at ABC Television Center on Manhattan's Upper West Side and fans may request free tickets atwww.nycomedyfestival.com. 'Sure, we get a lot of comedians to come onto our show in Los Angele (more...)

Comedian Lewis Black Comes to the Wharton Center Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

GRAMMY Award-winning stand-up comedian LEWIS BLACK is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. Executing a brilliant trifecta as stand-up comedian, actor and author, Black performs over 200 nights a year to sold out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and The United States. He is one of few performers to sell out multiple, renowned theatres, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City Center and the Main Stage at the Mirage in Las Vegas. Black will make his first appearance at Wharton Center on Sunday, October 12th, 2014. (more...)

Comedy Central's @MIDNIGHT to Air from New York Comedy Festival This November
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

For the first time since its wildly successful launch, Comedy Central's newest late night hit "@midnight," produced by Funny Or Die, will hit the road this fall (more...)

President Bill Clinton to Appear on THE DAILY SHOW this Week
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton will make his ninth appearance as a guest on 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' to discuss the Clinton Global Initiative on Thursday, September 18 at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT). President Clinton, who will preside over the 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, which takes place next week (September 21-24) in New York City, previously appeared as a guest on the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning show on September 21, 2012, November 9, 2011, September 17, 2010, September 17, 2009, September 23, 2008, September 20, 2007, September 18, 2006and August 9, 2004. (more...)

John Oliver, Bruce Springsteen & More to Perform at 8th Annual Stand Up for Heroes This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Stand Up for Heroes, New York's most impactful night of comedy and music, returns to the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Pirates and Vaudeville to Bring Family Fun to the Waterfront Museum Barge, 9/28-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

This year Red Hook's antique wooden barge is celebrating its 100th birthday with old-time family entertainment. Sponsored by Investors Bank & Brooklyn Bridge Realty, this series of two one-man performances features two Sunday spectaculars by a vaudeville comedian and a Pirate. Fall Family Fun entertainment aboard the historic Waterfront Museum & Showboat Barge Sundays, September 28 and October 5 at 1pm. First Come, First Served. (more...)

Mirvish's 2014-15 Season to Feature Angela Lansbury in BLITHE SPIRIT, KINKY BOOTS, BUYER & CELLAR & More
by Alan Henry - Sep 16, 2014

David Mirvish has finalized all the details and shows for his 2014-15 line-up of shows. There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and nine bonus shows not on subscription. That brings the total to a record 19 shows for the 2014-15 season. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Clips from Last Night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

HBO continues satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continues with a new edition SUNDAY, SEPT. 14 (more...)

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