Lenny Bruce News

 
Date Of Birth:
October 13, 1925
Date Of Death:
August 03, 1966 (40)
Birth Place:
Mineola, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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Lenny Bruce News

Date of Birth: October 13, 1925
Date of Death: August 03, 1966 (40)
Birth Place: Mineola, NY, USA
Gender: Male

by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Theatre 68 is excited to announce the extension of "I AM NOT A COMEDIAN…I'M LENNY BRUCE"  - Directed by Joe Mantegna, the World Premiere show stars Ronnie Marmo as Lenny Bruce, has been such a hit, the Producers have extended the production at Theatre 68 from August 18, through September 17, 2017. (more...)

ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL Opens Tonight at The Triad TheaterME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL Opens Tonight at The Triad Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Me The People: The Trump America Musical, a new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - 5 Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!) and directed and choreographed by Jay Falzone (Bush Wars, Cooking with the Calamari Sisters), plays at The Triad Theater (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues). (more...)

Musical Director Bryan Stephens to Release Solo Debut via Blue Elan RecordsMusical Director Bryan Stephens to Release Solo Debut via Blue Elan Records
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Getting your start at the famous Café Wha, the same place where Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen, among many others, also did, is a pretty good resume line for any musician. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 26th, 2017 - Jimmy Awards and More!BWW Morning Brief June 26th, 2017 - Jimmy Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Ben Platt hosts the 2017 Jimmy Awards, honoring the best in high school musical theatre tonight! (more...)

BWW Review: I AM NOT A COMEDIAN - I'M LENNY BRUCE Will Open Your Eyes to his Comedic Genius and Dedication to Free SpeechBWW Review: I AM NOT A COMEDIAN - I'M LENNY BRUCE Will Open Your Eyes to his Comedic Genius and Dedication to Free Speech
by Shari Barrett - Jun 25, 2017

An undisputed comic legend, Lenny Bruce was one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. His life and work have had an impact on poetry, politics, music, film and comedy from Don Rickles to Richard Pryor and Chris Rock, and any other comedian who is now free to speak his/her mind without fear of legal retribution thanks to Bruce challenging our First Amendment freedom of speech rights. Lenny's tempestuous personal and professional life which Marmo embodies with his body, heart and soul, was marked by great passion and great pain, thanks to his unwavering commitment to free speech, which led to numerous obscenity charges and arrests. (more...)

Jim Gaffigan, Kevin James, Lisa Lampanelli and More Set for Week of Comedy in JamestownJim Gaffigan, Kevin James, Lisa Lampanelli and More Set for Week of Comedy in Jamestown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The National Comedy Center is presenting a week of comedy performances and dialogues during its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, and partnering with world-renowned Chautauqua Institution on a week titled 'Comedy and the Human Condition,' July 31 - August 6. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Rehearsal for ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICALPhoto Coverage: Go Inside Rehearsal for ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL
by Walter McBride - Jun 22, 2017

Me The People: The Trump America Musical, a new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - 5 Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!), and directed and choreographed by Jay Falzone (Bush Wars, Cooking with the Calamari Sisters), plays at The Triad (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues). Produced by Jim Russek, the open-ended engagement begins June 22. Opening night is June 29. (more...)

Performances Begin Tonight for ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL at The Triad TheaterPerformances Begin Tonight for ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL at The Triad Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Me The People: The Trump America Musical, a new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - 5 Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!), and directed and choreographed by Jay Falzone (Bush Wars, Cooking with the Calamari Sisters), plays at The Triad. (more...)

Joey Folsom Brings Lenny Bruce Back to Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York with Upstart Productions' Latest UndertakingJoey Folsom Brings Lenny Bruce Back to Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York with Upstart Productions' Latest Undertaking
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 15, 2017

Joey Folsom Brings Lenny Bruce Back to Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York with Upstart Productions' Latest Undertaking (more...)

Ronnie Marmo to Star AND Joe Mantegna will Direct the show I AM NOT A COMEDIAN - I'M LENNY BRUCERonnie Marmo to Star AND Joe Mantegna will Direct the show I AM NOT A COMEDIAN - I'M LENNY BRUCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68, with the blessings of Kitty Bruce (daughter of the late Lenny Bruce), along with the Lenny Bruce Foundation, are thrilled to present 'I AM NOT A COMEDIAN…I'M LENNY BRUCE' - Directed by Joe Mantegna, the World Premiere show stars Ronnie Marmo as Lenny Bruce, and is set to open at Theatre 68 on June 23, 2017. Previews will be June 16 - 18, 2017. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 26, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 26, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 26, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Welcome to the start of Memorial Day Weekend: It's Friday, May 26, 2017 and time to live life dramatically! It really sounds like we should be cutting a ribbon somewhere to herald the start of the long weekend that kicks off summer, but instead we sit here in front of a computer screen, remembering and reminiscing, in hopes of providing you with something to read while you sit by the pool, waiting for the SPF37 to kick in! (more...)

ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL to Play The Triad This SummerME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL to Play The Triad This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Me The People: The Trump America Musical, a new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - 5 Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!) and directed and choreographed by Jay Falzone (Bush Wars, Cooking with the Calamari Sisters), will play at The Triad (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues), it was announced today by producer Jim Russek. (more...)

Legendary Comedian Mort Sahl Turns 90 With Publication Of New Biography By James CurtisLegendary Comedian Mort Sahl Turns 90 With Publication Of New Biography By James Curtis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Joe Mantegna to Direct Ronnie Marmo in I AM NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE at Theatre 68Joe Mantegna to Direct Ronnie Marmo in I AM NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE at Theatre 68
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68, with the blessings of Kitty Bruce (daughter of the late Lenny Bruce), along with The Lenny Bruce Foundation, are thrilled to announce Joe Mantegna has agreed to direct "I'M NOT A COMEDIAN…I'M LENNY BRUCE"  - The World Premiere show stars Ronnie Marmo as Lenny Bruce, and is set to open at Theatre 68 on June 23, 2017.  (more...)

BWW Preview: TIME TO GET RAUNCHY WITH BELLE BARTH at Carrollwood Players TheaterBWW Preview: TIME TO GET RAUNCHY WITH BELLE BARTH at Carrollwood Players Theater
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Feb 22, 2017

On March 10 and 11, 2017, actress Sara DelBeato will transform into the 50s 'unkosher comedienne,' the Miami Beach-based trailblazer Belle Barth for Jimmy Ferraro's production of RAUNCY LITTLE MUSICAL - BELLE BARTH IS BACK at Carrollwood Players. (more...)

Panic! Productions Announce Two Winning Directors for John Patrick Shanley Plays at Theatre 68Panic! Productions Announce Two Winning Directors for John Patrick Shanley Plays at Theatre 68
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Panic! Productions, in association with Theatre 68, present two productions from Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright John Patrick Shanley. Danny and the Deep Blue Sea and the world premiere of Shanley's one-act play, POISON. (more...)

PGA Arts Center to Present Live Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens in 2017PGA Arts Center to Present Live Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens in 2017
by Carol Kassie - Jan 3, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens will add live theatre to its ever-growing cultural landscape when the PGA Arts Center opens its doors in late January.  Veteran producers Philip Roger Roy and Dana Matthow have taken a multi-year lease on the PGA Cinemas, located at 4076 PGA Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens, and are in the process of converting two of the building's six auditoria to accommodate live productions. The two theatres will seat 260 and 280 patrons respectively.  They plan to adapt a third space - which will seat approximately 160, and be available for rentals - within the next year. (more...)

HIS ROYAL HIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY Returns to 59E59 Theaters TonightHIS ROYAL HIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY Returns to 59E59 Theaters Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

59E59 Theaters hosts a return engagement of HIS ROYALHIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY, written and performed by Jake Broder and directed by David Ellenstein. (more...)

HIS ROYAL HIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY Returns to 59E59 Theaters TonightHIS ROYAL HIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY Returns to 59E59 Theaters Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

59E59 Theaters hosts a return engagement of HIS ROYALHIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY, written and performed by Jake Broder and directed by David Ellenstein. Produced by North Coast Repertory Theatre, HIS ROYAL HIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY begins performances tonight, December 6, for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 1. Press opening is Tuesday, December 13 at 7:15 PM. (more...)

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Presents AFTERNOON OF REPERTORY At Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre, 11/6Carolyn Dorfman Dance Presents AFTERNOON OF REPERTORY At Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Carolyn Dorfman Dance, whose bold and dramatic works connect life and movement, will present an afternoon of repertory at the Bickford Theatre in the Morris Museum on November 6, 2016. The company's broad scale program showcases the athleticism and grace of the dancers and reflects a spirit and passion for life. (more...)

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