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Ain Gordon World Premiere Set for Painted Bride Arts CenterAin Gordon World Premiere Set for Painted Bride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

1972: Dr. John Fryer dons an oversize tuxedo and rubber joke shop mask to become Dr. Henry Anonymous and confront the American Psychiatric Association with these words: 'I am a homosexual, I am a psychiatrist.' The latest work by renowned theatre artist Ain Gordon, 217 Boxes of Dr. Henry Anonymous, is a new play drawn from the 217 boxes of archive materials from national LGBT activist of Dr. John Fryer discovered by Ain Gordon during his two-year embedded artist status at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP). This new work is set to run, May 5-7, at the Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine Street. All performances are at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $20. Painted Bride and Historical Society of Pennsylvania members can save $5. Tickets and more information are available online at www.paintedbride.org or by phone at 215.925.9914. (more...)

Comedian Lewis Black Added to Fox Cities P.A.C. LineupComedian Lewis Black Added to Fox Cities P.A.C. Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is excited to announce Live Nation's presentation of comedian Lewis Black in his The Emperor's New Clothes: The Naked Truth Tour , coming to the Fox Cities P.A.C. Friday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m.  (more...)

Paradox Players to Stage ONE SLIGHT HITCHParadox Players to Stage ONE SLIGHT HITCH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Paradox Players presents the Austin premiere of comedian Lewis Black's hilarious 'One Slight Hitch.' It's the summer of 1981. The Colemans are preparing for their daughter Courtney's wedding at their conservative, upper-class suburban home. Her mom, Delia, is making sure that everything is perfect. The groom is perfect, the dress is perfect, and the decorations will be perfect. Then, like in any good farce the doorbell rings. And all hell breaks loose. So much for the perfect. (more...)

Trevor Noah, Lewis Black, And Brian Regan Headline 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival In Jamestown, NYTrevor Noah, Lewis Black, And Brian Regan Headline 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival In Jamestown, NY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

JAMESTOWN, N.Y., April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ National Comedy Center, Inc., the first cultural institution dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy,announces the lineup for the 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 47, in Jamestown, NY. Headlining this year's festival is Comedy Central's 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah, the king of the rant Lewis Black, and one of this country's premier comedians, Brian Regan. Festival highlights also include a moderated discussion with the Farrelly Brothers and Kliph Nesteroff, the critically-acclaimed Story Pirates kids-comedy troupe, and Comedy Late Night. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Human Race Theatre Co's ONE SLIGHT HITCHPhoto Flash: First Look at The Human Race Theatre Co's ONE SLIGHT HITCH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Spring has sprung and while love is in the air at The Human Race, April showers loom for the characters of the theatre company's latest production, ONE SLIGHT HITCH. The production at The Human Race's downtown Dayton home at The Loft Theatre is directed by Margarett Perry and features actors Brian Dykstra and Rita Rehn, with Dana Berger, Alex Curtis, Cecily Dowd, Kyle Nunn and Alex Sunderhaus. The preview performance of ONE SLIGHT HITCH is tonight, April 7. Opening night is tomorrow, April 8. The production runs through April 24. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Kathleen Madigan to Perform at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 5/6Kathleen Madigan to Perform at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) welcomes one of the funniest touring comics in America todayKathleen Madigan on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 8 p.m. The acclaimed comedian is bringing her brand new tour The Mermaid Lady through Santa Rosa for one night only on her way to shoot her fourth one-hour standup special later this year. Tickets for Kathleen Madigan are $35 and are available online atlutherburbankcenter.org, by calling 707-546-3600 or at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts ticket office (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa).   (more...)

EPIX to Air New Wanda Sykes Stand-Up EventEPIX to Air New Wanda Sykes Stand-Up Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Premium TV network EPIX announced today that it will spotlight the straightforward and no-nonsense comedy of Emmy Award winning comedian, writer and actress Wanda Sykes, in the one-hour Original Comedy Event What Happened...Ms. Sykes? Best known for her roles in 'The New Adventures of Old Christine,' 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' and 'The Chris Rock Show,' What Happened...Ms. Sykes? Sykes' first stand-up performance for the network makes its World Television Premiere on EPIX on Friday, October 21 at 10pm ET/PT, 9pm C. (more...)

Lewis Black's ONE SLIGHT HITCH Coming to The Human Race Theatre, 4/8Lewis Black's ONE SLIGHT HITCH Coming to The Human Race Theatre, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Spring has sprung and while love is in the air at The Human Race, April showers loom for the characters of the theatre company's latest production, One Slight Hitch. Life in suburban Cincinnati is good for Doc and Delia Coleman on the morning they're about to throw their eldest daughter the perfect wedding they never had, that is until her vagabond exboyfriend arrives on their doorstep and turns their best laid plans into total chaos. The result is a zany, door-slamming comedy about stressed-out parents, less-than-helpful siblings and interruptions galore from the mind of comedian Lewis Black. Will their daughter make it down the aisle or will the day end up a perfect disaster? The production at The Human Race's downtown Dayton home at The Loft Theatre is directed by Margarett Perry and features actors Brian Dykstra and Rita Rehn, with Dana Berger, Alex Curtis, Cecily Dowd, Kyle Nunn and Alex Sunderhaus. The preview performance of One Slight Hitch is Thursday, April 7. Opening night is Friday, April 8. The production runs through April 24. (more...)

ArtsRock Will Welcome Chita Rivera in Conversation at  Nyack CenterArtsRock Will Welcome Chita Rivera in Conversation at Nyack Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

ArtsRock has announced that the legendary Broadway star CHITA RIVERA will appear in conversation with Elliott Forrest at The Nyack Center, 58 Depew Avenue, on Friday, May 13 at 8:00 PM.  For more information or to purchase tickets, go to http://www.artsrock.org or call 855-ArtsRock. (more...)

The Human Race Theatre Company to Present Lewis Black's ONE SLIGHT HITCH, 4/7-24The Human Race Theatre Company to Present Lewis Black's ONE SLIGHT HITCH, 4/7-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Spring has sprung and while love is in the air at The Human Race, April showers loom for the characters of the theatre company's latest production, One Slight Hitch. Life in suburban Cincinnati is good for Doc and Delia Coleman on the morning they're about to throw their eldest daughter the perfect wedding they never had, that is until her vagabond ex-boyfriend arrives on their doorstep and turns their best laid plans into total chaos. The result is a zany, door-slamming comedy about stressed-out parents, less-than-helpful siblings and interruptions galore from the mind of comedian Lewis Black. Will their daughter make it down the aisle or will the day end up a perfect disaster? The production at The Human Race's downtown Dayton home at The Loft Theatre is directed by Margarett Perry and features actors Brian Dykstra and Rita Rehn, with Dana Berger, Alex Curtis, Cecily Dowd, Kyle Nunn and Alex Sunderhaus. The preview performance of One Slight Hitch is Thursday, April 7. Opening night is Friday, April 8. The production runs through April 24. (more...)

Bill Burr to Bring Latest Tour to NJPAC, 6/17Bill Burr to Bring Latest Tour to NJPAC, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

) New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is proud to announce The Third Party Tour starring comedian and actor BILL BURR who comes to NJPAC's Prudential Hall for two exciting performances on Friday, June 17 at 7PM & 9:30PM. Bill Burr first gained notoriety for his recurring role on the second season of Chappelle's Show, he developed a comedic style of uninformed logic that has made him a regular with Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Fallon. Bill Burr stars in the highly acclaimed animated Netflix series, F Is For Family co-starring Laura Dern and Justin Long as the Murphy family.  He was recently seen in the hysterically funny Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell film, Daddy's Home and he co-stars opposite Kevin Costner in the indie film, Black or White, which recently made its World Premiere at The Toronto International Film Festival. (more...)

JFL NorthWest, Vancouver's Comedy Festival, Ends on a High NoteJFL NorthWest, Vancouver's Comedy Festival, Ends on a High Note
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Vancouver, BC - NorthWest Comedy Fest and Just For Laughs are proud to celebrate the success of their inaugural comedy festival, JFL NorthWest, which took place February 18-27. Over 22,000 fans attended the 10-day festival, which featured more than 60 performances at 16 venues across Vancouver. In addition, audiences world-wide were able to catch a glimpse of the festival and some of their favourite comedians via Periscope. (more...)

EPIX to Premiere Original Comedy Event MICHAEL IAN BLACK: NOTED EXPERT, 5/13EPIX to Premiere Original Comedy Event MICHAEL IAN BLACK: NOTED EXPERT, 5/13
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Premium TV network EPIX announced today that it will bring viewers the satirically honest humor of veteran sketch, television and film actor Michael Ian Black, in the one-hour Original Comedy Event Michael Ian Black: Noted Expert. (more...)

Comedian Don Rickles to Return to The Orleans Showroom, 4/9-10Comedian Don Rickles to Return to The Orleans Showroom, 4/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Returning for his 57th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally distinguished comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles will perform at The Orleans Showroom on April 9 and 10. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW - Week of 2/22 on ABCScoop: THE VIEW - Week of 2/22 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Feb 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW - Week of 2/22, airing on ABC (more...)

PLAYIN' FOR LOVE Coming to Digital Video and DVD TodayPLAYIN' FOR LOVE Coming to Digital Video and DVD Today
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brings you PLAYIN' FOR LOVE. Producer and co-writer Robert Townsend directs this romantic, love story starring Salli Richardson-Whitfield (more...)

Hennepin Theatre Trust to Persent Kathleen Madigan, 4/16Hennepin Theatre Trust to Persent Kathleen Madigan, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust presents comedian KATHLEEN MADIGAN in her brand new "The Mermaid Lady" standup comedy national tour on Saturday, April 16 at 8 p.m. at the historic Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). (more...)

BWW Interview: ONE SLIGHT HITCH Premieres at Old Opera HouseBWW Interview: ONE SLIGHT HITCH Premieres at Old Opera House
by Johnna Leary - Feb 2, 2016

A wedding should be a perfect romantic occasion...... so it's the perfect setting for the day when everything that can go wrong does, in the new Lewis Black comedy One Slight Hitch. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW on ABC - Week of February 1, 2016Scoop: THE CHEW on ABC - Week of February 1, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jan 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW, airing on ABC for the week of February 1, 2016! (more...)

Tim Meadows Added to JFL NorthWest Lineup at Yuk Yuk'sTim Meadows Added to JFL NorthWest Lineup at Yuk Yuk's
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

JFL NorthWest is pleased to present Tim Meadows at Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club on Thursday, February 18 at 8pm; Friday, February 19 at 7pm and 9:30pm; and Saturday, February 20 at 7pm and 9:30pm.  Tickets for all five performances are available now at www.jflnorthwest.com (more...)

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