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Also Credited As: Melvin Brooks, Melvin Brooks
 
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Date of Birth: June 28, 1926 (90)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Review: ADAM & EVE... AND STEVE, King's Head TheatreBWW Review: ADAM & EVE... AND STEVE, King's Head Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 29, 2017

Adam & Eve... and Steve has a bit of panto, a bit of the Edinburgh FRinge and a whole lot of great songs, but not quite the musical chops to reach its full potential. (more...)

Deb Filler Returns to Toronto in I DID IT MY WAY IN YIDDISH (in English)Deb Filler Returns to Toronto in I DID IT MY WAY IN YIDDISH (in English)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The internationally-renowned comic performer, musician and writer Deb Fillerreturns to Toronto with her new one-woman show, I Did It My Way in Yiddish (in English), heading to Factory Theatre for its Canadian premiere for one week only - from Tuesday May 23 (opening night) to Sunday May 28!  Tickets are on sale now with special Earlybird Pricing if booked prior to May 1st! (more...)

Monster of All Parodies, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, to Play Centenary StageMonster of All Parodies, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, to Play Centenary Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, The Producers, comes this monster musical comedy, Young Frankenstein.  (more...)

#IMOMSOHARD Coming to The VETS This Summer#IMOMSOHARD Coming to The VETS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

They've kept you sane. They've brightened your day. They've made you laugh 'til you peed a little. And now Kristin and Jen, from #IMOMSOHARD, are coming to Providence. Catch them on Saturday, July 22 at 7pm at The VETS. (more...)

BWW Review: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at The Des Moines PlayhouseBWW Review: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at The Des Moines Playhouse
by Nolan Boggess - Mar 24, 2017

It is a known fact that any cold heart can be warmed by a seven foot mute monster in tap shoes singing Irving Berlin's "Puttin' on the Ritz". If you happen to be a fan of Mel Brooks' film Young Frankenstein, you already know this. But, if you happen to be like me and have never seen the iconic film, you need to go see The Des Moines Playhouse's production of Young Frankenstein immediately. (more...)

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Will Fly Into Way Off Broadway Dinner TheatreCHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Will Fly Into Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Coming to The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre this spring is the area's regional theatre premiere production of the high-flying musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The family friendly production, based on the classic film, was announced as part of the theatre's 2017 Mainstage Season last year by producers. The musical will take flight at the area's only year-round producing theatre beginning April 7th. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN with Mel Brooks Headed to NJPAC This May; Tickets on Sale Friday!YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN with Mel Brooks Headed to NJPAC This May; Tickets on Sale Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Young Frankenstein with Mel Brooks. Back by popular demand! King of Comedy Mel Brooks returns to NJPAC accompanied by his Young Frankenstein for a full-length showing on the big screen and many hilarious stories. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Announces 2017-18 SeasonBristol Riverside Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Bristol Riverside Theatre moves into its third decade with a jam-packed season of three musicals, a heartwarming comedy and a contemporary drama.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Quincy Jones and Mel Brooks Honored At 15th Annual BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN FundraiserPhoto Flash: Quincy Jones and Mel Brooks Honored At 15th Annual BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Legendary Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-winning artists Quincy Jones and Mel Brooks were honored Sunday, March 19 at the Geffen Playhouse's 15th annual fundraiser, Backstage at the Geffen, which honors the accomplishments of leaders in the artistic community and supports the theater's mission to produce original, quality works and engage the community in the live arts. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 21: Kings of Broadway! THE PRODUCERS Begins A Sold-Out Broadway RunVIDEO: On This Day, March 21: Kings of Broadway! THE PRODUCERS Begins A Sold-Out Broadway Run
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2017

On this day in 2000, previews began for Mel Brooks' and Susan Stroman's hotly anticipated musical adaptation of his classic comedy The Producers. Now an obsolete tradition in the age of technology as well a sign of the success to come, on this historic morning, a lengthy line of ticket buyers made its way down the street from the St. James box office, welcoming the buzzy new show to the neighborhood.   (more...)

Documentary 'The Last Laugh' Premieres on PBS's INDEPENDENT LENS, 4/24Documentary 'The Last Laugh' Premieres on PBS's INDEPENDENT LENS, 4/24
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Last Laugh is a documentary based on the premise that the Holocaust would seem to be an absolutely off-limits topic for comedy. But is it? (more...)

Bravo Media and Mills Entertainment Unite Fan-Favorites From the REAL HOUSEWIVES Franchise for an Exclusive Live TourBravo Media and Mills Entertainment Unite Fan-Favorites From the REAL HOUSEWIVES Franchise for an Exclusive Live Tour
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Bravo Media has partnered with Mills Entertainment, a leading producer of alternative and branded live entertainment, to produce “The Real Housewives Live Tour: Uncensored & Unapologetic.” The multi-city nationwide tour unites fan favorites from the pop-culture phenomenon for an intimate, uncensored evening of reunion-style insights, jaw-dropping gossip, and shocking revelations. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Elle Fanning, Nat Wolff & More in Animated Film LEAP!VIDEO: First Look - Elle Fanning, Nat Wolff & More in Animated Film LEAP!
by Movies News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

The Weinstein Company is proud to present the official trailer and poster for the new animated film LEAP!, starring Elle Fanning, Nat Wolff, Maddie Ziegler (more...)

Selladoor Announce International Tours of JERSEY BOYS and THE PRODUCERSSelladoor Announce International Tours of JERSEY BOYS and THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Selladoor Worldwide is delighted to announce that they will tour a brand-new production of Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning musical Jersey Boys this Autumn. Set to take the world by storm in 2017, they embark on an international tour opening at Dubai Opera in October before moving on to China's Shanghai Daning Theatre, The Jiangsu Centre For The Performing Arts, Guangzhou Opera House and Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre, with further international venues to be announced. (more...)

Bid for a Luxury Vacation, THE VOICE Taping and More with BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN AuctionBid for a Luxury Vacation, THE VOICE Taping and More with BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN Auction
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Backstage at the Geffen, the Geffen Playhouse's 15th annual fundraiser event, has launched its online auction featuring luxury vacations, one-of-a-kind artwork and VIP experiences. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Comes Alive at Des Moines Playhouse!YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Comes Alive at Des Moines Playhouse!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents "The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein,' Mar. 17-Apr. 9. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. (more...)

Peterborough Players Announce 2017 Summer Season!Peterborough Players Announce 2017 Summer Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

With the success of their Inaugural Winter Season, 2017 has already been a special year for the Peterborough Players. But not known to rest on their laurels, the Players have announced a Summer Season that is sure to delight the thousands that attend their theatre each summer. And at the heart of the season is their first big musical in years. Familiar subscription packages and passes are being offered (and are on sale now) as the best options for the most savings and flexibility for experiencing the upcoming season. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 28th, 2017 - LINDA, THE VIEW UPSTAIRS and More!BWW Morning Brief February 28th, 2017 - LINDA, THE VIEW UPSTAIRS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 28, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Max Vernon's new musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS opens Off-Broadway, and the American debut of LINDA, starring Janie Dee, bows tonight at Manhattan Theatre Club! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Legendary Tony-Winning Lyricist Lee AdamsExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Legendary Tony-Winning Lyricist Lee Adams
by Behind the Curtain - Feb 27, 2017

Because he had a whole lot of livin' to do, Rob and Kevin's time with Tony Award winning lyricist Lee Adams was short but it did make them feel happy and rosy (or Rosie). The 93 year old Adams joined Rob and Kevin on the phone from his home in Briarcliff, NY.  (more...)

World Renowned Jewish Cultural Entertainers to Discuss the Renaissance & CultureWorld Renowned Jewish Cultural Entertainers to Discuss the Renaissance & Culture
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Michael Ann Russel Jewish Community Center (MAR-JCC) presents its first installment of the Yiddishkayt Entertainment Series: A Forum for the Celebration of Jewish Culture and Education with The Renaissance of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. World renowned Jewish Cultural entertainers Jake Ehrenreich, Eleanor Reissa and Avi Hoffman will lead the discussion of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. (more...)

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