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Date Of Birth:
July 06, 1925
Date Of Death:
August 12, 2007 (82)
Birth Place:
San Mateo, CA, USA
Gender: Male
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Merv Griffin News

Date of Birth: July 06, 1925
Date of Death: August 12, 2007 (82)
Birth Place: San Mateo, CA, USA
Gender: Male
The World Premiere of I'M NOT FAMOUS - A Musical Journey with Barbara Minkus  Opens 4/23The World Premiere of I'M NOT FAMOUS - A Musical Journey with Barbara Minkus Opens 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Santa Monica Playhouse presents 'tiny, talented terrific Barbara Minkus' (Backstage) in a dynamite world premiere musical, I'm Not Famous - a Musical Journey with Barbara Minkus, a funny, poignant and powerful evening of theatre laced with shared private moments, personal tidbits, and a plethora of musical delights from film, television and Broadway star Barbara Minkus. Helmed by renowned performer/director Susan Morgenstern, with musical accompaniment by Ron Barnett, I'm Not Famous opens Sunday,April 23 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Midlife Marriage Crises Play Out in MARRIED PEOPLE: A COMEDYPhoto Flash: Midlife Marriage Crises Play Out in MARRIED PEOPLE: A COMEDY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

Kite and Key Productions is thrilled to present the world premiere of MARRIED PEOPLE: A COMEDY written by Steve Shaffer & Mark Schiff and directed by Rick Shaw.  MARRIED PEOPLE: A COMEDY will begin previews on Thursday, February 23 at 8pm; will open on Friday, March 3 at 8pm and run through Sunday, April 2 at the Zephyr Theatre, 7456 Melrose Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Kite and Key Productions presents New Comedy MARRIED PEOPLEKite and Key Productions presents New Comedy MARRIED PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Kite and Key Productions is thrilled to present the world premiere ofMARRIED PEOPLE: A COMEDY written by Steve Shaffer & Mark Schiff and directed by Rick Shaw.  MARRIED PEOPLE: A COMEDY will begin previews on Thursday, February 23 at 8pm; will open on Friday, March 3 at 8pm and run through Sunday, April 2 at the Zephyr Theatre, 7456 Melrose Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

After over four decades of entertaining audiences with his prop comedy, social commentary and watermelon smashing antics, one of the most famous comedians of our time is hanging up his Sledge-O-Matic.   (more...)

New American Folk Theatre to Premiere DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNANew American Folk Theatre to Premiere DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

New American Folk Theatre is pleased to present the Midwest premiere of DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA, the newest installment of the comedic 'Tuna' series, which has entertained audiences across the U.S for over 25 years (Greater Tuna, 'A Tuna Christmas, 'Red, White and Tuna' and Tuna Does Vegas). Written by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams and directed by Derek Van Barham, DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA will play February 4 - March 5, 2017 at The Buena at Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at newamericanfolktheatre.org or by calling (872) 588-5760. (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary with Chris BottiBlue Note Hawaii to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary with Chris Botti
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

January is the one-year anniversary of Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, and what a year it's been! (more...)

New American Folk Theatre Presents DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNANew American Folk Theatre Presents DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

New American Folk Theatre is pleased to present the Midwest premiere of DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA, the newest installment of the comedic 'Tuna' series, which has entertained audiences across the U.S for over 25 years (Greater Tuna, "A Tuna Christmas, "Red, White and Tuna" and Tuna Does Vegas). Written by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams and directed by Derek Van Barham, DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA will play February 4 - March 5, 2017 at the new Pride Arts Center (The Buena Theatre), 4147 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets go on-sale Friday, December 9, 2016 at newamericanfolktheatre.org or by calling (872) 588-5760.  (more...)

RHAPSODY & RHYTHM: THE GERSHWIN CONCERT EXPERIENCE Coming to Harris CenterRHAPSODY & RHYTHM: THE GERSHWIN CONCERT EXPERIENCE Coming to Harris Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Described as a definitive Gershwin concert experience, Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Concert Experience comes to Stage One at the Harris Center in Folsom. (more...)

Andrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Christine Andreas & Faith Prince to Bring 4 GIRLS 4 to Mayo CenterAndrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Christine Andreas & Faith Prince to Bring 4 GIRLS 4 to Mayo Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Four dynamic, award-winning Broadway musical stars -- Andrea McArdle (Broadway's original 'Annie'), Maureen McGovern (#1 Gold record 'The Morning After'), Christine Andreas (Oklahoma!, On Your Toes) and Faith Prince (Tony winner Guys & Dolls) -- come together in concert for an evening of song, laughter and memories in 4 Girls 4, coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

Lionel Hampton's Big Band feat. Jason Marsalis, The Cowsills, and MORE at the Cutting RoomLionel Hampton's Big Band feat. Jason Marsalis, The Cowsills, and MORE at the Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

See what's happening at the Cutting Room! (more...)

Acclaimed Balladeer Jean-Paul Vignon Recalls Classic Nightclub Era in New ShowAcclaimed Balladeer Jean-Paul Vignon Recalls Classic Nightclub Era in New Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

French-American entertainer Jean-Paul Vignon first stepped on to a U.S. stage at the famed Blue Angel nightclub in New York. The year? 1963, and his co-headliner on that bill? A then rising comic named Woody Allen. Vignon will fondly recall his years during that halcyon nightclub era in his new show, If We Only Have Love: A Musical Evening of Romance in English and French, which will premiere Thursday, December 8 at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. (more...)

getTV Delivers A Sleighful Of Favorite Yuletide Films, Specials, And Series In The 29-Day 'The Most Wonderful Month Of The Year' Primetime Holiday Event, Airing Sun., NgetTV Delivers A Sleighful Of Favorite Yuletide Films, Specials, And Series In The 29-Day 'The Most Wonderful Month Of The Year' Primetime Holiday Event, Airing Sun., N
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

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The Metropolitan Room to Present LEE SQUARED: AN EVENING WITH LIBERACE AND MISS PEGGY LEE 11/25The Metropolitan Room to Present LEE SQUARED: AN EVENING WITH LIBERACE AND MISS PEGGY LEE 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

After you've had enough turkey and family drama this Thanksgiving, why not join us for an evening of comedy, music and sequins! Liberace lived a life of flamboyance, sparkle, and lavish costumes. In this funny and touching tribute, the virtuoso musician gets one last chance to glitter and shine as he tickles the ivories through his favorite songs. Miss Peggy Lee is beyond description. (more...)

WHEEL OF FORTUNE Coming to GSN's Daytime Programming Beg. 10/24WHEEL OF FORTUNE Coming to GSN's Daytime Programming Beg. 10/24
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

GSN, the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, announced today that it has secured the telecast rights to season 31 of the iconic game show Wheel of Fortune, debuting Monday, October 24 (more...)

BWW Review: Still 'Chasing Dreams and Placing Bets,' Lynn Henderson Celebrates Life in T'AINT NOBODY'S BIZNESS IF I DO! at Don't Tell MamaBWW Review: Still 'Chasing Dreams and Placing Bets,' Lynn Henderson Celebrates Life in T'AINT NOBODY'S BIZNESS IF I DO! at Don't Tell Mama
by Victoria Ordin - Sep 29, 2016

Lynn Henderson delighted a small but enthusiastic audience at Don't Tell Mama in the final performance of her new show, T'AIN'T NOBODY'S BIZNESS IF I DO! With musical director Douglas J. Cohen, a multi-award winning songwriter (including a Drama Desk Award nomination and the Noel Coward Prize), and bass player Bob Sabin (himself the winner of numerous jazz awards, who sits on the music faculty both at the prestigious Hunter College High School and NYU), the veteran big band, choral, and lounge singer combined material from her 2014 CD, If We Only Have Love, with classics from the Great American Songbook (George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Kander and Ebb, among others). Ably directed by 10-time MAC Award winner Barry Kleinbort, the show also included more contemporary material by Billy Joel, Jerry Herman, and Randy Newman. (more...)

Nancy Dussault to Bring MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE to Feinstein's/54 BelowNancy Dussault to Bring MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Nancy Dussault in 'MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE' on September 27, 2016 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Kelly McDonald to Headline Cortland Rep Next WeekendKelly McDonald to Headline Cortland Rep Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

Kelly McDonald, a professional stand-up comedian and a graduate of SUNY Cortland (Class of '74) returns to his old stomping grounds for a hysterical night of comedy at Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown, 24 Port Watson Street in downtown Cortland. (more...)

Nancy Dussault to Bring MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE to Feinstein's/54 BelowNancy Dussault to Bring MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Nancy Dussault in 'MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE' on September 27, 2016 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Kelly McDonald to Headline Cortland Rep Next WeekendKelly McDonald to Headline Cortland Rep Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kelly McDonald, a professional stand-up comedian and a graduate of SUNY Cortland (Class of '74) returns to his old stomping grounds for a hysterical night of comedy at Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown, 24 Port Watson Street in downtown Cortland. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Julie Budd & Herb Bernstein Celebrate 50 Years of Music CollaborationPhoto Coverage: Julie Budd & Herb Bernstein Celebrate 50 Years of Music Collaboration
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 16, 2016

Greatness is sometimes achieved by the collaboration of superbly talented people. Last night, in New York City it was the 50th anniversary of Julie Budd's association with pianist, arranger and musical director Herb Bernstein. (more...)

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