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IFC Premieres New Season of COMEDY BANG! BANG! Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 08, 2014

Scott Aukerman (Between Two Ferns, Mr. Show) and Reggie Watts (Conan, Jash.com) return for an all-new 20 episode third season of the unconventionally entertaining scripted late night talk show, Comedy Bang! Bang! tonight, May 8 at 10:30PM ET/PT on IFC, immediately following the season two premiere of Maron. The only talk show on television where space, time, reason and laws of physics need not apply. (more...)

JULIA MATTISON IS RUBY MANGER Plays 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

Julia Mattison is Ruby Manger at 54 Below tonight, May 1, 2014 at 11 p.m. (more...)

The Skivvies, Daisy Eagan, Lillias White & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Drew Gasparini, Julia Mattison & More Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th St., 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events: (more...)

JULIA MATTISON IS RUBY MANGER to Play 54 Below, May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Julia Mattison is Ruby Manger at 54 Below on May 1, 2014 at 11 p.m. (more...)

IFC to Premiere New Season of COMEDY BANG! BANG!, 5/8
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Scott Aukerman (Between Two Ferns, Mr. Show) and Reggie Watts (Conan, Jash.com) return for an all-new 20 episode third season of the unconventionally entertaining scripted late night talk show, Comedy Bang! Bang! (more...)

Mara Wilson and Jenny Jaffe Co-Host NYU's UltraViolet Live 2014 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

ULTRAVIOLET LIVE [UVL] is a New York University tradition showcasing the best of NYU student talent. Preliminary rounds are hosted across the university's campuses in New York, Shanghai and Abu Dhabi and the best 15 acts compete live at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. UVL, sponsored by the Inter-Residence Hall Council [IRHC] and Tisch Alumni Relations, is now in its eleventh year. (more...)

Mara Wilson and Jenny Jaffe to Co-Host NYU's UltraViolet Live 2014, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

ULTRAVIOLET LIVE [UVL] is a New York University tradition showcasing the best of NYU student talent. Preliminary rounds are hosted across the university's campuses in New York, Shanghai and Abu Dhabi and the best 15 acts compete live at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. UVL, sponsored by the Inter-Residence Hall Council [IRHC] and Tisch Alumni Relations, is now in its eleventh year. (more...)

Dad's Garage to Present 'SEX,' 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

On Friday, February 28th at 8pm, Dad's Garage Theatre Company will be having Sex a.k.a. Wieners and Boobs live onstage at 7 Stages Theatre in Little 5 Points. Written by Joe Lo Truglio, Michael Showalter, and David Wain (the writers of Stella, Wet Hot American Summer, and The State) back in the day, this show is exactly what you'd expect from that trio of unique comic geniuses - a super silly romp perfect for the guys and gals of Dad's Garage. But what's it about you ask? Well, it's the most un-classic, classic western you could imagine. You see, there's a new sheriff in town, and that town is Teaneck, New Jersey - a corrupt little place run by the infamous crime boss Tad Theatreman. Tad, along with his league of henchmen, hookers, and gigolos have the mayor and the rest of the townsfolk living in fear, but they don't dare say a word or else all the money the brothels bring in just might dry up! Oh, and did we mention there's a love story? That's right, with high noon looming for Jack, our hero's life gets a little complicated when he falls head over heels for Hillary, a recent divorcee that sends his heart aflutter. Will Jack be able to defeat the bad guy, get the girl, and save the city from sin? Or will the wieners and boobs triumph? (more...)

Scoop: SUPER FUN NIGHT on ABC - Tonight, January 29, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on SUPER FUN NIGHT, airing on ABC tonight, January 29, 2014! (more...)

KING'S RANSON Among Comedy Central's 'Best Bets' for Week of 1/26
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

COMEDY CENTRAL announces the 'Best Bets for the week of January 26th! (more...)

Roundabout's DINNER WITH FRIENDS to Begin PreviewsToday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that Dinner with Friends by Pulitzer Prize winnerDonald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon will open on February 13, 2014. The cast will include Jeremy Shamos as 'Gabe,' Darren Pettie as 'Tom', Marin Hinkle as 'Karen,' and Maria Dizzia as 'Beth.' (more...)

Scoop: SUPER FUN NIGHT on ABC - Wednesday, January 29, 2014
by - Jan 15, 2014

Get all the scoop on SUPER FUN NIGHT, airing on ABC on Wednesday, January 29, 2014! (more...)

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

The countdown to December 25 is underway; for the procrastinator, there's still time to find perfect gift books. For some reason, many people seem to think that last-minute gifts should be small; in order to curb that notion, we'll start with a big book: The Vatican: All the Paintings by Anja Grebe (Black Dog & Leventhal, $75). This is a splendid volume containing old masters (and new, like Gauguin'sCrucifixion), maps, tapestries and more in a slipcase with a DVD-ROM. (more...)

Scoop: SUPER FUN NIGHT on ABC - Today, November 20, 2013
by TV Scoop - Nov 20, 2013

Get all the scoop on SUPER FUN NIGHT, airing on ABC tonight, November 20, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: SUPER FUN NIGHT on ABC - Wednesday, November 20, 2013
by - Nov 04, 2013

Get all the scoop on SUPER FUN NIGHT, airing on ABC on Wednesday, November 20, 2013! (more...)

Roundabout's DINNER WITH FRIENDS to Begin Previews Jan 17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that Dinner with Friends by Pulitzer Prize winnerDonald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon will open on February 13, 2014. The cast will include Jeremy Shamos as 'Gabe,' Darren Pettie as 'Tom', Marin Hinkle as 'Karen,' and Maria Dizzia as 'Beth.' (more...)

Larry David, Bob Saget & More Participating in Charitybuzz 'Tell A Joke' Auction
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Comedy fans will want to visit global charity auction site Charitybuzz, now through Oct. 2nd to bid on having a comedian call to tell them a joke on National 'Tell a Joke for Parkinson's Day.' (more...)

VIDEO: Dan Deacon Drops 'USA Suite' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Jul 04, 2013

Dan Deacon teams up with Director/Editor Dave Hughes (Off The Air/Adult Swim) to create a 22 minute music video odyssey that takes viewers on a skewed trip through the American landscape and beyond - watch it below! The music is the four-part 'USA Suite,' off Deacon's latest album America, and the visuals were culled from artists all over the world. (more...)

Jeremy Shamos Joins Colin Firth & Emma Stone in Untitled Woody Allen Film
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Jeremy Shamos, the Tony nominated actor for Clybourne Park, will be joining the previously announced Colin Firth and Emma Stone for Woody Allen's new film. Shamos is currently starring in the Tony nominated Best Play "The Assembled Parties" on Broadway, but will be leaving to film in the south of France starting mid July. (more...)

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