Penn Jillette News

Season 2 of Amazon Studios' Original Comedy Series ALPHA HOUSE to Premiere 10/24
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Following the strong debut of Jill Soloway's dark comedy Transparent, Amazon today announced it will premiere all 10 episodes of the second season of Garry Trudeau's critically-acclaimed political comedy series Alpha House on Friday, October 24 (more...)

Syfy Orders Six Additional Episodes of Competition Series WIZARD WARS
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Syfy has ordered six additional one-hour episodes of its exciting competition series, Wizard Wars. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - FOX's HELL'S KITCHEN Season 13; Competing Chefs Revealed!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 15, 2014

Host, executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay fires up a brand-new season of HELL'S KITCHEN with a special, two-hour Season 13 premiere airing Wednesday, Sept. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (more...)

Penn & Teller to Perform at Aurora's Paramount Theatre, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Penn & Teller, the 'Bad Boys of Magic,' are bringing their fire, knives, shop tools and outrageous comedy to the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $55, $65 and $75. (more...)

Syfy to Premiere New Magic Competition Series WIZARD WARS, 8/19
by TV News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Syfy debuts an exciting new six-episode competition series, Wizard Wars, on Tuesday, August 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, introducing bright and innovative young magicians who must impress judges Penn & Teller with mind-blowing, original magic using only a random assortment of everyday objects. (more...)

Award Winning JERSEY BOYS Songwriter Denny Randell and Partner Biddy Schippers Casting New Theatrical Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The new theatrical musical " Posthumously Yours," with words, music and original story and dialogue by hit songwriters Denny Randell and his partner and collaborator Biddy Schippers, brings to life in the words of the writers, "The magic of renewed stardom through death". (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Tuesday, July 1, 2014
by - Jun 27, 2014

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP, airing on ABC on Tuesday, July 1, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Tuesday, July 1, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 26, 2014

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP, airing on ABC on Tuesday, July 1, 2014! (more...)

Jason Alexander & More Set for Nat Geo's THE '90'S: THE LAST GREAT DECADE?, 7/6
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

They had us singing, laughing, crying, cheering and reflecting, sometimes all at the same time. (more...)

A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST, Helmed by Aaron Posner and Teller, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director and William Russo, Managing Director; presents the last production of its 2013/14 Season, THE TEMPEST, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus. (more...)

The Inconvenience Changes Venues for Mid-West Premiere of LOVE TAPES; Opens 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

The Inconvenience would like to announce a change of venue for their Mid-West premiere production of Love Tapes by Penn Jillette and Steven Banks. Slated to open May 30th, 2014, and directed by Shade Murray, Love Tapes will co-star Inconvenience company members Chris Chmelik and Mary Williamson. Love Tapes will be now be presented at Angel Island, home of Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Magical TEMPEST Is A Most Welcome Addition To Las Vegas
by Ellen Sterling - Apr 21, 2014

Teller first became known for magic, working with Penn (Jillette) in the act they formed in 1981. Today, following worldwide success, the duo is in residence at the Rio in Las Vegas. In between shows, Teller found time to direct (and co-produce with Penn) the 2013 documentary Tim's Vermeer. Now, he and co-director Aaron Posner have staged Shakespeare's play The Tempest and it is running at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts through April 27. (more...)

CNN Original Series ANTHONY BOURDAIN PARTS UNKNOWN Returns Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

The Emmy® award-winning CNN Original Series Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown returns for its third season of eight new episodes on CNN, tonight, April 13 at 9pm, ET, beginning with a look at the people, food, culture and history of India's Punjab region. (more...)

A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST Plays the Smith Center, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts presents the world premiere of THE TEMPEST, produced by the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at The Smith Center in Las Vegas today, April 5-13, 2014. The Smith Center's first ever co-production, THE TEMPEST is adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus. THE TEMPEST will perform at The Smith Center's Donald W. Reynolds Symphony Park in a 500-seat climate controlled tent before moving to Cambridge, MA to begin performances at A.R.T. (more...)

Tom Nelis Stars in, Aaron Posner and Teller Direct A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST, Beg. Tonight in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director and William Russo, Managing Director, presents the last production of its 2013/14 Season, THE TEMPEST, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus. (more...)

CNN Original Series ANTHONY BOURDAIN PARTS UNKNOWN to Return 4/13
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The Emmy® award-winning CNN Original Series Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown returns for its third season of eight new episodes on CNN, Sunday, April 13 at 9pm, ET, beginning with a look at the people, food, culture and history of India's Punjab region. (more...)

Tom Nelis to Star in, Aaron Posner and Teller to Direct A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director and William Russo, Managing Director; announced today the company for the last production of its 2013/14 Season, THE TEMPEST, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus. (more...)

The Inconvenience to Present Penn Jillette & Steven Banks' LOVE TAPES, Begin. 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The Inconvenience has announced that it will produce the Mid-West Premiere of Love Tapes by Penn Jillette and Steven Banks. Slated to open June 6th, 2014, and directed by Shade Murray, Love Tapes will co-star Inconvenience company members Chris Chmelik and Mary Williamson. Love Tapes will be produced in partnership with The Foxhole Chicago by special permit at their new space in Lincoln Square.. (more...)

Celebrities Gear Up for First-Ever CHOPPED TOURNAMENT OF STARS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 09, 2014

With a $50,000 grand prize for charity on the line, celebrities from different walks of life compete in the ultimate Chopped Tournament of Stars, premiering tonight, March 9th at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Announces World Narrative & Documentary Competition Selections
by Movies News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the World Narrative and Documentary Competition film selections (more...)

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