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Phyllis Diller News

Date Of Birth:
July 17, 1917
Date Of Death:
August 20, 2012 (95)
Birth Place:
Lima, OH, USA
Gender:
Female
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Billy Porter, Kathy Najimy, Constantine Maroulis & More Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in January 2015Billy Porter, Kathy Najimy, Constantine Maroulis & More Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in January 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Feinstein's at the Nikko kicks off 2015 with a bang with an exciting lineup of artists, including Tony Award winner Billy Porter; actress, feminist and activist Kathy Najimy; world-renowned artist Vonda Shepard; Broadway star Constantine Maroulis; and the dynamic cabaret duo Amy and Freddy. Additional artists will be added at a later date. Tickets for all performances are on-sale now and available by calling ?866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Kathleen Madigan to Return to Strand-Capitol in 2015Kathleen Madigan to Return to Strand-Capitol in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

On June 6, 2015, downtown York's historic Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center will welcome back comedian Kathleen Madigan to perform her latest stand-up comedy special MADIGAN AGAIN. Tickets are on sale now to Strand-Capitol members and go on sale to the general public on Thursday, December 4 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Free Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center, 12/20Free Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center, 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Need a little music? Need a little laughter? Need a little singing, ringing through the rafter? Then take that road before you and come see high stepping showgirls at this toe-tapping celebration of mistletoe and holiday madness. (more...)

Possum Point Players to Present HOLLYWOOD HOLIDAY, Begin. 12/5Possum Point Players to Present HOLLYWOOD HOLIDAY, Begin. 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Georgetown DE It's Christmas time and Elvis is in the building! Or should we say, in the Hall when Possum Point Players present 'Hollywood Holiday' Dec. 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14; Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 pm and Sunday shows will began at a special curtain time of 3 pm. (more...)

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre's 38th Season Benefit Dinner & Celebration Set for 11/6Pan Asian Repertory Theatre's 38th Season Benefit Dinner & Celebration Set for 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

This fall, PAN ASIAN REPERTORY THEATRE will celebrate the start of its 38th season with a benefit dinner to be held Thursday, November 6 at the Golden Unicorn (18 E Broadway at Catherine Street) in Chinatown. (more...)

Wagner College Theatre's HELLO, DOLLY! Begins TodayWagner College Theatre's HELLO, DOLLY! Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Wagner College Theatre opens their 2014-15 Season with one of America's great musicals, Hello, Dolly! from October 1-12. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the musical's Broadway premiere, the Wagner production is directed and choreographed by Broadway veteran Norb Joerder (WCT's Little Women) with musical direction by James Higgins (WCT's The Drowsy Chaperone). (more...)

Andrea Bell Wolff to Bring BACK TO BASICS to the Metropolitan Room, 10/25Andrea Bell Wolff to Bring BACK TO BASICS to the Metropolitan Room, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Miss Andrea Bell Wolff, the delightful singer-actress, has appeared in Broadway shows, on Las Vegas stages, on television; she was even the audience warm-up girl for the 'Ed Sullivan Show' in the late 1960's! Miss Bell Wolff has been in real show biz for the past 50 (yes!) years, yet she looks and acts incredibly youthful - and sounds, it, too. (more...)

Kathleen Madigan to Play State Theatre, 10/17Kathleen Madigan to Play State Theatre, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Kathleen Madigan has won both the American Comedy Award and the Phyllis Diller Award for "Best Female Comedian." Described as the "funniest woman doing stand-up right now", Madigan brings her talents to the State Theatre stage on Friday, October 17th. (more...)

Kathleen Madigan Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/18Kathleen Madigan Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Funny lady Kathleen Madigan returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, October 18, at 8 p.m. for another laugh-out-loud show. Over her 25-year career, she has performed on nearly every standup television show. Her last hour-long special, Gone Madigan, premiered on Showtime. To make it a great night on the town, Bissell House (378 Main St., Ridgefield) will pour a complimentary glass of house wine or draught beer with dinner the night of this show when tickets are presented. This event is sponsored by Bissell House and is part of the Clark Construction Comedy Series. (more...)

InDepth InterView Flashback 2013: Joan Rivers Talks JOAN & MELISSA: JOAN KNOWS BEST?, FASHION POLICE, SALLY MARR Revival & MoreInDepth InterView Flashback 2013: Joan Rivers Talks JOAN & MELISSA: JOAN KNOWS BEST?, FASHION POLICE, SALLY MARR Revival & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 7, 2014

Today we remember stage and screen icon Joan Rivers in honor of her death this week at the age of 81 with this InDepth InterView originally presented in 2013. (more...)

New Film About Broadway Vet Phyllis Diller in the WorksNew Film About Broadway Vet Phyllis Diller in the Works
by Movies News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

A new film about comedian and Broadway veteran Phyllis Diller is in the works from producers Shaun Redick and Ray Mansfield. (more...)

Possum Point Players To Hold Auditions for New Christmas Show, 9/21-22Possum Point Players To Hold Auditions for New Christmas Show, 9/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2014

On Sunday, September 21st at 5 PM, and Monday, September 22nd at 7 PM, the Possum Point Players (PPP) and director Donna deKuyper will conduct audition for an original Christmas show "Hollywood Holiday." The show will be performed December 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14. (more...)

Single Ticket Saturday Set for 8/16 at RiverCenterSingle Ticket Saturday Set for 8/16 at RiverCenter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

RiverCenter will hold its ninth annual Single Ticket Saturday event on August 16th from 10am to 3pm. Last year hundreds of patrons enjoyed Single Ticket Saturday and this year's season is bigger than ever. (more...)

A-LIST LISTINGS Returns to E! on 7/31A-LIST LISTINGS Returns to E! on 7/31
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

When it comes to success in Hollywood, it's all about location…location…location! In this all-new E! special, “A-List Listings,” E! cameras go inside some of the most mind-blowing estates viewers have ever seen from Bob Hope's legendary mega California compound to an amazing modern masterpiece nestled high atop the Hollywood Hills to Josh Groban's breathtaking Malibu retreat and one of the biggest homes ever constructed in the US. See all the luxury first hand when “A-List Listings' airs Thursday, July 31 at 8:00pm ET/PT only on E! (more...)

BWW Interview: Chicago's Dynamic Duo AMY AND FREDDY Headline The Copa Palm Springs, Beginning TonightBWW Interview: Chicago's Dynamic Duo AMY AND FREDDY Headline The Copa Palm Springs, Beginning Tonight
by David Green - Jul 18, 2014

The COPA PALM SPRINGS presents Chicago, music and comedy legends Amy Armstrong and Freddy Allen for two performances, July 18 and 19 at 8:00 pm. Amy and Freddy have graced the stages coast-to-coast, both large and small, and in over 20 countries with their one-of-a-kind wit and musical prowess. They have had the pleasure of opening and sharing the spotlight with some familiar (and some not so familiar) names including Kathy Griffin, Mary Wilson and the Supremes, Phyllis Diller, Bea Arthur, Jennifer Holiday and Judy Gold to name a few. In 2009, Amy & Freddy were featured on national television on Entertainment Tonight as part of their work with the NBC reality show "America's Got Talent. They are also the proud multi-recipients of both the Gay Chicago Magazine "After Dark" and Chicago Free Press "Pressie" awards. I had the chance to chat with Amy and Freddy about their upcoming engagement at THE COPA and more - here are a few excerpts from that conversation: (more...)

SPANK!, Kathleen Madigan, Holiday Shows, The Freddy Awards, SISTER ACT & More Set for State Theatre Center for the Arts' 88th SeasonSPANK!, Kathleen Madigan, Holiday Shows, The Freddy Awards, SISTER ACT & More Set for State Theatre Center for the Arts' 88th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, PA, announces its 88th Season. Tickets for the new season will go on sale to State Theatre Members on Thursday, August 5th, to the public on Tuesday, August 19th. (more...)

Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award RecipientsCate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award Recipients
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles has annually honored exemplary women in the entertainment industry – women who lead by example, who are creative, groundbreaking, and who excel at their chosen fields. (more...)

HARD TRAVELIN' WITH WOODY Coming to Hollywood Fringe, 6/20-28HARD TRAVELIN' WITH WOODY Coming to Hollywood Fringe, 6/20-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

HARD TRAVELIN' WITH WOODY, the critically acclaimed multimedia solo show with the music and artworks of Woody Guthrie, written and performed by Randy Noojin, will perform as part of Hollywood Fringe at Theatre Asylum's Elephant Studio, 6320 Santa Monica Blvd, 90038 on Friday, June 20 @ 10pm, Saturday, June 21 @ 4pm, Monday, June 23 @ 8:30pm, Thursday, June 26th @ 10pm, Saturday, June 28 @ 5:30pm. Tickets are $15 or pay-what-you-can and can be purchased at HollywoodFringe.org, HFF14.org/1678 or at the door. (more...)

30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #17 - HELLO, DOLLY!30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #17 - HELLO, DOLLY!
by Pat Cerasaro - May 23, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special focus on one of the most adored and highly-awarded musicals ever written, HELLO, DOLLY! (more...)

Alison Arngrim to Bring CONFESSIONS OF A PRAIRIE BITCH to Laurie Beechman, 6/13-14Alison Arngrim to Bring CONFESSIONS OF A PRAIRIE BITCH to Laurie Beechman, 6/13-14
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Former child star, outspoken activist, and TV Land Award winner ALISON ARNGRIM continues to tour the world with her critically acclaimed CONFESSIONS OF A PRAIRIE BITCH. Best known as acid-tongued, pre-Midol meanie Nellie Oleson from 'Little House on the Prairie', Alison Arngrim presents an uproarious evening of storytelling, stand-up, and multi media about life as everyone's favorite toxic pre-teen brat, complete with petticoats and ringlets. (more...)

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