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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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Sinbad, Kathleen Madigan & More Set for Gilda's Club Signature EventSinbad, Kathleen Madigan & More Set for Gilda's Club Signature Event
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Gilda's LaughFest today announced that this year's Signature Event will celebrate the festival's fifth year, and five years of smiles in West Michigan, with a lineup of returning LaughFest comedians coming together for the first time ever. Additionally, LaughFest has announced the remaining acts for the 2015 Festival, which runs from March 5 to 15. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chicago's Dynamic Duo Amy & Freddie Deck the Halls of The Copa Palm SpringsBWW Interview: Chicago's Dynamic Duo Amy & Freddie Deck the Halls of The Copa Palm Springs
by David Green - Dec 23, 2014

In a much heralded return engagement, The COPA Palm Spings presents Chicago music and comedy legends Amy Armstrong and Freddy Allen for two performances, December 27 at 8:00 pm and December 28 at 7:30 pm in very special holiday show. Amy and Freddy have graced the stages coast-to-coast, in venues 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 Kathy Griffin, Mary Wilson and the Supremes, Phyllis Diller, Bea Arthur, Jennifer Holiday andJudy 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 prior to their sell-out July performances at The Copa and I thought is was worth sharing again - here are a few excerpts from that conversation: (more...)

Free Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center TodayFree Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 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...)

Amy Armstrong & Freddy Allen to Headline COUNTDOWN TO 2015 at Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 12/31Amy Armstrong & Freddy Allen to Headline COUNTDOWN TO 2015 at Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage is proud to announce the return of Amy Armstrong & Freddy Allen for an evening of fun and holiday merriment as we ring in 2015. (more...)

Possum Point Players' HOLLYWOOD HOLIDAY Begins TonightPossum Point Players' HOLLYWOOD HOLIDAY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 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' today, Dec. 5 and Dec. 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...)

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 TonightPan Asian Repertory Theatre's 38th Season Benefit Dinner & Celebration Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

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

Kathleen Madigan Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse TonightKathleen Madigan Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2014

Funny lady Kathleen Madigan returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse tonight, October 18, at 8 p.m. for another laugh-out-loud show. (more...)

Kathleen Madigan Plays State Theatre TonightKathleen Madigan Plays State Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 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 tonight, October 17th. (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...)

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