Richard Lewis News

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Unexpected Opera Brings New Series - OPERA NAKED THE CHAT SHOW to St. James Studio, Now thru July 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

Following on from the successful run of Opera Naked at the St. James Studio last year, Unexpected Opera presents a new series - Opera Naked the chat show - a series of zesty operatic cabaret shows, spiked with comedy. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Bob Sagat & More Set for Season Finale of Showtime's INSIDE COMEDY
by TV News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

On the season three finale of INSIDE COMEDY on Monday, April 7, Kevin Pollak recalls his childhood obsession with impersonating everyone from Robert Duvall to William Shatner; how Cosby influenced his acting career; and his early years coming up with buddy Dana Carvey. (more...)

Soho Rep's Spring 2014 Gala Evacuated After Venue Mishap
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Off-Broadway's Soho Repertory Theatre was forced to evacuate and cancel its Spring 2014 gala last night, March 31, after a support beam of the second floor balcony at the Angel Orensanz Center cracked around 7:15 p.m. According to New York Magazine, the floor began to sag on the left side of the balcony at the Lower East Side synagogue. (more...)

Elayne Boosler Performs at STAGE 72 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

From performing for President Clinton, the NY Mets, and the Queen of England, to being credited as the comedian who opened the door for female standups on cable TV, in March and April, comedian, writer & animal activistElayne Boosler will bring her one-of-a-kind wit back home with two rare NYC performances tonight, March 29 at 9pm and Friday, April 18 at 9pm at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street). (more...)

Tina Giorgi, Scott Bruce and More to Headline Bucks County Playhouse's March 2014 Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) expands March programming through an array of comedy performances with tickets starting at just $15. Comedians include stand- up greats Tina Giorgi, Carole Montgomery, Scott Bruce & Patrick O'Donnell. (more...)

Unexpected Opera to Bring New Series - OPERA NAKED THE CHAT SHOW to St. James Studio, April-July 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Following on from the successful run of Opera Naked at the St. James Studio last year, Unexpected Opera presents a new series - Opera Naked the chat show - a series of zesty operatic cabaret shows, spiked with comedy. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Gilbert Gottfried on Showtime's INSIDE COMEDY
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

On Monday, March 24, actor and comedian Gilbert Gottfried explains his love/hate relationship with show business, dishes on some of his more controversial material, including the dirty, infamous “The Aristocrats” joke, and how it felt to find out from internet reports that he had been fired. Also in this episode, writer, actor and comic Richard Lewis, who has enjoyed forty-years in stand-up comedy, talks about the advice he received at the start of his career from the late, beloved David Brenner, and how his breakthrough finally came more than 15 years into his career with his role on “Anything But Love.” (more...)

Tina Giorgi, Scott Bruce and More to Headline Bucks County Playhouse's March 2014 Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) expands March programming through an array of comedy performances with tickets starting at just $15. Comedians include stand- up greats Tina Giorgi, Carole Montgomery, Scott Bruce & Patrick O'Donnell. (more...)

Soho Rep to Host 2014 Spring Gala, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Hosted by Gretchen Mol and Tim Blake Nelson, Spring Fete, Soho Rep.'s Spring 2014 Gala, will honor Jon Dembrow, Soho Rep. Board Chair since 1999, at the Angel Orensanz Foundation on March 31. The event will feature presentations by two-time Academy award-winner Sally Field, Academy award-winner Marisa Tomei, Emmy award-winner Bobby Cannavale, comedian Richard Lewis, and Tony nominated actress Marin Ireland along with performances by three-time Grammy award-winner Steve Earle, Tony award-winner Bill Irwin, composer Todd Almond (Tempest), playwright and OBIE award-winning actress Eisa Davis (Passing Strange) and actress Amber Gray (Natasha Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812). (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Key & Peele Visit Showtime's INSIDE COMEDY, 3/17
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Writers, producers and actors Keegan-Michael Key & Jordan Peele, the current kings of sketch comedy, sit down with host David Steinberg to discuss their Second City roots (more...)

Tina Giorgi, Scott Bruce and More to Headline Bucks County Playhouse's March 2014 Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 08, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) expands March programming through an array of comedy performances with tickets starting at just $15. Comedians include stand- up greats Tina Giorgi, Carole Montgomery, Scott Bruce & Patrick O'Donnell. (more...)

Elayne Boosler to Perform at STAGE 72, 3/29 and 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

From performing for President Clinton, the NY Mets, and the Queen of England, to being credited as the comedian who opened the door for female standups on cable TV, in March and April, comedian, writer & animal activistElayne Boosler will bring her one-of-a-kind wit back home with two rare NYC performances on Saturday, March 29 at 9pm and Friday, April 18 at 9pm at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Known for her thoughtful & feisty political humor and her love of animals, every show she performs also serves to rescue animals in the city in which she is appearing, with all after show merchandise sold 100% for the benefit of local rescue organizations. So come and laugh, meet some of the best local rescuers after the show, maybe even buy something wonderful and save a life! (more...)

Elayne Boosler Sets NYC Performances for March & April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

From performing for President Clinton, the NY Mets, and the Queen of England, to being credited as the comedian who opened the door for female standups on cable TV, in March and April, comedian, writer & animal activist Elayne Boosler will bring her one-of-a-kind wit back home with two rare NYC performances on Saturday, March 29 at 9pm and Friday, April 18 at 9pm at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Known for her thoughtful & feisty political humor and her love of animals, every show she performs also serves to rescue animals in the city in which she is appearing, with all after show merchandise sold 100% for the benefit of local rescue organizations. So come and laugh, meet some of the best local rescuers after the show, maybe even buy something wonderful and save a life! (more...)

Eric Idle & Bob Einstein Set for Showtime's INSIDE COMEDY, 3/3
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

On Monday, March 3, legendary comedians from both sides of the pond, Eric Idle and Bob Einstein, sit down with INSIDE COMEDY host David Steinberg to dish on their careers and some of television's most iconic shows. British comedian, actor, author and writer Eric Idle talks about the origin of Monty Python and creating the Tony-Award winning musical comedy Spamalot. Meanwhile actor, comedian and writer Bob Einstein talks about getting his break on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, working with the celebrated Redd Foxx and the creation of one of his most memorable characters, Super Dave. (more...)

Global Convergence Executives Joe Serra and Richard Lewis Recognized as CRN 2014 Channel Chiefs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

OLDSMAR, FL - Global Convergence Inc. (GCI), a specialty technology distribution and services company, and parent to Interlink Communication Systems, announced today that two members of its senior executive team, President and COO Joe Serra and Senior Vice President of Channel Sales Richard Lewis, have been named to CRN's 2014 Channel Chiefs listing. This is Serra's second consecutive year being recognized as a Channel Chief, and Rick Lewis' first. This prestigious list of the most powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry. (more...)

INSIDE COMEDY Host David Steinberg Sits Down with Comedian Andrew Dice Clay, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

On Monday, February 24, INSIDE COMEDY host David Steinberg sits down with controversial comedian Andrew Dice Clay who reveals a more vulnerable side to his tough-guy persona and shares some of his career-defining moments. Also in this episode, Kevin Nealon discusses the iconic comedians who influenced his work, how he landed a coveted spot as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and why he has never felt like a real actor. (more...)

Broadway's WICKED Flies Into Sacramento, May-June 2014; Tickets on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2012, Wicked, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Sacramento Community Center Theater from May 28 through June 15 as part of the Broadway Sacramento series. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale today, February 15. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Bette Midler Talks Career & More on Showtime's INSIDE COMEDY
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Tthe incomparable Bette Midler sits down with host David Steinberg on INSIDE COMEDY, sharing stories about her start in comedy, meeting Barry Manilow for the first time, and a memorable audition for The Tonight Show. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jonah Hill Featured on INSIDE COMEDY on Showtime Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Tonight, February 10, David Steinberg sits down with actor Jonah Hill who talks about growing up as a cinephile, working with Martin Scorsese, and his shaky start when he first began doing stand-up. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

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