Richard Pryor News

Ignite Theatre Presents THE WIZIgnite Theatre Presents THE WIZ
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Ignite Theatre celebrates their 30th production with 'The Wiz' January 7 through 29 at the Aurora Fox Theatre, 9900 East Colfax Avenue.  Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Monday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m.  Tickets are $28 Adult, $26 Senior/Military, $20 Student and $25 Group (6+) and are available online at www.ignitetheatre.com or by calling 866-811-4111. (more...)

Photojournalist Shares Unpublished Photos of Michael Jackson, Muhammad Ali, Stevie Wonder and More in BLACK HOLLYWOOD: THE LOST PHOTOSPhotojournalist Shares Unpublished Photos of Michael Jackson, Muhammad Ali, Stevie Wonder and More in BLACK HOLLYWOOD: THE LOST PHOTOS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Photojournalist to the stars since 1963, Delroi Whitaker Sr. with co-authors Darrell Whitaker and television executive Aswaad English, are releasing the inspiring new book of unpublished photos of African-American Hollywood legends, their achievements and their personal moments spent in Los Angeles, California from 1967 to 1990. (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING WITH WAYNE BRADY at Tilles Center At LIU Post 'The Improv can Improve'BWW Review: AN EVENING WITH WAYNE BRADY at Tilles Center At LIU Post 'The Improv can Improve'
by Nicholas Pontolillo - Nov 14, 2016

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The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival to Host A TRIBUTE TO GENE WILDERThe Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival to Host A TRIBUTE TO GENE WILDER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The 27th annual Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival will have a special pre-Festival kick-off event on Tuesday, January 10 - A Tribute to Gene Wilder, which will include a dessert reception by Starz Bakery, a live Klezmer performance and a screening of the 1979 hit comedy The Frisco Kid, starring Gene Wilder and Harrison Ford. This special tribute will be held at 6 pm at the Mandel JCC, 5221 Hood Road in Palm Beach Gardens. (more...)

Iconic Star Plaza Theater to Remain OpenIconic Star Plaza Theater to Remain Open
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Charlie Blum, president and CEO of Star Productions, today announced that plans to shutter the Star Plaza Theatre have been reversed; the iconic theater with a decades-long history of presenting concerts, comedians and arts programming, will continue operating as it has in the past. (more...)

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE to Celebrate Atlantic City's Club Harlem at On Stage at KingsboroughON KENTUCKY AVENUE to Celebrate Atlantic City's Club Harlem at On Stage at Kingsborough
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

On Stage at Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College presents its 2016-2017 season, featuring world class artists from around the globe. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics Releases Doug Stanhope's 'No Place Like Home,' 11/18Comedy Dynamics Releases Doug Stanhope's 'No Place Like Home,' 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Comedy Dynamics will release Doug Stanhope's No Place Like Home on November 18, 2016 on CD and all digital audio retailers. (more...)

David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for HumorDavid Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The program is slated to air on PBS stations as Bill Murray: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize nationwide October 28 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). Artists are subject to change. (more...)

bergenPAC to Welcome Mike Epps This DecemberbergenPAC to Welcome Mike Epps This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Mike Epps Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 8PM. (more...)

HIS ROYAL HIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY to Return to 59E59 Theaters This WinterHIS ROYAL HIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY to Return to 59E59 Theaters This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

59E59 Theaters hosts a return engagement of HIS ROYALHIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY, written and performed by Jake Broder and directed by David Ellenstein. (more...)

Broken Social Scene Among Lineup for 3rd Annual Dream Serenade BenefitBroken Social Scene Among Lineup for 3rd Annual Dream Serenade Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Dream Serenade returns to Massey Hall for its 3rd edition today, October 22, 2016, creating another unforgettable night to support services for children with developmental disabilities and celebrate their caregivers. (more...)

First Look - Showtime Airs Award Winning Documentary WEINER, TodayFirst Look - Showtime Airs Award Winning Documentary WEINER, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

SHOWTIME will debut the world television premiere of the critically-acclaimed documentary WEINER today, October 22nd at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for HumorDavid Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The program is slated to air on PBS stations as Bill Murray: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize nationwide October 28 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). Artists are subject to change. (more...)

Mike Epps and Engelbert Humperdinck Go on Sale This Week at bergenPACMike Epps and Engelbert Humperdinck Go on Sale This Week at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

New shows on sale this week at bergenPAC: Mike Epps Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 8PM; Engelbert Humperdinck Friday, April 7, 2017 at 8PM. (more...)

Comedians Tracy Morgan and Carlos Mencia to Perform in King of PrussiaComedians Tracy Morgan and Carlos Mencia to Perform in King of Prussia
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Valley Forge Casino Resort (1160 First Avenue) kicks off their fall line-up with two of the biggest names in comedy, Tracy Morgan and Carlos Mencia. (more...)

Eddie Murphy to Be Honored With 'Hollywood Career Achievement Award' at 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDSEddie Murphy to Be Honored With 'Hollywood Career Achievement Award' at 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-nominated actor Eddie Murphy will be honored with the 'Hollywood Career Achievement Award' at the 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS. (more...)

Showtime to Premiere Documentary GRINGO: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOHN McAFEE, TodayShowtime to Premiere Documentary GRINGO: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOHN McAFEE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

SHOWTIME continues to expand its slate of bold documentaries under the Showtime Documentary Films banner with GRINGO: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOHN McAFEE, a new feature-length film making its world television premiere today, September 24th (more...)

Photo Coverage: Curtain Calls and Stage Door Fun at the Rockin' MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At T.U. StudiosPhoto Coverage: Curtain Calls and Stage Door Fun at the Rockin' MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At T.U. Studios
by Lily Lim - Sep 16, 2016

This production of Shakespeare's popular romantic comedy is enhanced by a rock-and-roll score. Much Ado About Nothing is set in Messina, Sicily. Beatrice, niece of the local governor Leonato, and Benedick, a gentleman and friend of the powerful Prince of Aragon Don Pedro, are seeming adversaries, engaging in much verbal jousting and argument. The antagonistic remarks fool neither the men nor the women in Don Pedro's court; Beatrice and Benedick are obviously meant for each other, even if their love isn't instantly apparent. Their friends conspire to trick them into confessing their love for each other. (more...)

PRYOR TRUTH Pays Tribute to Comedian Richard PryorPRYOR TRUTH Pays Tribute to Comedian Richard Pryor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Rounds Out Cast at The Public TheaterLynn Nottage's SWEAT Rounds Out Cast at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage. (more...)

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