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Date Of Birth:
September 17, 1955 (61)
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Miami, FL, USA
Gender: Female
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Rita Rudner News

Date of Birth: September 17, 1955 (61)
Birth Place: Miami, FL, USA
Gender: Female
July Events Announced at Blue Note HawaiiJuly Events Announced at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The good times continue this month at Blue Note Hawaii with an eclectic lineup of local talent, national artists and side-splitting comedians. The Henry Kapono Artist to Artist Series continues with Malani Bilyeu of Kalapana, promising chicken-skin moments for all in attendance. Mike Lewis & Friends will share tributes to B.B. King, Etta James and contemporary soul singer Sade. Island Rhythm 98.5FM co-presents an unplugged pop-up show with Anuhea & Friends, followed by local greats Patrick Landeza & Kawika Kahiapo, a show with Duncan Kamakana & the Osorio 'Ohana, the Keauhou Band and of course the incomparable Willie K. The Blue Note Hawaii Comedy Series continues this month with Ahmed Ahmed and Rita Rudner, presented by Hawaii's Natural High. Donavon Frankenreiter is back by popular demand and new to the Blue Note are GRAMMY nominated jazz artists The Rippingtons. There won't be a dry eye in the house when an all-star lineup of local artists pay tribute to legendary jazz crooner Jimmy Borges. (more...)

Tilles Center at LIU Post Announces 2017-18 SeasonTilles Center at LIU Post Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post today announced its 2017-18 season. The entire season will be presented by Capital One. 'Capital One is proud to support the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post for the 2017-2018 season. We celebrate the arts, music, performances and distinguished speakers that will enrich the local Long Island community,' said Pete Appello, Executive Vice President, Small Business Banking and Long Island Market President, Capital One. 'This remarkable line-up embodies our commitment to investing for good in the diverse communities where our associates and customers live and work.' (more...)

Melanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna PlayhouseMelanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Laguna Playhouse announced today that Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith will star as Mrs. Robinson in their upcoming production of THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham and directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews. (more...)

Center for the Arts at Pepperdine Announces its 2017-2018 Season of PerformancesCenter for the Arts at Pepperdine Announces its 2017-2018 Season of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Critically-acclaimed country music artist Kellie Picker, legendary jazz musicians Herb Alpert and Lani Hall, Grammy-winner Shawn Colvin, and two Legendary Ladies of Motown, Mary Wilson of The Supremes and Martha Wilson & The Vandellas, are just a few of the artists set to appear at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepperdine University during its 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Comedy Central Announces Roy Wood Jr. as New Host of THIS IS NOT HAPPENINGComedy Central Announces Roy Wood Jr. as New Host of THIS IS NOT HAPPENING
by TV News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Roy Wood Jr. has been named the new host of Comedy Central's wild storytelling series, THIS IS NOT HAPPENING, which will film its fourth season this weekend in Hollywood for a fall premiere on Comedy Central. (more...)

Female Stars to Share the Adventure Cruise to AlaskaFemale Stars to Share the Adventure Cruise to Alaska
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine's Share the Adventure Cruise is adding Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout, comedian Rita Rudner and O, The Oprah Magazine books editor Leigh Haber to the list of visionaries and authorities who will be on board the July 15 sailing to Alaska. In addition to having the opportunity to enjoy performances by Rudner, guests aboard the ms Eurodam will also be able to join O's Onboard Book Club where Haber will lead the discussion as Strout shares the process and inspiration behind her latest novel, Anything Is Possible. (more...)

Hal Linden Signs on for TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna PlayhouseHal Linden Signs on for TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced that acclaimed actor Hal Linden (replacing the previously announced Bruce Davison) has been added to its very special theatrical event also starring Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart & Vanessa Stewart in TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE, written by Dan Duling and directed by Michael Arabian. (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY to Close Laguna Playhouse's 2016-17 SeasonJames Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY to Close Laguna Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced the sixth and final show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written and performed by James Lecesne with music by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening) and directed by Tony Speciale. (more...)

Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, French Stewart and More to Lead TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna PlayhouseGregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, French Stewart and More to Lead TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced a very special theatrical event, Bruce Davison, Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart & Vanessa Stewart starring in TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE, written by Dan Duling and directed by Michael Arabian. (more...)

Hershey Felder's NATHAN GUNN, FLYING SOLO to Premiere at Laguna PlayhouseHershey Felder's NATHAN GUNN, FLYING SOLO to Premiere at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced the final announced production of its 2017-2018 season of shows, written and directed by Hershey Felder, NATHAN GUNN, FLYING SOLO. (more...)

The Women in Comedy Festival to Give Rita Rudner 2017 Award for Excellence at the Historic Wilbur TheaterThe Women in Comedy Festival to Give Rita Rudner 2017 Award for Excellence at the Historic Wilbur Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Women in Comedy Festival is pleased to announce that Rita Rudner will be the  2017 recipient of the 2017 Award for Excellence on Saturday, April 22nd. Founded in 2014, The WICF Award is presented annually to a professional in the comedy field who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of women in comedy. Past recipients include Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy, Second City), Jane Lynch (Glee, Best in Show), Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat), and Faith Soloway (Transparent). (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 3/31 - Norm Lewis at the Annaberg and More!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 3/31 - Norm Lewis at the Annaberg and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Check out the top stories from Phoenix you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 3/31 - Norm Lewis at the Annaberg and More! (more...)

Lisann Valentin's Sophomore Film EUROPEANY to Premiere at the Women In Comedy FestivalLisann Valentin's Sophomore Film EUROPEANY to Premiere at the Women In Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Actor and writer Lisann Valentin's second short film, 'Europeany,' will premiere at the 8th Annual Women In Comedy Festival in Cambridge, Massachusetts. No stranger to dramatic film and TV, this is the actor's first time venturing into comedy as a writer. (more...)

Naked Beneath My Clothes!  Funny Lady Rita Rudner Returns To The McCallumNaked Beneath My Clothes! Funny Lady Rita Rudner Returns To The McCallum
by David Green - Mar 28, 2017

The McCallum Theatre welcomes the return of Rita Rudner on Friday, April 7, at 8:00pm. Known for her thought provoking one-liners and her observations on everyday life, Rita keeps it real talking about the things that amuse her.  A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000, Rita Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. Over the course of a fourteen year run and 2,000 plus shows, she has sold one and a half million tickets and become the longest-running solo comedy show in the history of Las Vegas. She has been named Las Vegas's Comedian of the Year nine years in a row and, in 2006, received The Nevada Ballet's Woman of the Year Award. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse to Honor Local Art Heroes Suzanne & James Mellor at 2017 GalaLaguna Playhouse to Honor Local Art Heroes Suzanne & James Mellor at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

On Saturday, April 29, 2017 Laguna Playhouse will host its annual Gala at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach honoring longtime supporters of Laguna Playhouse and the arts, Suzanne and James Mellor. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre presents THE WIZARD OF OZLaguna Playhouse Youth Theatre presents THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Wizard of Oz is coming to Laguna Beach!  Take this classic musical journey with Dorothy Gale from Kansas through the Haunted Forest to Emerald City with her friends the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion and of course, Toto too! The Wicked Witch from the West threatens to hurt Dorothy and her Friends as they all try to find their way home in this all new Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre production of the beloved story, directed by Donna Inglima! (more...)

HAIRSPRAY and More Slated for Laguna Playhouse's 2017-18 SeasonHAIRSPRAY and More Slated for Laguna Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced its 2017-2018 season of shows. (more...)

Award-Winning Comedian, Rita Rudner, Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko Next MonthAward-Winning Comedian, Rita Rudner, Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Following a sold-out engagement in 2015, Feinstein's at the Nikko is thrilled to welcome back award-winning comedian and New York Times best-selling author, Rita Rudner, for two performances only - Friday, April 28 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, April 29 (7 p.m.). Beloved around the country for her endless wit, Rudner will perform a night of hilarious comedy guaranteed to keep audiences laughing until their sides hurt! Tickets for Rita Rudner range in price from$40 - $60 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visitingwww.ticketfly.com.   (more...)

Rita Rudner Adds Second Show in Thousand OaksRita Rudner Adds Second Show in Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

Comedian, actress and author Rita Rudner is bringing her dry wit and deadpan delivery to the Scherr Forum Theatre for two shows today, February 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm.& 9:30pm. (more...)

Roseanne Barr Kicks Off Blue Note Comedy Series in AprilRoseanne Barr Kicks Off Blue Note Comedy Series in April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, is pleased to expand its horizons with a new and ongoing comedy series, kicking off with Roseanne Barr in April. Tickets previously purchased for the Roseanne Barr show in November will still be valid for the April dates. Tickets purchased for November 4 will be valid for the April 8 show, and tickets purchased Nov. 5 will be valid for April 9. All tickets are on sale now at www.bluenotehawaii.com.  (more...)

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