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FSCJ Artist Series to Present OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES, 4/5FSCJ Artist Series to Present OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

? You'll plotz when off-Broadway's hilarious comedy, OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES, makes its Jacksonville debut Tuesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. for one performance only at the intimate Terry Theater in the Times Union Performing Arts Center. Tickets for the show the New York Times called "hilarious" are on sale now at fscjartistseries.org or by calling (904) 442-2929.  OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES contains adult humor and is not recommended for children. (more...)

BWW Review: OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES at GSP Rings in the New Year with LaughterBWW Review: OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES at GSP Rings in the New Year with Laughter
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 31, 2015

See 'Old Jews Telling Jokes' now through January 3rd at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick. There are matinee and evening performances available throughout the holiday weekend for this uproarious comedy show. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sam Hoffman Creator of OLD JEWS TELLING JOKESBWW Interview: Sam Hoffman Creator of OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 24, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Sam Hoffman, creator of the web site OldJewsTellingJokes.com that inspired his book and hit show. 'Old Jews Telling Jokes' will be performed at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick through January 3, 2016. (more...)

Barn Junior to Stage 13Barn Junior to Stage 13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Barn Junior, the Barn Players group of very talented local middle and high school students, will present the pop/rock, musical comedy "13" at the Barn Players Theatre, 6219 Martway in Mission, January 13-24th. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Creator Sam Hoffman of OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES at GSP through January 3rdBWW Interview: Creator Sam Hoffman of OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES at GSP through January 3rd
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 11, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Sam Hoffman who created the website OldJewsTellingJokes.com. The sensation has been adapted for the stage and it will be performed at George Street Playhouse through January 3, 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Daniel Okrent Co-creator of OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES at GSPBWW Interview: Daniel Okrent Co-creator of OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES at GSP
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 30, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Daniel Okrent, Co-Creator of 'OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES.' The show will be performed at George Street Playhouse on a limited engagement from December 2nd through January 3rd. (more...)

Morgan Freeman Stars in 5 FLIGHTS UP, Coming to DVD and Blu-Ray TodayMorgan Freeman Stars in 5 FLIGHTS UP, Coming to DVD and Blu-Ray Today
by Movies News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

An inspiring story about love, life and real estate unfolds in 5 Flights Up, coming to DVD and Blu-ray with Digital HD today, July 7, 2015, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. (more...)

Morgan Freeman Stars in 5 FLIGHTS UP, Coming to DVD and Blu-Ray 7/7Morgan Freeman Stars in 5 FLIGHTS UP, Coming to DVD and Blu-Ray 7/7
by Movies News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

An inspiring story about love, life and real estate unfolds in 5 Flights Up, coming to DVD and Blu-ray with Digital HD on July 7, 2015, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. (more...)

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Makes L.A. Premiere at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza TonightOLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Makes L.A. Premiere at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Off-Broadway's hilarious comedy OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES makes its Southland debut tonight, March 5-15 at the Scherr Forum Theatre of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. (more...)

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Have L.A. Premiere at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 3/5-15OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Have L.A. Premiere at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 3/5-15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Off-Broadway's hilarious comedy OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES makes its Southland debut March 5-15 at the Scherr Forum Theatre of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Presented by Theater League, the musical comedy revue plays Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday at 8:00pm, Saturday 2 and 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are on sale now at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza box office, online at www.theaterleague.com or by calling 805.449.2775. (more...)

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Plays Broward Stage Door Theatre, Beginning TonightOLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Plays Broward Stage Door Theatre, Beginning Tonight
by Carol Kassie - Nov 1, 2014

When Eric Spiegelman and his partner Tim Williams asked film and television producer Sam Hoffman if he had any ideas for an internet website, he pitched the concept of Old Jews Telling Jokes. Millions of views, shares, and guffaws later, Hoffman - in collaboration with Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent, brought his Old Jews to Off-Broadway for an extremely successful run at the Westside Theatre. (more...)

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Play Broward Stage Door Theatre, Begin. 11/1OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Play Broward Stage Door Theatre, Begin. 11/1
by Carol Kassie - Oct 22, 2014

When Eric Spiegelman and his partner Tim Williams asked film and television producer Sam Hoffman if he had any ideas for an internet website, he pitched the concept of Old Jews Telling Jokes. Millions of views, shares, and guffaws later, Hoffman - in collaboration with Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent, brought his Old Jews to Off-Broadway for an extremely successful run at the Westside Theatre. (more...)

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Close at the Royal George, March 2OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Close at the Royal George, March 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Producers announced today that the hit off-Broadway comedy, OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES, which has entertained Chicago audiences for more than five months, will close at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted Street, on Sunday evening, March 2, at 5pm. (more...)

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Offers Free Valet Parking; 'Guest Jokesters' Set for Feb-March AppearancesOLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Offers Free Valet Parking; 'Guest Jokesters' Set for Feb-March Appearances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Now in its fifth month at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted Street, the hit comedy, OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES continues to make news, by eliminating winter parking woes and offering free valet parking at the theater on weeknights! (more...)

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Offers Free Valet Parking; 'Guest Jokesters' Set for Feb-March AppearancesOLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Offers Free Valet Parking; 'Guest Jokesters' Set for Feb-March Appearances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Now in its fifth month at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted Street, the hit comedy, OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES continues to make news, by eliminating winter parking woes and offering free valet parking at the theater on weeknights! (more...)

Roy Blount, Janet Davies & Steve Downes to Appear at OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES at the Royal George TheatreRoy Blount, Janet Davies & Steve Downes to Appear at OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES at the Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

Author, humorist and panelist on National Public Radio's Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me program Roy Blount, Jr., plus Chicago media personalities Janet Davies (ABC7) and Steve Downes (WDRV-FM, The Drive) are the latest not-so-old, not-necessarily-Jewish joke tellers making one-night-only appearances in the hit comedy, OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted Street, to raise funds for the charities of their choice. A popular addition to the hit comedy production since launching in mid-December, celebrities are making a cameo appearance with their own comedic shtick during the OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES show, with a portion of proceeds from that performance donated to the non-profit charity of the celebrity's choice. (more...)

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Extends at Royal George Theatre, Announces Celebrity Cameo SeriesOLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Extends at Royal George Theatre, Announces Celebrity Cameo Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

Nationally acclaimed authors Scott Turow and Sara Paretsky, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton (6th District), Illinois State Representative (12th District) Sara Feigenholtz and Chicago society scribe "Candid Candace" Jordan are among some of Chicago's favorite not-so-old, not-necessarily-Jewish joke tellers making one-night-only appearances in the hit comedy, OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted Street, to raise funds for the charities of their choice. Officially launching on Tuesday evening, Dec. 17, and continuing at various performances through the coming months, a local celebrity will make a cameo appearance with their own comedic shtick during the OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES show, and a portion of proceeds from that performance will be donated to the non-profit charity of the celebrity's choice. (more...)

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Extends Through February 16 at the Royal GeorgeOLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Extends Through February 16 at the Royal George
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

The laughs will keep emanating from the Royal George Theatre for an additional 12 weeks as OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES announces a new block of tickets on sale for performances through Sunday, February 16, 2014. The hit off-Broadway comedy, now playing on the Main Stage of the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted Street, features a quintet of Chicago favorites: Dara Cameron, Alex Goodrich, Tim Kazurinsky, Renee Matthews and Gene Weygandt. (more...)

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Close Off-Broadway, Sept 15; Heads to Chicago, Sept 24OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Close Off-Broadway, Sept 15; Heads to Chicago, Sept 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Producers announced today that off-Broadway's OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES will close on Sunday September 15. It will have played 22 previews and 552 regular performances. As previously announced, a Chicago production will begin performances at the Royal George Theatre on September 24 and open on October 2. (more...)

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Closes Off-Broadway Today; Heads to ChicagoOLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Closes Off-Broadway Today; Heads to Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2013

Off-Broadway's Old Jews Telling Jokes will close today, Sunday September 15. It will have played 22 previews and 552 regular performances. As previously announced, a Chicago production will begin performances at the Royal George Theatre on September 24 and open on October 2. (more...)

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