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Date Of Birth:
September 08, 1922 (92)
Birth Place:
Yonkers, NY, USA
Gender:
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HBO to Debut MEL BROOKS LIVE AT THE GEFFEN, 1/31HBO to Debut MEL BROOKS LIVE AT THE GEFFEN, 1/31
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

?Mel Brooks is one of the funniest voices in American comedy. Now, the entertainment legend dons a tux and takes the stage for a memorable one-man show filled with jokes, songs and hilarious anecdotes when MEL BROOKS LIVE AT THE GEFFEN debuts SATURDAY, JAN. 31 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre to Present LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR in 2015North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre to Present LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre has announced their production of Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Inspired by Simon's early experiences as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, Laughter tells the story of seven comedy writers, struggling with everything from an overbearing television network, determined to censor their show into mind-numbing mediocrity, the McCarthy hearings, and most daunting of all, the inescapable need to one-up the last gag. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR at American StageBWW Reviews: Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Nov 26, 2014

It features top-notched performances by some of our area's finest actors, including Glenn Gover who steals the entire show from the rest of the talented cast and gives one of the year's best performances. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Honors Donald Margulies and Julian Schlossberg at 2014 GalaPhoto Coverage: Primary Stages Honors Donald Margulies and Julian Schlossberg at 2014 Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 4, 2014

Primary Stages just held their annual Gala last night, November 3, 2014 at 583 Park Avenue. The event celebrated the company's 30th anniversary and honor Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies and award-winning producer, Julian Schlossberg. The Honorary Gala Co-Chairs are Brian d'Arcy James, Laura Linney, Elaine May, and Susan Stroman. The evening featured performances and tributes by Tony nominee Nick Cordero(performing from Bullets over Broadway), Charles Busch, Judy Gold, David Ives, the creators of In Transit, Tony winner Frank Langella, Elaine May, Tony winner Billy Porter, Marlo Thomas, Rachel York, and surprise guests. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Broadway Vets Featured in New Documentary, STILL DREAMING, Premiering at DOC NYCBroadway Vets Featured in New Documentary, STILL DREAMING, Premiering at DOC NYC
by Movies News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

STILL DREAMING, the latest feature documentary from Hank Rogerson and Jilann Spitzmiller (SHAKESPEARE BEHIND BARS, HOMELAND), will have its world premiere at DOC NYC, the United States' largest documentary film festival, on November 18th, 2014 at 7:15pm and November 19th, 2014 at 5pm. (more...)

ADM:21 to Present Works from GEORGE M!, A CHORUS LINE, IN THE HEIGHTS and More, 11/11-16ADM:21 to Present Works from GEORGE M!, A CHORUS LINE, IN THE HEIGHTS and More, 11/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will present 15 show-stopping musical theater dance numbers performed by stars from the musical theater and dance worlds during its Joyce Theater debut November 11-16, today announced Nikki Feirt Atkins, Founder and Executive Artistic Director and Margo Sappington, Artistic Director. All performances will feature live music and will be directed by Margo Sappington with musical direction by Eugene Gwozdz. (more...)

Donald Margulies & Julian Schlossberg to be Honored at Primary Stages Gala, 11/3Donald Margulies & Julian Schlossberg to be Honored at Primary Stages Gala, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Primary Stages has announced that their annual Gala will take place Monday, November 3, 2014 at 583 Park Avenue. The event will celebrate the company's 30th anniversary and honor Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies and award-winning producer, Julian Schlossberg. (more...)

CAFE SOCIETY SWING Set for 59E59 TheatersCAFE SOCIETY SWING Set for 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

59E59 Theaters will host the US premiere of CAFE SOCIETY SWING, written by Alex Webb and directed by Simon Green. Produced by Richard Darbourne Ltd (producer of last season's Drama League nominated All That Fall) and The Copasetic Foundation, CAFE SOCIETY SWING begins performances on Tuesday, December 16 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 4. Opening Night is Sunday, December 21 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7 PM; Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM; Sunday at 3 PM & 7 PM. (more...)

The Mummers Coming to Secret TheatreThe Mummers Coming to Secret Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Following a victory at the Down Under Improv Festival last month, the comedy ensemble [By The Mummers] return with five nights of entertainment this September! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/29/14 - It's Labor Day Weekend!WAKE UP with BWW 8/29/14 - It's Labor Day Weekend!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 29, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: It's Labor Day weekend! Go do something artsy! (more...)

ActorsNet Prepares For 19th Season and Regional Premiere of Bo Wilson PlayActorsNet Prepares For 19th Season and Regional Premiere of Bo Wilson Play
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

The ActorsNet will be beginning its 19th season on September 12th with the regional premiere of Bo Wilson's 'The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church.' (more...)

Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR Opens at Barn Theatre 9/12-10/04Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR Opens at Barn Theatre 9/12-10/04
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The Barn Theatre of Montville, NJ will be presenting 'Laughter on the 23rd Floor'. Performances will be on September 12, 19, 20, 26, 27, October 3 and 4 at 8pm; and on September 13, 14, 21, and 28 at 2pm. Tickets are $18 (senior/student tickets are $16 on matinees only). (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Elaine Stritch Gets JuicyTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Elaine Stritch Gets Juicy
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 24, 2014

Today we are turning back the hands of time in viewing an unearthed piece of theatre history featuring the TV debut of Tony Award-winning legend Elaine Stritch singing and selling up a storm in honor of her passing last week at the age of 89. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, 9/6 - 9/21Tickets Now on Sale for Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, 9/6 - 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Written by Neil Simon (one of the most Oscar and Tony Award-nominated writers of all time), and based on his time as one of Sid Caesar's comedy writers, the non-stop gags keep on rolling in this clever comedy about clever comedians. (more...)

Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner to Salute Sid Caesar Tonight; Event to Be Live StreamedMel Brooks & Carl Reiner to Salute Sid Caesar Tonight; Event to Be Live Streamed
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Two comedic legends, Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner will reunite this evening to pay homage to the late comedian Sid Caesar at the Paley Center in Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Reviews: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Should Delight Beck Audiences, But...BWW Reviews: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Should Delight Beck Audiences, But...
by Roy Berko - Jul 14, 2014

On a November Saturday afternoon in 2007, I anxiously entered the Hilton Theatre in New York. I love exaggerated, well-conceived and performed farce. I was going to see 'Young Frankenstein' by the king of farce and parody, Mel Brooks. Yes, 'Young Frankenstein,' officially known as 'The New Mel Brooks Young Frankenstein,' was the Broadway follow-up to 'The Producers,' by the comedy madman and his writing sidekick, Thomas Meehan. (more...)

Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner & Friends Salute Sid Caesar, 7/16Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner & Friends Salute Sid Caesar, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

'Sid Caesar was a giant-maybe the best comedian who ever practiced the trade. And I was privileged to be one of his writers and one of his friends.' -Mel Brooks (more...)

Fountain Hills Theater Announces 2014-15 SeasonFountain Hills Theater Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Fountain Hills Theater is proud to present its 2014-15 seasons for its three venues, Mainstage, Mainstage Too! and Youth Theater. For additional information call Patty Torrilhon at 480-837-9661 or email patty@fhtaz.org. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Elaine Stritch Gets JuicyTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Elaine Stritch Gets Juicy
by Pat Cerasaro - May 29, 2014

Today we are turning back the hands of time to an unearthed piece of theatre history featuring the TV debut of Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Elaine Stritch singing and selling up a storm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ian Finkel Partners with More4Many for Book Launch!Photo Coverage: Ian Finkel Partners with More4Many for Book Launch!
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 21, 2014

Regarded as the World's Greatest Xylophone virtuoso, Ian Finkel (www.ianfinkel.com) expands his creative reach by partnering with More4Many books as they publish three works of fiction. The partnership was celebrated on Tuesday, May 20 at the Davis Room at The Warwick Hotel (65 West 54 Street). (more...)

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