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Enjoy Family Fun at Arts Centre Melbourne this Winter and Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

???????An exciting winter and spring program featuring fun adaptations of popular books Horrible Harriet and The Gruffalo, Irish dance theatre, circus, comedy for kids and breathtaking puppetry will make Arts Centre Melbourne the place for families when the weather gets cold this winter and spring. (more...)

Jokesters Comedy Club Las Vegas Starts Production on Late Night TV Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Standup comedy the way it's meant to be comes to late night syndication and Jokesters Comedy Club in Las Vegas begins production on Jokesters TV. No Contests, no gimmicks and no censorship! (more...)

Park City Institute to Present Nellie McKay in A GIRL NAMED BILL at Eccles Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Park City Institute presents actress-singer-songwriter-musician, Nellie McKay, performing 'A Girl Named Bill - the Life and Times of Billy Tipton,' on the Eccles Center Main Stage, Saturday April 15. The evening begins at 7:30 PM. (more...)

GREATER TUNA Tour to Stop in Galveston This April, Featuring Q&A with Jaston Williams
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Right Angle Entertainment and A Rising Tide Theatrical Group have announced the all new national tour of GREATER TUNA. GREATER TUNA will play The Grand 1894 Opera House for a limited three-performance engagement on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 3 and 8 pm; Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 3 pm. (more...)

Dianne Wiest to Lead Yale Rep's HAPPY DAYS at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience will present the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

John McEuen and Friends to Perform at Eccles Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Park City Institute presents John McEuen and Friends, "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," on April 8, at 7:30 PM, at the Eccles Center. The Grammy and CMA Award winner will perform with fellow Nitty Gritty Dirt Band members Les Thompson, and John Cable, along with Matt Catsonis. The multi-media show, will feature live music and rare video footage of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, which McEuen founded fifty years ago. (more...)

Usher Joins Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

On Friday, March 31 at 7pm EDT, Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU will stream on Facebook Live as a modern day telethon. (more...)

Upper East Side Mom Felicia Madison Hosts LUNCHES WITH LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

???????On Monday, April 24, Laughing Lunches will be hosted by Felicia Madison,and  feature comedy by Carole Montgomery, Marion Grodin, Talia Reese & Sarah Armour Felicia Madison had a childhood dream of becoming a Broadway dancer...Her parents had other plans...which is why she was pre-med in college! (more...)

Netflix Commits to Four More Feature Films Starring Adam Sandler
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Netflix announced today that it has extended its deal with Adam Sandler and will commit to finance the development and production of four more feature length films starring the successful comedian. (more...)

Trae Crowder and More Set for Artists Rise Up Los Angeles's TRANSPARENCY, TAXES & TWEETS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

On Tax Day, ARTISTS RISE UP LOS ANGELES presents an evening of comedy, TRANSPARENCY, TAXES & TWEETS, with Trae Crowder ('The Liberal Redneck') as headliner, benefiting the Southern Poverty Law Center. (more...)

Whitney Cummings, Michael Che and More to Bring the Laughs to Carolines on Broadway This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of April, highlighted by headliners Big Jay Oakerson, host of SiriusXM Radio's The Bonfire, April 1 and 2. (more...)

Round of Applause: Aurora Theatre Sets Stage for Action-Packed April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

As the April showers roll in, theatergoers of all ages can take cover and enjoy the many spring happenings at Aurora Theatre! Young thespians can soak up the sun with beach-themed theatre activities and camps, while adults unwind and escape with a multitude of performances, including The Bridges of Madison County or Pais de Bicicleta / Bicycle Country. In addition to theatrical entertainment and glee, Lawrenceville neighbors can grab a lawn chair and enjoy a one-night-only screening of Hairspray, The Broadway Musical. Rain or shine, Aurora Theatre guests can look forward to a spectacular April lineup! (more...)

Latitude Festival Announces Dara O Briain, Katherine Ryan, and Simon Amstell as 2017 Comedy Headliners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Now in its 12th edition, Latitude Festival once again sets the bar high for summer festivals with the largest comedy line up in the UK, offering festival goers an unrivalled opportunity to see the world's most globally acclaimed Comedians, alongside emerging talent and innovative newcomers. (more...)

Liz Miele's Comedy Album 'Mind Over Melee' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Liz Miele, one of NYC's youngest veteran comics has released her second full-length comedy album, Mind Over Melee, available today. (more...)

Contest: Prince Royce Asks One Lucky Fan to Become 'Roadie for a Day' for Upcoming Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today, Latin superstar Prince Royce unveiled a contest via his official mobile app powered by escapex that will give one lucky fan the opportunity to join his epic summer tour as Roadie for a Day. (more...)

Country-Rock Group The Mavericks to Perform at SugarHouse Casino
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Grammy-award winning artists The Mavericks will take The Event Center stage at SugarHouse Casino on Saturday, June 10, at 9 p.m., performing some of their greatest hits and songs from their upcoming LP, "Brand New Day." (more...)

Theatr Clwyd Announces 2017 Summer and Autumn Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

As she completes her first year as Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey today announces the 2017 Summer and Autumn seasons for the company. These include four world premieres; BoHo, a co-production with Hijinx Theatre which features both learning disabled and non-disabled actors, and, after a successful collaboration on the production of Love Lies and Taxidermy, Theatr Clwyd reunites with Paines Plough to open the 2017 Roundabout Season with co-productions of Black Mountain, Out Of Love and How To Be A Kid in collaboration with the Orange Tree Theatre. The Theatr Clwyd and Sheffield Theatres co-production of a new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, by Welsh Playwright Peter Gill, will be directed by Harvey and will open at Clwyd from the 21 September ahead of transferring to Sheffield Theatres as part of Robert Hastie's inaugural season. (more...)

Hollywood Hire for Blockchain Studio SingularDTV
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

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The Marlowe Studio Sets Spring 2017 Lineup, Featuring First Relaxed Performance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury, hosts its first Relaxed Performance next month. (more...)

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Co Brings Night of Improv to Kingsbury Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

As part of the UtahPresents 2016-17 Season, Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company will perform at Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah campus on Friday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25, with a $5 U of U student ticket and a $10 ticket for all other students, and are available at utahpresents.org or by calling 801-581-7100. (more...)

PUBLIC RECORDS, PRIVATE SHAME Heads to UCB East Village for Special Charity Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

PUBLIC RECORDS, PRIVATE SHAME is a monthly comedy show in New York City! All the improv and sketches are inspired by actual public documents, such as: FCC complaints about Big Bang Theory being too violent, FBI profiles of sports stars, and immigration rejections. (more...)

Don Barnhart's CHURCH OF HA Begins Filming Clean Comedy Series In Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

You don't have to be dirty, vulgar or gross to be hysterically funny and the Church of Ha proves it as they begin production on the new clean comedy series. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/24 - IN CONCERT at the Smith Centre and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Check out the top stories from Las Vegas you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/24 - IN CONCERT at the Smith Centre and more! (more...)

MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE Makes Triumphant Return To The Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Produced by Emery Entertainment, MEN ARE FROM MARS-WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! will make a triumphant return to the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza April 19 - May 7. The Off-Broadway hit is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. Tickets may be purchased through MetroTix at www.metrotix.com or by calling 314/534-1111.  Additionally, tickets will be available at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza box office one hour prior to show time. All seats are $50. (more...)

HOPEFULLY WE DON'T BREAK UP LIVE to be Recorded at SubCulture
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Producers Kristen Buckels (The Chris Gethard Show, Colin Quinn: The New York Story) and David De Almo (Mike Birbiglia's Thank God for Jokes, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King) present a live recording of Giulia Rozzi and Will Miles' Hopefully We Don't Break Up, their hit relationship podcast, at SubCulture, the East Village's premiere cultural listening room, Friday, April 14th, 2017 at 8:00pm. (more...)

NYC's Hip Hop Improv Comedy Team North Coast to Perform at ImprovBoston
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Named one of the 'Top Ten Best Comedy Shows' by Time Out New York, New York City's premier hip hop improv comedy team North Coast seamlessly melds comedic timing with high-energy, freestyle rapping. They'll bring their 'comedy show meets concert' to ImprovBoston on April 2nd. (more...)

Scoop: WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? on THE CW - Wednesday, April 12, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, April 12, 2017! (more...)

New York Comedy Club Introduces The Quarterly Headliner Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

New York Comedy Club has announced a new headliner series to begin Monday, April 3, 2017. (more...)

Ben Gleib Comes to Comedy Works South at the Landmark
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Ben Gleib was just named by TBS one of the 'funniest Comedians working today.'  He is host of the Emmy nominated comedy game show Idiotest in its 3rd season on GSN, with 145 episodes.  It's the most watched original program on the network. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Full Cast of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Producer Jamie Hendry announced this morning that Denise Welch, Gary Wilmot, Craig Mather and Simon Lipkin will join Rufus Hound and Neil McDermott in the major new musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, which will open at the world-famous London Palladium. Scroll down for photos of the cast! (more...)

Documentary ROBERT KLEIN STILL CAN'T STOP HIS LEG to Make TV Debut on Starz, 3/31
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Starz announced today the documentary, ROBERT KLEIN STILL CAN'T STOP HIS LEG, directed by respected journalist and longtime film critic, Marshall Fine, and executive produced by Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein and David Glasser, will make its national television debut on Friday, March 31st (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld Bringing Ted L. Nancy's LETTERS FROM A NUT to the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Letters from a Nut by Ted L. Nancy, a brand-new show based on the bestselling book series of prank letters and their responses from Ted L. Nancy (aka Barry Marder), will debut in June at the Geffen Playhouse as part of the theater's Spotlight Entertainment Series. The show is produced by Jerry Seinfeld, and written by Nancy, who will star alongside Beth Kennedy and Sam Kwasman. Pierre Balloon will direct. (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 3/27 - 3/31 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Mar 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 3/27 - 3/31, airing on ABC (more...)

Park City Institute Reveals First Confirmed Performance Of The Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

American Acoustic, a tour featuring Punch Brothers and I'm With Her, with jazz guitarist and composer Julian Lage is the first confirmed act of the 2017 St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series, playing Tuesday August 15, 2017, Teri Orr, executive director of Park City Insitute, announced March 17. (more...)


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VIDEO: Josh Gad Crashes LATE LATE SHOW with 'Beauty and the Beast' Musical Parody
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, 'Beauty and the Beast' star Josh Gad tried to sing his way into hosting the show, by crashing his monologue with a musical performance. (more...)

Improv Theatre Sydney Is Set To Split Sides This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Sydney's premier improv theatre group is proud to announce a jam-packed month of hilarity in April at Giant Dwarf. Improv Theatre Sydney will present their own brand of behind-the-curtain comedy with ComedyITS and 2 very special chances for audiences to see Will Erimya's ITS Axel Cobretti Undercover for the Sydney Comedy Festival. (more...)

All New GREATER TUNA Directed by Jaston Williams Comes to Eisemann 4/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

GREATER TUNA, the hilarious hit comedy about the third smallest town in Texas where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies, is coming back to the Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas, this time with Co-Creator Jaston Williams sitting in the Director's chair. Performances take place on Friday, April 21 at 8:00 pm and Saturday, April 22 at 2:00 and 8:00 pm.  (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents Mark Nizer 4D
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Juggler and comedian Mark Nizer brings his family-friendly unique comedy, world-class juggling, movement, music, and technology to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 23. (more...)

Just Added at Landmark: Louie Anderson, Friday, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Landmark welcome iconic comedian and three-time Emmy Award® winner Louie Anderson to the Jeanne Rimsky Theater Friday, June 16 at 8 PM.  Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, March 24 at 9 AM. (more...)

Park City Institute presents Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, Creators of Peabody-Award-Winning SERIAL Podcast, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Park City Institute presents SERIAL: NPR's Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, on the Eccles Center Stage, Saturday April 1, at 7:30 PM. The creators of NPR's groundbreaking podcast will take audiences behind the scenes of their pioneering podcast, in their talk, "Bingeworthy Journalism." (more...)

Scott Gibson Takes LIFE AFTER DEATH on the Road This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Following a debut season at London's iconic Soho Theatre, Award-winning Scottish comic Scott Gibson is taking his critically-lauded, sold-out Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, Life After Death, out on the road in 2017. (more...)

Stars of STORAGE HUNTERS Perform in Swindon this October
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????Storage Hunters, the reality TV series from the US that has picked up a dedicated UK cult following since being broadcast on Dave, is now coming to the stage for a nationwide tour this autumn. Audience members are encouraged to bring along a cheeky item from home, to be auctioned off, with all proceeds going to Help for Heroes. (more...)

Adam Sank Presents COMICS WHO BOOKED ME at the Stonewall Inn
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Comedy's a dirty business. Most Comedians wouldn't cross the street to save another comedian's life, let alone give them stage time.  (more...)

Tom Hanks, Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin & More Set for 'Stand for Rights' Telethon for ACLU
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

On Friday, March 31 at 7pm EDT, Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU will stream on Facebook Live as a modern day telethon. (more...)

The Revival Announces April Programming
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Revival, Hyde Park's comedy theater, announces its lineup of shows and events playing in April 2017. Inspired by the legacy of the Compass Players, The Revival brings improvisational comedy back to the same corner where it was invented in 1955! (more...)

How Sweet It Is! A Jackie Gleason Toast with Bob Greenberg at Boca Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

GEORGE BETTINGER, host of The Mom & Pop Shop, invites you to join him  for HOW SWEET IT IS! A JACKIE GLEASON TOAST, starring Friars Club comedian BOB GREENBERG & singer JIMMIE BUSH, Jr. at the Boca Black Box Center for the Arts on Thursday April 27th from 8-10pm. Fellow Friars, Bob & George have been friends for years & have worked together on many occasions. (more...)

The Las Vegas Premier of I AM BATTLE COMIC Showcases The Importance On Bringing Comedy To the Front Lines.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

I AM BATTLE COMIC, a thought-provoking documentary about stand-up Comedians entertaining our troops in the Middle East, will have it's Las Vegas Premiere at a special red carpet benefit event on May 31st, 2017, 9:30PM -11:30PM at The AMC Town Square 18. The event is sponsored in part by Battle Comics. (more...)

Ernestine Jackson and Allison Brewster Franzetti Round Out 70, GIRLS, 70 Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Complete casting has been announced for the starry 70, Girls, 70 concert at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club.  (more...)

TEN-FOOT RAT CABARET to Play UNDER St. Marks Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

It's April. The Ides of March have come and gone, and RATS FEED UPON THE CORPSE OF CAESAR! Come celebrate spring rebirth and the restoration of the Republic at Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret on Wednesday, April 5 at 9:30pm. (more...)

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