VIDEO: Bob Saget Jokes He Took 'Vow of Celibacy' to Star in Broadway's HAND TO GOD
Bob Saget stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC and shared with the anchors that he took an involuntary "vow of celibacy" to play a Lutheran pastor in the Tony-nominated Broadway play HAND TO GOD. The actor also spoke about the "Full House" sequel coming soon to Netflix and joked that Kevin Spacey told him it should be called "Fuller House of Cards." Watch the appearance below:
Comedy and television icon Bob Saget stepped into the role of 'Pastor Greg' in the Tony Award-nominated comedy Hand to God beginning last week through the production's previously announced closing on January 3, 2016. Saget returns to Broadway after making his Broadway debut in 2007 in the Tony-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone. He will join current Hand to Godcast membersSteven Boyer, Geneva Carr, Sarah Stiles, and Michael Oberholtzer.
The actor stopped by ABC's THE VIEW to talk about his latest project and explained, "the press department says it's a combination of BOOK OF MORMON and AVENUE Q, if they had a baby it would be this play." Watch the appearance below!
Hand to God plays at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street) through January 3, 2016 before immediately transferring to London's West End, with performances beginning on February 5, 2016 at the famed Vaudeville Theatre.
Bob Saget is a Grammy-nominated stand-up comedian, actor, director and television host. It was his family-friendly roles as the loveable Danny Tanner on "Full House" and as the original host of "America's Funniest Home Videos" that made Saget a household name, but it is his edgy stand-up routines, comedy specials, and appearances in The Aristocrats and "Entourage" that solidified his reputation as a true original with an irreverent sense of humor and unique personality.
Saget starred in the critically acclaimed, Paul Weitz off-Broadway play, Privilege, his first book, Dirty Daddy (2014), is a New York Times Best Seller and his third one hour stand-up special, "That's What I'm Talkin' About," was nominated for a 2014 Grammy Award.
This fall, Saget will be seen in a guest starring role on the FOX series, "Grandfathered," and in 2016 he will be seen in the Netflix series, "Fuller House," and he continues touring performing stand-up to sold out audiences in theaters internationally.