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Pauly Shore Comes to Comedy Works South This Month Photo Pauly Shore Comes to Comedy Works South This Month
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2020

Pauly Shore tasted super-stardom in 1990 when his MTV show a?oeTotally Paulya?? hit the airwaves to major fan approval. The show ran for six years, leading Pauly to a one-hour HBO comedy special, a?oePauly Does Dallas,a?? and starring roles in films like a?oeJury Duty,a?? a?oeIn the Army Now,a?? a?o...
Varla Jean Merman & Judy Gold Premiere Duo Show in P-Town Alongside Varla's New Solo Photo Varla Jean Merman & Judy Gold Premiere Duo Show in P-Town Alongside Varla's New Solo Show SUPERSPREADER
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2020

Producer Mark Cortale has announced the opening of two shows for summer-long runs in Provincetown, starting this month. First, drag comedy legend Varla Jean Merman premiered her new comedy show Superspreader on July 9 which will run until September 12 poolside at the Crown & Anchor, featuring Gerald...
Philadelphia Theatre Company Hires Director Jeffrey Page as a Resident Artist Photo Philadelphia Theatre Company Hires Director Jeffrey Page as a Resident Artist
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2020

Philadelphia Theatre Company has hired New York director Jeffrey Page as a resident artist, to deepen the diversity of the theatre's future....
Delirious Comedy Club Offers Discounts To Hotel's Guests Visiting Las Vegas Photo Delirious Comedy Club Offers Discounts To Hotel's Guests Visiting Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2020

As a way to say thank you to visitors coming back to Las Vegas, Don Barnhart's Delirious Comedy Club is offering discounts to all hotel guests as they celebrate their Grand Reopening July 2nd at The Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino....
BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Fr Photo BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Kendrick Lamar & More
by Peter Nason - June 18, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!...
SESAME STREET, THE VIEW, and More Are Nominated for DAYTIME EMMYS - Full List! Photo SESAME STREET, THE VIEW, and More Are Nominated for DAYTIME EMMYS - Full List!
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2020

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards, which will be presented in a two-hour special on Friday, June 26 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network....
HBO Max Sets Official Launch Date; Watch the Trailers for LOVE LIFE, LEGENDARY, ON TH Photo HBO Max Sets Official Launch Date; Watch the Trailers for LOVE LIFE, LEGENDARY, ON THE RECORD, & More!
by TV News Desk - April 21, 2020

WarnerMedia today announced that its highly anticipated streaming platform HBO Max will officially launch May 27th, 2020 and has unveiled its slate of premium Max Originals that will be available to viewers on DAY ONE....
DESUS & MERO Announces Return to Air Next Week Photo DESUS & MERO Announces Return to Air Next Week
by TV News Desk - March 26, 2020

Today, SHOWTIME announced that the late-night series DESUS & MERO will return to air with all-new episodes filmed from the hosts' own homes, starting on Monday, March 30 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. The show will continue to air new episodes on Monday and Thursday nights. Each episode will feature hosts Desus ...
NBC's Alternative Directors Program Names 2019-20 Class Photo NBC's Alternative Directors Program Names 2019-20 Class
by TV News Desk - February 14, 2020

NBC has announced the 2019-20 class of its Alternative Directors Program, the industry's first directing pipeline program for unscripted shows that strives to create equal representation behind the scenes on alternative series....
Las Vegas Celebrates Valentine's Day With Laughter At Delirious Comedy Club Photo Las Vegas Celebrates Valentine's Day With Laughter At Delirious Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2020

Give your loved ones the gift of laughter all week long as Delirious Comedy Club brings the funny every Monday - Sun at 9:00pm inside the only fulltime showroom in Downtown Las Vegas....
Comedian Nikki Glaser Brings Her BANG IT OUT Tour To The Southern Photo Comedian Nikki Glaser Brings Her BANG IT OUT Tour To The Southern
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2020

Nikki Glaser is one of the funniest female voices in comedy today. For over a decade at clubs across the country and as the host of three hit podcasts, Glaser has been honing her shockingly honest, no-holds-barred style of comedy. She has executive produced and hosted two TV shows (a?oeNikki & Sara ...
Comedy Dynamics Has Acquired Worldwide Rights To The First Gay Male Stand Up Comedy A Photo Comedy Dynamics Has Acquired Worldwide Rights To The First Gay Male Stand Up Comedy Anthology Feature Special
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2020

Ahead of the show's world premiere and taping, Comedy Dynamics has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Brash Boys Club, the first gay male stand up comedy anthology feature special staring Owen Alabado, Dash Kwiatkowski and Brad Loekle to be directed and produced by the creator of Comedy Inv...
Phoebe Robinson, Sydnee Washington and More Are Heading to Union Hall Photo Phoebe Robinson, Sydnee Washington and More Are Heading to Union Hall
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2020

See what's coming up at Union Hall! Take a look below at the full schedule....
THE OSCARS Announces Production Team Photo THE OSCARS Announces Production Team
by TV News Desk - January 10, 2020

Producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain today announced 11 key members of the production team for the 92nd Oscars®, which airs live on Sunday, Feb. 9, on ABC....
Single Tickets for ASPEN LAUGH FESTIVAL Go on Sale Today Photo Single Tickets for ASPEN LAUGH FESTIVAL Go on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2020

A 'Saturday Night Live' favorite (and stand-up comedy legend), an award-winning host of 'The Daily Show,' an iconic improv troupe, a trio of headliners, and more are all included in the line-up of performers for the 2020 Aspen Laugh Festival, running February 18-22, 2020 in Aspen, Colorado. PLUS, we...
MISS AMERICA 2020 Crowned Live on NBC Photo MISS AMERICA 2020 Crowned Live on NBC
by TV News Desk - December 20, 2019

Miss Virginia, Camille Schrier, was crowned Miss America 2020 last night live on NBC at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The Miss America competition, which returned to NBC this year, was broadcast on NBC and live-streamed on NBC.com in a two-hour live special....
Lauren Ash, Karamo Brown, and Kelly Rowland Will Host MISS AMERICA 2020 Photo Lauren Ash, Karamo Brown, and Kelly Rowland Will Host MISS AMERICA 2020
by TV News Desk - December 11, 2019

“Superstore” co-star Lauren Ash, “Queer Eye” culture expert Karamo and singer/songwriter/actress Kelly Rowland have been selected as judges for the upcoming “Miss America 2020” broadcast, which returns to NBC for a two-hour live special Thursday, Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT from Mohegan Sun in Uncasvill...
American Comedy Of Latina Proportions Comes To NYC Photo American Comedy Of Latina Proportions Comes To NYC
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2019

An American Comedy of Latina Proportions. Bursting with laughs, music and escándalo (scandal), Latina Christmas Special makes its NYC debut at the SoHo Playhouse after five years of sold-out performances in Los Angeles. You thought your holidays with the family were dramatic? Try these three hilario...
BRASH BOYS CLUB A One-night Stand Of Gay Comedy Feature Special To Be Live And Taped Photo BRASH BOYS CLUB A One-night Stand Of Gay Comedy Feature Special To Be Live And Taped On Thursday Jan 30
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2019

Brash Boys Club is a one-night stand of gay comedy, daring to be the first gay male stand up comedy special and addressing the dearth of gay male comics in the stand up world. Come watch Brad Loekle, Owen Alabado and Dash Kwiatkowski record a 90 min. comedy special on Thursday, January 30, 2018 at 7...
THANKSGIVING COMEDY FEST Comes To King's Theatre This Weekend Photo THANKSGIVING COMEDY FEST Comes To King's Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2019

SJ Presents announces the Thanksgiving Comedy Fest on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 8:00 p.m....
Wheeler Opera House Announces Full Roster Of Events Coming To Winter Season In Aspen Photo Wheeler Opera House Announces Full Roster Of Events Coming To Winter Season In Aspen
by BWW News Desk - November 22, 2019

The Wheeler Opera House is pleased to announce the full roster of its jam-packed winter season, featuring theatrical events, concerts, comedy and films for the entire family to enjoy. Tickets go on sale Monday, November 25 at noon at the Wheeler Box Office (970.920.5770/ aspenshowtix.com). The Wheel...
Comedy Icon Pauly Shore Kicks Off New Tour At Delirious Comedy Club In Downtown Las V Photo Comedy Icon Pauly Shore Kicks Off New Tour At Delirious Comedy Club In Downtown Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2019

Delirious Comedy Club inside The Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino welcomes Pauly Shore to kick off their celebrity comedy series November 22nd, 2019....
Pure Imagination Projects will Present Workshop Production of World Premiere Play MAR Photo Pure Imagination Projects will Present Workshop Production of World Premiere Play MARVELS OF MAGIC
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2019

Pure Imagination Projects will present a workshop production of a world premiere play, MARVELS OF MAGIC, written by Andrew Simmons and directed by Enrico De La Vega. MARVELS OF MAGIC will perform on Friday, December 13 & Saturday, December 14 at 8pm and Sunday, December 15 at 3pm at the Hudson Mains...
Trevor Noah, Norm MacDonald, The Second City And More Headline 10th Annual Aspen Laug Photo Trevor Noah, Norm MacDonald, The Second City And More Headline 10th Annual Aspen Laugh Festival
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2019

A a?oeSaturday Night Livea?? favorite (and stand-up comedy legend), award-winning host of a?oeThe Daily Show,a?? an iconic improv troupe, a trio of headliners, and more are all included in the line-up of performers for the 2020 Aspen Laugh Festival, running February 18-22, 2020 in Aspen, Colorado. E...
Comedy Central, All Things Comedy to Produce Patrice O'Neal Documentary Photo Comedy Central, All Things Comedy to Produce Patrice O'Neal Documentary
by TV News Desk - October 22, 2019

Comedy Central announced today a collaboration with All Things Comedy to produce a documentary about Patrice O'Neal. Set to begin filming this fall, the untitled documentary is a deep-dive portrait of O'Neal who passed away at 41 in 2011. The film, directed by Bonfiglio (Gary Gulman: The Great Depre...