Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room

By: Jan. 16, 2016
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Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room

Mary Tyler Moore may not have been in the Metropolitan Room last night as her former on-screen boss Ed Asner (Lou Grant in THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW) performed a one man comedy titled A Man and his Prostate written by Ed. Weinberger, but Broadwayworld was. Experience the show through our photos, below!

The story is about Ed Wenberger and his health issue while vacationing in Europe. After collapsing being diagnosed he was successfully treated by "the best urologist in Italy" who trimmed his prostate and removed bladder stones.

Ed Weinberger is perhaps best known for his hit series, "The Cosby Show" and "Taxi." As Executive producer, his numerous series credits include "Amen," "Dear John" and "Sparks." One of MTM Enterprises core founders, Along with other television giants, James L. Brooks,David Davis, Allan Burns and Stan Daniels, Weinberger produced mega hits "Mary Tyler Moore," "Phyllis" and "The Betty White Show" among others, which he also wrote and created.Winning 9 out of 12 Emmy nominations, a Peabody Award, Writers Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award and 3 Golden Globes, this Philadelphian began his career writing for stand-up comedians including Dick Gregory andRichard Pryor and "The Tonight Show, Starring Johnny Carson."

Ed Asner, winner of 7 Emmy Awards, 5 Golden Globes and multitude of other wins and nominations, is recognized for his 100 plus diverse TV and film credits. Asner is the only actor to win Emmy Awards for playing the same character (Lou Grant) in both a comedy, the iconic "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and a drama, his own show, "Lou Grant." Asner is also known as the voice of Carl Fredricksen in Pixar's award-winning animated film "Up," the voice of J. Jonah Jameson (editor of The Daily Bugle), in "Spider Man" and as Ben Parker (Peter Parker's uncle) in "The Spectacular Spider-Man."

"A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE" - A man, late in life, discovers his inner self in more ways than one. A near tragedy actually experienced by the writer is masterfully transformed into a comedy by Weinberger and perfectly portrayed by Ed Asner.

Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room
Ed Asner

Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room
A Man And His Prostate

Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room
Ed Asner

Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room
Ed Asner

Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room
Ed Asner

Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room
Ed Asner

Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room
Ed Asner

Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room
Metropolitan Room

Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room
Eda Sorokoff, Ed Asner, Joanne Camilleri-Furshpan

Photo Coverage: Ed Asner Brings A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to the Metropolitan Room



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