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Off-Broadway's Avi Hoffman Set for THEATER CHAT, 10/9

Tune in this Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 at 12:35 PM (ET) to join in the celebration with "Mr. Showbusiness" on Jimmy Ferraro's THEATRE CHAT AND THIS 'N THAT, broadcasting live on WWJB -- regionally and nationally on the world wide web: This week's Guest is award-winning stage, teleivision and film star Avi Hoffman.

Hoffman is an award-winning stage actor having performed in several Off-Broadway productions including his hit one man shows TOO JEWISH? & TOO JEWISH TWO!, for which he was named Performer of the Year '95 by NY Press Magazine, as well as receiving the prestigious Los Angeles OVATION award as Best Actor in a Musical ~ 2001 . He was also nominated for both the NY Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards.

Avi is currently winning Rave Reviews, starring at Stage 72/The Triad in New York City, in "STILL JEWISH....After ALL these Years".

He directed and performed in the Joseph Papp production of SONGS OF PARADISE at the NY Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, and was seen in the revival of Jerry Herman's MILK AND HONEY, the title role in THE RISE OF DAVID LEVINSKY (opposite Lawrence Luckinbill and Larry Kert), A RENDEZVOUS WITH GOD (his other one-man show), THE GOLDEN LAND and FINKEL'S FOLLIESwith the Emmy award winning veteran actor Fyvush Finkel (Picket Fences).

On TV, he was featured as 'Teddy Wayne' in the NBC seriesLAW AND ORDER. He starred in the motion picture - THE IMPORTED BRIDEGROOM, and was also seen in the PBS documentary THEY CAME FOR GOOD: A HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN THE U.S.

Regionally, AVI has starred in numerous award-winning productions including: Jacques Brel IS ALIVE AND WELL..., FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE,the English revival of SONGS OF PARADISE, as TEVYE inFIDDLER ON THE ROOF, CLOSER THAN EVER, in the world premiere of THE MARRANO, and many many, more...

The show's guest list of legendary Broadway, television, and film stars is growing in leaps and bounds, including: Rip Taylor, Rose Marie, Judy Tenuta, Ed Asner, Julie Budd, Lee Roy Reems, Ruta Lee, Peter Palmer, Eddie Mekka, Alison Arngrim, Sondra Lee and more...

THEATER CHAT broadcasts LIVE every Wednesday, 12:35 -1:30 PM Eastern from WWJB in beautiful, downtown, Brooksville, Florida: a small southern town, with a big appetite for the arts! AM 1450 and FM 103.9 and NATIONALLY online at:

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