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Full Cast Announced For BILL W. AND DR. BOB Showing At Biograph Theater In March

Full cast announced for 'Bill W. and Dr. Bob' showing at Biograph Theater starting March 7. Directed by and starring Ronnie Marmo, the play will run in repertory with the return of Marmo's smash hit 'I'm Not A Comedian... I'm Lenny Bruce,' Directed by Joe Mantegna, premiering March 14.

Ronnie Marmo Returns To Chicago To Direct And Star In Critically Acclaimed BILL W. AND DR. BOB

Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68 has announced two plays coming to the Richard Christiansen Theater of the Biograph Theater in Lincoln Park (2433 N. Lincoln Ave.). 

Have Any Broadway Musicals Ever Closed Before They Opened?

Broadway historian and self-proclaimed theatre nerd Jennifer Ashley Tepper is here to help with her new series, Broadway Deep Dive. This month, the reader question was: Have any Broadway musicals ever closed before they opened?

BILL W. AND DR. BOB to Return to Theatre 68 Arts Complex This Month

Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68 will present the return of critically acclaimed BILL W. AND DR. BOB after a seven-year absence. This is the gripping, true story about the two men who founded Alcoholics Anonymous, written by Stephen Bergman and Janet Surrey.

Ronnie Marmo Brings His Hit Solo Play To The Vogel/Basie Center Next Month

Written by and starring New Jersey native (Woodbridge) RONNIE MARMO and directed by Tony Award winner JOE MANTEGNA (star of TV's CRIMINAL MINDS), the funny, powerful, provocative and moving portrait of the Legendary Lenny Bruce recently played to SRO audiences in Chicago, Off Broadway and Los Angeles among other cities. 

Edmonton's Garneau Theatre Utilizes Marquee In Exchange for Donations

Metro Cinema's Garneau Theatre is using their marquee to collect donations during shutdown, CTV News reports.

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Ronnie Marmo �" An Actor, Director, Producer, Playwright, and Artistic Director of Theatre 68 in NoHo and NYC

With the current theatre world on hiatus, I have created a Spotlight Series on Broadway World Los Angeles which features interviews with some of the many talented artists who make our Los Angeles theatre community so exciting and vibrant thanks to their ongoing contribution to keeping the arts alive in the City of the Angels. And like all of us, how are they dealing with the abrupt end of productions in which they were involved? This Spotlight focuses on Ronnie Marmo, an actor, director, producer, playwright, and Artistic Director of Theatre 68 who has been touring the country with his dynamic solo show I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce. I attended the show more than once and was excited to hear the news of its New York City and Chicago production dates, which of course are now on hold.


Theatre 68 is delighted to present a?oeDeath With Dignitya??Comes In A Milkshake,a?? another world premiere by Sam Henry Kass. This will be the fifth collaboration between director Ronnie Marmo and Sam Henry Kass, The show will open October 18, 2019, with one preview October 17 at Theatre 68

I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE Returns to LA for Encore Run

I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE ran for nine months Off Broadway and for an unprecedented 110 performances in Los Angeles, receiving enormous critical acclaim and dozens upon dozens of rave reviews.

Rare Collection Of Nineteen Alcoholics Anonymous Books Going Up For Auction

Profiles in History is proud to announce a historic and rare collection of nineteen Alcoholics Anonymous books will be going up for auction on July 11th in Los Angeles. All nineteen books are first edition printings and are signed by the founding members of the AA Fellowship.

I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE Will Close June 8 Prior to National Tour

RONNIE MARMO's tour-de-force embodiment of the most controversial comedian of all time, the hit solo show I'M NOT A COMEDIAN…I'M LENNY BRUCE will play its final performance on Saturday, June 8 at 8:00 PM, prior to a national tour. Written by and starring RONNIE MARMO and directed by Tony Award winner JOE MANTEGNA (star of CBS' CRIMINAL MINDS), the funny and provocative play began as a limited engagement at the Cutting Room and continued performances at the world-famous Theatre of Varieties, The Box (189 Chrystie Street, Manhattan).

I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE Resumes Performances Tonight

Following multiple extensions at his original Midtown home, America's most controversial comedian resumes performances in his downtown Manhattan roots. I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce begins an eight-week engagement at the world-famous theatre of varieties The Box on Friday, March 8. Performances will be Thursday and Friday at 8pm; and Saturday at 3pm and 8pm. For full performance schedule and to purchase tickets, ranging in price from $59-$149, please visit I'm Not A Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce runs approximately 90 minutes, explores mature themes, and includes strong language & nudity.

Burlesque Artist Pearls Daily Joins I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE

Audiences following the sensational solo performance I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce to its new downtown home will now get an extra dose of vintage entertainment. Producers Just Words Productions, LLC, in association with Theatre 68 and Lenny Bruce's daughter, Kitty Bruce, are pleased to welcome acclaimed burlesque artist Pearls Daily as the opening act when I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce resumes performances at the world-famous theatre of varieties The Box on Friday, March 8.


Coffeegrinds Records is proud to announce the release of their 4th BLUE LARGO album BEFORE THE DEVIL STEALS YOUR SOUL, which is a 'Best Blues Album' nominee for the 2019 San Diego Music Awards.

Joe Mantegna To Direct New Lenny Bruce Play Off-Broadway

Hot off a sold-out, wildly successful run in Los Angeles, producers Just Words Productions, LLC, in association with Theatre 68, and Lenny Bruce's daughter, Kitty Bruce, announced today that Joe Mantenga will direct the Off-Broadway premiere of I'm Not A Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce, written by and starring Ronnie Marmo. Performances begin Tuesday, October 23 at The Cutting Room (44 E 32nd St).

Stolar Announced as First Independent Artist to Use DOT BLOCKCHAIN MEDIA

DOT BLOCKCHAIN MEDIA (“DotBC”) and NYC-based independent artist STOLAR have announced the successful release of a DotBC track into the music supply-chain via MEDIUM and an accompanying video. As part of his Raw Emotions project (which celebrates its one year anniversary this month), Stolar's song “Forget and Feel” was stamped onto a Hyperledger Sawtooth blockchain last October, watermarked with a link to the blockchain registration, and delivered successfully to all major Digital Service Providers via DotBC's digital distribution partner FUGA.

World Premiere Of Laureen Vonnegut's DEATH BEFORE COCKTAILS Opens at Theatre 68

Theatre 68 and producer Ronnie Marmo announce the World Premiere of "DEATH BEFORE COCKTAILS."A new play by Laureen Vonnegutacclaimed playwright of The Porcini Test, and a familiar name in the industry.  She will also be directing the show alongside Alex Rotaru.  The modern black comedy is set to open April 20th, 2018 at Theatre 68, in North Hollywood.  Tickets:

Theatre 68 Presents the World Premiere Production of REQUIEM

Theatre 68 presents Requiem, a world premiere production by playwright Carlos J. Castillo, directed by Hector Negrete, and artistic direction by Ronnie Marmo. The new play is part of the Theatre 68 17th Anniversary Festival Series. Tickets on sale at

Star of Lenny Bruce Show to Guest Star on CBS Drama CRIMINAL MINDS

Critically acclaimed star of, I Am Not A Comedian I'm Lenny Bruce , Ronnie Marmo, has just signed to guest star on the popular F.B.I. drama, CRIMINAL MINDS.

BIGSOUND Festival Announces Program and Timetable

In case you weren't excited enough for your yearly live music pilgrimage to Brisbane's Fortitude Valley Live Music Precinct for a sensory overload of music, BIGSOUND Festival has shown all its cards, dropping all the tools you need today to choose your own sonic adventure. 

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