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Bruce Vilanch

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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[US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Edna Turnblad 

Original Broadway Production, 2002
Edna Turnblad [Replacement]


Additional Material
Additional Material
Additional Material

Bruce Vilanch Movies

My Name Is Rocco Papaleo
[ 1971 ] Tante Rosa
[ 1975 ] Dress Manufacturer
[ 1983 ] Man with Purse
The Ice Pirates
[ 1984 ] Wendon
The Morning After
[ 1986 ] Bartender
The Drifter
[ 1988 ] Cook
[ 2001 ] Theater Stage Manager
Naked Boys Singing!
[ 2007 ] writer
Tru Loved
[ 2008 ] Daniel
You Don't Mess with the Zohan
[ 2008 ] Bruce Vilanch
Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!
[ 2009 ] Uncle Max
Spring Breakdown
[ 2009 ] Celebrity Judge
Sister Mary
[ 2011 ] Farmer Jake
Going Down in LA-LA Land
[ 2011 ] Missy Manhandler
Scrooge & Marley
[ 2012 ] Fezziwig
Silent But Deadly
[ 2012 ] Uncle Bruce
Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel
[ 2016 ] S.I.R.I.U.S., Janus
[ 2017 ] Garrett Raynes
The MeshugaNutcracker!
[ 2017 ] Yonkel Schlumperdink
Still Waiting in the Wings
[ 2018 ] Chef

Bruce Vilanch TV Shows

Child of the '70s
Larry Lawrence

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Bruce Vilanch News

NewYorkRep Presents THE OPPOSITE OF LOVE At Royal Family Performing Arts Space

Get ready for THE OPPOSITE OF LOVE, a powerful new play presented by NewYorkRep. Explore themes of trauma, connection, and the complexities of hook ups from
Full Cast and Creative Team Set For UK Tour of HERE YOU COME AGAIN

The full cast and creative team has been announced for the UK premiere of Here You Come Again. The show receives its UK premiere in Leeds this spring, where it runs from Saturday 11 May to Saturday 8 June ahead of a major UK tour.
Varla Jean Merman To Play Catalina Jazz Club This Month

Drag icon and award-winning singer and comedienne Varla Jean Merman is set to bring her new show Stand By Your Drag to Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood for one show only on Tuesday, April 23, at 8:30pm, it was announced by Catalina and Chris Isaacson Presents.
THE WINEHOUSE EXPERIENCE to Play Oscar's Palm Springs & Catalina Jazz Club This Month

The Winehouse Experience, starring acclaimed singer Mia Karter, paying musical tribute to Grammy Award-winning singer Amy Winehouse, has been set for Oscar's Palm Springs on Wednesday, April 17, at 7pm, and Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood on Sunday, April 21, at 7:30pm, it was announced by Chris Isaacson Presents, Oscar's, and Catalina.
New Music FUSONG To Have Private Industry Reading This Month In NYC

Lawrence Walker will present a developmental reading of Fusong, a new musical with book and lyrics by Christine Toy Johnson and music by Cecilia Lin. Based on the novel, The Lost Daughter of Happiness, by acclaimed Chinese novelist and screenwriter Geling Yan, Fusong is directed and conceived by Gabriel Barre.
UK Tour of Dolly Parton Musical HERE YOU COME AGAIN Extends; Steven Webb to Join the Cast

Following the UK premiere of Here You Come Again in Leeds - where it runs from Saturday 11 May to Saturday 8 June - additional dates have been confirmed for the previously announced tour.
Steven Webb Joins The Cast Of HERE YOU COME AGAIN At The King's Theatre, Glasgow

 Here You Come Again will arrive in Glasgow as part of a major UK tour ahead of performances in the West End. The Scottish premiere of this new Dolly Parton musical brings all her biggest hits together for the first time ever in this show, fully authorised by Dolly herself.
La MaMa Experiments Play Reading Series to Present Paul Iacono's HIGH PRIEST

La MaMa's “Experiments Play Reading Series” will present the first public reading of Paul Iacono's new play HIGH PRIEST for one night only. Learn more about the play and see how to purchase tickets.
Cast Set For INTRODUCING BILLY BARNES Concert at Catalina Jazz Club

INTRODUCING BILLY BARNES, a Benefit Concert for the Billy Barnes Foundation, honoring the late Billy Barnes, will take place on Sunday, April 7th at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood.
HIGH PRIEST A New Play By Paul Iacono Debuts At La MaMa In Free Reading This March

Experience the premiere reading of PAUL IACONO's 'HIGH PRIEST,' a captivating drama about Andy Warhol's Factory, directed by Rachel Klein.
Hollywood Club LA at The Woman's Club of Hollywood Will Present SINGER KATRINA AGUILAR IN CONCERT

Join Singer Katrina Aguilar in Concert, a Benefit for Autism Care Today at Hollywood Club LA. The event, hosted by Christopher Tenney, will take place on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. in Los Angeles. Get your tickets now!
Scottish Premiere Of New Dolly Parton Musical HERE YOU COME AGAIN Comes To Glasgow's King's Theatre in October

Here You Come Again will arrive in Glasgow as part of a major UK tour ahead of performances in the West End. The Scottish premiere of this new Dolly Parton musical brings all her biggest hits together for the first time ever in a rollicking and joyful show, fully authorised by Dolly herself.
Dolly Parton's HERE YOU COME AGAIN Will Embark on UK Tour Prior to West End Run

Following its UK Premiere in Leeds from Saturday 11 May to Saturday 8 June, Here You Come Again will embark on a major UK tour, bringing together for the first time ever all of Dolly Parton's biggest hits in a rollicking and joyful new musical, fully authorised by Dolly herself.
Interview: Greg Kalafatas Says When It Comes To HAIRSPRAY, 'You Can't Stop the Beat'

North Reading resident Greg Kalafatas was studying theater at the University of New Hampshire when a road trip with friends to see the Broadway production of “Hairspray” introduced him to a character that has become his dream role – Edna Turnblad, the  zaftig housewife-and-laundress with a big heart.
Cinephobia Releasing Joins The Naughty List With 'Making The Yuletide Gay: A Very Special Paul Lynde Christmas' This December

MAKING THE YULETIDE GAY: A VERY SPECIAL PAUL LYNDE CHRISTMAS unites Michael Airington as Paul Lynde, Spencer Day as Tab Hunter, David Hernandez as Sal Mineo, David Maiocco as Liberace, Jack Plotnick as Evie Harris, and Seth Rudetsky, Jackie Beat and Lady Bunny as themselves.
New Dolly Parton Musical and More Set For Leeds Playhouse Spring/Summer 2024 Season

Leeds Playhouse has announced a new Spring/Summer 24 Season, which will offer an all new programme of entertainment for all ages. Among the shows are a new Dolly Parton musical, as well as My Fair Lady, Paranormal Activity, and more!
CHRISTMAS EVE IN DIKANKA - A Musical Adaptation of a Ukrainian Story to Have Industry Reading

Get a sneak peek of the upcoming industry reading of 'Christmas Eve in Dikanka,' a captivating musical adaptation of a Ukrainian story. Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Ukrainian folklore and experience the magic firsthand.

Chris Isaacson Presents and Catalina Jazz Club have announced To Joni Mitchell on Her 80th Birthday, a special tribute concert, on Tuesday, November 7, at 8:30pm at Catalina. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the lifesaving services of MusiCares and Meals on Wheels of Long Beach. Get all the details here!
Chilina Kennedy, Crystal Lucas-Perry & More to Star in A SIGN OF THE TIMES Reading

A NYC reading of A Sign of the Times will take place on October 20 at Baryshnikov Arts Center. Join talented performers Chilina Kennedy, Crystal Lucas-Perry, Ryan Silverman, and more as they bring this production to life. Don't miss out on this exciting event!
New LGBTQ+ Documentary BODY ELECTRIC to Premiere at SOHO International Film Festival

Discover the powerful documentary 'Body Electric' premiering at the SOHO International Film Festival. Directed by Nick Demos, this film delves into body dysmorphia and aging within the LGBTQ+ community.


How many Broadway shows has Bruce Vilanch been in?

Bruce Vilanch has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Bruce Vilanch been in?

Bruce Vilanch has not appeared in the West End.

How many shows has Bruce Vilanch written?

Bruce Vilanch has written 7 shows including Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue (Additional Material), An Evening With Diana Ross (Additional Material), Platinum (Bookwriter), Festival (Bookwriter), Peter Allen: Up in One (Additional Material), Bette! Divine Madness (Additional Material), Angela Lansbury - A Celebration (Playwright).

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