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Kevin Hart, Jim Carey, Ali Wong, Trevor Noah Headline JUST FOR LAUGHS

The Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Quebec, successfully upped the ante on hilarity with more artists and TV tapings than ever before, popping the cork over an astounding 42 sold-out shows. With a flood of television tapings, social media coverage, and international press, JFL experienced more worldwide exposure than ever before! JFL's name is synonymous with comedy. You can't turn your head without catching stand-up captured at the festival; major players include Netflix, HBO, The Comedy Network, CBC, Showtime, The CW, CNN, Hulu, CBS, Comedy Central, LOL, TruTV and countless other media outlets from across the globe.

BroadwayWorld's Top 100 Tweeters to Follow in 2016

I'm a huge fan of Twitter and Broadway - and for me, as someone who doesn't live in NYC, those two go hand in hand. Using social media I've been able to stay connected with everything happening in the New York theatre community and make some great friends along the way.

New York Comedy Festival Announces More Than 50 Shows Added to 2015 Line-Up

Comedy Central, in association with The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), announced today the addition of more than 50 shows to its 2015 line-up, which includes compelling and engaging panel discussions, classic stand-up, musical comedy and podcasts.

THIS IS OUR YOUTH's Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin & Tavi Gevinson Set for TimesTalks Today

Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson, currently starring on Broadway in the critically acclaimed Steppenwolf production of Kenneth Lonergan's This is Our Youth will appear in their very first 'TimesTalks' with New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, today, November 14th at 5:30PM.

THIS IS OUR YOUTH's Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin & Tavi Gevinson Set for TimesTalks, 11/14

Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson, currently starring on Broadway in the critically acclaimed Steppenwolf production of Kenneth Lonergan's This is Our Youth will appear in their very first 'TimesTalks' with New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, Friday, November 14th at 5:30PM.

WAKE UP with BWW 8/28/14 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY Begins, Shapiro Sisters and RELATIVITY at 54 Below, 'MOCKINGBIRD' and More!

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY, starring renowned stage duo Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, begins previews tonight, The Shapiro Sisters 'live out loud' and RELATIVITY gets a concert -- both at 54 Below -- and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD starts tonight at London's Open Air Theatre.

New York Times Writer to Pen Robin Williams Biography

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that New York Times writer Dave Itzkoff, who wrote Robin Williams's obituary for the newspaper, will pen a biography on the actor.

Keen Company Announces Thursday Talks for Paddy Chayefsky's Middle Of The Night

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company's revival of Middle Of The Night by Academy Award winner Paddy Chayefsky, starring Tony and Drama Desk Nominee Jonathan Hadary (Gypsy, Awake & Sing, Gemini, As Is) along with Todd Bartels (Bingo With the Indians, Church), Amelia Campbell (Our Country's Good [Tony nomination], A Streetcar Named Desire, Waiting in the Wings, The Herbal Bed), Alyssa May Gold (Arcadia, Keen's Lemon Sky), Nicole Lowrance (Peter and the Starcatchers, Dividing the Estate), Denise Lute (Harry Outside, Bug), and Melissa Miller (Merchant Of Venice with F. Murray Abraham, Keen's I Never Sang for My Father), directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein, will have Talkbacks following performances on Thursday evenings. Scheduled are:

Lincoln Center Presents MONKEY: JOURNEY TO THE WEST

MONKEY: JOURNEY TO THE WEST, an extraordinary music-theater collaboration based on the classic Chinese folktale "Journey to the West" from 1592, will open the 2013 Lincoln Center Festival, playing 27 performances throughout the festival from July 6 - 28 in the David H. Koch Theater. MONKEY: JOURNEY TO THE WEST is conceived and directed by internationally renowned opera and film director Chen Shi-Zheng, with music by Damon Albarn, lead singer of Blur, and design and animation by award-winning artistJamie Hewlett, who, with Albarn, created the virtual band Gorillaz.

DEEP THROAT SEX SCANDAL Extends Again at Zephyr Theatre thru 4/14

The Deep Throat Sex Scandal, a new play by David Bertolino about the making of the famed, groundbreaking, 1970s pornographic film 'Deep Throat,' and the subsequent controversy surrounding the film, announced yesterday that, due to its overwhelming popularity, it is extending its West Coast Premiere run at the Zephyr Theatre, which opened on January 31, for an additional two weeks, now performing through Sunday, April 14. The play will then close.

THE DEEP THROAT SEX SCANDAL Makes West Coast Premiere at Zephyr Theatre Tonight

The Deep Throat Sex Scandal, a new play by David Bertolino about the making of the famed, groundbreaking, 1970s pornographic film "Deep Throat" and the subsequent controversy the film ignited, will have its West Coast Premiere at the Zephyr Theatre for a six week engagement, beginning performances tonight, January 24, and opening January 31, 2013.

Zephyr Theater Presents DEEP THROAT SEX SCANDAL, 1/24-2/17

The Deep Throat Sex Scandal, a new play by David Bertolino about the making of the famed, groundbreaking, 1970s pornographic film "Deep Throat" and the subsequent controversy the film ignited, will have its West Coast Premiere at the Zephyr Theatre for a six week engagement, beginning performances January 24, and opening January 31, 2013.

THE DEEP THROAT SEX SCANDAL Makes West Coast Premiere at Zephyr Theatre, 1/24

The Deep Throat Sex Scandal, a new play by David Bertolino about the making of the famed, groundbreaking, 1970s pornographic film "Deep Throat" and the subsequent controversy the film ignited, will have its West Coast Premiere at the Zephyr Theatre for a six week engagement, beginning performances January 24, and opening January 31, 2013.

Renee Flemming, Whoopi Goldberg, Christiane Amanpour and More to Appear at Paley Center's Sept-Oct 2012 Events

September and October 2012 programming at the Paley Center includes Craig Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Judith Jamison, Robert MacNeil, Dick Cavett, Judy Collins, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters, Carole Simpson, Christiane Amanpour and more! Details below.

Renee Flemming, Whoopi Goldberg, Christiane Amanpour and More to Appear at Paley Center's Sept-Oct 2012 Events

September and October 2012 programming at the Paley Center includes Craig Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Judith Jamison, Robert MacNeil, Dick Cavett, Judy Collins, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters, Carole Simpson, Christiane Amanpour and more! Details below.

Photo Coverage: John Cusack Visits TimesTalks

TimesTalks just welcomed John Cusack, who was interviewed by NYT reporter Dave Itzkoff. TimesTalks events take place at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York City. For additional information or to purchase advance tickets, which are $30 for each interview plus service fees, please call: 1.888.NYT.1870 or visit www.TimesTalks.com.

TIMESTALKS to Continue This Spring With John Cusack, Alanis Morrisette and More

In the coming weeks, some of the brightest names in film, television, literature and popular music will sit down with New York Times journalists for TimesTalks events at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York City.

Photo Coverage: TimesTalks - A Conversation with MAD MEN

For 13 years, TimesTalks events have been evoking intelligent and entertaining conversations among some of the world's most engaging speakers. Yesterday's talk featured the cast of AMC's breakout hit show Mad Men, including Christina Hendricks, Jon Hamm, January Jones, John Slattery and more - view photos below!

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