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Dick Cavett

Date of Birth: November 19, 1936 (86)

Birth Place: Gibbon, NE, USA

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Broadway Revival, 2000

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Original Broadway Production, 1987
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Review: BEETLEJUICE THE MUSICAL at Blumenthal Performing Arts

Scott Brown and Anthony Brown's stage adaptation may be hit-and-miss, and Eddie Perfect's score may be a punkish bust, but thanks to a design and tech dream team, BEETLEJUICE fanatics won't be disappointed with the touring Broadway version.

Review Roundup: BEETLEJUICE Haunts Houses Across the U.S. on its National Tour

The North American Tour of Beetlejuice the Musical kicked off this month in Paducah, KY, before its official launch at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco, CA. Read the reviews for the tour of Beetlejuice here!

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo to Return to The Joyce Theater This Holiday Season

The Joyce Theater Foundation will welcome the return of the worldwide dance and comedy phenomenon Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo for two uproarious programs of unparalleled classical ballet mastery.


American Masters: Groucho & Cavett explores the enduring friendship between Emmy Award-winning television personality Dick Cavett and iconic comedian Groucho Marx. Cavett, a writer for Jack Parr on The Tonight Show, met Marx at the funeral of playwright George S. Kaufman in 1961.

Dick Cavett to Receive WGAE's Evelyn F. Burkey Award at 2022 Writers Guild Awards

In 1966, Cavett wrote and hosted the special, WHERE IT’S AT, produced by Bud Yorkin and Norman Lear. In 1968, Cavett was hired by ABC to host THIS MORNING, which was renamed THE DICK CAVETT SHOW and moved to prime time and then to late night, where it ran opposite THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON.

SF Sketchfest Announces Postponement of 2022 Festival

SF Sketchfest, co-founded and directed by David Owen, Cole Stratton and Janet Varney, the longest-running comedy festival in the U.S. The event mixes major comedy stars and up-and-coming comedians from around the world for sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, workshops, and panel discussions.

Matthew Broderick, Dick Cavett & Rachel Dratch Featured on The Pack Podcast

Two-time Tony Winner Matthew Broderick, Emmy-winning legend Dick Cavett and  Rachel Dratch (SNL) are featured in the latest episode of The Pack Podcast—“Two Hours Back.” 

SEGAL BOOK TALK To Be Joined By Author Theresa Smalec

Author Theresa Smalec and New York Theatre artists John Jesurun and Mariane Weems join the Segal Talks series on November 29th to discuss Smalec's new book: Ron Vawter’s Life in Performance. The discussion is part of the Segal Center's Fall 2021 Book Talk Series & will be moderated by Frank Hentschker and directed by MESTC, The Graduate Center CUNY.

Memoir By Wife Of Harpo Marx To Be Published; Other Marx Brothers Projects In The Works

To mark what would have been the 85th wedding anniversary of Harpo Marx and Susan Fleming on September 26, Marx Brothers Inc., the Los Angeles based, family owned, and operated company devoted to the legacy of the Marx Brothers, is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of Speaking of Harpo, the autobiography of Susan Fleming Marx (1908-2002.)


View Behind the Scenes photos from Dark Shadows and learn about the new boxed set. An unlikely daytime TV hit that became a cultural touchstone for generations of viewers, the gothic serial Dark Shadows continues to cast a spell on fans old and new. Now, the actor who played the series’ tormented vampire Barnabas Collins is profiled in a compelling new biographical film.

SF Sketchfest Announces Dates for 20th Anniversary Festival

SF Sketchfest announces dates for the 20th anniversary of the comedy festival. After hitting pause on the live festival in 2021 due to COVID, the San Francisco Comedy Festival returns to celebrate its milestone 20th year January 7-23, 2022.

Freda Payne Stars In Tribute To Ella Fitzgerald At Bucks County Playhouse

Singer Freda Payne, the celebrated singer of the disco-era top-charter “Band of Gold,” will bring her acclaimed “Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” to Bucks County Playhouse for ten concerts, August 26 through September 5.

New Mel Brooks Memoir Will Hit Shelves This Fall

Mel Brooks has a new book coming soon! Penguin Random House's Ballantine Books will publish All About Me! My Remarkable Life in Show Business on November 30, 2021. Click here to pre-order today!

BWW Review: BEEHIVE at Candlelight Music Theatre

A juke box collection of hits from the 60’s where pleasant memories were evocative from that less provocative era. The production was curated such that only ‘girl groups’ or female solo artists were featured. An ensemble of singers and dancers carefully cast by Director/Choreographer Jody Anderson.

Birdland Jazz Club to Reopen In July and Welcome Back Patrons with Special 1949 Admission Prices

On July 1, 2021 Birdland will open its doors to the public for the first time since March 2020. To mark the grand reopening, Birdland is bringing back 1949 prices as a thank you to returning patrons.

Jeffrey Tambor Teaches Improvisation Class At The Ridgefield Playhouse June- July 2021

Students can now share the stage with award winning actor Jeffrey Tambor when he returns with his new Improvisation Class:  Beyond the Script. 

BWW Interview: Valerie Schillawski, Jen Knight, and Deborah Moylan of LEGENDS AND BRIDGE at Dramatically Incorrect Theater Group & Dance Company

LEGENDS AND BRIDGE is a comedy imagining former, silver-screen legend Joan Crawford (matronly, washed-up, and pickled on spiked Pepsi) who invites Judy Garland (recently fired from her CBS TV show) and Bette Davis (bitter at no longer being the “Queen of Hollywood”) up to her Manhattan apartment in 1964 to live with her as they work on a “secret” film project. I find it difficult to believe anyone reading this does not already know about the three screen legends featured in the show. But just to be sure, I decided to interview the three actors portraying them to find out more about what it was like to portray such well-known personalities.

BWW Interview: At Home with GOLDEN DOOR SCHOLARSHIP Founder Rian Keating

Rian Keating puts himself out on a line when he performs his club acts, but this deaf cabaret singing storyteller also puts himself on a line every day, living the life he wants to and helping those in need... and from the day the teenage Rian arrived in New York City, that's been his way.

Filmmakers Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond, Ayn Rand Institute's Yaron Brook, & Carmine Appice Up Next on TOM NEEDHAM'S SOUNDS OF FILM

Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond, the writers and directors of MY LITTLE SISTER, author Yaron Brook, and Vanilla Fudge's Carmine Appice are Tom Needham's special guests on THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

Jeffrey Tambor Returns To The Ridgefield Playhouse With New Acting Classes

Make 2021 the year that you take your acting aspirations to the next level!  With Zoom classes at The Ridgefield Playhouse beginner and advanced acting students will have the opportunity to work with Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jeffrey Tambor (The Larry Sanders Show, Arrested Development, Transparent), with two new workshops – Scene Study Tuesdays, January 26 – March 16, 2021 and The Art of the Personal Monologue Mondays, February 1 – March 22, 2021.  


Dick Cavett has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Dick Cavett has not appeared in the West End

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