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Don Knotts

Date of Death: February 24, 2006 (81)

Birth Place: Morgantown, WV, USA

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Actress Rita McKenzie Passes Away at 76

Remembering the legacy of Rita McKenzie, a powerhouse on stage with a theatrical career spanning Broadway, TV, and symphony performances.

Karen Knotts to Perform One-Woman Show at Cumberland Theatre

Get ready for a night of laughter and nostalgia as Karen Knotts takes the stage at Cumberland Theatre in her one-woman show, Tied Up in Knotts! Don't miss this opportunity to hear stories about her famous father, Don Knotts, and growing up in Tinseltown. Catch the show on Thursday, November 2nd at 8:00 pm.

Review: LYSISTRATA at The Weekend Theater

What did our critic think of LYSISTRATA at The Weekend Theater?

Interview: Playwright Jerry Mayer on his Writing Career and New Comedy Jews R 2 Much Fun

Jerry Mayer, a nonagenarian from St. Louis has written and/or produced for many classic TV shows and specials. In 1986, his first play, Almost Perfect, debuted at Santa Monica Playhouse which has led to almost a dozen more - so far! I decided to speak with him about his latest comedy, Jews R 2 Much Fun, at the Santa Monica Playhouse as well as his long-running and extremely successful TV writing career.

THE GODFATHER Will Be Streamed at The Fine Arts Theatre Beverly Hills as Part of Month-Long 86th Anniversary Celebration

THE GODFATHER, the Academy Award-winning film starring Al Pacino and Diane Keaton directed by Francis Ford Coppola is coming up next on Sunday, April 16, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Fine Arts Theatre Beverly Hills month-long celebration of their 86th Anniversary this month.  Get your tickets 25 cents movie tickets today at retro 1937 ticket prices. 

Fine Arts Theatre Beverly Hills Celebrates 86th Anniversary With 1937 Ticket Prices

The Fine Arts Theatre Beverly Hills with celebrate the 86th Anniversary of the historic theatre with retro 1937 ticket prices of twenty-five cents per movie ticket and fifty cents for Double Features during a month-long celebration screening of 11 classic films from April 2 – 30, 2023.

WHY WORRY? JEWS R 2 MUCH FUN! Opens April 30 At Santa Monica Playhouse

Why Worry? Jews R 2 Much Fun! world premiere engagement of a new comedy, written by Jerry Mayer and directed by Chris DeCarlo, has been announced at Santa Monica Playhouse.

Kitlyn Productions Presents The World Premiere of ACES!

Kitlyn Productions presents the world premiere of Aces!, written by Davis Gordon Gilbert, starring Dana Adkins, Denise Carey, Kitty Murray, Christine Tringali Nunes, Denise Strand, and Yo Younger and directed by award-winning actress Judith Chapman ('The Young and the Restless').

BWW Review: New City Players Takes Us Home for the Holidays With IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

This year, New City Players just created what could possibly be a brand-new Christmas tradition with their production of It’s A Wonderful Life, which opened on December 2 at Island City Stage.

WHY BE AN UPTIGHT ANTI-SEMITE? JEWS R 2 MUCH FUN Comes to Santa Monica Playhouse

Kathy and Stanley are deeply in love. They want to get married. Stanley is Jewish, Kathy's a Catholic. Interfaith marriages happen all the time in America. But Kathy's father Chris considers Stanley's father Marv to be a hated, sworn enemy and has felt this way for many years. Kathy and Stanley's families are to be united in matrimony. In order to prevent Chris' hate from derailing their happiness, they devise a plan. Stanley's family, aided by Kathy's mother Mary, are about to give Chris a very special education. Hilarity ensues. Chris will ultimately have to deal with the question Why Be an Uptight Anti-Semite? Jews R 2 Much Fun.

Craig Shoemaker Brings LAUGHTER HEALS To Thousand Oaks

Comedian Craig Shoemaker, 30-plus year veteran of the comedy club circuit, brings his new show, “Laughter Heals”, to the Scherr Forum on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at 7:30 pm.

Toni Tennille To Lead HELLO, DOLLY! at Yavapai College Performance Hall in Prescott, AZ

Pop legend Toni Tennille will lead the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center production of HELLO, DOLLY!, starring as Dolly Levi, who turns New York City on its ear by juggling young love, old money, adventure, joy, and loneliness before the parade passes by.

New Documentary THE MAYBERRY EFFECT Explores Enduring Legacy Of THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW

Few television programs from the 1960s remain as instantly recognizable and still bring a smile to people's faces as 'The Andy Griffith Show.' Now, an award-winning feature-length documentary film, 'The Mayberry Effect' explores the iconic sitcom's enduring impact and the reasons so many fans of all ages are still drawn to it.

The WYO Announces Classic Western Film Series

Back for its 10th year it's the Classic Western Film Series at the WYO!  Each film features a guest host, prize giveaways, free popcorn and a sense of nostalgia.  Started in 2010 by then board member Gene Sturlin and now board chair, each film is introduced by Mr. Sturlin and a guest host who touches on highlights, lowlights and funny anecdotes from the film. 

University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance Announces 78 Students to Receive Awards and Scholarships

The University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance has announced 78 students as recipients of its year-end awards and scholarships

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to BETTER CALL SAUL

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!

BWW Review: TAKING STEPS at The Pear Theatre In Mountain View, CA

The Pear Theatre threads an intricately interwoven tale strewn with fun and laughs. Confusion and chaos abound in Alan Ayckbourn's fantastically fun farce a?oeTaking Stepsa?? now playing at the Pear Theatre in Mountain View, CA 


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Albuquerque Little Theatre Holds Ribbon Cutting To Unveil New Restrooms

Albuquerque Little Theatre (ALT) has come a long way since its inception in 1930. They are continuing their historic 90th Season with a bathroom grand opening coinciding with the opening of the production Mamma Mia! this Friday, October 11 at 7PM.

Albuquerque Little Theatre Launches 90th Season

Albuquerque Little Theatre (ALT) has come a long way since its inception in 1930. The group that founded the theatre was led by a local reporter and society editor for the New Mexico Tribune, Irene Fisher.


Don Knotts has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Don Knotts has not appeared in the West End

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