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COOPER'S BAR Season Two Returns In October on IFC and AMC+

Cooper’s Bar, starring Emmy nominee Rhea Seehorn (Better Call Saul) and Lou Mustillo (Mike & Molly), returns. The six-part second season includes a two-episode recap of Season One followed by four brand new half-hour episodes featuring special guest stars Whitney Cummings (Good for You) and Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul), among others.

International Festival Of Musical Theatre Will Launch in Milan, Italy in Summer 2022- Plus, Watch a Star-Studded Launch Video!

More specifics including rules regarding eligibility and further logistic details will be announced in October 2021, including the Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient. Learn more about the festival here!


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International Festival Of Musical Theatre Will Launch in Milan, Italy in Summer 2022- Plus, Watch a Star-Studded Launch Video!

More specifics including rules regarding eligibility and further logistic details will be announced in October 2021, including the Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient. Learn more about the festival here!

WISECRACKIN' Comedy Game Show Pilot In Development

Wisecrackin, a virtual livestreaming weekly comedy game show, is being developed into a pilot. Comedy manager Barry Katz is consulting on the project.

Toby Lightman, Elina Duni and More Are Heading to Joe's Pub This Week

The bright vibrancy of spring resonates at Joe's Pub. This week our stage features the sophisticated and unique urban pop sound of Toby Lightman; songwriter, composer, and creative director Sye Elaine Spense; the last performances of Ryan Raftery's IVANKA 2020 before he takes it on tour; Albanian singer and multi-instrumentalist Elina Duni; Pianist, composer, and Artistic Director for Cuba's Jazz Plaza Santiago Festival, Roberto Fonseca; and National Lampoon's satire of Coachella and modern music festival culture LEMMINGS: 21ST CENTURY.

Charlotte Martin, Maya Hawke and More Are Coming to Joe's Pub

Spring is coming in like a lion at Joe's Pub. This week our stage features Lebanese-American, New York-based pianist Tarek Yamani and the Tarek Yamani Trio; Becca Blackwell's latest deeply personal and deeply absurd solo show; Vietnamese pop star-turned protest singer Mai Khoi; Ryan Raftery's new satire IVANKA 2020; acclaimed lyricist and performer Charlotte Martin; celebrated comedienne Catherine Cohen; an album release concert from Divahn; a celebration of International Women's Day and Women's Month with ¡JEFAS!: A Celebration Of Latina Songwriters & Women In Music; and the return of Yemen Blues' brand of Yemenite chants swirled with jazz and rock grooves.

Quibi Announces Japanese Game Show LET'S GO ATSUKO!

Today, Quibi announced 'LETS GO ATSUKO!', a new Japanese game show from National Lampoon and PalmStar Media.


Caroline Rhea (Sabrina The Teenage Witch) will headline MORE FUNNY WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE, a new comedy special premiering Saturday, March 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. Carol Leifer (Seinfeld), Carole Montgomery (Comics Unleashed), Julia Scotti (America's Got Talent), Tammy Pescatelli (Finding The Funny) and Thea Vidale (Last Comic Standing) round out THE LINEUP for the hour-long special. Filmed at the Bell House in Brooklyn, the special features six of the funniest women in stand-up for a night of uninhibited, outrageous comedy. MORE FUNNY WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE is the second installment of the hit comedy showcase from Montgomery and producer Dave Goldberg. FUNNY WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE became the network's highest-rated premiere of a stand-up special in 2019.

National Lampoon Announces Cast For World Premiere Of LEMMINGS: 21ST CENTURY

Five decades ago, National Lampoon's Lemmings satirized the Woodstock Festival with a?oeWoodshuck: Three Days of Peace, Love and Death.a?? The live production, which was turned into a record album, starred a group of emerging comedians including John Belushi, Christopher Guest and Chevy Chase. Today, the iconic brand reveals the diverse ensemble of notable rising stars who will take center-stage in Lemmings: 21st Century, the reinvention of the iconic off-Broadway hit from composer Henry Koperski, writer Andrew Farmer and Director Annie Tippe, for an exclusive two-show engagement at New York City's Joe's Pub on March 14 and March 15.

National Lampoon Will Debut LEMMINGS: 21ST CENTURY at Joe's Pub

For the past five decades, National Lampoon has pushed boundaries in the comedy universe. In honor of its 50th anniversary, National Lampoon, in keeping with its half-century-old legacy, today announces the creation of a reboot to its legendary off-Broadway musical sketch hit Lemmings, which helped launched the careers of John Belushi, Christopher Guest, Harold Ramis, Anne Beatts, and more. Lemmings: 21st Century is written by Larson Grant Winner, Andrew Farmer, with a score written by downtown music-comedy guru Henry Koperski, and directed by red-hot theater artist Annie Tippe.

Buffer Festival And Watchmojo Announce Lineup For Context At Buffer

Buffer Festival is thrilled to announce a new, strategic partnership and investment from the online producing giant WatchMojo. Buffer Festival's opening day will be rebranded as Context at Buffer, pairing itself with WatchMojo's spinoff brand Context TV, and will kick off the festival packed with industry leaders, creators, and trailblazers discussing the creator ecosystem and what's next in the digital space. Context at Buffer is taking place on Friday, October 4th at the Glenn Gould Theatre and is presented in partnership with the CBC. The one-day series will feature insightful talks from mega companies like YouTube, Viacom, Ignition Factory at OMD on behalf of Mercedes Canada Inc., Twitch, and LaCie. YouTube creators Elle Mills and Swoop will also be giving exclusive insight into the world of online filmmaking and the daily challenges they face.

Andy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez, and More to Perform at The American Theatre Wing's Gala Honoring Jonathan Larson

The American Theatre Wing announces performers for their annual Gala, celebrating the legacy of Jonathan Larson and the Larson family, dubbed a?oeSay YES to Artists Gala.a??

American Theatre Wing to Honor Jonathan Larson and the Larson Family

The American Theatre Wing announces that it will celebrate the legacy of Jonathan Larson and the Larson family at its annual gala, dubbed 'Say YES to Artists Gala,' which will be held on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street).

National Lampoon Taps Evan Shapiro As President, Announces Acquisition Of eshapTV

National Lampoon's Kevin Frakes and Raj B. Singh announced today that prolific producer and head of eshapTV, Evan Shapiro, has been named the company's President. In the newly created role, Shapiro will oversee all development, acquisitions, and production on television, digital and audio content for the entertainment company.


Fran Drescher headlines FUNNY WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE, a new comedy special that will premiere on SHOWTIME on Friday, March 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Carole Montgomery, Luenell, Lynne Koplitz, Kerri Louise and Vanessa Hollingshead round out the lineup for the first television comedy special to feature six female comics over the age of 50. The outrageous hour-long special was filmed at The Bell House in Brooklyn.

Margaret Cho to Executive Produce MERCY MISTRESS

In a surprise announcement from her private lair, Margaret Cho announced last week that “I have joined an amazing new series, Mercy Mistress, as an Exec Producer. You will watch.”

IFC Unveils Five New Series in Development for Series Contention

IFC today revealed five new 'slightly off' original comedies in development: Almost Asian, a series chronicling the life of a mixed-race millennial in Los Angeles; Annika Erotica, a series following a young Colorado pastor who harbors a secret passion for writing erotic novels under a pen name; Art Thieves, an adventure comedy following three misfit criminals who fancy themselves to be the Robin Hoods of the art world; Beth, a comedy about a happily-agoraphobic man and his uneasy journey back to the outside world; and the satirical and politically provocative sketch comedy The Middle Passage. The projects join the previously announced series in development How to Rig an Election and NGO.

Nadine Wong Named to The American Theatre Wing Board Of Trustees

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President & CEO) announced today that Nadine Wong has been appointed to the Board of Trustees after having served on the Advisory Committee.

American Theatre Wing Gala Honoring Andrew Lloyd Webber Raises Record-Breaking $1.6+ Million

The American Theatre Wing announced today that its annual Gala, which honored newly minted EGOT recipient Andrew Lloyd Webber last night at Cipriani 42nd Street, raised a record breaking total of $1,652,502 in support of the Wing's programs and the Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Legacy Fund, breaking all previous records.

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