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Gilda Radner

 
Gilda Radner Headshot
Date of Birth: June 28, 1946
Date of Death: May 20, 1989 (42)

Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1980
Carrie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Performer

Writing

Bookwriter
Playwright

Photos

Dana Tretta (Gilda Radner), Anna Segatti (U/s Gilda Radner), Jackson Evans (Alan Zwei Photo

Dana Tretta (Gilda Radner), Anna Segatti (U/s Gilda Radner), Jackson Evans (Alan Zweibel)

From: 
Date:
02/12/2018
Warner Crocker (Director) and Dana Tretta (Gilda Radner) Photo

Warner Crocker (Director) and Dana Tretta (Gilda Radner)

From: 
Date:
02/12/2018
Theatre Marquee for ‘Gilda Radner LIVE from New York’ on June 1, 1980 at Photo

Theatre Marquee for ‘Gilda Radner LIVE from New York’ on June 1, 1980 at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City.

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Date:
02/08/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1980
Carrie

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Performer

Writing
Bookwriter
Playwright





Gilda Radner News

Cast Announced for THE SECOND CITY E.T.C'S 46TH REVUE Photo Cast Announced for THE SECOND CITY E.T.C'S 46TH REVUE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Second City and SNL alum Jerry Minor returns to Chicago to direct his first resident stage production with an ensemble that includes e.t.c. stage vets Alex Bellisle, Mark Campbell, Terrence Carey, and Laurel Krabacher, Mainstage alum Jordan Savusa, and former Second City Touring Company member Claudia Martinez.

The Second City Launches Victor Wong Fellowship for AAPI Voices in Comedy  Photo The Second City Launches Victor Wong Fellowship for AAPI Voices in Comedy 
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2022

Legendary Chicago comedy institution The Second City has announced the creation of The Victor Wong Fellowship, a program to train and mentor up-and-coming comedians. Named after The Second City's first Asian American performer and funded by Peng Zhao, CEO of Citadel Securities, and his wife, Cherry Chen, the fellowship will focus on developing the next generation of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) talent. 

Second City Film School Announces New Partnership To Support Up & Coming, Diverse Voi Photo Second City Film School Announces New Partnership To Support Up & Coming, Diverse Voices
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 30, 2022

The Second City Film School, the legendary launching pad for the biggest names in improv and comedy, today announced a partnership with the Catalyst Story Institute, a nonprofit that helps creators of every age and background find traditional and nontraditional outlets for the content they develop. 

NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME To Play Limited Engagement In Miami Photo NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME To Play Limited Engagement In Miami
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022

The Roxy Theatre Group, Broadway Factor and Grove House Productions will present 'Not Ready For Prime Time,' a behind-the-scenes look at the original 'Saturday Night Live' (SNL) cast and their wild and crazy journey that transformed American pop culture.

The Second City Announces Casting For Its 110th Mainstage Revue Photo The Second City Announces Casting For Its 110th Mainstage Revue
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022

Legendary Chicago comedy institution The Second City is proud to announce the cast and crew of The Second City’s 110th Mainstage Revue. Resident stage and Second City Touring Company director Jen Ellison (Apes of Wrath) will make her Mainstage directorial debut with an ensemble that includes Together at Last returning members Evan Mills and Musical Director Jeff Bouthiette.

THE BEST OF SECOND CIT Comes to The MAC, February 12 Photo THE BEST OF SECOND CIT Comes to The MAC, February 12
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2022

It has been said that a shared sense of humor is key to a happy relationship. That is why the McAninch Arts Center believes there is no better way of celebrating Valentine's Day than with “The Best of Second City” Saturday, Feb. 12, at 5 and 8 p.m. Special Valentine's-themed drink specials will be available.

Winners Announced For The BroadwayWorld 2021 Palm Springs Awards Photo Winners Announced For The BroadwayWorld 2021 Palm Springs Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 13, 2022

Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

BWW Review: DIFFERENT DRUM: THE MUSIC OF LINDA RONSTADT at Arthur Newman Theater At T Photo BWW Review: DIFFERENT DRUM: THE MUSIC OF LINDA RONSTADT at Arthur Newman Theater At The Joslyn Center
by Kay Kudukis - Jan 7, 2022

Don't miss @FrancescaAmari as she sings the songs of Linda Ronstadt on January 30, 2022 @lesmichaelscabaret

NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME Postpones Engagement in Miami Photo NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME Postpones Engagement in Miami
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2021

The Roxy Theatre Group, Broadway United and Broadway Factor announced today that “Not Ready For Prime Time,” a behind-the-scenes look at the original “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) cast and their wild and crazy journey that transformed American pop culture, has postponed its upcoming engagement.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards; EYELESS IN COLONUS Lea Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards; EYELESS IN COLONUS Leads Best Play!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Gilda Radner Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Documentary LOVE, GILDA VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Documentary LOVE, GILDA
by Macon Prickett - Jul 27, 2018

In her own words, comedienne Gilda Radner reflects on her life and career. Weaving together her recently discovered audiotapes, interviews with friends (Chevy Chase, Lorne Michaels, Laraine Newman, Paul Shaffer and Martin Short), rare home movies and diaries read by modern-day comedians inspired by Gilda (Bill Hader, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph and Cecily Strong), LOVE, GILDA opens up a unique window into the honest and whimsical world of a beloved performer whose greatest role was sharing her story.

VIDEO: Robert De Niro Talks the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival with TODAY's Sheinelle Jon VideoVIDEO: Robert De Niro Talks the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival with TODAY's Sheinelle Jones
by Macon Prickett - May 1, 2018

TODAY's Sheinelle Jones heads to lower Manhattan to catch up with actor Robert De Niro and producer Jane Rosenthal, co-founders of the Tribeca Film Festival. Highlights of this year's festival include a documentary about late comedian Gilda Radner, a virtual reality film, and De Niro's interview with Bradley Cooper.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 7- Prepare Ye for the First Broadway Revival of GODSPELL VideoVIDEO: On This Day, November 7- Prepare Ye for the First Broadway Revival of GODSPELL
by Stage Tube - Nov 7, 2017

Today we celebrate the first Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's Godspell, which opened on this day in 2011.

STAGE TUBE: Miranda Sings Quits Youtube; Announces Book Plans!
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2015

Internet star Miranda Sings is quitting YouTube to... write a book? In this decidedly unhelpful, candid, hilarious "how-to" guide, YouTube personality Miranda Sings offers life lessons and tutorials with her signature sassy attitude. Simon & Schuster will release 'Selp Helf' on July 21, 2015.

VIDEO: CABARET's Emma Stone & David Letterman Can't Stop Taking Selfies!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 16, 2014

CABARET star Emma Stone stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN and revealed that it was only recently she became familiar with the term 'selfie,' prompting the host to pull out his cell phone and snap a pic with 26-year-old star.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of CABARET's New Sally Bowles- Emma Stone!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2014

The Roundabout Theatre Company just welcomed Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles'. She joins Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony-winning musical Cabaret starringAlan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee.' The production is again directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall. Below, BroadwayWorld brings a first look at Stone onstage!

VIDEO: Andrea Martin, Nathan Lane Talk Favorite Co-Stars, Robin Williams & More on Bravo
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 28, 2014

It was a fun night on Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE when Tony Award winners Nathan Lane (The Producer's, The Addams Family) and Andrea Martin (Pippin) stopped by the clubhouse, along with 'It's Only a Play' star Micah Stock serving as guest bartender.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Kingsmen Shakespeare Company's ANTONY & CLEOPATRA
by Louisa Brady - Jul 18, 2014

Shakespeare's classic historical tragedy will be performed at 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from today, July 18 through August 3 in scenic Kingsmen Park at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. The festival grounds open at 5:30 p.m. for picnicking and pre-show entertainment begins at 6:25 p.m. Watch a trailer for this Shakespearean classic here!

STAGE TUBE: Submit Your Sins to Win Prizes for The Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS! at CTG
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2013

In an attempt to prove that Washington, D.C. isn't the only town that rewards malfeasance, Center Theatre Group is celebrating Los Angelenos' wrong-doings and missteps by asking all residents to search their consciences for the worst things that they have ever done, and submit said misdeeds now through December 23 to win a package of prizes. The holiday prize pack includes two tickets to see The Second City's "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, a gift certificate to the local restaurant Ugo Culver City and all the Tiny Timtinis and Scrooge Drivers you can drink **. (Please Note: Mr. Scrooge has determined that you and your guest can drink no more than two each - this is a theatre, not a Toronto City Council meeting.) Check out a video about the competition below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge - SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Tony Winner Andrea Martin- Part 2!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 4, 2013

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured 2013 Tony Award Recipient Andrea Martin moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge, and you can check out Part 2 of the discussion below!


Gilda Radner Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Gilda Radner been in?
Gilda Radner has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Gilda Radner been in?
Gilda Radner has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Gilda Radner written?
Gilda Radner has written 1 shows including Gilda Radner - Live From New York (Bookwriter).