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Kevin Hart to Receive the 25th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the 25th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Kevin Hart on March 24, 2024 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The Prize, which is named to honor one of the world’s greatest humorists, will be awarded at a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy.

Kevin Hart to Receive the 25th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the 25th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Kevin Hart on March 24, 2024 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

Review: TOOTSIE at Starlight Theatre

TOOTSIE (The Musical), is a fun opening evening for the seventy-first season of Starlight Theatre at Swope Park across from the Kansas City Zoo. Tootsie (The Film) was so good it is preserved it on the United States National Film Registry. Add the sea-change in attitudes surrounding same-sex relationships and this show is set up to be a very tough sell. Remarkably, TOOTSIE (The Musical) absolutely works.

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.

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.

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.

BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Marilyn Michaels

In this interview, I am lucky to uncover some new facts about the legendary funny lady, Marilyn Michaels.

Full Episodes of THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Will Stream for Free For the First Time

There are few TV variety shows from the past that have stood the test of time. Most have been lost to the ages, but one – by virtue of its timeless comedy, iconic cast, stellar guest stars and classic music – stands atop them all as one of the landmark programs from the Golden Age of TV: THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW.

92Y's Summer Talks to Feature Sara Bareilles, Judy Gold, Rosie O'Donnell & More

92Y has announced their upcoming schedule featuring Sara Bareilles, Judy Gold, Rosie O'Donnell and more.

Stars of THIS IS US, LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE, HOMELAND and More Announced for 92Y Online

See the lineup of upcoming online events at 92Y! Stars of the hit TV series THIS IS US, LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE, HOMELAND and more are set to appear!

New Book Showcases The Career Of Actress, Pinup And Artist's Model Eva Lynd: A Lost World Of Glamour

The latest installment in the acclaimed Men's Adventure Library series from editors Robert Deis and Wyatt Doyle, 'Eva: Men's Adventure Supermodel' (ISBN 978-1943444397) has been released. The book chronicles model, pin-up, and actress Eva Lynd's remarkable career.

CBS Announces Its Holiday Programming Lineup

CBS continues its merry tradition as a destination for special events during the holidays! Kicking off with THE THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE ON CBS, viewers will also be treated to animated holiday favorites, newly colorized classic series, festive musical performances and much more.

Common, Bradley Cooper, Morgan Freeman & More Will Honor Dave Chappelle With Mark Twain Prize

A lineup of leading performers, including yasiin bey, Neal Brennan, Common, Bradley Cooper, Morgan Freeman, Tiffany Haddish, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, Lorne Michaels, Trevor Noah, Q-Tip, Sarah Silverman, Jon Stewart, Frédéric Yonnet, and others will salute Dave Chappelle at the 22nd annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 8 p.m.

Neal Brennan, Lorne Michaels, and More Join Lineup Celebrating Dave Chappelle at the Kennedy Center

A lineup of leading performers, including Neal Brennan, Bradley Cooper, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, Lorne Michaels, Q-Tip, Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart, and others will salute Dave Chappelle at the 22nd annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 8 p.m. The program will pay tribute to the humor and accomplishments of Chappelle.

Tony Award-Winner & TV Icon Julie Newmar Celebrates Her 86th Birthday With Portrait

This Friday, TONY Award winner & TV Icon, Julie Newmar, is celebrating her 86th birthday - 

Bradley Cooper, John Legend, and More Will Perform for Dave Chappelle at the Kennedy Center

A lineup of leading performers, including Bradley Cooper, Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart, John Legend & Chrissy Teigen, and others will salute Dave Chappelle at the 22nd annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 8 p.m. The program will pay tribute to the humor and accomplishments of Chappelle, and will be broadcasted on PBS stations on January 6, 2020.

BWW Interview: Rob Paulsen of ANIMANIACS LIVE! at Balboa Theatre

ANIMANIACS: LIVE! brings Rob Paulsen, and Emmy Awarding winning cast of the show, and those beloved characters to the Balboa stage on Thursday, July 18th at 7:30pm.  

Don Barnhart Releases New Standup Comedy Special

Joining season 4 of Dry Bar Comedy from Vid Angel Productions is comedian Don Barnhart in his first comedy special 'The Spinal Disintegration of Man'.

Kennedy Center Announces 2019 Mark Twain Prize Recipient: Dave Chappelle

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the 22nd annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Dave Chappelle on Sunday, October 27, 2019 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The Prize, which is named to honor one of the world's greatest humorists, will be given at a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy. The program will be broadcast on PBS stations on January 6, 2020. On-sale and ticketing information for this event will be available at a later date, and sponsorship packages for the Mark Twain Prize gala performance are on sale now.

BWW Review: SEDONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ~ Celebrating 25 Years And The Man Behind The Screens!

In recognition of the SEDONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL's 25th Anniversary as unique communal experience for filmmakers and moviegoers. A profile of the event and the man who has steered its course, Patrick Schweiss. Running this year from Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 through Sunday, March 3rd.

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