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Julia Sweeney Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding One Person Show
Julia Sweeney, Julia Sweeney's God Said Ha!

Julia Sweeney News

Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE Extends at Wild Project Photo Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE Extends at Wild Project
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2022

wild project's F*ck7thGrade, with music, lyrics, and concept by Jill Sobule, book by Liza Birkenmeier and directed by Lisa Peterson with music direction by Julie Wolf, has extended through November 19. F*ck7thGrade began performances on Wednesday, October 12.

Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE to be Presented at Wild Project in October Photo Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE to be Presented at Wild Project in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

wild project will present F*ck7thGrade, music, lyrics, and concept by Jill Sobule, book by Liza Birkenmeier and directed by Lisa Peterson with music direction by Julie Wolf. F*ck7thGrade begins performances on Wednesday, October 12 for a limited engagement through Saturday, November 5.

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.

Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Presents Awards to Chita Rivera, Olympia Dukakis Photo Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Presents Awards to Chita Rivera, Olympia Dukakis and More, March 24
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022

The 29th Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival will honor five women for their exceptional career and life achievements in the Opening Night Champagne GALA and Awards Ceremony on March 24, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. in a virtual presentation.

WORK IN PROGRESS Returns to Showtime August 22 Photo WORK IN PROGRESS Returns to Showtime August 22
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2021

McEnany was nominated for a Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Performance in a New Scripted Series and won a Gracie Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Breakthrough Role.

BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist Number Fourteen - The April Fool's Ed Photo BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist Number Fourteen - The April Fool's Edition
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 1, 2020

Spoken word cabaret is a real thing, and a lot of the

WORK IN PROGRESS Renewed for Second Season Photo WORK IN PROGRESS Renewed for Second Season
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 13, 2020

SHOWTIME has picked up a second season of the critically acclaimed comedy series WORK IN PROGRESS. Created and written by Chicago improv mainstays Abby McEnany and Tim Mason and co-written by Lilly Wachowski (The Matrix), the series stars McEnany as a fictionalized version of herself whose misfortune and despair unexpectedly lead her to a vibrantly transformative relationship. The ten-episode second season will be entirely written, shot and produced in Chicago this year. Season one currently airs on Sundays at 11 p.m. ET/PT, with its season finale set to air January 26. The announcement was made today by Jana Winograde, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc., at the Television Critics Association's Winter Press Tour.

Photo Flash: Inside the Premiere For Showtime's WORK IN PROGRESS Photo Photo Flash: Inside the Premiere For Showtime's WORK IN PROGRESS
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2019

On Friday, December 6, SHOWTIME hosted the premiere for the new comedy series WORK IN PROGRESS. The screening was held at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago and was followed by a reception at the Beacon Tavern.

BWW Review: JULIA SWEENEY'S OLDER & WIDER, The SNL Alum Bares Her Comedy Chops and Sh Photo BWW Review: JULIA SWEENEY'S OLDER & WIDER, The SNL Alum Bares Her Comedy Chops and Shows They Are as Sharp as Ever
by Bobby Patrick - Nov 4, 2019

We are certain this next chapter will yield even more hilarity for our generations' Erma Bombeck and we can't wait Sweeney has added another show at Joe's Pub next Sunday, November 10 (see link in the review) And you should definitely put on your pumps and take the ride downtown my dearlings because Bobby gives Julia Sweeney a most solid 4 out of 5 Rainbows.

VIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for New Comedy Series WORK IN PROGRESS Photo VIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for New Comedy Series WORK IN PROGRESS
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2019

SHOWTIME has released the official poster and trailer for its new half-hour comedy series WORK IN PROGRESS, created by Chicago improv mainstays Abby McEnany and Tim Mason and co-written by Lilly Wachowski (The Matrix, Sense8), premiering on Sunday, December 8 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. A funny and uniquely human comedy, the series  features McEnany as a 45-year-old self-identified fat, queer dyke from Chicago whose misfortune and despair unexpectedly lead her to a vibrantly transformative relationship. Chicago-based performer Karin Anglin co-stars alongside Celeste Pechous, with Julia Sweeney (Saturday Night Live, Shrill) appearing in a crucial role as herself. Theo Germaine (The Politician) will also appear as a special guest star.

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VIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for New Comedy Series WORK IN PROGRESS Videoplay
VIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for New Comedy Series WORK IN PROGRESS

by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2019

SHOWTIME has released the official poster and trailer for its new half-hour comedy series WORK IN PROGRESS, created by Chicago improv mainstays Abby McEnany and Tim Mason and co-written by Lilly Wachowski (The Matrix, Sense8), premiering on Sunday, December 8 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. A funny and uniquely human comedy, the series  features McEnany as a 45-year-old self-identified fat, queer dyke from Chicago whose misfortune and despair unexpectedly lead her to a vibrantly transformative relationship. Chicago-based performer Karin Anglin co-stars alongside Celeste Pechous, with Julia Sweeney (Saturday Night Live, Shrill) appearing in a crucial role as herself. Theo Germaine (The Politician) will also appear as a special guest star.

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VIDEO: Napa Valley Film Festival Tributes The Groundlings Theatre & School and Geena Davis

by Stage Tube - Nov 11, 2018

On Friday, the Napa Valley Film Festival honored The Groundlings Theatre & School with the Miner Family Winery Legacy Ensemble Tribute in a special presentation that consisted of an on-stage conversation with Groundlings alumni including Jordan Black, Stephanie Courtney, Tracy Newman, Cheri Oteri, Julia Sweeney and Michaela Watkins, moderated by current Groundling Michael Churven. The theater was filled with laughter as the group looked back on their time at The Groundlings, giving the audience a peek into the early days of SNL and working with other amazing talents that have come up through the Groundlings program.

CAP UCLA Presents UnCabaret 25th Anniversary Show And Celebration Videoplay
CAP UCLA Presents UnCabaret 25th Anniversary Show And Celebration

by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents Los Angeles' legendary UnCabaret, celebrating 25 years of groundbreaking comedy in a one-time-only evening of wildly fun, idiosyncratic live performance, music and never-before-seen footage. Special guests include alumni Julia Sweeney, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Odenkirk, Maria Bamford, Greg Behrendt, Andy Kindler, Scott Thompson, Allee Willis, Laura Kightlinger, Alex Edelman, Rebecca Corry, Jill Soloway and many more to be announced, hosted by creatrix Beth Lapides with musical director Mitch Kaplan on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles. Tickets for $29.50-$59.50 are available now at cap.ucla.edu and theatre.acehotel.com, 310-825-2101 and The Theatre at Ace Hotel box office.

STAGE TUBE: Julia Sweeney Gives Hilarious Recount on 'The Talk' with Daughter
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2014

Despite her best efforts, comedian Julia Sweeney is forced to tell a little white lie when her 8-year-old begins learning about frog reproduction -- and starts to ask some very smart questions. Check out the video below!

VIDEO: All-New Clips from Disney's MONSTERS UNIVERSITY
by Caryn Robbins - May 31, 2013

New clips for Disney Pixar's MONSTERS UNIVERSITY have just been released. The film opens in 3D and 2D theaters on June 21. Get a first look below!

VIDEO: First Look - Final Trailer for MONSTERS UNIVERSITY Revealed!
by Caryn Robbins - May 30, 2013

Disney/Pixar Studios have just released the final trailer for their highly anticipated prequel MONSTERS UNIVERSITY. The film opens in 3D and 2D theaters on June 21. Check it out below!

VIDEO: New Clip from Disney-Pixar's MONSTERS UNIVERSITY
by Tyler Peterson - May 23, 2013

A new clip for Disney-Pixar's MONSTERS UNIVERSITY has been revealed - featuring Mike and Sully's first morning as roommates. Opening in 3D and 2D theaters on June 21, the voice cast includes Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Dave Foley, Julia Sweeney, Joel Murray and Peter Sohn. Dan Scanlon directs. Check out the clip below!

VIDEO: New Teaser for Disney-Pixar's MONSTERS UNIVERSITY
by Tyler Peterson - May 22, 2013

A new trailer for Disney/Pixar's MONSTERS UNIVERSITY has been revealed - featuring some good old monstrous partying. Opening in 3D and 2D theaters on June 21, the voice cast includes Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Dave Foley, Julia Sweeney, Joel Murray and Peter Sohn. Dan Scanlon directs. Check out the trailer below!

VIDEO: John Goodman Shares New MONSTERS UNIVERSITY Clip on 'Fallon'
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 13, 2013

John Goodman stopped by last night's 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' on NBC to talk about his latest film, the animated prequel to Pixar's MONSTERS, INC. The actor surprised fans by unveiling a new clip from the highly anticipated film. Check it out below!

VIDEO: First Look - All-New Trailer for Disney/Pixar's MONSTERS UNIVERSITY
by - Feb 11, 2013

Disney/Pixar has released an all-new new trailer for the highly anticipated animated feature film MONSTER'S UNIVERSITY. The comedy opens in 3D and 2D theaters on June 21. Get a first look below!


Julia Sweeney Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Julia Sweeney been nominated for?
Outstanding One Person Show (Drama Desk Awards) for Julia Sweeney's God Said Ha! .