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Melissa Rauch

Birth Place: Marlboro, NJ, USA

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Melissa Rauch is a critically acclaimed actress, writer and stand-up comic. Her television work includes appearances on True Blood, The Big Bang Theory, The Office, Kath & Kim, 12 Miles of Bad Road, Dirty Sexy Money and Best Week Ever. Some of her film appearances include I Love You, Man, Delirious, and the upcoming comedy Thunder Geniuses. Melissa garnered rave reviews for her award winning portrayal of the President's Daughter in her one-woman show, THE MISS EDUCATION OF JENNA BUSH. After being awarded Outstanding Solo Show and TheaterMania's Audience Favorite Award in the New York International Fringe Festival, Melissa was invited to extend her run at LA's Coronet Theater, and to perform THE MISS EDUCATION of JENNA BUSH at HBO's prestigious US COMEDY ARTS FESTIVAL in Aspen. To learn more, see

Melissa has toured with the esteemed political satire group GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT and starred in their off-Broadway run in NYC. Her film-noir comedic satire "The Condom Killer" (which Melissa co-wrote and co-directed, was an official selection of The Friar's Club and Hollywood Film Festivals), and her original digital shorts include "Partially Stalked Love" and the "Intern Rap" are both featured on As a stand-up comic, Melissa was named "Best College Comedian" on MTVs TRL by Jamie Foxx and Carson Daly and performs to sold-out crowds at colleges and universities nationwide.

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Ladies Of Laughter Contest Seeks Funny Women

Comedy producers are searching for America's funniest women in stand-up comedy to award over $10,000 in national comedy bookings and the 2024 Ladies of Laughter titles this coming July and August in the New York metropolitan area.

Video: Watch Joey Fatone, AJ McLean, & Melissa Rouch on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

Catch the latest episode of THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW featuring guests Joey Fatone, AJ McLean, and Melissa Rouch. Don't miss the exciting discussions and fun video moments. Tune-in to watch host Jennifer Hudson give her NAACP Image Award acceptance speech for “The Jennifer Hudson Show” winning this year's “Outstanding Talk Series!” 

Video: Watch Joe Manganiello on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

Catch the latest episode of THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW featuring guest star Joe Manganiello. Tune in for an engaging conversation and exciting insights. Joe reveals to Jennifer how he found out about his real family name on “Finding Your Roots,” discovering that his grandfather wasn't his father's dad. Watch videos!

Video: Watch Boris Kodjoe & Celtic Irish Dance Academy on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

Catch the latest episode of THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW featuring Boris Kodjoe and a performance by the Celtic Irish Dance Academy. Tune in for a blend of celebrity talks and captivating dance performances. Watch videos from the episode now!

Photos: Inside the NIGHT COURT Holiday Special With John Larroquette

From naughty naked carolers to drunken St. Nicks, the spirit of the season has festively found its way to “Night Court” in a special stand-alone holiday episode.  NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar makes a guest-starring appearance. Chek out the photos from the episoden now!

MODERN FAMILY Coming to TBS; Expands Offering of THE BIG BANG THEORY

TBS has expanded its comedy line up by licensing the popular, award-winning series “Modern Family” which follows the diverse and complex Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan as they navigate daily life. TBS also will air longer daily marathons of “The Big Bang Theory” -- a series that currently ranks as the #1 acquired series in cable in 2023.

Scoop: Coming Up on NIGHT COURT on NBC - Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Get all the scoop on NIGHT COURT, airing on NBC on Tuesday, May 9, 2023! Abby is on trial and she and Dan are fighting for her professional life. District Attorney Jeff Dewitt returns and forces Olivia to choose sides. Abby and Rand find their relationship at a crossroads. Watch a video clip now!

LADIES OF LAUGHTER, Broadway's Julie Benko And More Announced At For Emelin Theatre 50th Anniversary Season

Emelin Theatre For The Performing Arts has announced the lineup for its 50th Anniversary season.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NIGHT COURT on NBC - Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Get all the scoop on NIGHT COURT, airing on NBC on Tuesday, March 7, 2023! Abby tries to get the court featured on a popular podcast, but the host (Stephanie Weir) only has eyes for Dan, who soon learns that being the center of attention can have its downsides. Watch a video clip from a recent episode now!

VIDEO: Chelsea Handler & Nico Parker Appear on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

The hilarious Chelsea Handler makes an appearance on “The Jennifer Hudson Show,” as she is shocked to learn that Jennifer has never had a sip of alcohol, and the comedian admits she got a nun to smoke marijuana for the first time. Then, “The Last of Us” actress Nico Parker reminisces about filming “Dumbo.' Watch videos from the episode now!

Emelin Theatre For The Performing Arts Announces Lineup for 50th Anniversary Season

Emelin Theatre For The Performing Arts has announced details for its upcoming 50th anniversary season.

The Warner Theatre Presents LADIES OF LAUGHTER, June 10

The Warner Theatre will welcome Ladies of Laughter to the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre, Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 8 pm!

LaChanze, Ali Stroker & More Join FIREBUDS on Disney Channel

From Emmy® Award-winning creator and executive producer Craig Gerber (Disney's 'Elena of Avalor' and 'Sofia the First'), the music-filled series follows a group of friends, all children of first responders, who embark on adventures to help their community and learn what it truly means to be a hero. 

The Emelin Theatre Announces Shows for Fall 2022 50th Anniversary Season

The Emelin Theatre for the Performing Arts is celebrating its 50th Anniversary Season this fall. The full lineup for the season has been announced..

Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus & More Join NBC Fall Programming Slate

Dolly Parton will headline the musical film “Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas.” NBC’s New Year’s Eve celebration is back as Miley Cyrus continues the newest holiday tradition with the return of “Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party,” joining favorites “Christmas in Rockefeller Center,” “The National Dog Show” and “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.'

Emelin Theatre Announces Bill Frisell Trio, Ladies of Laughter and More for April 2022

Emelin Theatre has announced its April 2022 event schedule.

THE CHICKEN SQUAD Premieres May 14 on Disney Junior

The recurring guest voice cast includes Tony Hale (Disney+'s upcoming 'The Mysterious Benedict Society') as Frazz, a nervous squirrel; Jane Lynch ('Glee') as Dr. Dirt, a forensic scientist snail; Melissa Rauch ('The Big Bang Theory') as Dinah, the chicks' mother; Sean Giambrone ('The Goldbergs') as Riley, a gruff pack rat.


Les (Steve Buscemi) is a small-time paparazzi with dreams of making it big. His luck changes for the better when he befriends a young homeless kid, Toby (Michael Pitt), and makes him his assistant.

CATS & DOGS 3: PAWS UNITE Available on Digital Tomorrow

ONE MORE DAY! Tomorrow – is the day we have been all waiting for! Grab your paw-pcorn and delicious treats – and get ready for the highly anticipated release of Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite.

BWW Interview: Andrew DePrisco, Artistic Director of AXELROD PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

While live theatre in New Jersey is being paused due to the Covid-19 outbreak, we continue our series of interviews with theatre professionals to learn more about how they are coping and their future plans. Andrew DePrisco, the Artistic Director of Axelrod Performing Arts Center told us about his background and his position.

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