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Tim Kazurinsky

 
Bio:
Tim Kazurinsky quit the ad biz to join Chicago’s famed Second City Theatre (1977-1980). He was a cast member of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” (1981-84) and played Officer Sweetchuck in three Police Academy films. A 20-year stint as a screenwriter (My Bodyguard, About Last Night, For Keeps, The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Tim Kazurinsky quit the ad biz to join Chicago’s famed Second City Theatre (1977-1980). He was a cast member of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” (1981-84) and played Officer Sweetchuck in three Police Academy films. A 20-year stint as a screenwriter (My Bodyguard, About Last Night, For Keeps, The ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Gabriel
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
The Wizard [Replacement]

Tim Kazurinsky Biography

Tim Kazurinsky quit the ad biz to join Chicago’s famed Second City Theatre (1977-1980). He was a cast member of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” (1981-84) and played Officer Sweetchuck in three Police Academy films. A 20-year stint as a screenwriter (My Bodyguard, About Last Night, For Keeps, The Cherokee Kid, Strange Relations) followed. His pal George Wendt dragged Tim back on stage to do The Odd Couple. Most recently, he performed in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Old Jews Telling Jokes and, for the past year, played the Wizard of Oz in the 1st national tour of Wicked.




Tim Kazurinsky News

SF SKETCHFEST Announces Initial Lineup For 2022 San Francisco Photo SF SKETCHFEST Announces Initial Lineup For 2022 San Francisco
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021

SF Sketchfest announces the initial lineup for the 20th Anniversary comedy festival taking place January 7-23 in venues across San Francisco.

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.

Family Adventure Movie THRILL RIDE Released on DVD and Streaming Today Photo Family Adventure Movie THRILL RIDE Released on DVD and Streaming Today
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 12, 2017

Mason Parrish once asked his father, writer/director Chris Parrish, if they could make movies together when he grows up. Chris said, 'Of course.' Making Thrill Ride, the award-winning family-adventure movie from Mason's Movies and distributed by Gravitas Ventures, is Chris' way of keeping that promise.

Chris Rock Makes Surprise Appearance at Second City's George Wendt Roast; Event Raise Photo Chris Rock Makes Surprise Appearance at Second City's George Wendt Roast; Event Raises $200K
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Second City and Gilda's Club Chicago celebrated a once in a lifetime evening at the comedy institution's iconic Mainstage theater during a star-studded benefit, I Can't Believe They Wendt There: The Roast of George Wendt. More than 230 guests dined, drank and donated while being entertained by a raucous panel of roasters and special guests that concluded with a surprise appearance by Chris Rock.

Keegan-Michael Key and More Join 'I CAN'T BELIEVE THEY WENDT THERE' Roast at Gilda's  Photo Keegan-Michael Key and More Join 'I CAN'T BELIEVE THEY WENDT THERE' Roast at Gilda's Club Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

The Second City has announced more big names to the star-studded roster of "I Can't Believe They Wendt There: The Roast of George Wendt."

Joel Murray, Katie Rich, and More Added to Benefit for Gilda's Club Chicago and The S Photo Joel Murray, Katie Rich, and More Added to Benefit for Gilda's Club Chicago and The Second City Alumni Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The Second City is excited to announce more big names to the star-studded roster of "I Can't Believe They Wendt There: The Roast of George Wendt."

Keegan-Michael Key and More Join 'I CAN'T BELIEVE THEY WENDT THERE' Roast at Gilda's  Photo Keegan-Michael Key and More Join 'I CAN'T BELIEVE THEY WENDT THERE' Roast at Gilda's Club Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

The Second City has announced more big names to the star-studded roster of "I Can't Believe They Wendt There: The Roast of George Wendt."

ShawChicago Celebrates 23rd Anniversary Gala, Honors Jay Tunney
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

ShawChicago honored Jay Tunney at annual gala, Shaw's Speakeasy. The gala took place on May 19th at the Casino, 195 E. Delaware Place and gifted Jay R. Tunney with the Bernie Award for his unending support of ShawChicago's work. The Bernie Award is given to individuals who have provided distinguished support in promoting the words and works of George Bernard Shaw in Chicago and around the world.

Johann Strauss Operetta DIE FLEDERMAUS to Play Light Opera Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Light Opera Works presents the Johann Strauss operetta DIE FLEDERMAUS (in English) with a 30-piece orchestra, December 26, 2016- January 1, 2017, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston.

ShawChicago to Stage James Barrie's Lost Epic SHAKESPEARE'S LEGACY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

ShawChicago presents Shakespeare's People, a collection of the Bard's most coveted words, and the American premiere of James Barrie's lost epic, Shakespeare's Legacy. It premiered 100 years ago, was lost, and later uncovered at the University of Chicago library. This one-night performance is part of the Shakespeare 400 celebration in Chicago. It will take place on October 24 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610.

Tim Kazurinsky Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Ask the Angels of Broadway's AN ACT OF GOD, Volume 3- Just 2 Weeks Left!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 24, 2015

It's time for Him to say God-bye. Don't miss your last chance to see God on Broadway in AN ACT OF GOD, now in its final weeks! JIM PARSONS ('The Big Bang Theory') stars in this miraculously funny new play where God and His devoted angels answer some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation. The New York Times calls it 'The Most Hilarious 90 Minutes on Broadway!' ?

BWW TV Exclusive: Ask the Angels of Broadway's AN ACT OF GOD, Volume 2- Just 2 Weeks Left!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 23, 2015

It's time for Him to say God-bye. Don't miss your last chance to see God on Broadway in AN ACT OF GOD, now in its final weeks! JIM PARSONS ('The Big Bang Theory') stars in this miraculously funny new play where God and His devoted angels answer some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation. The New York Times calls it 'The Most Hilarious 90 Minutes on Broadway!' ?

BWW TV Exclusive: Ask the Angels of Broadway's AN ACT OF GOD, Volume 1- Just 2 Weeks Left!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 20, 2015

It's time for Him to say God-bye. Don't miss your last chance to see God on Broadway in AN ACT OF GOD, now in its final weeks! JIM PARSONS ("The Big Bang Theory") stars in this miraculously funny new play where God and His devoted angels answer some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation. The New York Times calls it "The Most Hilarious 90 Minutes on Broadway!" ?

VIDEO: AN ACT OF GOD's Jim Parsons Visits 'Actors Studio' - Watch All the Highlights!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 19, 2015

Last night, Bravo's 'Inside the Actors Studio,' hosted by James Lipton, saluted critically-acclaimed actor Jim Parsons, currently starring in the new Broadway play, AN ACT OF GOD.

STAGE TUBE: Jim Parsons Opens Up About Returning to Broadway in AN ACT OF GOD on THE VIEW
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2015

Jim Parsons, star of Broadway's An Act of God, appeared on today's THE VIEW on ABC. Check out the appearance below! Jim Parsons, star of Broadway's An Act of God, visited today's THE VIEW on ABC. Check out the appearance below!

BWW TV: Hallelujah! Chatting with Jim Parsons and Company on Opening Night of AN ACT OF GOD!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Jun 1, 2015

The new Broadway comedy An Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons, began performances on May 7 and officially opened last week at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge takes you inside opening night below!

BWW TV: Amen! Watch Highlights of Jim Parsons in Broadway's AN ACT OF GOD
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2015

The new Broadway comedy An Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons, began performances on May 7, and officially opens on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). Joining Parsons will be two-time Tony Award nominee Christopher Fitzgerald (Finian's Rainbow, Young Frankenstein) as 'Michael' & Tim Kazurinsky ('SNL', Police Academy) as 'Gabriel'. An Act of God is written by God, transcribed by 13-time Emmy Award winner David Javerbaum and directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at Parsons in action below!

BWW TV: Emmy Winner Jim Parsons on Returning to Broadway in the Original Comedy AN ACT OF GOD!
by TV - Opening Night Special - May 14, 2015

Emmy winner Jim Parsons is back on Broadway! With the original comedy AN ACT OF GOD now in previews, Parsons and the cast recently met the press, and BroadwayWorld was on hand. Check out what the actor had to say about returning to the Great White Way, the joy of live theatre, and taking on such a high-profile role!

STAGE TUBE: Jim Parsons Talks Returning to Broadway as God on LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2015

Jim Parsons stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL to talk about playing the title role in the new Broadway comedy An Act of God. Check out his appearance below!

TV Exclusive: Studio 54 Gets a Makeover for AN ACT OF GOD!
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2015

An Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons, two-time Tony Award nominee Christopher Fitzgerald and Tim Kazurinsky, begins performances on Tuesday, May 7, 2015 and officially opens on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). An Act of God is written by God, transcribed by 13-time Emmy® Award winner David Javerbaum and directed by Tony Award® winner Joe Mantello. Below, watch as Studio 54 gets transformed into heaven!


Tim Kazurinsky Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tim Kazurinsky been in?
Tim Kazurinsky has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Tim Kazurinsky been in?
Tim Kazurinsky has not appeared in the West End