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Laura Benanti, Penn Badgley Join HERE TODAY Laura Benanti, Penn Badgley Join HERE TODAY
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Deadline reports that Tony winner Laura Benanti has joined the cast of Billy Crystal's 'Here Today,' also starring Tiffany Haddish, actress/playwright Anna Deavere Smith, and Nyambi Nyambi. 'Gossip Girl' actor Penn Badgley also joined the cast today. (more...)

Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish to Star in Comedy HERE TODAY Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish to Star in Comedy HERE TODAY
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish are set to star in the independent comedy “Here Today,” according to Variety. The duo will also produce the comedy, with Crystal directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Alan Zweibel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Urie, Gina Gershon, & More Celebrate CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY 10th Anniversary Photo Flash: Michael Urie, Gina Gershon, & More Celebrate CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

Celebrity Autobiography celebrated its 10th anniversary as winner of the Drama Desk Award on Monday, August 26 at 7pm in NYC at the show's original home, The Triad (158 West 72nd St). This past November & December, Celebrity Autobiography enjoyed a residency at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway. (more...)

Michael Urie, Blythe Danner and More to Feature in Return of CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Michael Urie, Blythe Danner and More to Feature in Return of CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

For 3 special performances in August, Celebrity Autobiography will continue to celebrate its 10th anniversary as winner of the Drama Desk Award. The shows are Friday, August 23 at 7pm and 9:30pm atGuild Hall in East Hampton (158 Main St.) and Monday, August 26 at 7pm in NYC at the show's original home, The Triad (158 West 72nd St). This past November & December, Celebrity Autobiography enjoyed a residency at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway. (more...)

BWW Interview: MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES' Alan Tudyk Aims To Put On A Show - Not Just Make Content! BWW Interview: MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES' Alan Tudyk Aims To Put On A Show - Not Just Make Content!
by Gil Kaan - Jun 15, 2019

A man of many voices and talents (you may not readily recognize by voice - he has so many), Alan Tudyk will be mounting the Geffen stage, undertaking dual roles in Michael Mitnick's MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES. Under the direction of Geffen Playhouse artistic director Matt Shakman, previews for MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES began June 11, with an opening night set for June 19, 2019. Alan managed to find some time to get on the phone with me after a fun day of rehearsals. (more...)

Susan Lucci, Rachel Dratch, & More Set For CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY in NY Susan Lucci, Rachel Dratch, & More Set For CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY in NY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

For 2 special performances in July, Celebrity Autobiography will celebrate its 10th anniversary as winner of the Drama Desk Award. (more...)

Bagels And Broadway Presents Network's Nicholas Guest, The Other Josh Cohen's Steve Rosen, And Director Of AFTER, Joe Brancato Bagels And Broadway Presents Network's Nicholas Guest, The Other Josh Cohen's Steve Rosen, And Director Of AFTER, Joe Brancato
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Tune into Bagels and Broadway this Saturday, April 6th, as Award winning media personality and producer/host, Valerie Smaldone, welcomes Network's Nicholas Guest, The Other Josh Cohen's Steve Rosen, and the director of After and founder and Artistic Director of Penguin Rep, Joe Brancato, to her weekly radio show.  (more...)

Sebastian Maniscalco And John Mulaney To Headline National Comedy Center's Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Sebastian Maniscalco And John Mulaney To Headline National Comedy Center's Lucille Ball Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

The National Comedy Center, the nation's first museum and visitor experience dedicated to the comedic arts, announced today that Sebastian Maniscalco and John Mulaney will headline the 2019 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 7th -11th. Tickets for their performances will go on pre-sale for National Comedy Center members only -- starting Wednesday, February 20th at Noon ET at www.ComedyCenter.org.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: Billy Crystal Presented Friars Icon Award by Robert De Niro Photo Coverage: Billy Crystal Presented Friars Icon Award by Robert De Niro
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 13, 2018

When you enter the Friars Club on 55th street the world immediately becomes a better place. The first space you encounter is the Billy Crystal Room where you hear the laughter and the animated conversations as Friars share stories with one another. Last night in only the 8th time in the Club's 114-year history The Icon Award was presented by Robert De Niro to Billy Crystal at the Ziegfeld Ballroom to a capacity filled New York/Hollywood audience. The Icon Award honors individuals whose extraordinary accomplishment raise the standard of entertainment and positively redefines our culture. Billy is following in the footsteps of entertainment icons Douglas Fairbanks, Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, and Robert De Niro. (more...)

This August at Triad Features Lenny Kravitz, Sean Ono Lennon, Lynyrd Skynyrd and More This August at Triad Features Lenny Kravitz, Sean Ono Lennon, Lynyrd Skynyrd and More
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

The Triad (158 West 72nd Street) is hosting several special live events this month: the first is Speakeasy, an intimate conversation this Sunday, 8/12 at 6pm with multiple Grammy-winning music star Lenny Kravitz and Sean Ono Lennon. This special show is being taped by PBS, tickets are on sale now ($20 / www.TriadNYC.com). (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Documentary LOVE, GILDA VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Documentary LOVE, GILDA
by TV News Desk - 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. (more...)

Mario Cantone, Jackie Hoffman & More Set CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mario Cantone, Jackie Hoffman & More Set CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography has an upcoming NYC show on Saturday,  August 18 at 7pm at The Triad (158 West 72nd Street) which will feature stars of stage & screen including Mario Cantone (Sex and the City), Emmy-nominee Jackie Hoffman (Feud, current Off-Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof), Alysia Reiner (Better Things, Orange is the New Black), Scott Adsit (30 Rock, Veep), 5-time Emmy-winner Alan Zweibel, Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel, and New York writer Michael Musto. (more...)

Michael Urie, Tate Donovan, Marsha Mason, and More Set For Celebrity Autobiography Shows Michael Urie, Tate Donovan, Marsha Mason, and More Set For Celebrity Autobiography Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography has two NYC shows on June 2 and June 4 at 7pm at The Triad (158 West 72nd Street) which will feature stars of stage & screen including Michael Urie, 4-time Oscar-nominee Marsha Mason, Tate Donovan, Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba, Emmy-nominee Jackie Hoffman (FX's Feud), John Fugelsang (SiriusXM Insight), Grammy Award-winner Peter Asher, Alysia Reiner (Better Things, Orange is the New Black), Scott Adsit (30 Rock, Veep), 5-time Emmy-winner Alan Zweibel and Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel. Tickets are $80, $60 & $40 (plus a two-drink min.) and can be purchased at www.CelebrityAutobiography.com. (more...)

Taylor Ré Lynn Lauds Women in Film at Tribeca Film Festival 2018 Taylor Ré Lynn Lauds Women in Film at Tribeca Film Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Taylor Ré Lynn, American actress and producer of the Golden Globe nominated film The Fencer, attended the Tribeca Film Festival World Premiere of the new Gilda Radner documentary Love Gilda. Lynn is an associate producer of the ground-breaking documentary that premiered on April 18, 2018 at the Beacon Theatre. (more...)

Lily Tomlin, Amy Schumer & Original SNL Cast Members to Headline National Comedy Center Grand Opening Lily Tomlin, Amy Schumer & Original SNL Cast Members to Headline National Comedy Center Grand Opening
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The National Comedy Center will celebrate its grand opening with appearances by Amy Schumer, Lily Tomlin, Saturday Night Live original cast alumni including Dan Aykroyd and more, coinciding with the annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 1st -5th in Jamestown, New York. (more...)

What to See in Chicago Theater: Week of March 19, 2018 to March 26, 2018 What to See in Chicago Theater: Week of March 19, 2018 to March 26, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Read below for BroadwayWorld's listings of shows in Chicago from Monday, March 19, 2018 to Monday, March 26, 2018 including local shows, regional productions and tours. Looking for a fun, inspiring or moving night at the theatre? Click on a show below for tickets, show information, articles, videos, photos & more... Want to browse all shows in Chicago? (more...)

Photo Flash: BUNNY BUNNY: GILDA RADNER, A SORT OF LOVE STORY Celebrates Opening Night Photo Flash: BUNNY BUNNY: GILDA RADNER, A SORT OF LOVE STORY Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Mercury Theater Chicago opened BUNNY BUNNY: GILDA RADNER, A SORT OF LOVE STORY on Sunday, February 11th. This touching play about the unique friendship between beloved SNL comedian Gilda Radner and comedy writer Alan Zweibel plays through April 1.  (more...)

Just In: 2018 Tribeca Film Festival to Open with LOVE, GILDA Just In: 2018 Tribeca Film Festival to Open with LOVE, GILDA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2018

The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, will open its 17th edition with the world premiere of LOVE, GILDA on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (more...)

The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival Will Open 17th Edition With World Premiere of LOVE, GILDA Documentary The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival Will Open 17th Edition With World Premiere of LOVE, GILDA Documentary
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, will open its 17th edition with the world premiere of LOVE, GILDA onWednesday, April 18, 2018. CNN Films presents the feature length documentary - produced by 3 Faces Films in association with Motto Pictures - which opens a window into the world of celebrated Emmy® and Grammy® award-winning comedian Gilda Radner who became a cultural icon the moment audiences first laughed with her on Saturday Night Live's debut episode. A trailblazer for female comedians, her impact on the entertainment industry has endured almost four decades. The film will premiere opening night of the Tribeca Film Festival at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the city she called home when she catapulted to fame. Tickets for Opening Night go on sale on March 20 at www.tribecafilm.com/festival. The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival runs April 18-29. (more...)

National Comedy Center Acquires The Archive Of Comedian Shelley Berman National Comedy Center Acquires The Archive Of Comedian Shelley Berman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

The National Comedy Center is proud to announce the acquisition of the archive of ground-breaking comedian Shelley Berman, who passed away in September 2017 at the age of 92. The donation was formally announced during a tribute attended by Larry David, Dr. Demento, Cheryl Hines, Laraine Newman, Howard Storm, David Steinberg, Fred Willard, and Alan Zweibel, hosted by Lewis Black and presented by the National Comedy Center on Tuesday, January 30th at the Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, California. (more...)

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