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Date Of Birth:
January 17, 1949
Date Of Death:
May 16, 1984 (35)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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Andy Kaufman News

Date of Birth: January 17, 1949
Date of Death: May 16, 1984 (35)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Netflix Acquires  Chris Smith's JIM & ANDY: THE GREAT BEYONDNetflix Acquires Chris Smith's JIM & ANDY: THE GREAT BEYOND
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Netflix announced today, out of this year's Toronto International Film Festival, that it has acquired worldwide rights to director Chris Smith's fascinating deep dive into actor Jim Carrey's time spent portraying famed and complicated comedian Andy Kaufman. (more...)

the kates Come to Chicago Improv 10/12the kates Come to Chicago Improv 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Chicago comedian and kates creator Kelsie Huff hosts the all-female comedy showcase at the legendary comedy club, The Improv. the kates, a ten-year comedy showcase created by Kelsie Huff and featuring the funniest female stand-ups in Chicago, perform at the Chicago Improv on Oct. 12th 7:30pm for One Night Only! Why all ladies? Why not! (more...)

Celebrate Halloween with Tony Clifton at the IridiumCelebrate Halloween with Tony Clifton at the Iridium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

In a rare appearance, the famous lounge lizard Tony Clifton will perform a pair of Halloween shows at The Iridium in New York City. (more...)

Ellen's Stardust Diner Showcase, Anna Nalick, Tony Clifton and More Coming Up at The IridiumEllen's Stardust Diner Showcase, Anna Nalick, Tony Clifton and More Coming Up at The Iridium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Iridium has revealed four just-announced shows, plus its upcoming lineup. Scroll down for details! (more...)

getTV to Celebrate Birthday of 'Queen of Comedy' Lucille Ball', 8/6getTV to Celebrate Birthday of 'Queen of Comedy' Lucille Ball', 8/6
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

This August 6 will mark the 116th anniversary of the birth of TV's all-time “queen of comedy,” Lucille Ball, and getTV is celebrating with three back to back one hour series episodes featuring guest appearances by Lucy. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival Announces Documentary LineupToronto International Film Festival Announces Documentary Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival's® 2017 documentary programme presents a distinct collection of works from award-winning directors with an increased number of World Premieres and potential awards contenders. (more...)

THE RISE AND FALL OF MARCUS MONROE Gets Special Two-Night PreviewTHE RISE AND FALL OF MARCUS MONROE Gets Special Two-Night Preview
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

???????Presented by Eva Price and co-written by Josh Koenigsberg, a writer for Netflix's award-winning hit Orange is the New Black, comes the World Premiere of The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe. When Marcus takes the stage, you can't help but take notice. Marcus Monroe (winner of the 2012 Andy Kauffman Award) combines innovative juggling with his unique brand of comedic energy in The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe, a feat of spectacle story-telling by the “Rock Star of Jugglers” (New York Press). (more...)

Chicago's Landmark Avalon Regal Theater Goes HologramChicago's Landmark Avalon Regal Theater Goes Hologram
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Hologram USA Networks Inc.  today announced a partnership with Chicago's historic Avalon Regal Theater to install its patented hologram technology on a permanent basis, allowing live artists to be "beamed" in by telepresence, and for performances by Hologram USA's recreated stars from the past.  The Avalon Regal and the Hologram USA theater in Los Angeles, will be the first full time dedicated hologram theaters in the United States, and their launch kicks off a campaign to build and install 100 theaters nationwide. The network of theaters will be supported by Hologram USA Networks and the FilmOn TV and FOTV Media Group. (more...)

The Cutting Room to Present HARRISON GREENBAUM: WHAT JUST HAPPENED?The Cutting Room to Present HARRISON GREENBAUM: WHAT JUST HAPPENED?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Harrison Greenbaum returns to the Cutting Room on Tuesday April 18th with 'What Just Happened?' a one-night comedy event that combines lighting quick punchlines with mind-blowing magic. (more...)

Project Management Institute (PMI), Chicagoland Chapter Hosts...Project Management Institute (PMI), Chicagoland Chapter Hosts...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

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Brian Feldman Brings William Shakespeare's MACBETH to Central FloridaBrian Feldman Brings William Shakespeare's MACBETH to Central Florida
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

While Central Florida is already home to one of the top Shakespeare theater companies in the country, Orlando Shakes would never - not in a million years - produce what Brian Feldman has in mind. (more...)

Podcast: Joel B. New Welcomes 'Rock Star Juggler' Marcus Monroe, Ernie Pruneda Sings a Maya Angelou PoemPodcast: Joel B. New Welcomes 'Rock Star Juggler' Marcus Monroe, Ernie Pruneda Sings a Maya Angelou Poem
by Something New - Feb 6, 2017

In the premiere of Something New's fifth season, award-winning songwriter Joel B. New sat down with comedy juggler Marcus Monroe. Dubbed 'the rock star of jugglers' by the New York Press, Marcus Monroe combines innovative juggling with a high-energy original take, making him one of the most sought-after variety performers today. Marcus is the recipient of the prestigious Andy Kaufman Award, awarded once a year to a performer who exhibits an original and creative performance with the spirit and execution of Kaufman. His original one-man show, THE RISE & FALL OF MARCUS MONROE, was presented at Ars Nova last month. (more...)

Killy Dwyer Drops Alter-Egos in One Woman Show NOT SHOW BUSINESSKilly Dwyer Drops Alter-Egos in One Woman Show NOT SHOW BUSINESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

It's Not Show Business and Kelly has dropped her alter egos for this reflective, revealing alt-storytelling show. Evolving from the rehearsed music of her past one-woman performances, she connects stories with an improvised soundscape approach as she regales with tales she's only told at parties to friends. Kelly personally invites you to her party and speaks comedically and candidly about mental illness, bullies, abortion and how 9/11 saved her life. This time it's personal… (more...)

Hollywood Improv Presents Oakland Fire Benefit Show 12/23Hollywood Improv Presents Oakland Fire Benefit Show 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

In the wake of the tragic Ghostship fire in Oakland, the Hollywood Improv hosts a night of comedy and music to raise funds for the impacted community. This fund (https://www.youcaring.com/ourcommunityaffectedbytheoaklandghostshipfire-715087) is for friends and chosen family that don't qualify for Red Cross funds but have immediate grieving-related work and housing issues.  (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 BelowMichael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

This December, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Community Capital Management Invests $25 Million in Innovative Impact Investing Asset-Backed SecuritiesCommunity Capital Management Invests $25 Million in Innovative Impact Investing Asset-Backed Securities
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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Estrella Jalisco Honors Beloved Singer Jenni Rivera with First-Ever Hispanic HologramEstrella Jalisco Honors Beloved Singer Jenni Rivera with First-Ever Hispanic Hologram
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

In an unprecedented celebration that paid tribute to late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, Estrella Jalisco a light-flavored pilsner beer with more than 100 years of Mexican brewing tradition honored La Diva de la Bandawith the first-ever Hispanic 3D hologram (more...)

ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to Celebrate THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDSABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to Celebrate THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

On Tuesday, November 1, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE kicks off a two-night celebration of “The 50th Annual CMA Awards” with CMA Award winner Keith Urban. (more...)

Olivia Hallie Lehman One-Woman Show Added to San Francisco Fringe Line-UpOlivia Hallie Lehman One-Woman Show Added to San Francisco Fringe Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Acrobat and comedienne Olivia Hallie Lehman is a last minute addition to the San Francisco Fringe with her show 'A Cabaret: Maiden, Mermaid, Crone.'  (more...)

Geffen Playhouse to Host Post-Performance Q&A with IN & OF ITSELF's Derek DelGaudioGeffen Playhouse to Host Post-Performance Q&A with IN & OF ITSELF's Derek DelGaudio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Kicking off its final week at the Geffen Playhouse, IN & OF ITSELF, the latest production by master storyteller and award-winning magician Derek DelGaudio, will feature an exclusive, intimate, one-time-only post-show Q&A with the creative team that has made the production one of the most successful in the 20-year history of the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)

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