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Date Of Birth:
December 09, 1930 (90)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
 
Date of Birth: December 09, 1930 (90)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Stage and Screen Star George Segal Passes Away at 87 Photo Stage and Screen Star George Segal Passes Away at 87
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen star George Segal passed away yesterday following complications during surgery. He was 87 years old. 

TEVYE SERVED RAW To Be Performed At Centenary Stage Company Photo TEVYE SERVED RAW To Be Performed At Centenary Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

Find out what happens to the beloved characters in Fiddler on the Roof after the musical ends. TEVYE SERVED RAW is an evening of Sholem Aleichem material, with adaptations of his Tevye stories (“What, Me Worthy?” and “Get Thee Gone!”), scenes from his own long-unseen Yiddish stage version, and three of his purely comedic stories, newly adapted (“Strange Jews on a Train,” “The Yiddish Sisyphus” and “A Stepmother’s Trash-Talk”). 

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: THE EARLY YEARS 12-Disc Set Available Now Photo SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: THE EARLY YEARS 12-Disc Set Available Now
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2020

On October 11, 1975, Saturday Night Live, a topical comedy sketch show, made its debut on NBC.

VIDEO: Eddie Redmayne Announces Today's AFI Movie Club Pick REDS Photo VIDEO: Eddie Redmayne Announces Today's AFI Movie Club Pick REDS
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2020

Eddie Redmayne announces today's AFI Movie Club selection: REDS.

Max Brooks and Dad Mel Brooks Share Helpful Tips on Avoiding the Spread of COVID-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020

Max Brooks, son of comedic legend Mel Brooks, posted a video on Twitter with his famous dad, warning about the potential dangers of spreading COVID-19. 

Photo Flash: Remembering Buck Henry Photo Photo Flash: Remembering Buck Henry
by Walter McBride - Jan 23, 2020

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, Buck Henry passed away at the age of 89. Henry was an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He was twice nominated for an Academy Award, for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Graduate (1967) and for Best Director for Heaven Can Wait (1978) alongside Warren Beatty.

RATINGS: NBC Delivers 4 Of The Top 5 Scripted Programs For The Week Of Jan. 13-19 In  Photo RATINGS: NBC Delivers 4 Of The Top 5 Scripted Programs For The Week Of Jan. 13-19 In 18-49
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

NBC has averaged a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.2 million viewers overall for the primetime ratings week of Jan. 13-19, according to “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research.

A Live Musical Adaptation of Mel Brooks' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Set For Fall on ABC Photo A Live Musical Adaptation of Mel Brooks' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Set For Fall on ABC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

ABC today announced that the network will debut its latest live musical event this fall with “Young Frankenstein Live!” (working title), produced by the legendary director, writer, actor, comedian, producer and composer, Mel Brooks. The announcement comes on the heels of the network's most recent hit musical spectacular, “The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!,” which marked the most-watched made-for-TV musical on any network in nearly four years and ranked as the week's No. 1 entertainment show.

VIDEO: Watch a New Trailer for MEL BROOKS: UNWRAPPED Photo VIDEO: Watch a New Trailer for MEL BROOKS: UNWRAPPED
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019

A look back at comedy icon Mel Brooks' legendary career in film and television, debuts December 13 on HBO.

HBO to Debut MEL BROOKS UNWRAPPED Photo HBO to Debut MEL BROOKS UNWRAPPED
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

From the groundbreaking TV series “Your Show of Shows” to landmark films like “Blazing Saddles” and “Young Frankenstein,” Mel Brooks has been one of the most influential voices in comedy. Now, this entertainment legend looks back on his remarkable career in MEL BROOKS UNWRAPPED, debuting FRIDAY, DEC. 13 (9:00-10:10 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

THE GRADUATE Comes to Gallery Theater Photo THE GRADUATE Comes to Gallery Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2019

"The Graduate" opens July 26th. The play is adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the motion picture screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry, by special arrangement with StudioCanal. The play is directed by Lance Nuttman.

VIDEO: On This Day, June 28 - Happy Birthday, Mel Brooks! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, June 28 - Happy Birthday, Mel Brooks!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

On this day, we're celebrating the great Mel Brooks, who turns 93 today! 

Wake Up With BWW 6/28: MOULIN ROUGE! Begins Previews, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/28: MOULIN ROUGE! Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2019

Today's top stories: Moulin Rouge! begins previews, and more!

Photo Flash: Mel Brooks Takes Up Residency on Broadway Photo Photo Flash: Mel Brooks Takes Up Residency on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

Blazing Saddles. Young Frankenstein. The Producers. Mel Brooks has created some of the most iconic comedies in film history, and he is returning to the New York stage for an exclusive two-night engagement.

Mel Brooks Will Play Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre This June! Photo Mel Brooks Will Play Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre This June!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

Live Nation, The Araca Group and EBG (Entertainment Benefits Group) have just announced that iconic Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award winner MEL BROOKS will take the stage on June 17 and 18 as part of the recently announced In Residence on Broadway series at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).

The Backlot Project Hosts An Evening with Mel Brooks Photo The Backlot Project Hosts An Evening with Mel Brooks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Join the incomparable Mel Brooks live on stage for an exclusive, inside look at his storied career, and the making of the legendary and groundbreaking movie Blazing Saddles on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at Bellco Theatre. This outrageous masterpiece, considered one of the top comedy films of all time, will be presented on the big screen followed by a conversation and audience Q&A with Mel Brooks himself.

Photo Flash: First Look at TEVYE SERVED RAW Photo Photo Flash: First Look at TEVYE SERVED RAW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Find out what happens to the beloved characters in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF after the musical ends. TEVYE SERVED RAW is an evening of Sholem Aleichem material, with adaptations of his 'Tevye' stories ('What, Me Worthy?' and 'Get Thee Gone!'), scenes from his own long-unseen Yiddish stage version, and three of his purely comedic stories, newly adapted ('Strange Jews on a Train,' 'The Yiddish Sisyphus' and 'A Stepmother's Trash-Talk'). The production is set to officially open next Tuesday, July 17th at The Playroom Theater in the Heart of the Theatre District, 151 West 46 Street (just east of Seventh Ave.)

Performances Begin Thursday For TEVYE SERVED RAW Photo Performances Begin Thursday For TEVYE SERVED RAW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Find out what happens to the beloved characters in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF after the musical ends. TEVYE SERVED RAW is an evening of Sholem Aleichem material, with adaptations of his Tevye stories ("What, Me Worthy?" and "Get Thee Gone!"), scenes from his own long-unseen Yiddish stage version, and three of his purely comedic stories, newly adapted ("Strange Jews on a Train," "The Yiddish Sisyphus" and "A Stepmother's Trash-Talk").

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at TEVYE SERVED RAW at the Playroom Theatre Photo VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at TEVYE SERVED RAW at the Playroom Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2018

A brand new video offering a sneak peek into the upcoming New York premiere of Tevye Served Raw made its debut today on YouTube. Watch it below!

TEVYE SERVED RAW with Tevye Stories Left Out of the Musical to Open Off-Broadway in J Photo TEVYE SERVED RAW with Tevye Stories Left Out of the Musical to Open Off-Broadway in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Find out what happens to the beloved characters in Fiddler on the Roof after the musical ends. TEVYE SERVED RAW is an evening of Sholem Aleichem material, with adaptations of his Tevye stories ("What, Me Worthy?" and "Get Thee Gone!"), scenes from his own long-unseen Yiddish stage version, and three of his purely comedic stories, newly adapted ("Strange Jews on a Train," "The Yiddish Sisyphus" and "A Stepmother's Trash-Talk").

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