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Comedian Nick DiPaolo Returns To CRT DowntownComedian Nick DiPaolo Returns To CRT Downtown
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019

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Comedy Central, All Things Comedy to Produce Patrice O'Neal DocumentaryComedy Central, All Things Comedy to Produce Patrice O'Neal Documentary
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Comedy Central announced today a collaboration with All Things Comedy to produce a documentary about Patrice O'Neal. Set to begin filming this fall, the untitled documentary is a deep-dive portrait of O'Neal who passed away at 41 in 2011. The film, directed by Bonfiglio (Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh) will recount O'Neal's life story and explore the hilarious and controversial material he left behind. Utilizing a vast archive including never-before-seen personal materials and featuring O'Neal's family and friends, the film will include a who's who of comedy — the comics who knew, were influenced and were affected by O'Neal —  placing his work into the context of the time as well as today. (more...)

CRT Downtown Presents Comedian Ross Bennett In The NEW YORK COUNTRY TourCRT Downtown Presents Comedian Ross Bennett In The NEW YORK COUNTRY Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

On Friday, October 4, Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown provides some much needed laughs for Central New York with the return of stand-up comedian Ross Bennett on his a?oeNew York 'Country'a?? comedy tour. (more...)

Madison Square Garden Company Adds 16 Additional Shows to Jerry Seinfeld's Beacon Theatre Residency Madison Square Garden Company Adds 16 Additional Shows to Jerry Seinfeld's Beacon Theatre Residency 
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced today that legendary New Yorker and comedian Jerry Seinfeld has added 16 final performances to his Beacon Theatre residency – extending the run through its conclusion in March 2020. (more...)

10th Season Of United Solo Festival Opens Tonight10th Season Of United Solo Festival Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

The wait is finally over for the 10th anniversary of United Solo. With its most ambitious lineup yet, United Solo will once again unite solo performers from six continents in the heart of New York's theatre district. Over 130 productions will be presented at this year's United Solo, the largest festival of its kind in the world, celebrating its first decade of taking solo theatre to new heights. With up to five performances each day until November 24 at Theatre Row, this year's robust selection of one-person shows will attract thousands of theatregoers. Over 20 performances have sold out in advance, with more expected to follow. The festival will grant additional performance dates to its most popular productions. In addition to performances, United Solo also offers Master Classes with world-famous theatre creators and recognized experts, including acclaimed director Austin Pendleton, who will give his Master Class on October 8, with more Master Classes to follow. (more...)

Nominees Of The 2019 United Solo Special Award AnnouncedNominees Of The 2019 United Solo Special Award Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

United Solo, the world's largest solo theatre festival, is proud to present the nominees of the 2019 United Solo Special Award. The Special Award recognizes and celebrates outstanding solo performers. These are artists who create captivating performances outside the United Solo Festival and have brought the art of solo theatre to new heights. It is United Solo's mission to provide a platform to solo artists who are committed to creating solo theatre that focuses on the uniqueness of the human being. These artists have pushed the boundaries of solo theatre in unique ways and the Special Award will honor an artist whose work in the last year deserves particular recognition. Previous recipients of the Special Award include Anna Deavere Smith (2010), Patti LuPone (2011), John Leguizamo (2012), Fiona Shaw (2013), Billy Crystal (2014), James Lecesne (2015), Staceyann Chin (2016), Michael Moore (2017), and Renée Taylor (2018). (more...)

Single Tickets Now On Sale For THE WANDERER World Premiere At Paper Mill PlayhouseSingle Tickets Now On Sale For THE WANDERER World Premiere At Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Single tickets are now on sale for The Wanderer, a new musical based on the life of Rock n' Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci, the multi-platinum selling American music pioneer. (more...)

Cast Announced For Free Concert Reading Of The ROMEO & JULIET PROJECT At Bay Street TheaterCast Announced For Free Concert Reading Of The ROMEO & JULIET PROJECT At Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019

Bay Street Theater and Guild Hall, in association with Jamie Cesa and Bel Chiasso Entertainment present a free concert staged reading of The Romeo & Juliet Project, a new musical, featuring the music of Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, with book by Bradley Bredeweg. This FREE community event will be held in Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor, NY on August 16 and 17 at 7 pm and is the latest installment of Bay Street's ongoing Under the Stars Community Outreach Program. The performance is directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director. (more...)

TEDxBroadway Adds Eva Price, Drew Hodges, Karen Zacarias and More To RosterTEDxBroadway Adds Eva Price, Drew Hodges, Karen Zacarias and More To Roster
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

The organizers of TEDxBroadway announce today five additional speakers who will take the stage when the popular event returns to New World Stages on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 to explore a?oeWhat's the BEST Broadway can be?a?? (more...)

Francine The Lucid Dream Presents FRANCINE'S GOLD ROOM At Sid Gold's Request Room!Francine The Lucid Dream Presents FRANCINE'S GOLD ROOM At Sid Gold's Request Room!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

The star of The Pink Room & Dreamboat Burlesque takes over Sid Gold's Request Room for *one night only* on the FIFTH Tuesday of the month! Francine The Lucid Dream hosts this evening of music and burlesque and, in-between champagne breaks, might break out into song & dance. There's no telling whether she'll sing Sinatra or Gaga but she'll do it her way because she was born this way. (more...)

Actor and Celebrity DJ Goumba Johnny Joins Forces with G&G Talent Management, Inc.Actor and Celebrity DJ Goumba Johnny Joins Forces with G&G Talent Management, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

It was announced today that Actor, Author, Comedian and Celebrity DJ “Goumba Johnny' Sialiano has signed on with G&G Talent Management, INC as management of record. (more...)

Breaking: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, RENASCENCE & More Win Off Broadway Alliance Awards!Breaking: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, RENASCENCE & More Win Off Broadway Alliance Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals has announced the winners of the 9th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 5/15-5/22Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 5/15-5/22
by TV Scoop - May 15, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 5/15-5/22! (more...)

CNN Original Series Special Presentation COLIN QUINN: RED STATE BLUE STATE Debuts 5/27CNN Original Series Special Presentation COLIN QUINN: RED STATE BLUE STATE Debuts 5/27
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019

Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State, a CNN Original Series Special Presentation written by and starring stand-up comedian Colin Quinn, will debut on Monday, May 27, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN. In the hour-long presentation of his critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway show, Quinn brings the funny tackling the absurdities, hypocrisies and calamities on both sides of the political divide. (more...)

MIDNIGHT STREET Begins Previews Off-Broadway May 29thMIDNIGHT STREET Begins Previews Off-Broadway May 29th
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

MC Theatrical Productions today announced that it will present MIDNIGHT STREET, a dramatic new musical written and directed by Arnold L. Cohen, with music direction by Matt Castle, May 29th - June 22nd at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). The official opening will be on Wednesday, June 5th at 7PM. (more...)

The Madison Square Garden Company Celebrates Jerry Seinfeld's 50th Show At The Beacon TheatreThe Madison Square Garden Company Celebrates Jerry Seinfeld's 50th Show At The Beacon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) celebrates Jerry Seinfeld's 50th show in his residency at the Beacon Theatre with tomorrow's 9:30pm performance. Seinfeld began this overwhelmingly successful residency in 2016, and continued it throughout 2017 before resuming in January 2019. Seinfeld currently holds the record for the most comedy shows at The Beacon, and is catching up to the total performance numbers of other legendary Beacon Theatre mainstays, including Allman Brothers Band and Steely Dan, who have 238 and 60 performances, respectively. Additional performances as part of the Seinfeld residency have been announced through November 2019. (more...)

The Madison Square Garden Company to Celebrate Jerry Seinfeld's 50th Show at the Beacon TheatreThe Madison Square Garden Company to Celebrate Jerry Seinfeld's 50th Show at the Beacon Theatre
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2019

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) celebrates Jerry Seinfeld's 50th show in his residency at the Beacon Theatre with tomorrow's 9:30pm performance. Seinfeld began this overwhelmingly successful residency in 2016, and continued it throughout 2017 before resuming in January 2019. Seinfeld currently holds the record for the most comedy shows at The Beacon, and is catching up to the total performance numbers of other legendary Beacon Theatre mainstays, including Allman Brothers Band and Steely Dan, who have 238 and 60 performances, respectively. Additional performances as part of the Seinfeld residency have been announced through November 2019. (more...)

BE MORE CHILL, OKLAHOMA!, and More Nominated For Off Broadway Alliance AwardsBE MORE CHILL, OKLAHOMA!, and More Nominated For Off Broadway Alliance Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 9th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Francine 'The Lucid Dream' Heads to Sid Gold's Request RoomFrancine 'The Lucid Dream' Heads to Sid Gold's Request Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

The star of The Pink Room & Dreamboat Burlesque takes over Sid Gold's Request Room for *one night only*! Francine "The Lucid Dream" hosts this evening of music and burlesque and, in-between champagne breaks, might break out into song & dance. There's no telling whether she'll sing Sinatra or Gaga but she'll do it her way because she was born this way.  (more...)

Gianmarco Soresi To Kick Off Comedy Headliner Series At Don't Tell MamaGianmarco Soresi To Kick Off Comedy Headliner Series At Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

Don't Tell Mama's Friday night comedy series will feature a headline act on April 26th. (more...)

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