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BWW Interview: Marissa Licata of STRINGS ON FIRE at Birdland Theater September 13th Photo BWW Interview: Marissa Licata of STRINGS ON FIRE at Birdland Theater September 13th
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 12, 2021

Virtuosa Violinist Marissa Licata is ready to make her solo show debut, and the lucky folks at Birdland are the ones getting prepped for tomorrow night's STRINGS ON FIRE

BWW Review: DRIVING MISS DAISY at Oyster Mill Playhouse Photo BWW Review: DRIVING MISS DAISY at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Andrea Stephenson - Aug 14, 2021

Driving Miss Daisy reminds us of the work we still need to do, as a society, when it comes to how we treat those who are different from us. In the hands of Oyster Mill’s production team as well as the cast of Morgan, Payne, and Warner, this play becomes an intimate and highly meaningful experience.

Patchogue Theatre Will Reopen at 100% Capacity in September Photo Patchogue Theatre Will Reopen at 100% Capacity in September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021

Patchogue Theatre's grand re-opening will take place on Friday, September 24th preceding The Moondog's performance of The Beatles White Album. The celebration continues on Saturday, September 25th with the SiriusXM comedy tour Kreeps With Kids featuring four dads with a shared philosophy on parenting.

Six Degrees Records Releases BELUSHI, Music From The Showtime Documentary Film Photo Six Degrees Records Releases BELUSHI, Music From The Showtime Documentary Film
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 25, 2021

The original score serves as Belushi‚Äôs loyal companion as he blazes through the alluring blues, funk, and rock stylings of the decadent ‚Äė70s. Adams, an Emmy-nominated and BMI Award-winning composer, deconstructs these recorded band elements at times, layering them in a distinctly cerebral and psychedelic stew.

Private Equity Group ZMC Buys The Second City Photo Private Equity Group ZMC Buys The Second City
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 18, 2021

ZMC said today that it has acquired The Second City, the world's premier brand in improvisation and sketch-based comedy entertainment and education. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

VenuWorks Theatricals Announces Three Major New Projects on its 5th Anniversary Photo VenuWorks Theatricals Announces Three Major New Projects on its 5th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2021

5 years ago this week, Steve Peters and Michael Londra embarked on their VenuWorks Theatricals journey. The pair founded the theatrical company in 2016 to produce unique theatrical events for Broadway, national and global touring.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, January 3, 2021 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, January 3, 2021
by TV Scoop - Dec 28, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE SIMPSONS and if it's a new episode, airing on FOX on Sunday, January 3, 2021!

Animated Series THE GREAT NORTH Gets a Special Preview Jan. 3 Photo Animated Series THE GREAT NORTH Gets a Special Preview Jan. 3
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 23, 2020

FOX is announcing changes to its Sunday, January 3 lineup following the NFL ON FOX Doubleheader - new animated comedy THE GREAT NORTH will now have a special preview at 8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT, following the series premiere of CALL ME KAT at 8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT.

All-New Animated Comedy THE GREAT NORTH To Have Special Preview Sunday, January 3 Photo All-New Animated Comedy THE GREAT NORTH To Have Special Preview Sunday, January 3
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 22, 2020

FOX is announcing changes to its Sunday, January 3 lineup following the NFL ON FOX Doubleheader ‚Äď new animated comedy THE GREAT NORTH will now have a special preview at 8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT, following the series premiere of CALL ME KAT at 8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT.¬† The ninth and final season premiere of LAST MAN STANDING will now air at 9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT, following an all-new episode of THE SIMPSONS at a special time, 9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT. ¬†

Jeremy O. Harris Will Appear on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Photo Jeremy O. Harris Will Appear on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 30, 2020

'Slave Play' playwright Jeremy O. Harris will appear as a guest on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' next Monday, December 7th! 

VIDEO: Dan Aykroyd Talks About Filming BLUES BROTHERS on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Photo VIDEO: Dan Aykroyd Talks About Filming BLUES BROTHERS on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2020

Dan Aykroyd shows off his 'Bluesmobile,' shares a story about losing John Belushi while shooting The Blues Brothers and gives some tips to young people who are interested in breaking into the comedy scene.

Rachel Bloom Will Guest on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Next Week Photo Rachel Bloom Will Guest on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Next Week
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 11, 2020

Rachel Bloom will make a guest appearance on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' next week, in support of the November 17th release of her book, 'I Want To Be Where the Normal People Are.'

Bette Midler, John Legend, John Mulaney and More to Appear on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH ME Photo Bette Midler, John Legend, John Mulaney and More to Appear on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2020

Late Night With Seth Meyers has announced its guests for November 6 through November 13: Friday, November 6: Guests Bette Midler (New York Restoration Project's Hocus Pocus Hulaween) and Bryan Washington (Memorial). (OAD 10/28/20); Monday, November 9: Guests John Legend (The Voice), Sarah Cooper (Everything's Fine) and more.

The McCoy Center Will Present a Halloween Screening Of GHOSTBUSTERS Photo The McCoy Center Will Present a Halloween Screening Of GHOSTBUSTERS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2020

On Saturday, October 31, the McCoy Center will host a special community Halloween celebration screening of Ghostbusters, utilizing the Mershad Digital Experience, a state-of-the-art, digital projection and sound system that delivers superior brightness and color rendering, digital surround sound, and a full-immersion experience.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: THE EARLY YEARS 12-Disc Set Available Now Photo SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: THE EARLY YEARS 12-Disc Set Available Now
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 13, 2020

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

Chicago's Second City Comedy Theater is Up For Sale Photo Chicago's Second City Comedy Theater is Up For Sale
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2020

Chicagoa??s Second City comedy theater has been put up for sale.

THE HOLZER FILES Returns Oct. 29 Photo THE HOLZER FILES Returns Oct. 29
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 6, 2020

After a groundbreaking freshman run, 'The Holzer Files' returns with all-new investigations into Hans Holzer's paranormal mysteries, launching with a special Halloween week premiere on Thursday, October 29 at 11 p.m. ET/PT.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Documentary BELUSHI Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Documentary BELUSHI
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2020

The feature-length film examines the too-short life of the once-in-a-generation talent John Belushi, who captured the hearts and funny bones of devoted audiences.

Travel Channel Embraces the Unknown in Its Third Annual GHOSTOBER Event Photo Travel Channel Embraces the Unknown in Its Third Annual GHOSTOBER Event
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 14, 2020

This might just be the year to buy lots of extra candy and settle in for 'Ghostober,' Travel Channel's third annual paranormal programming event.

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE CONNERS on ABC - Wednesday, September 9, 202 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE CONNERS on ABC - Wednesday, September 9, 2020
by TV Scoop - Aug 26, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE CONNERS and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Wednesday, September 9, 2020!

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