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Date Of Birth:
March 09, 1934
Date Of Death:
March 04, 1999 (64)
Birth Place:
Manhattan, KS, USA
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Date of Birth: March 09, 1934
Date of Death: March 04, 1999 (64)

Birth Place: Manhattan, KS, USA
Cast Announced For A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the GoodmanCast Announced For A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

More than 1.5 million people have experienced A Christmas Carol, 'the greatest seasonal story of alla?? (Chicago Tribune), now in its 42nd year at Goodman Theatre, November 16 a?" December 29. Under Artistic Associate Henry Wishcamper's direction for the seventh year, the annual production features Chicago actor Larry Yando, who leads the 25-member cast as the irascible businessman Ebenezer Scrooge. Joining Yando is Paris Strickland, 12, who reprises her role as Tiny Tim for the third year along with a host of returning favorites and eight newcomers; a complete cast list appears below. The new young performers in A Christmas Carol, cast from hundreds of Chicagoland youth who auditioned, include Jillian-Giselle Fabulous, 11, as Emily Cratchit, Isabel Kaegi, 17, as Belinda Cratchit; Vikram Konkimalla, 7, as Tiny Tim Alternate; and returning young performers include Asher Alcantara, 14, as Boy Scrooge; Nelson Simmons, 12, as Turkey Child. (more...)

BELLE! Tennessee Williams Improv Comedy Parody Announced For 2019 Charm City Fringe FestivalBELLE! Tennessee Williams Improv Comedy Parody Announced For 2019 Charm City Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Charm City Fringe Festival and Fade to Black present Belle! An improvised comedic play at Charm City Fringe Festival in the style of Tennessee Williams. (more...)

Kevin McDonald Performs At Unexpected Productions This MonthKevin McDonald Performs At Unexpected Productions This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

Kevin McDonald from Kids in the Hall just agreed to perform at Unexpected Productions with Artistic Director, Randy Dixon in After...Words, an original improv show created by Dixon. This special performance is ONLY on July 26th and 27th at 8:30. Tickets $12 - $15. (more...)

CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Announced At Patchogue TheatreCELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Announced At Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

 Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the award-winning hit comedy show Celebrity Autobiography starring Susan Lucci, Rachel Dratch, Ralph Macchio, Julia Macchio, Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel on Sunday, July 14 at 7pm. Ticket prices range between $29 - $59, plus applicable fees. Purchase online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit PatchogueTheatre.org, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY. (more...)

Colby Smith Brings Solo Comedy Show SLEEPING GIANT To BrooklynColby Smith Brings Solo Comedy Show SLEEPING GIANT To Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Join comedian Colby Smith as he brings his first solo hour of comedy SLEEPING GIANT to the New York City stage. (more...)

BWW Review: Sedona International Film Festival Features THE BILL MURRAY STORIES ~ Urban Legend Extraordinaire!BWW Review: Sedona International Film Festival Features THE BILL MURRAY STORIES ~ Urban Legend Extraordinaire!
by Herbert Paine - Feb 20, 2019

THE BILL MURRAY STORIES ~ LIFE LESSONS LEARNED FROM A MYTHICAL MAN (one of the features at this year's Sedona International Film Festival) is a wildly entertaining and inspiring documentary about a unique urban legend. (more...)

Clip Show: A Sketch Show Celebrates Its 3 Year Birthday At The PitClip Show: A Sketch Show Celebrates Its 3 Year Birthday At The Pit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Clip Show is an award-winning, NYC-based sketch comedy troupe comprised of nine writers, actors & comedians: Brian Flynn, Jonathan Greaser, Myles Hewette, Logan Lampton, Ganesh Nair, Joe Pardavila, Ryan Stanisz, Heather Beeman and Travis Tack. WHAT: Clip Show has been performing together for three years and has secured a monthly residency at the Peoples Improv Theater (PIT), one of the top comedy theaters in NYC. Each month, the cast creates a completely new and unique show to deliver one hour of live, uproarious, and clever comedy that lies at the intersection of silly, shocking, and sincere. This month's show marks Clip Show's third birthday as a sketch comedy group. (more...)

FANCY DUCAN'S COMEDY COUNTRY CABARET Comes to NYCFANCY DUCAN'S COMEDY COUNTRY CABARET Comes to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Fans new and old, might remember that Fancy DuCan almost catapulted to stardom when her song blasted from a car window in a 1997 episode of Cops! Now, she's fresh off her album tour, which includes hit songs, 'Jesus Took the Wheel,' 'Only Circle At The Square Dance,' and 'All The Times I Didn't Kill You,' and for one night only, you can see her at The Duplex in NYC. (more...)

The Goodman Announces Cast and Creative of A CHRISTMAS CAROLThe Goodman Announces Cast and Creative of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

More than 1.5 million people have experienced A Christmas Carol, now returning for the 41st year at Goodman Theatre, November 17 - December 30. (more...)

Magnet Theater Announces Lineup For 10th Annual New York Musical Improv FestivalMagnet Theater Announces Lineup For 10th Annual New York Musical Improv Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Magnet Theater presents The Tenth Annual New York Musical Improv Festival from October 18-21, 2018 at 254 W. 29th Street, ground floor (between 7th and 8th Avenues), NYC. Most tickets are $5-$15 and feature performances by two to four different musical improv acts per show. Festival Workshops are also being offered to people of all levels of experience!  (more...)

Happy Underground and Otherworld Theatre Present SECRET ORIGINS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Performances begin this week for Happy Underground and Otherworld Theatre's co-production, Secret Origins, an improvised superhero event directed by Justin Parlette. Performances are every Friday at 10:00 pm; September 28, 2018 - October 26, 2018 in Otherworld's Bradbury space, 3914 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613. Press opening is September 28, 2018. Tickets to all performances are available now at Eventbrite.com. All tickets are pay-what-you-can with a suggested price of $10. (more...)

Comedy Show 'What's Your Damage?' Comes to Wonders of NatureComedy Show 'What's Your Damage?' Comes to Wonders of Nature
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Every month Sachi Ezura and Halle Kiefer host a stand-up/storytelling show that asks performers, 'What, exactly, is your damage?' Comics ruminate on the middle school humiliations, dating embarrassments and family drama that haunt them to this day, and that make them the weird, wonderful people they are today. (more...)

Happy Underground and Otherworld Theatre Announce Co-Production of SECRET ORIGINSHappy Underground and Otherworld Theatre Announce Co-Production of SECRET ORIGINS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Happy Underground and Otherworld Theatre will co-produce Secret Origins an improvised superhero event directed by Justin Parlette. Performances are every Friday at 10:00 pm September 28, 2018 - October 26, 2018 in Otherworld's Bradbury space, 3914 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613. (more...)

Comedy Show 'What's Your Damage?' Comes to Wonders of NatureComedy Show 'What's Your Damage?' Comes to Wonders of Nature
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Every month Sachi Ezura and Halle Kiefer host a stand-up/storytelling show that asks performers, 'What, exactly, is your damage?' Comics ruminate on the middle school humiliations, dating embarrassments and family drama that haunt them to this day, and that make them the weird, wonderful people they are today. (more...)

United Solo Festival Hosts Premiere of One-woman Rock Opera Psychedelic Cartoon Slideshow, With PuppetsUnited Solo Festival Hosts Premiere of One-woman Rock Opera Psychedelic Cartoon Slideshow, With Puppets
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Song of Seamus and the Psychedelic Squirrel takes you to Fort Tryon Park, under the shadow of the George Washington Bridge, where the animal gangs of gritty 1970's New York are fighting over our garbage. Battling the forces of pigeons (and other monsters), and the hazards of sex, drugs and rock & roll, one squirrel will give everything he has to save his brother! (more...)

IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE Returns To 92Y, TodayIMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE Returns To 92Y, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

Chicago's critically acclaimed improv troupe The Improvised Shakespeare Company returns to 92Y for a one-night-only performance today, June 16. Based on one audience suggestion (a title for a play that has yet to be written) The Improvised Shakespeare Company creates a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece  right before your eyes. Nothing is planned-out, rehearsed, or written. All the dialogue is said for the first time, the characters are created as you watch, and if ever you're wondering where the story is going...so are they! You've never seen the Bard like this before! (more...)

Comedy Fans Learn From The Pros At The 10th Anniversary Sarasota Improv FestivalComedy Fans Learn From The Pros At The 10th Anniversary Sarasota Improv Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The 10th Anniversary Sarasota Improv Festival (July 12, 13, 14) will bring together over 75 of the best improvisers from all over the country, and as far as France and Spain, for three consecutive days this summer. (more...)

WHAT'S YOUR DAMAGE Returns to Wonders of Nature, TodayWHAT'S YOUR DAMAGE Returns to Wonders of Nature, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Every month Sachi Ezura and Halle Kiefer host a stand-up/storytelling show that asks performers, 'What, exactly, is your damage?' Comics ruminate on the middle school humiliations, dating embarrassments and family drama that haunt them to this day, and that make them the weird, wonderful people they are today. This month's lineup: (more...)

THE HOUSE A New Immersive Theatrical Experience Comes to the Historic Montauk ClubTHE HOUSE A New Immersive Theatrical Experience Comes to the Historic Montauk Club
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Founding Creative Director Elizabeth Haag is pleased to announce that The House will be the first production of Guerrilla Theater Lab and Bash Entertainment. The event will consist of a 90-minute immersive theatrical performance, preceded by a 60-minute optional happy hour with musical entertainment.  The House is a one-night, Immersive Theatrical Event, to be held on May 19th, 2018, in Park Slope Brooklyn at the historic Montauk Club. (more...)

VIDEO: Matt Walsh's UCB Is Taking Improv To Carnegie HallVIDEO: Matt Walsh's UCB Is Taking Improv To Carnegie Hall
by Stage Tube - May 9, 2018

'Life of the Party' star Matt Walsh and the other Upright Citizens Brigade founders will play Carnegie Hall during the 20th Del Close Marathon. Watch the clip below! (more...)

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