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Comedian Jessica Kirson to Appear At The RRazz Room Next WeekComedian Jessica Kirson to Appear At The RRazz Room Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

This fall, the talent performing at New Hope's RRazz Room at The Clarion is a diverse mix of world class artists. (more...)

Review: Joe Morton Embodies Comedian and Activist Dick Gregory in TURN ME LOOSEReview: Joe Morton Embodies Comedian and Activist Dick Gregory in TURN ME LOOSE
by Shari Barrett - Oct 22, 2017

TURN ME LOOSE explores the influential life of 1960s comic genius Dick Gregory, the first Black stand-up to make white audiences laugh at the absurdity of bigotry. The play reveals how the power of activism enticed Gregory from one of the most successful show business careers of the postwar era into a life of sacrifice and danger alongside Martin Luther King, Medgar Evers and other Civil Rights leaders. And I can tell you, when Joe Morton describes the tragic murder of Evans, his anger and tears seem to flow from his soul. (more...)

Jennie McNulty and Lisa Koch Bring WILD HORMONES to The RRazz RoomJennie McNulty and Lisa Koch Bring WILD HORMONES to The RRazz Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

This fall, the talent performing at New Hope's RRazz Room at The Clarion is a diverse mix of world class artists. From legendary mentalist The Amazing Kreskin,to the comedy of Judy Gold, Jackie 'The Joke Man' Martling, Jessica Kirson & Jennie McNulty, 2-Time TONY Award Nominated & American Idol Finalist Constantine Maroulis, TV's Carson Kressley along with Dance Music Artist Kristine W, Philadelphia Resident & Salsoul Records Multi Platinum Recording Aritst Denise Montana (Merry Christmas All), show business royalty Marty Allen (Celebrating His 96th Birthday), there is something for all tastes at the intimate and comfortable Rrazz Room located withing the newly renovated Clarion Hotel & Suites in New Hope. There is nothing quite like the connection between the performers and their audience in a cabaret setting. It is an opportunity to see your favorite artists up close and personal. (more...)

TURN ME LOOSE, Starring Joe Morton, Extends at The WallisTURN ME LOOSE, Starring Joe Morton, Extends at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) announces the second extension of the West Coast premiere of the Off-Broadway hit Turn Me Loose - a comedic drama by Gretchen Law, produced by John Legend and Mike Jackson, about the life of trailblazing comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory who passed away in August at the age of 84. The first performance of the limited engagement begins tonight and now runs Thursdays through Sundays until November 19. (more...)

Jennie McNulty and Lisa Koch Bring WILD HORMONES to The RRazz RoomJennie McNulty and Lisa Koch Bring WILD HORMONES to The RRazz Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

This fall, the talent performing at New Hope's RRazz Room at The Clarion is a diverse mix of world class artists. From legendary mentalist The Amazing Kreskin,to the comedy of Judy Gold, Jackie 'The Joke Man' Martling, Jessica Kirson & Jennie McNulty, 2-Time TONY Award Nominated & American Idol Finalist Constantine Maroulis, TV's Carson Kressley along with Dance Music Artist Kristine W, Philadelphia Resident & Salsoul Records Multi Platinum Recording Aritst Denise Montana (Merry Christmas All), show business royalty Marty Allen (Celebrating His 96th Birthday), there is something for all tastes at the intimate and comfortable Rrazz Room located withing the newly renovated Clarion Hotel & Suites in New Hope. There is nothing quite like the connection between the performers and their audience in a cabaret setting. It is an opportunity to see your favorite artists up close and personal. (more...)

getTV Remembers Legendary Comedians Jerry Lewis And Dick Gregory With A Special Programming Bloc Of TV AppearancesgetTV Remembers Legendary Comedians Jerry Lewis And Dick Gregory With A Special Programming Bloc Of TV Appearances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

getTV will honor the memories of legendary comedy stars Jerry Lewis, who died August 20 at age 91, and Dick Gregory, who died August 19 at age 84, with a special programming bloc of television appearances by Lewis, Gregory and other comic superstars on Sunday, September 3, beginning at 10PM ET/9 CT.  Lewis who rose to fame as singer/straight man Dean Martin's partner, then went onto write, produce and direct himself in a run of successful slapstick comedy films while raising money and awareness for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Gregory was a groundbreaking African-American standup comedian and satirist who became a leading figure in in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. (more...)

Comedian, Activist, Author, Dick Gregory Dies at 84Comedian, Activist, Author, Dick Gregory Dies at 84
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

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Tower Theatre to Celebrate 80th Birthday with Screening of THE SOUND OF MUSICTower Theatre to Celebrate 80th Birthday with Screening of THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

To celebrate Tower Theatre's 80th Birthday, a new generation of movie fans will get to experience a classic film during a free outdoor screening in the parking lot directly across from the marquee today, July 15. (more...)

Tower Theatre to Celebrate 80th Birthday with Screening of THE SOUND OF MUSICTower Theatre to Celebrate 80th Birthday with Screening of THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

To celebrate Tower Theatre's 80th Birthday, a new generation of movie fans will get to experience a classic film during a free outdoor screening in the parking lot directly across from the marquee on Saturday, July 15. (more...)

Comedy Central Premieres New Series KEVIN HART PRESENTS: THE NEXT LEVEL 6/18Comedy Central Premieres New Series KEVIN HART PRESENTS: THE NEXT LEVEL 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Kevin Hart's superstar stamp of approval finds a group of fast-rising comedians in KEVIN HART PRESENTS: THE NEXT LEVEL, premiering June 18 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central. (more...)

Comedy Central Premieres New Series KEVIN HART PRESENTS: THE NEXT LEVEL 6/18Comedy Central Premieres New Series KEVIN HART PRESENTS: THE NEXT LEVEL 6/18
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Kevin Hart's superstar stamp of approval finds a group of fast-rising comedians in KEVIN HART PRESENTS: THE NEXT LEVEL, premiering June 18 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central. (more...)

The Wallis Announces 2017-18 Season; L.A. Dance Project Becomes Company-In-ResidenceThe Wallis Announces 2017-18 Season; L.A. Dance Project Becomes Company-In-Residence
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) announced today the 2017/18 season, which features 250 performances delivering groundbreaking produced and presented works in dance, music and theater from locally, nationally and internationally renowned artists and companies. (more...)

Legendary Comedian Mort Sahl Turns 90 With Publication Of New Biography By James CurtisLegendary Comedian Mort Sahl Turns 90 With Publication Of New Biography By James Curtis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Whitney Cummings, Michael Che and More to Bring the Laughs to Carolines on Broadway This AprilWhitney Cummings, Michael Che and More to Bring the Laughs to Carolines on Broadway This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of April, highlighted by headliners Big Jay Oakerson, host of SiriusXM Radio's The Bonfire, April 1 and 2. (more...)

BWW Interview: Joe Morton Talks SCANDAL's Papa Pope, Bringing TURN ME LOOSE to BroadwayBWW Interview: Joe Morton Talks SCANDAL's Papa Pope, Bringing TURN ME LOOSE to Broadway
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 26, 2017

There are very few characters on television as terrifying as SCANDAL's Eli Pope. The former (or is he?) head of the classified, covert government organization B613 has been the series' most dangerous and destructive force since Season 2, and with tonight's highly anticipated Season 6 premiere just hours away, Papa Pope's portrayer Tony-nominee and Emmy-winner Joe Morton is happy that the show is finally back. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben Vereen of STEPPIN' OUT at The Hillman Center For Performing Arts and So Much MoreBWW Interview: Ben Vereen of STEPPIN' OUT at The Hillman Center For Performing Arts and So Much More
by Mike Mekus - Aug 26, 2016

The legendary artist discusses everything from Steppin' Out and the Rocky Horror Picture Show, Pittsburgh, the political scene, Diabetes, and so much more. (more...)

Mario Cantone & More Among Host & Contributors for FOX Stations' PAGE SIX TVMario Cantone & More Among Host & Contributors for FOX Stations' PAGE SIX TV
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The New York Post, in partnership with Endemol Shine North America and FOX Television Stations, announced today the host and contributors for 'PAGE SIX TV,' a daily television show modeled after 'Page Six,' the iconic gossip column and website. (more...)

Ill Fame Publishing Announces Comedy Album by Legend Dick Gregory, 'You Don't Know Dick' Available on iTunesIll Fame Publishing Announces Comedy Album by Legend Dick Gregory, 'You Don't Know Dick' Available on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

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Dorset Theatre Festival to Continue Reading Series with A DOLL's HOUSEDorset Theatre Festival to Continue Reading Series with A DOLL's HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

July 11, 7 PM, as part of their nationally renowned New Play Readings, Dorset Theatre Festival presents director, writer, and translator, Royston Coppenger's exciting re-imagining of Henrik Ibsen's classic play- A Doll's House. Developed by acclaimed director John Gould Rubin, Coppenger and Rubin have found new resonance for our times in the play that astonished its audiences when first produced. Dorset Theatre Festival is excited to be able to support the art of translation, with this stunning new adaptation destined to please and entertain audiences for years to come. (more...)

BWW Review: The Second City's ALMOST ACCURATE GUIDE TO AMERICA at the Kennedy CenterBWW Review: The Second City's ALMOST ACCURATE GUIDE TO AMERICA at the Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Jun 27, 2016

Love it or hate it, the whodunit farce Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center represented D.C. theater for busloads of high school students for nearly 30 years. (more...)

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