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Celebrate Groucho Marx's 130th Birthday with An Online Gathering Photo Celebrate Groucho Marx's 130th Birthday with An Online Gathering
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2020

On October 2nd at 4:OOPM PT, the 130th anniversary of comic legend Groucho Marx's birth will be marked on Facebook Live by host actor/director Frank Ferrante featuring phone-in interviews with an array of Groucho's family members, friends and experts. The two-hour event will be seen on Ferrante's a?oeAn Evening With Grouchoa?? Facebook page.

Dr. Demento Covered In Punk Gets Fully Animated with Cult Classic 'Fish Heads' Photo Dr. Demento Covered In Punk Gets Fully Animated with Cult Classic 'Fish Heads'
by Tori Hartshorn - Oct 9, 2018

Demented Punk serves up a heaping platter of FISH HEADS in the all-new, fully animated music video from the #1 Billboard charting, punk-rock comedy hybrid, DR. DEMENTO COVERED IN PUNK. The album features an eclectic roster of classic and contemporary punk/indie/alt-rock artists, plus special guest stars from film, TV and more. The audio oddity is a modern-day homage to radio icon Dr. Demento, the world-renowned DJ who has championed novelty music and its creators since the 1970s. The 64-track collection features newly recorded 'punk' makeovers of the bizarre novelty songs famously heard on the airwaves of the Doctor's infamous radio show, as well as some 'demented' renderings of punk-rock classics. Available now in physical and digital platforms, a full track listing can be found HERE.

Dr. Demento Covered in Punk Out Today Photo Dr. Demento Covered in Punk Out Today
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 12, 2018

Demented Punk today released DR. DEMENTO COVERED IN PUNK, a special two-hour demented punk extravaganza featuring an eclectic mix of artists from the world of classic and contemporary punk/indie/alt-rock, along with special guest stars from film, TV and more

Dr. Demento Covered In Punk Unveils Adam West's Cover of 'The Thing' I Photo Dr. Demento Covered In Punk Unveils Adam West's Cover of 'The Thing' I
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 15, 2017

Demented Punk today unveiled the late Adam West's cover of 'The Thing,' originally performed by Phil Harris of the Jack Benny Show.

'Weird Al' Yankovic Covers Ramone's 'Beat On the Brat' Photo 'Weird Al' Yankovic Covers Ramone's 'Beat On the Brat'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 21, 2017

Demented Punk today unveiled the 'Weird Al' Yankovic cover of 'Beat On The Brat' originally recorded by the Ramones and released on their self-titled debut album in 1976.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Celebrates Faculty in Centennial Concert Photo San Francisco Conservatory of Music Celebrates Faculty in Centennial Concert
by Julie Musbach - Oct 11, 2017

On October 16, 2017, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) presents the first of three Faculty Centennial Concerts this season in observance of the institution's 100th anniversary. This concert explores the musical worlds of the guitar and clarinet featuring the works of faculty members and alumni, performed by faculty members, alumni, and current students. This performance includes the world premiere of Kyle Hovatter's under the presence for four bass clarinets.

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces 2017 PRELUDE Festival Photo Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces 2017 PRELUDE Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents its annual PRELUDE FESTIVAL on October 4, 5, and 6 at The Graduate Center, CUNY, The City University of New York, curated by Andrew Kircher in collaboration with Frank Hentschker.

8th Annual Hot Air Music Festival Takes Off This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The 8th annual Hot Air Music Festival takes place Sunday, March 5 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) in a day-long marathon consisting of four sessions. Featuring performances in all three of SFCM's performance halls, the festival will present contemporary works performed and composed by SFCM students, alumni, and faculty members.

Art Students League of NY Host Panel on Art and Influence of Al Hirschfeld Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Al Hirschfeld immortalized celebrities, politicians, Broadway productions, films, television shows and beyond with his iconic linear drawings for nine decades, establishing himself as one of the most important contemporary portrait artists. Over a decade since the legendary artist drew his final line drawing, he continues to inspire. Tonight, September 29, at 6:30PM, The Art Students League of New York (215 W 57th Street) will host a discussion on the art and influence of perhaps the most popular graphic artist of the 20th century.

Art Students League of NY to Host Panel on Art and Influence of Al Hirschfeld, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Al Hirschfeld immortalized celebrities, politicians, Broadway productions, films, television shows and beyond with his iconic linear drawings for nine decades, establishing himself as one of the most important contemporary portrait artists. Over a decade since the legendary artist drew his final line drawing, he continues to inspire. On September 29, at 6:30PM, The Art Students League of New York (215 W 57th Street) will host a discussion on the art and influence of perhaps the most popular graphic artist of the 20th century.

Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, November 19, 2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Get all the scoop on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing on FOX today, November 19, 2013!

ME AND JEZEBEL Off-Broadway Revival Opens Tonight at Snapple Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

Drew Friedman, in association with Robert R. Blume (Executive Producer of the Drama Desk Awards) will present the 20th anniversary, off-Broadway revival of Elizabeth Fuller's international hit comedy ME AND JEZEBEL, a play based on a true story about the irascible queen of Hollywood, Bette Davis. Previews began Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 8PM and the official opening is tonight, July 24, 2013 at 8PM at the Snapple Theater Center (210 West 50th St.), in Manhattan. Mark S. Graham directs.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/20/2013
by - Jul 20, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/20/2013.

ME AND JEZEBEL Off-Broadway Revival Begins Tonight at Snapple Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2013

Drew Friedman, in association with Robert R. Blume (Executive Producer of the Drama Desk Awards) will present the 20th anniversary, off-Broadway revival of Elizabeth Fuller's international hit comedy ME AND JEZEBEL, a play based on a true story about the irascible queen of Hollywood, Bette Davis. Previews Begin tonight, July 17, 2013 at 8PM and the official opening is on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 8PM at the Snapple Theater Center (210 West 50th St.), in Manhattan. Mark S. Graham directs.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/13/2013
by - Jul 13, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/13/2013.

ME AND JEZEBEL Off-Broadway Revival to Play Snapple Theaer Center, Begin. 7/17
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 25, 2013

Drew Friedman, in association with Robert R. Blume (Executive Producer of the Drama Desk Awards) will present the 20th anniversary, off-Broadway revival of Elizabeth Fuller's international hit comedy ME AND JEZEBEL, a play based on a true story about the irascible queen of Hollywood, Bette Davis. Previews Begin Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 8PM and the official opening is on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 8PM at the Snapple Theater Center (210 West 50th St.), in Manhattan. Mark S. Graham directs.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Tomorrow's Episode of HAPPY ENDINGS
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 17, 2012

On tomorrow night's episode of the ABC comedy series HAPPY ENDINGS, titled, 'No-Ho-Ho,' nothing says the holidays like exposing a big lie! The gang is shocked to discover that Jane is really a Christmas baby and has been lying about her birthday this whole time because she hated being overshadowed by the holiday. So the group makes an extra special effort to throw her a Christmas-free birthday celebration -- but will the holiday spirit prove to be too strong to fight? -- on 'Happy Endings,' TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET) on ABC. Check out a sneak peek below!

Scoop: HAPPY ENDINGS on ABC - Tuesday, December 18, 2012
by - Dec 3, 2012

Get all the scoop on HAPPY ENDINGS, airing on ABC on Tuesday, December 18, 2012!

The Riot Group to Present SOPHIE GETS THE HORNS, 5/4-20
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2012

The Riot Group will present the World Premiere of Sophie Gets the Horns, written by Adriano Shaplin (Edinburgh Fringe First Award winner) and directed by Rebecca Wright. Sophie Gets the Horns runs from May 4 - 20, 2012 in a limited engagement at the Incubator Arts Project, located at 131 East 10th Street at 2nd Avenue in New York City. Previews begin May 4 for a May 5 opening.

Photo Flash: The Riot Group's World Premiere of SOPHIE GETS THE HORNS Begins Previews Tonight, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2012

The Riot Group presents the World Premiere of Sophie Gets the Horns, written by Adriano Shaplin (Edinburgh Fringe First Award winner) and directed by Rebecca Wright. Sophie Gets the Horns runs from May 4 - 20, 2012 in a limited engagement at the Incubator Arts Project, located at 131 East 10th Street at 2nd Avenue in New York City. Previews begin tonight, May 4 for a May 5 opening. See photos from the production below!

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