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Bio:
Film and television credits include Law & Order (2001–2007), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2006), Public Speaking (2010), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), River of Fundament (2014), The Booksellers (2020), and Pretend It's a City (2021). (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Film and television credits include Law & Order (2001–2007), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2006), Public Speaking (2010), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), River of Fundament (2014), The Booksellers (2020), and Pretend It's a City (2021). (read complete bio)
Showtime Picks Up ZIWE for Season Two Photo Showtime Picks Up ZIWE for Season Two
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2021

“This show has exceeded my wildest imagination thanks to my brilliant cast, crew and iconic guests,” said Ziwe.  “I am famously delighted to continue my collaboration with Showtime and A24.”

Berkeley Rep to Reopen in October With World Premiere of THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CA Photo Berkeley Rep to Reopen in October With World Premiere of THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021

Berkeley Rep’s leadership announced today that after being closed for a year and a half, the Tony Award-winning theatre will reopen for live performances on Friday, October 1. The 2021-22 subscription season kicks off with a Berkeley Rep commission, Christina Anderson’s the ripple, the wave that carried me home, directed by Miranda Haymon. 

AN EVENING WITH FRAN LEBOWITZ to be Presented at the Aronoff Center Photo AN EVENING WITH FRAN LEBOWITZ to be Presented at the Aronoff Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2021

Legendary author, journalist, and social observer Fran Lebowitz comes to Cincinnati for a live, in-conversation event at the Aronoff Center’s Procter & Gamble Hall on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 7:30 PM. An Evening with Fran Lebowitz will be hosted by a special guest moderator (TBA), followed by an audience Q&A and book signing.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2021â€"22 Season Photo Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2021â€"22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present a brand-new season filled with concerts and performances for a wide range of tastes from eclectic to traditional, from Grammy-winning artists in jazz, American roots, classical and global music to Broadway greats and more.

DOC NYC Announces Inaugural Spring Showcase, May 24 - June 20 Photo DOC NYC Announces Inaugural Spring Showcase, May 24 - June 20
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 13, 2021

DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, announced today the inaugural edition of its Spring Showcase. The four-week online Showcase will offer audiences an opportunity to catch some of the year’s most talked about nonfiction episodic series and films, paired with exclusive conversations featuring the creative teams behind them.

AN EVENING WITH FRAN LEBOWITZ to be Presented at The Town Hall in 2022 Photo AN EVENING WITH FRAN LEBOWITZ to be Presented at The Town Hall in 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021

Legendary author, journalist and social observer Fran Lebowitz will return to The Town Hall stage in New York City for two live, in conversation events on Wednesday, April 6 and Thursday, April 7. Fran Lebowitz stands out as one of the most insightful, humorous and entertaining social commentators.

The Broad Stage Announces An Evening With Fran Lebowitz Photo The Broad Stage Announces An Evening With Fran Lebowitz
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 10, 2021

The Broad Stage presents An Evening with Fran Lebowitz, star of the recent Netflix series Pretend it's a City directed by Martin Scorsese. Lebowitz will appear on stage for four performances only April 28 through May 1, 2022. A Q+A with the audience follows the performance.

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Continues April 23 Photo REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Continues April 23
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 22, 2021

Politico has hailed Maher as “a pugnacious debater and a healthy corrective to the claptrap of cable news,” while Variety noted, “There may not be a more eclectic guest list on all of television.” 

Michael Cerveris, Joanna Gleason, Cherry Jones and More Featured in Guild Hall's 90th Photo Michael Cerveris, Joanna Gleason, Cherry Jones and More Featured in Guild Hall's 90th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021

Guild Hall has announced the artists and events for its landmark 90th season which begins at the end of May and will feature author Salman Rushdie, American Ballet Theatre, Emmy-winners Susan Lucci & Joy Behar, 5-time Tony-winner Susan Stroman, Oscar & Tony-winner Mercedes Ruehl, and more.

The Players Return to In-Person Gatherings Photo The Players Return to In-Person Gatherings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021

The Players, New York's legendary social club for theatre and arts professionals and patrons, has switched off the 'ghost light' burning since December at its Gramercy Park home and welcomed members back to the historic clubhouse.

Fane Announce AN EVENING WITH FRAN LEBOWITZ UK Tour For 2022 Photo Fane Announce AN EVENING WITH FRAN LEBOWITZ UK Tour For 2022
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 26, 2021

FANE have announced that author Fran Lebowitz will be embarking on a UK tour for 2022. The tour will begin in Guildford on 28th June 2022 and conclude at The Lowry, Salford Quays on 3rd July 2022.

VIDEO: Fran Lebowitz & Martin Scorsese Talk About Queens on THE TONIGHT SHOW Photo VIDEO: Fran Lebowitz & Martin Scorsese Talk About Queens on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2021

Martin Scorsese and Fran Lebowitz talk about their Netflix series Pretend It’s a City. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Martin Scorcese, Jared Leto and More Stop By THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON T Photo Martin Scorcese, Jared Leto and More Stop By THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON This Week
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 20, 2021

See what's coming up this week on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

VIDEO: Fran Lebowitz Thinks Dolly Parton Would Be a Better Mayor Than Bill de Blasio  Photo VIDEO: Fran Lebowitz Thinks Dolly Parton Would Be a Better Mayor Than Bill de Blasio on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2021

Fran Lebowitz talks about her Netflix show with Martin Scorsese, Pretend It's a City, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and cooking for herself during the pandemic.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for PRETEND IT'S A CITY on Netflix Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for PRETEND IT'S A CITY on Netflix
by Stage Tube - Dec 28, 2020

Fran Lebowitz knows what she likes—and what she doesn’t like. And she won’t wait for an invitation to tell you. For decades, the critic and essayist has been expressing her opinions, sometimes grouchily, always riotously.

BEAUTIFUL DARLING Available on DVD Jan. 12 Photo BEAUTIFUL DARLING Available on DVD Jan. 12
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 23, 2020

By the mid-sixties Jimmy Slattery, born in the Long Island suburb of Massapequa in 1944, had become Candy, a gorgeous blond actress and throwback to Hollywood’s golden age.

AMERICAN MASTERS - TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM Makes Us Premiere on PBS, June 23 Photo AMERICAN MASTERS - TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM Makes Us Premiere on PBS, June 23
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 15, 2020

American Masters – Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, a compelling documentary about the legendary Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will make its U.S. broadcast premiere Tuesday, June 23 at 8pm on PBS (check local listings).

American Masters Announces Three Documentaries That Celebrate Women Trailblazers Photo American Masters Announces Three Documentaries That Celebrate Women Trailblazers
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 27, 2020

American Masters joins PBS' summer-long celebration of female trailblazers in honor of the women's vote centennial with three new documentaries exploring the lives of remarkable changemakers, both past and present.

Lindy West and Fran Lebowitz Come to Benaroya in April Photo Lindy West and Fran Lebowitz Come to Benaroya in April
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2020

Three inspirational women take the Benaroya Hall stage in April to delight of Seattle audiences. The Elliott Bay Book Company will sell the author's books at these events, Samantha and Lindy will autograph books in the lobby following their talk. Northwest Associated Arts (NWAA), KNKX (88.5 FM) and The Stranger present both events. Tickets are available through the Benaroya Hall Box Office, at 206.215.4747 or online at www.benaroyahall.org.

Karen MacDonald Stars as Erma Bombeck in AT WIT'S END at MRT Photo Karen MacDonald Stars as Erma Bombeck in AT WIT'S END at MRT
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) announced today that critically acclaimed Boston actress Karen MacDonald will star next April in Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel, and Terry Berliner, MRT's Interim Artistic Director, will direct.

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