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Photo Coverage: Footlighters Honor SARGE with Shecky Green Lifetime Achievement AwardPhoto Coverage: Footlighters Honor SARGE with Shecky Green Lifetime Achievement Award
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 18, 2019

The Footlighters Club was ground zero for Comedy yesterday as Freddie Roman, Dick Capri, Scott Record and Rick Corso celebrated one of their peers, the acclaimed entertainer Sarge who is one of the most admired improvisational comedians, singer and musical piano savant in show business. President and producer of the event Errol Dante started off the afternoon with his stirring rendition of Granada but then it was all laughs as the jokes flew wild and feverishly and there were probably more laughs at the Miami Shores Country Club per square inch than any other place on the planet. The humor heard at the Footlighters event must out of political necessity stay inside the Footlighters but rest assured no one was left unscathed. (more...)

Comedy Night Comes to Playhouse On ParkComedy Night Comes to Playhouse On Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Playhouse on Park opens its Season Ten Comedy Series on Saturday, October 20, at 8pm. Tickets are now on sale for the show featuring co-headliners Paul Nardizzi and Steve Van Zandt. (more...)

Time Life Socks it to Home Audiences with LAUGH-IN: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASONTime Life Socks it to Home Audiences with LAUGH-IN: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

This January, Time Life socks it to home viewers with the latest DVD installment of TV's legendary star-studded, pop culture variety show, ROWAN & MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON, out January 9, 2018. (more...)

Time Life Socks it to Home Audiences with LAUGH-IN: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASONTime Life Socks it to Home Audiences with LAUGH-IN: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

This January, Time Life socks it to home viewers with the latest DVD installment of TV's legendary star-studded, pop culture variety show, ROWAN & MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON, out January 9, 2018. (more...)

Cortland Rep Presents ITALIAN COMEDY FESTA Stand Up ComedyCortland Rep Presents ITALIAN COMEDY FESTA Stand Up Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Cortland Repertory Theatre RT Downtown proudly presents the ITALIAN COMEDY FESTA, on Saturday, October 19 at 7:30. Johnny Rizzo and Liz Russo, two of America's top Italian-American stand-up comics, will serve up heaping helpings of huge laughs as they talk about growing up Italian with food, family and funny! But you CRT don't have to be Italian to get the lasagna jokes! (more...)

Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN at Starlight Theatre
by Alan Portner - Jul 26, 2017

Dust off your willing suspension of disbelief. Starlight Theatre transforms into Elizabethan London in the year 1595. The play is 'Something Rotten.' William Shakespeare has not authored his 38 famous plays and 150 sonnets. By masquerading as patron to the struggling Bottom Brothers from Cornwall, the Bard has purloined their ideas and most of their dialog lock, stock, and couplet. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Pays Tribute to Barry Dougherty
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 29, 2017

Longtime communications director of the Friars Club was given a heartfelt Bon Voyage in the Milton Berle Room yesterday and many show business notables were present and in video to honor the man who has written most of the published words and history of The Friars for the last 25 years.  Barry Dougherty's words... (more...)

2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

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

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ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS to Bring the King Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Producer Lawrence Rosner will present the New York premiere of the new musical that will unleash your inner hound dog, Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus.  (more...)

Actors' Temple to Honor Tovah Feldshuh and Jackie Hoffman at Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Theater District institution the Actors' Temple celebrates its centennial with an entertainment-packed dinner and show at the Friars Club, 57 East 55th Street, on Monday, March 13, at 6pm. (more...)

Richard Lewis, Julie Halston, Paula Poundstone and More Set for August Comedy Nights at Bay Street
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. (more...)

Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the July, August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. Monday nights at 8 pm. All dates are available online at www.baystreet.org or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. All comedy performances are suggested for ages 17 and up. Comedy Club is sponsored by Saunders & Associates and The Friars Foundation. Media sponsor is Beach Magazine. (more...)

Ivoryton Playhouse to Host Comedy Night, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

?Leave winter behind and come out for some big laughs at the Ivoryton Playhouse on Friday, March 18th, when the theatre hosts a very special Comedy Night.  Doors open at 7:30pm. (more...)

Artie Lange Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Unleashed from the confines of commercial TV and radio, Artie Lange returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse tonight, November 7 at 8 p.m. as part of the Clark Construction Comedy Series, after a sold out show in 2014.  One of the most sought after live comedians in the business, Lange began his career in the comedy clubs of New York City, where he helped to create the popular sketch comedy group 'Live on Tape', which landed him his debut television role as one of the original series regulars on FOX's “Mad TV.” (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 11/01/2015
by BWW - Nov 1, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/01/2015 for Connecticut (more...)

Artie Lange Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Unleashed from the confines of commercial TV and radio, Artie Lange returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, November 7 at 8 p.m. as part of the Clark Construction Comedy Series, after a sold out show in 2014.  One of the most sought after live comedians in the business, Lange began his career in the comedy clubs of New York City, where he helped to create the popular sketch comedy group 'Live on Tape', which landed him his debut television role as one of the original series regulars on FOX's “Mad TV.” (more...)

BWW Interview: Phil Johnson on Comedy from Stage to The Fringe and Beyond
by Erica Miner - Oct 5, 2015

JEWISH JOKE, a one-man show about an irascible Jewish comedy screenwriter in 1950's Hollywood (more...)

Playhouse on Park Hosts Fifth Comedy Night Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

Join Playhouse on Park for its fifth Comedy Night at the Playhouse and enjoy an evening of laughs. The event will feature Ray Harrington, headliner; Aaron David Ward, middle act; and Mike Drena, emcee. The stand-up show will be held tonight, April 3 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

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