Lenny Bruce News

 
Date Of Birth:
October 13, 1925
Date Of Death:
August 03, 1966 (40)
Birth Place:
Mineola, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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Lenny Bruce News

Date of Birth: October 13, 1925
Date of Death: August 03, 1966 (40)
Birth Place: Mineola, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Trump Musical Revue ME THE PEOPLE to Play Final Shows This WeekendTrump Musical Revue ME THE PEOPLE to Play Final Shows This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

As previously announced, Me The People: The Trump America Musical, the new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - five Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!), will close Sunday, September 24 after playing 71 performances (including 8 previews) to enthusiastic summer crowds at off-Broadway's Triad Theatre (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues). Audiences have only three more performances to catch it! (more...)

ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL to Close This Month Off-BroadwayME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL to Close This Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Me The People: The Trump America Musical, the new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - 5 Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!), will close Sunday, September 24 after playing 71 performances (including 8 previews) to enthusiastic summer crowds at off-Broadway's Triad Theatre Theater (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues). (more...)

BWW Interview: Greg Proops Tows a Fine Line with Improv GroupBWW Interview: Greg Proops Tows a Fine Line with Improv Group
by Paul Batterson - Sep 11, 2017

In its six year hiatus from American television from 2007-13, people would always asked comedian Greg Proops, 'Do you miss not doing WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY anymore?' Proops would always shake his head. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for WAM Production of THE LAST WIFETickets Now On Sale for WAM Production of THE LAST WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for WAM Theatre's fall Mainstage production of The Last Wife by Kate Hennig, directed by Kelly Galvin. The play premiered at the Stratford Festival in 2015 and enjoyed a completely sold-out and extended run. Performances of this Northeast Regional Premiere production are scheduled for October 13-November 5, 2017, at Shakespeare & Company's Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St, Lenox, MA. (more...)

RAUNCHY LITTLE MUSICAL to Heat Up the PGA Arts CenterRAUNCHY LITTLE MUSICAL to Heat Up the PGA Arts Center
by Carol Kassie - Sep 6, 2017

Before Amy Schumer or Sarah Silverman...before Joan Rivers or Roseanne, Belle Barth was the original, irreverent female comic deflating anyone who dared take sex too seriously.  (more...)

BWW Previews: RAUNCHY LITTLE MUSICAL at PGA ARTS CENTERBWW Previews: RAUNCHY LITTLE MUSICAL at PGA ARTS CENTER
by John Lariviere - Sep 5, 2017

Before Amy Schumer or Sarah Silverman...before Joan Rivers or Roseanne, Belle Barth was the original, irreverent female comic deflating anyone who dared take sex too seriously. 2 J Productions in association with E&M Theatricals will present Raunchy Little Musical - Belle Barth is Back, an evening with this pioneer of edgy comedy, at The PGA Arts Center, opening October 6, 2017. (more...)

Rapp and Folsom Bring The Fully Immersive Lenny Bruce Experience to The Fort Worth Fringe FestivalRapp and Folsom Bring The Fully Immersive Lenny Bruce Experience to The Fort Worth Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Producers Bren Rapp and Joey Folsom are going to give 2017 Fort Worth Fringe audiences their money's worth as anchor of the 2nd annual festival on its Friday and Saturday nights at The Scott Theater with their production of Sam Bobrick and Julie Stein's Lenny Bruce is Back. (more...)

Lenny Bruce is Back in Chicago Next WeekLenny Bruce is Back in Chicago Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Acclaimed Dallas based stage and film actor Joey Folsom brings an innovative blend of stand-up comedy and theatrical performance to Judy's Beat Lounge at The Second City, August 24-26, with Sam Bobrick and Julie Stein's one man show, Lenny Bruce is Back. (more...)

Outside the Box: Dallas Solo Show Captures Lenny Bruce's LifeOutside the Box: Dallas Solo Show Captures Lenny Bruce's Life
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Lenny Bruce was a complex man, and his life is now captured in a solo performance called Lenny Bruce is Back, produced by the Dallas based Bren Rapp and Upstart Productions, and stars Upstart Artistic Director Joey Folsom. The show is unique because despite being a theatrical performance recounting Bruce's life, the show will go on stage at traditional theaters, comedy venues, including iO West in Los Angeles and Second City in Chicago, and even the Dallas Burlesque Club Viva's. It's only appropriate for a man that defied definition throughout his career. (more...)

RAUNCHY LITTLE MUSICAL - BELLE BARTH IS BACK! to Heat Up PGA Arts CenterRAUNCHY LITTLE MUSICAL - BELLE BARTH IS BACK! to Heat Up PGA Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Before Amy Schumer or Sarah Silverman...before Joan Rivers or Roseanne, Belle Barth was the original irreverent female comic deflating anyone who dared take sex too seriously.  (more...)

Texas Nonprofit Theatres, Inc. Announces Acts for the 2017 Fort Worth Fringe FestivalTexas Nonprofit Theatres, Inc. Announces Acts for the 2017 Fort Worth Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Texas Nonprofit Theatres, Inc. (TNT) is excited to announce the acts for the Second Annual Fort Worth Fringe Festival (FW Fringe)! This year's event will be over Labor Day Weekend - Sep. 1 & 2, 2017 and take place in the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. (more...)

RAUNCHY LITTLE MUSICAL - BELLE BARTH IS BACK Heats up the PGA Arts CenterRAUNCHY LITTLE MUSICAL - BELLE BARTH IS BACK Heats up the PGA Arts Center
by Carol Kassie - Aug 8, 2017

Before Amy Schumer or Sarah Silverman...before Joan Rivers or Roseanne, Belle Barth was the original irreverent female comic deflating anyone who dared take sex too seriously. (more...)

New Block of Tickets on Sale for ME THE PEOPLE, the Trump America MusicalNew Block of Tickets on Sale for ME THE PEOPLE, the Trump America Musical
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Me The People: The Trump America Musical, a new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - 5 Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!) and directed and choreographed by Jay Falzone (Bush Wars, Cooking with the Calamari Sisters), is now playing at The Triad Theater. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Theatre 68 is excited to announce the extension of "I AM NOT A COMEDIAN…I'M LENNY BRUCE"  - Directed by Joe Mantegna, the World Premiere show stars Ronnie Marmo as Lenny Bruce, has been such a hit, the Producers have extended the production at Theatre 68 from August 18, through September 17, 2017. (more...)

ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL Opens Tonight at The Triad TheaterME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL Opens Tonight at The Triad Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Me The People: The Trump America Musical, a new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - 5 Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!) and directed and choreographed by Jay Falzone (Bush Wars, Cooking with the Calamari Sisters), plays at The Triad Theater (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues). (more...)

Musical Director Bryan Stephens to Release Solo Debut via Blue Elan RecordsMusical Director Bryan Stephens to Release Solo Debut via Blue Elan Records
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Getting your start at the famous Café Wha, the same place where Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen, among many others, also did, is a pretty good resume line for any musician. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 26th, 2017 - Jimmy Awards and More!BWW Morning Brief June 26th, 2017 - Jimmy Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Ben Platt hosts the 2017 Jimmy Awards, honoring the best in high school musical theatre tonight! (more...)

BWW Review: I AM NOT A COMEDIAN - I'M LENNY BRUCE Will Open Your Eyes to his Comedic Genius and Dedication to Free SpeechBWW Review: I AM NOT A COMEDIAN - I'M LENNY BRUCE Will Open Your Eyes to his Comedic Genius and Dedication to Free Speech
by Shari Barrett - Jun 25, 2017

An undisputed comic legend, Lenny Bruce was one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. His life and work have had an impact on poetry, politics, music, film and comedy from Don Rickles to Richard Pryor and Chris Rock, and any other comedian who is now free to speak his/her mind without fear of legal retribution thanks to Bruce challenging our First Amendment freedom of speech rights. Lenny's tempestuous personal and professional life which Marmo embodies with his body, heart and soul, was marked by great passion and great pain, thanks to his unwavering commitment to free speech, which led to numerous obscenity charges and arrests. (more...)

Jim Gaffigan, Kevin James, Lisa Lampanelli and More Set for Week of Comedy in JamestownJim Gaffigan, Kevin James, Lisa Lampanelli and More Set for Week of Comedy in Jamestown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The National Comedy Center is presenting a week of comedy performances and dialogues during its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, and partnering with world-renowned Chautauqua Institution on a week titled 'Comedy and the Human Condition,' July 31 - August 6. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Rehearsal for ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICALPhoto Coverage: Go Inside Rehearsal for ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL
by Walter McBride - Jun 22, 2017

Me The People: The Trump America Musical, a new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - 5 Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!), and directed and choreographed by Jay Falzone (Bush Wars, Cooking with the Calamari Sisters), plays at The Triad (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues). Produced by Jim Russek, the open-ended engagement begins June 22. Opening night is June 29. (more...)

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