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Date of Death: August 03, 1966 (40)

Birth Place: Mineola, NY, USA

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FOXY LADIES LOVE BOOGIE 70'S EXPLOSION! to Play Three Clubs Stage in June
by Blair Ingenthron - May 5, 2024

This is a rock musical revue with a wild non-stop party, celebrating strong, invincible women while reliving the 1970's Greatest Hits.  “FOXY LADIES LOVE BOOGIE 70'S EXPLOSION!”

Interview: Dylan Brody of THINKING ALLOWED
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Apr 17, 2024

For decades, the multiple award-winning storyteller, humorist, playwright, and bestselling author, Dylan Brody, has honed his unique voice, blending insightful observations with sharp wit and a touch of the absurd to earn him a devoted following and the respect of comedic legends including the late Robin Williams and George Carlin.

BILL W. AND DR. BOB Extends at The Biograph Theater
by Stephi Wild - Mar 20, 2024

“Bill W. and Dr. Bob,” produced by Theatre 68 and directed by and starring Ronnie Marmo, has been extended by popular demand through April 28 at the Richard Christiansen Theater of the Biograph Theater in Lincoln Park.

RAUNCHY LITTLE MUSICAL is Coming to The Hendersonville Theatre in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2024

Hendersonville Theatre will present Raunchy Little Musical - Belle Barth is Back! an evening with this pioneer of edgy comedy. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Full Cast Announced For BILL W. AND DR. BOB Showing At Biograph Theater In March
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 13, 2024

Full cast announced for 'Bill W. and Dr. Bob' showing at Biograph Theater starting March 7. Directed by and starring Ronnie Marmo, the play will run in repertory with the return of Marmo's smash hit 'I'm Not A Comedian... I'm Lenny Bruce,' Directed by Joe Mantegna, premiering March 14.

Ronnie Marmo Returns To Chicago To Direct And Star In Critically Acclaimed BILL W. AND DR. BOB
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2024

Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68 has announced two plays coming to the Richard Christiansen Theater of the Biograph Theater in Lincoln Park (2433 N. Lincoln Ave.). 

NBPAC to Present Theatre 68's Production Of I'M NOT A COMEDIAN... I'M LENNY BRUCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2023

The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center presents 'I'm Not a Comedian... I'm Lenny Bruce' starring Ronnie Marmo as Lenny Bruce, directed by Joe Mantegna. The show runs from January 11-13, 2024.

Margaret Cho Extends Her 'Live & LIVID' Tour into 2024
by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2023

Margaret Cho continues to be the must-see comedian-actress: she stars in Hulu's EMMY nominated rom-com movie -'Fire Island' (People’s Choice Award, GLAAD Media Award, Dorian TV & Gotham Award winner) with SNL alum Bowen Yang, in Awkwafina’s Nora From Queens and with Iliza Shlesinger in Netflix's 'Good on Paper.' 

Nicolas Greco Will Star as Edward R. Murrow in Regional Premiere of MURROW in Dallas
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2023

New York actor Nicolas Greco will star as Edward R. Murrow in the regional premiere of Joseph Vitale's one man, multimedia play MURROW, in Dallas, April 11-21, 2024.

I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE to be Presented At North Coast Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2023

Get ready for a captivating performance of 'I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE' at North Coast Repertory Theatre. Find out all the details about this show and book your tickets today.

I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE Announced At North Coast Rep
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2023

Critically-acclaimed actor Ronnie Marmo presents 'I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE,' a theatrical event exploring the life and legacy of the iconic comedian. Directed by Tony award winner Joe Mantegna, the play delves into the relevant and radical issues Bruce tackled in the 1960s that still resonate today.

THE PEOPLE VERSUS LENNY BRUCE Comes to 3 West Club This Week
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2023

Food For Thought Productions continues celebrating the oft-neglected one-act play and theatre at its best with Award-winning actors, writers and directors, with a unique series set for its 2023 Season. Learn more about The People Versus Lenny Bruce and find out how to get tickets here!

I'M NOT A COMEDIAN… I'M LENNY BRUCE Makes Houston Premiere in October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2023

The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center will present a two-run limited engagement of “I'M NOT A COMEDIAN… I'M LENNY BRUCE” starring critically-acclaimed actor Ronnie Marmo. Learn more about the play and how to get tickets here!

Experience the Emotional Journey of LAST OUT: ELEGY OF A GREEN BERET at Skylight Music Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 15, 2023

Discover the powerful and emotional tribute to veterans in 'Last Out: Elegy of a Green Beret' at Skylight Music Theatre. Don't miss this unforgettable production!

Review: WORD-PLAY, Royal Court
by Franco Milazzo - Jul 29, 2023

In an opening sketch which could reasonably have been titled “The Thin Of It”, we meet a team of Downing Street press officers in crisis mode: the Prime Minister has once again gone off-script and ad-libbed something offensive to an unnamed section of society.

LENNY Playwright and Screenwriter Julian Barry Dies at 92
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2023

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that playwright, screenwriter, and stage performer Julian Barry has died at age 92. Barry is best known for writing the Oscar-nominated script for the 1974 film 'Lenny' about comedian Lenny Bruce, adapted from his Broadway play of the same name.

Margaret Cho Extends LIVE & LIVID Tour Through The End Of 2023
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 24, 2023

Margaret Cho continues to be the must-see comedian with her recent inclusion in VOGUE Magazine's “9 best female comedians of all-time' alongside other comedic icons Joan Rivers, Gilda Radner and Wanda Sykes. 

I'M NOT A COMEDIAN... I'M LENNY BRUCE Comes To The Laguna Playhouse In August
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2023

Critically-acclaimed actor Ronnie Marmo, with the blessings of Kitty Bruce (daughter of the late Lenny Bruce), along with the Lenny Bruce Foundation, are thrilled to present “I'M NOT A COMEDIAN… I'M LENNY BRUCE” - Directed by Joe Mantegna, the theatrical event starring Ronnie Marmo as Lenny Bruce makes its premiere at the Laguna Playhouse for a limited engagement run August 17 – 19 only!  

Ancram Opera House to Present New Musical THE LUCKY FEW This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 11, 2023

The Lucky Few, a new musical by songwriters and performers Todd Almond and Kate Douglas, will be presented as a concert by Ancram Opera House on an outdoor stage at the 1799 Barn in Ancramdale on July 22 at 7:30.

David Ives's VENUS IN FUR To Open at McCadden Theatre in August
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 8, 2023

Samadahi Entertainment is set to present VENUS IN FUR, by David Ives, directed by Mark Blanchard.  The dark comedy with exceedingly complex characters and a fast-paced play within a play, featuring Russian-born multi-award-winning actress KATYUSHA (Ekaterina Melnik) as Vanda, is set to open August 4th through September 3rd, 2023, at McCadden Place Theatre. 

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