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Madeline Kahn Headshot
Date Of Birth:
September 29, 1942
Date Of Death:
December 03, 1999 (57)
Birth Place:
Boston, MA
 
Madeline Kahn Headshot
Date of Birth: September 29, 1942
Date of Death: December 03, 1999 (57)

Birth Place: Boston, MA
BWW Review: Natalie Walker Celebrates Life, Artistic Expression, and Originality in M Photo BWW Review: Natalie Walker Celebrates Life, Artistic Expression, and Originality in MAD SCENES At 54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 19, 2021

The one-time sidekick of many other artists waited until she was good and ready to debut her solo cabaret, and it was well worth the wait.

BWW Interview: Michael Kushner of MICHAEL KUSHNER SINGS HIS HITS FOR PRIDE at Feinste Photo BWW Interview: Michael Kushner of MICHAEL KUSHNER SINGS HIS HITS FOR PRIDE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 22, 2021

He may be Manhattan's leading multi-hyphenate, but on June 30th Michael Kushner will take off all the other hats in favor of his ACTOR hat, when he spends an hour or so celebrating Gay Pride with his Pride playlist at 54 Below.

BWW Review: A Beloved New York Stage Actor Recalls Six Decades of Theatre in JOHN CUL Photo BWW Review: A Beloved New York Stage Actor Recalls Six Decades of Theatre in JOHN CULLUM: AN ACCIDENTAL STAR
by Michael Dale - Apr 12, 2021

The first time I saw John Cullum live on stage his fingers were clutched to a window frame of designer Robin Wagner's art deco luxury liner, playing the maniacally flamboyant theatre producer Oscar Jaffe attempting to board a moving train in his Tony-winning turn in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

BWW Exclusive: Freddie Gershon Pens Touching Tribute to Roger Englander Photo BWW Exclusive: Freddie Gershon Pens Touching Tribute to Roger Englander
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 24, 2021

Television producer Roger Englander passed away earlier this month at the age of 94. Now his friend and colleague Freddie Gershon has written a beautiful tribute in his memory.

Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame &  Photo Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame & More About The Gershwin Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Gershwin Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest running show, Wicked; the extravagant production of Starlight Express; the Theater Hall of fame featuring theater's biggest names, and more!

Way Off Broadway Opens 2021 with CLUE: ON STAGE Photo Way Off Broadway Opens 2021 with CLUE: ON STAGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2020

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will kick of its 2021 Season in January with the ultimate who dunnit? ‚ÄstClue: On Stage.¬† The theatre began working with Broadway Licensing, the show‚Äôs licensing agent in New York, nearly two years ago to obtain the rights to produce a production of the new play based on the hilarious ‚Äė80s motion picture.¬†

Karen Ziemba, Walter Willison and More Star in TWO BY TWO: THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY VIRTU Photo Karen Ziemba, Walter Willison and More Star in TWO BY TWO: THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY VIRTUAL CONCERT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2020

Tony Award nominee Walter Willison and Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba will star in Two By Two: The 50th Anniversary Virtual Concert to benefit The Actors Fund. The virtual holiday event will premiere at 2:00 PM on Christmas Day, Friday, December 25 through Monday, December 28.

Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week -  Ryan McCartan, Mandy Patin Photo Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - Ryan McCartan, Mandy Patinkin, Jeremy O. Harris & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020

We're rounding up our top ten TikToks of the week, featuring Ryan McCartan, JJ Niemann, Alex Newell, Mandy Patinkin, Jeremy O. Harris and others!

STICKS & STONES Cast Members on Dream Roles, Onstage Mishaps, and More! Photo STICKS & STONES Cast Members on Dream Roles, Onstage Mishaps, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2020

Playing Davida's sisters (who function as the show's narrators) are Cassie Donegan of Nashville, Tennessee as Abigail and Gabriela Gonzalez (a sophomore at Winthrop University) of Charlotte, North Carolina as Zeruiah.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: THE EARLY YEARS 12-Disc Set Available Now Photo SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: THE EARLY YEARS 12-Disc Set Available Now
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 13, 2020

On October 11, 1975, Saturday Night Live, a topical comedy sketch show, made its debut on NBC.

Richard Skipper Celebrates Judy Garland With John Meyer Photo Richard Skipper Celebrates Judy Garland With John Meyer
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 15, 2020

This summer, Julien's Auctions, reaches for the stars and rockets into space with 'Hollywood: Legends & Explorers' auction taking place on Friday, July 17th & Saturday, July 18th in Beverly Hills and live online at Julien's Live.

RATINGS: NBC Ratings Results For The Primetime Week Of June 8-14 Photo RATINGS: NBC Ratings Results For The Primetime Week Of June 8-14
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 16, 2020

NBC has tied for #1 in the key adult 18-49 demographic for the primetime ratings week of June 8-14, and also ranked #1 or tied for #1 among the Big 4 networks in all other key demographics, according to ‚Äúlive plus same day‚ÄĚ figures from Nielsen Media Research.

VIDEO: Michael Urie, Brandon Uranowitz, Brynn O'Malley and More Featured in CLUE FROM Photo VIDEO: Michael Urie, Brandon Uranowitz, Brynn O'Malley and More Featured in CLUE FROM HOME: THE DINING ROOM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2020

The cast of the '30th Anniversary Tribute to Clue' (Player's Club) has reunited via self-tape to recreate the dining room scene from the film.

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Sondheim: A Celebrat Photo BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall
by Ben Rimalower - May 4, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel discuss the 1992 concert, Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall. This legendary night featured performances by Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, Glenn Close, Madeline Kahn, Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley, Dorothy Loudon, Billy Stritch, Jerry Hadley, Eugene Perry, Herbert Perry, Harolyn Blackwell, Daisy Eagan, Patrick Cassidy, Victor Garber, Bill Irwin, and Karen Ziemba. It was directed by Scott Ellis, with music direction by Paul Gemigniani.

Shout! Factory TV Releases all 11 Seasons of the CAROL BURNETT SHOW Photo Shout! Factory TV Releases all 11 Seasons of the CAROL BURNETT SHOW
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 27, 2020

Shout! Factory TV has announced that on June 1, 2020, all 11 seasons of¬†one of the most acclaimed and influential TV series of all-time, and the winner of 25 Emmy¬ģ Awards, ‚ÄúThe Carol Burnett Show,‚ÄĚ will be available for viewing on streaming platforms.

I DON'T NEED AN ACTING CLASS Podcast Hosted by Milton Justice to Be Released This Mon Photo I DON'T NEED AN ACTING CLASS Podcast Hosted by Milton Justice to Be Released This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

I Don't Need an Acting Class, a new weekly podcast hosted by Academy and Emmy Award winner and celebrated acting teacher Milton Justice, will be released this month, beginning on March 10th, 2020. Based on his forthcoming book of the same name, the podcast seeks to demystify the craft of acting while answering the question, 'Why take an acting class?'

VIDEO: Watch Lesli Margherita Sing a BLAZING SADDLES Classic! Photo VIDEO: Watch Lesli Margherita Sing a BLAZING SADDLES Classic!
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020

Lesli Margherita, currently starring in Emojiland off Broadway, just hit the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below to celebrate the comedy of Mel Brooks. Watch below as she hilariously takes on 'I'm Tired' -made famous by Madeline Kahn in Brooks' 1974 classic, Blazing Saddles.

BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES MEL BROOKS: Feinstein's/54 Below Gathered The Gags Of The G Photo BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES MEL BROOKS: Feinstein's/54 Below Gathered The Gags Of The Grandfather Of Comedy For A Night Of High GAG-XIETY
by Bobby Patrick - Jan 18, 2020

In all a dozen numbers that kept the laughs coming and had the audience doubled over slapping their knees and tables and winding up in total hilarious agreements about that man falling into the sewer and DYING! Mel Brooks himself would have been proud hearing his songs being given such treatment by gifted Broadway vets and up-and-comers and the night made for a Monday that ended with a BANG and for that BANG Bobby gives 54 CELEBRATES MEL BROOKS! A solid 4 out of 5 rainbows. Check out the calendar at F/54B's webby and make note of the upcoming tributes as we are sure midtown's premier supper club will offer up a night to remember of one of your favorites.

Everything To Know About YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN! Photo Everything To Know About YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 9, 2020

It's alive! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, ABC will debut its latest live musical event this fall with 'Young Frankenstein Live!', produced by the legendary Mel Brooks. With the show about bring the Transylvania Mania to television audiences across the country, we've gathered all the info you need to know, from the original classic film to its Broadway adaptation. Put on the ritz by checking it all out!

Bob Mackie, Lanie Kazan And Jerry Mathers To Take The Stage at CVRep Playhouse This S Photo Bob Mackie, Lanie Kazan And Jerry Mathers To Take The Stage at CVRep Playhouse This Season
by Kay Kudukis - Dec 11, 2019

CVRep announces its Luminary Luncheon Schedule for 2020, featuring a special subscription pass price for all 3 shows! Subscription price is $150 or $55 per luncheon. All Luminary Luncheons will be held at Agua Caliente Resort Casino at 32250 Bob Hope Drive in Rancho Mirage, and will follow the successful luncheon and interview format of past luminary events.

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