Date of Birth: December 05, 1968 (50)

Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA
Chrissy Teigen, Kylie Jenner's 'Rise and Shine' and Andy Cohen Lead WOWie Awards NominationsChrissy Teigen, Kylie Jenner's 'Rise and Shine' and Andy Cohen Lead WOWie Awards Nominations
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

World of Wonder just announced the nominees for the annual WOWie Awards, celebrating the best in this year's pop culture happenings.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Awkwafina, Margaret Cho and More Attended Opening Night of THE GREAT LEAPPhoto Flash: Awkwafina, Margaret Cho and More Attended Opening Night of THE GREAT LEAP
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, in association with East West Players, presents the Los Angeles premiere of Lauren Yee's The Great Leap. Urgent, sharp-witted and fast-paced, The Great Leap is an unforgettable night of theater. As two men from different cultures reunite and find themselves at a crossroads - one man struggling to keep his career alive and an old friend flourishing in a career he never wanted - a young Chinese-American gets lost in the Tiananmen Square Protest and finds himself at the accidental center of international attention. All three men must face their past and struggle to find their own personal victories in this compelling drama directed by Tony Award winner BD Wong. (more...)

Billy Porter Joins Lineup of Cyndi Lauper's Home for the Holidays Benefit ConcertBilly Porter Joins Lineup of Cyndi Lauper's Home for the Holidays Benefit Concert
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2019

Cyndi Lauper a?" the Grammy, Emmy and Tony-winning icon and advocate a?" has announced the lineup for her 9th annual Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays benefit concert, presented by Marriott International and AEG. The event will take place in Los Angeles for the first time ever at The Novo at L.A. Live on December 10th.  Tickets will be available to the general public 10am PT on Friday, November 8 at AXS.com.   (more...)

Margaret Cho Is Bringing Her Fresh Off The Bloat Tour to The Ridgefield PlayhouseMargaret Cho Is Bringing Her Fresh Off The Bloat Tour to The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

One of the 50 Best Stand Up Comics according to Rolling Stone magazine, Margaret Cho brings her gusty and uproarious humor to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, November 15 at 8pm with her Fresh Off The Bloat Tour, part of Barts Tree Service Comedy Series. Cho could be called the Queen of all Media, having conquered the worlds of film, television, books, music and theater. She has five Grammy Award nominations (two for music albums, a?oeCho Dependenta?? and a?oeAmerican Mytha??) and one Emmy nod for her groundbreaking work on a?oe30 Rock.a?? Media sponsor is WFUV. (more...)

San Francisco Musicians Unite to Fight Homelessness Crisis with New Album 'Blanket The Homeless'San Francisco Musicians Unite to Fight Homelessness Crisis with New Album 'Blanket The Homeless'
by TV News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

The dire lack of affordable housing and a sharply rising inequity gap are driving San Francisco's homeless population to numbers not seen for 15 years with more than 8,000 people living on the city streets. Statewide, California has 129,972 homeless people (2018), the largest street population of any state (source: Kevin Fagan, San Francisco Chronicle, May 16, 2019). (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT on NBC - Thursday, November 7, 2019Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT on NBC - Thursday, November 7, 2019
by TV Scoop - Oct 22, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT, airing on NBC on Thursday, November 7, 2019! (more...)

NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL and Hal Rubenstein Team Up to Debut “Hungry for Laughs” on 11/5NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL and Hal Rubenstein Team Up to Debut “Hungry for Laughs” on 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) announced its first annual Hungry for Laughs event - a night showcasing the talent of New York City's top chefs and comedians, highlighted by a performance by Randy Rainbow, in support of the Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC). (more...)

Margaret Cho Brings Her FRESH OFF THE BLOAT Tour To The Ridgefield Playhouse, November 15Margaret Cho Brings Her FRESH OFF THE BLOAT Tour To The Ridgefield Playhouse, November 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

One of the 50 Best Stand Up Comics according to Rolling Stone magazine, Margaret Cho brings her gusty and uproarious humor to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, November 15 at 8pm with her Fresh Off The Bloat Tour, part of Barts Tree Service Comedy Series. Cho could be called the Queen of all Media, having conquered the worlds of film, television, books, music and theater. She has five Grammy Award nominations (two for music albums, a?oeCho Dependenta?? and a?oeAmerican Mytha??) and one Emmy nod for her groundbreaking work on a?oe30 Rock.a?? (more...)

LATINA CHRISTMAS SPECIAL Comes to SoHo PlayhouseLATINA CHRISTMAS SPECIAL Comes to SoHo Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

An American comedy of Latina proportions! Bursting with laughs, more laughs, music and escándalo (scandal), Latina Christmas Special, written and performed by acclaimed comedians Diana Yanez, Maria Russell and Sandra Valls and directed by Geoffrey Rivas, makes its NYC debut at the SoHo Playhouse for a four-week run beginning Dec. 13. (more...)

American Conservatory Theater announces 2019 Season Gala Featuring Margaret ChoAmerican Conservatory Theater announces 2019 Season Gala Featuring Margaret Cho
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

American Conservatory Theater(A.C.T.) and gala co-chairs Priscilla Geeslin and Catherine Geeslin are proud to announce A.C.T.'s 2019 Season Gala taking place on Saturday, November 2 atThe Hibernia (1 Jones Street, San Francisco). Proceeds from the gala support A.C.T.'s artistic, professional actor-training, and education and community programs, reaching more than 250,000 Bay Areaa?"based recipients each year. (more...)

Margarest Cho, Jay Leno, America & Bowie Celebration On Sale Friday At BergenPACMargarest Cho, Jay Leno, America & Bowie Celebration On Sale Friday At BergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

 New shows on sale at bergenPAC: Margaret Cho on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2019 at 8 p.m.; America 50th Anniversary Live in Concert on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020 at 8 p.m.; A Bowie Celebration: Bowie Alumni Play Diamond Dogs & Ziggy Stardust on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 8 p.m.; Jay Leno on Sunday, April 4, 2020 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 at 11 a.m. at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030. (more...)

The Palm Springs Comedy Festival Presents Selene Luna & FriendsThe Palm Springs Comedy Festival Presents Selene Luna & Friends
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

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Pop TV Announces HOT DATE to Return for Second SeasonPop TV Announces HOT DATE to Return for Second Season
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

Pop TV announced that HOT DATE, the sketch comedy series spotlighting modern-day relationship dilemmas, will return for its second season on Friday, Sept. 20 at 10:00 and 10:30 PM, ET/PT. The half-hour, 10-episode series stars real-life married couple Emily Axford and Brian Murphy, two comedians who appear in the show as heightened versions of themselves trying to figure out this thing called love. In its second season, HOT DATE welcomes a swipe-right list of guest stars including Randall Park ('Always Be My Maybe,' 'Fresh Off the Boat'), Margaret Cho ('Drop Dead Diva,' '30 Rock') and Thomas Lennon ('Reno 911,' 'The Odd Couple'). (more...)

BWW Interview: Shelly Goldstein Talks About Her Life's Work as a Writer and as a Cabaret Artiste Par ExcellenceBWW Interview: Shelly Goldstein Talks About Her Life's Work as a Writer and as a Cabaret Artiste Par Excellence
by Don Grigware - Aug 15, 2019

Writer/actress/cabaret performer Shelly Goldstein is  very popular worldwide and is in a constant state of motion. In our interview she talks about her work and how she cannot live without it. Not a moment passes without a sprinkling of her extraordinary humor. First, tell our readers about your background. How did you get interested in comedy and then musical cabaret? (more...)

VIDEO: SundanceTV Releases New Teaser for THIS CLOSE Season TwoVIDEO: SundanceTV Releases New Teaser for THIS CLOSE Season Two
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2019

SundanceTV released the official key art and a new teaser for season two of the critically acclaimed original dramedy This Close, premiering on Thursday, September 12 at 9:00p.m. PT/midnight ET. The expanded second season, featuring eight, half-hour episodes, will air with two back-to-back episodes on Thursday, September 12 and Friday, September 13, and the following week on Thursday, September 19 and Friday, September 20. This season will also stream on AMCPremiere where you can currently catch up on season one. (more...)

Special Presentation Of WARM CHEESE Announced At LaughFest 10th AnniversarySpecial Presentation Of WARM CHEESE Announced At LaughFest 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

Gilda's LaughFest, the nation's first ever community- wide festival of laughter, today announced that the 10th year of the festival will be held March 5-15, 2020. In addition to announcing official festival dates and to celebrate the festival's 10th anniversary, LaughFest in partnership with Emmy award-winning producer and accomplished performer and writer Teresa Thome, and Fubble Entertainment will host a special production of Thome's Warm Cheese. (more...)

LaughFest Announces 10th Anniversary DatesLaughFest Announces 10th Anniversary Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

Gilda's LaughFest, the nation's first ever community-wide festival of laughter, today announced that the 10th year of the festival will be held March 5-15, 2020. In addition to announcing official festival dates and to celebrate the festival's 10th anniversary, LaughFest in partnership with Emmy award-winning producer and accomplished performer and writer Teresa Thome, and Fubble Entertainment will host a special production of Thome's Warm Cheese. (more...)

AMC Networks Announces Premiere Dates for New, Returning Series and Seasonal Events Such as FEARFEST, BEST CHRISTMAS EVERAMC Networks Announces Premiere Dates for New, Returning Series and Seasonal Events Such as FEARFEST, BEST CHRISTMAS EVER
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

AMC Networks announced today from the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Press Tour premiere dates for several new and returning original series, including IFC's Baroness von Sketch Show, which has been picked up for a fifth season, and programming events, including AMC's FearFest and newly expanded Best Christmas Ever holiday celebration, which will air across all of AMC Networks.  (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE TALK, 7/22-7/26Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE TALK, 7/22-7/26
by TV Scoop - Jul 19, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on THE TALK, 7/22-7/26, airing on CBS! (more...)

Margaret Cho's New Podcast Debuts July 16 with Jonathan Van NessMargaret Cho's New Podcast Debuts July 16 with Jonathan Van Ness
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 9, 2019

Join comedy icon Margaret Cho each week as she interviews people YOU KNOW and people she thinks YOU SHOULD KNOW, if you don't already. Episodes will drop each Tuesday, starting July 16. (more...)

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