Weird Al Yankovic News

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Tim & Eric Return to Adult Swim for New Season of Gross-Out Comedy, 8/27VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Tim & Eric Return to Adult Swim for New Season of Gross-Out Comedy, 8/27
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Awesome 10 Year Anniversary Version, Great Job? premieres Sunday, August 27th at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

1980's Cult Classic XANADU Comes to Flynn Arts1980's Cult Classic XANADU Comes to Flynn Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

True love, evil curses, banishment and, did someone say "roller skates?" Let the fun begin! Sit back and give your senses over to a musical on wheeled-shoes featuring 23 brave and talented young-adult performers...in a black box theater!  (more...)

2016-17 Season Places DPAC Among America's Top Five Theaters2016-17 Season Places DPAC Among America's Top Five Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center) concluded its successful ninth season after entertaining almost 460,000 guests during the 2016/2017 season. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda & 'Weird Al' Yankovic Snap Epic Selfies to Celebrate Hollywood Walk of Fame HonorsLin-Manuel Miranda & 'Weird Al' Yankovic Snap Epic Selfies to Celebrate Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Following yesterday's announcement that HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and parody songwriter 'Weird Al' Yankovic would both be receiving stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the duo, who just happened to be having lunch together when the news was released, turned to social media for celebration selfies! (more...)

BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES at Casa MananaBWW Review: ROCK OF AGES at Casa Manana
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 7, 2017

When ROCK OF AGES (the stage musical…not the dreadful movie) debuted on Broadway in 2014, they were 'Living on a Prayer' that they'd find enough middle-aged former frat guys and metal heads willing to rock out on The Great White Way, but after 2,328 New York performances of people saying 'I Wanna Rock' at the box office, it was clear that they'd gotten 'High Enough' to be a bonafide Broadway hit. [If this is too many 80's puns for you, then ROCK OF AGES probably isn't up your alley, dude.] Now appearing in regional theaters across the country, the musical is nice break from safer titles like JOSEPH, GUYS AND DOLLS or THE MUSIC MAN, which have overly peppered each season at [fill in the blank theatre company]. And although those more familiar shows might find greater success in the Fort Worth dome, this exceptional approach by Casa Manana is a great effort that should be applauded and rewarded by people wanting to see something other than SOUND OF MUSIC. (more...)

Photo Flash: Fred Willard, Weird Al, Jennifer Tilly and More Perform CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at the Grammy MuseumPhoto Flash: Fred Willard, Weird Al, Jennifer Tilly and More Perform CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at the Grammy Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY returned to the GRAMMY Museum, by popular demand, with new material! As seen on Bravo TV, audiences enjoyed a night of non-stop laughter with a variety of jaw-dropping vignettes inspired and torn straight from the pages of the most unforgettable music autobiographies, tell-alls and more. Scroll down for photos of GRAMMY legend Peter Asher, Tony Hale, Laraine Newman, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Jennifer Tilly, Fred Willard, and 'Weird Al' Yankovic onstage! (more...)

@MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK Goes Live Beginning 2/13 on Comedy Central@MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK Goes Live Beginning 2/13 on Comedy Central
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Prepare to play along! Comedy Central's late-night curator of the internet's freshest pop culture, @MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK is going LIVE during the week of February 13. (more...)

@MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK Goes Live Beginning 2/13 on Comedy Central@MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK Goes Live Beginning 2/13 on Comedy Central
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Prepare to play along! Comedy Central's late-night curator of the internet's freshest pop culture, @MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK is going LIVE during the week of February 13. (more...)

Adam B. Shapiro To Reprise MAC Award-Winning GUIDE TO THE PERFECT BREAKUP in New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Series at Metropolitan RoomAdam B. Shapiro To Reprise MAC Award-Winning GUIDE TO THE PERFECT BREAKUP in New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Series at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

According to singer/actor Adam B. Shapiro, breakups can be one of the most devastatingly painful things in the world . . . but not if you know how to do them right. Four years after Shapiro launched his 2013 MAC Award-Winning show GUIDE TO THE PERFECT BREAKUP, Shapiro will reprise his hilarious and musically compelling show-with songs written by composers as diverse as Cole Porter and Weird Al Yankovic--in the BroadwayWorld Award-Nominated series NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS at the Metropolitan Room on March 15 at 7 pm. The series is produced and hosted by Stephen Hanks (with Associate Producer Fr. Jeffrey Hamblin, MD). (more...)

'Weird Al' Yankovic Partners with Legacy for Brand-New Career-Spanning Box Set'Weird Al' Yankovic Partners with Legacy for Brand-New Career-Spanning Box Set
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

'Weird Al' Yankovic, rock music's legendary satirist, is partnering with Legacy Recordings and PledgeMusic for the release of Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of 'Weird Al' Yankovic, a career-spanning box set. (more...)

3rd Annual STEM Fest Kicks Off Today at UNDER St. Marks3rd Annual STEM Fest Kicks Off Today at UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Storytellers, comedians, playwrights, musicians, and, yes, even scientists will show us just how entertaining the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics can be. It might not have clicked in 9th grade, but now there are drinks and you're no longer stuck in puberty. (more...)

3rd Annual STEM Fest to Sets January Lineup at UNDER St. Marks3rd Annual STEM Fest to Sets January Lineup at UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Storytellers, comedians, playwrights, musicians, and, yes, even scientists will show us just how entertaining the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics can be. It might not have clicked in 9th grade, but now there are drinks and you're no longer stuck in puberty. (more...)

EnterTalk Radio Welcomes New NAMM Foundation Show/Podcast, 'Talking Up Music Education' to Growing Online Radio NetworkEnterTalk Radio Welcomes New NAMM Foundation Show/Podcast, 'Talking Up Music Education' to Growing Online Radio Network
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

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Jameson' Gives Ten Artists Resources, Access to Established Musicians and National Stage to Further AmbitionsJameson' Gives Ten Artists Resources, Access to Established Musicians and National Stage to Further Ambitions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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Harry Shearer & Judith Own to Present 'Christmas Without Tears (Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?)Harry Shearer & Judith Own to Present 'Christmas Without Tears (Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

This December, Welsh-born and Los Angeles-based pianist and singer-songwriter Judith Owen and her husband, actor and humorist Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, Spinal Tap) will once again spread their special brand of yuletide cheer with their Christmas Without Tears 2016 Tour (more...)

Rubin Museum of Art Announces December EventsRubin Museum of Art Announces December Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Rubin Museum of Art is an arts and cultural hub in New York City's vibrant Chelsea neighborhood that inspires visitors to make connections between contemporary life and the art and ideas of the Himalayas and neighboring regions including India. With a diverse array of thought-provoking exhibitions and programs—including films, concerts, and on-stage conversations—the Rubin provides immersive experiences that encourage personal discoveries and spark new ways of seeing the world. Emphasizing cross-cultural connections, the Rubin is a space to contemplate ideas that extend across history and span human cultures. (more...)

TEN-FOOT RAT CABARET to Play UNDER St. Marks 11/2TEN-FOOT RAT CABARET to Play UNDER St. Marks 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret returns to heat up the chill of autumn! The cabaret that brought you such luminaries as Anthony Atamanuik (30 Rock, Trump Dump on Howard Stern; Atlantic Monthly), Reformed Whores (opening act for Alice Cooper, Weird Al Yankovic), Taradise (2014 Burlesque Idol Award winner) and Dwayne Hill (Mean Girls) returns on Wednesday, November 2 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY  on NBC  10/10 - 10/21Scoop: TODAY on NBC 10/10 - 10/21
by TV Scoop - Oct 7, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 10/10 - 10/21 , airing on NBC (more...)

Comedy Central Renews @MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK Through 2017Comedy Central Renews @MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK Through 2017
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Fresh off its second straight Emmy® win, the late-night curator of the internet's freshest pop culture moments keeps the jokes coming as Comedy Central has renewed @MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK for a fourth season (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 10/3 - 10/14 on NBCScoop: TODAY 10/3 - 10/14 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 10/3 - 10/14, airing on NBC (more...)

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