Yakov Smirnoff News

 
Date of Birth: January 24, 1951 (68)

Birth Place: Odessa, SOVIET UNION
Yakov Smirnoff Returns to NYC Yakov Smirnoff Returns to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Yakov Smirnoff, who shot to international fame playing opposite Robin Williams in Moscow on the Hudson, Tom Hanks and Shelly Long in The Money Pit, Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson in Heartburn, Richard Pryor and John Candy in Brewster's Millions, as Yakov Korolenko in the award-winning TV sitcom Night Court, his Showtime Special Yakov Smirnoff From Moscow... Idaho, and starring in the sitcom What A Country!, is back in New York City! The comedy legend will bring his Happily Ever Laughter tour to the beautiful Schimmel Center stage March 23rd for a night of fun and laughter. (more...)

FSCJ Artist Series Presents The Happily Ever Laughter Tour Starring Yakov Smirnoff FSCJ Artist Series Presents The Happily Ever Laughter Tour Starring Yakov Smirnoff
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Fans who loved the comedy of Russian born entertainer Yakov Smirnoff throughout his expansive career on television, the silver screen and Broadway can experience the hilarity once again in "Happily Ever Laughter: The Neuroscience of Romantic Relationships," coming to Jacksonville's Times-Union Center on January 19, 2019 for two performances only! (more...)

Schimmel Center Announces Programming For 2018-2019 Season; Mandy Gonzalez, Ana Gasteyer, and More Schimmel Center Announces Programming For 2018-2019 Season; Mandy Gonzalez, Ana Gasteyer, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Schimmel Center-located in the heart of downtown Manhattan at Pace University-today announces programming for its 2018-2019 season, featuring 30 events spanning multiple genres including award-winning comedy, dance, cabaret, folk and rock, documentaries, world music, and family programming. (more...)

Russian Comedian Yakov Smirnoff Comes to Mesa Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

With infectious charm, comedian Smirnoff teaches his audience how to put the spark back into relationships through love and laughter. Smirnoff will perform one night only, Today, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mesa Arts Center's Piper Auditorium, 1 E. Main St in Mesa. (more...)

Russian Comedian Yakov Smirnoff Comes to Mesa Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

With infectious charm, comedian Smirnoff teaches his audience how to put the spark back into relationships through love and laughter. Smirnoff will perform one night only, Thursday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mesa Arts Center's Piper Auditorium, 1 E. Main St in Mesa. (more...)

Yakov Smirnoff Brings All-New Show to Calderwood Pavillion on 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

"Professor of Love and Laughter" Yakov Smirnoff explores the mysteries of love and relationships, as his bring his all-new show,Happily Ever Laughter: The Neuroscience of Romantic Relationships, to Boston. The show will play one performance only at the Virginia Wimberly Theatre, Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hollywood Museum's Exhibit CELEBRATION OF ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2016

The Hollywood Museum will once again proudly present the annual "Celebration of Entertainment Awards" exhibit, which will include nominees and winners from this season's entertainment awards shows. Featured in this exhibit are costumes, props, posters and iconic images from current nominated and award winning film and television shows including Trumbo, The Danish Girl, Peanuts, The Big Short, Inside Out, Brooklyn, as well as Orange is the New Black, The Good Wife, Walking Dead, Mad Men, Transparent and House of Lies, to name a few.  (more...)

BWW Reviews: Capital Fringe's UP FOR DEBATE Wins Over the Audience
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jul 10, 2015

Imagine an America where the Democratic and Republican Parties cease to exist and Mad Magazine and Monty Python administered our political system. The result would be the satirical Up For Debate which is lampooning a time-honored electoral pastime and endearing itself to voters and theatergoers at Capital Fringe. (more...)

Robin Williams Remembrance Set for PBS's PIOrobNEERS OF TELEVISION Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

In celebration of award-winning comedian, TV star, and film and stage actor Robin Williams, who lives on in fond memories of audiences worldwide, PBS will premiere ROBIN WILLIAMS REMEMBERED - A PIONEERS OF TELEVISION SPECIAL tonight, September 9, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. ET (check local listings). (more...)

Robin Williams Remembrance Set for PBS's PIONEERS OF TELEVISION Series Next Week
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

In celebration of award-winning comedian, TV star, and film and stage actor Robin Williams, who lives on in fond memories of audiences worldwide, PBS will premiere ROBIN WILLIAMS REMEMBERED - A PIONEERS OF TELEVISION SPECIAL on September 9, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. ET (check local listings). (more...)

Casey Affleck, Jane Kaczmarek and More Guest Star in A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!, Beg. Tonight at CTG
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Center Theatre Group and The Second City are assembling a collection of special guests to drop in to the Kirk Douglas Theatre for a surprise cameo appearance in The Second City's 'A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!' (more...)

Casey Affleck, Jane Kaczmarek and More to Guest Star in A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS! at CTG
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Center Theatre Group and The Second City are assembling a collection of special guests to drop in to the Kirk Douglas Theatre for a surprise cameo appearance in The Second City's 'A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!' (more...)

Yakov Smirnoff Brings HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER to ACME Comedy Hollywood Theater Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Russian born comedian Yakov Smirnoff returns to LA after an absence of many years with his one-man show, 'Happily Ever Laughter,' playing at ACME Comedy Hollywood Theater through September 28th. The New York Timescalled the show 'warmhearted, delightful, and splendidly funny,' in the same classic Smirnoff style that's been winning over audiences for years. (more...)

Yakov Smirnoff Brings HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER to ACME Comedy Hollywood Theater Through 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Russian born comedian Yakov Smirnoff returns to LA after an absence of many years with his one-man show, 'Happily Ever Laughter,' playing at ACME Comedy Hollywood Theater through September 28th. The New York Timescalled the show 'warmhearted, delightful, and splendidly funny,' in the same classic Smirnoff style that's been winning over audiences for years. (more...)

Branson Entertainment Community Pitches In for NIGHT WITH THE STARS, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2013

Some of Branson, Missouri's most popular entertainers and other special guests will help raise money for charity when they perform at the 11th annual 'Night with the Stars' at the Yakov Smirnoff Theater on Saturday, April 20. Proceeds from the variety show, dinner and silent auction will benefit the Missouri Baptist Children's Home, a nonprofit organization that provides residential and community-based services to help children and families in crisis. (more...)

Jimmy Shubert Plays Side Splitters, 10/11-10/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2012

Tampa's Side Splitter's Comedy Club (12938 North Dale Mabry Highway) is excited to welcome Jimmy Shubert this weekend, October 11 through October 14. (more...)

Piccolini Trio Returns to Canal Park Playhouse With CIRCUS IN A TRUNK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2012

Canal Park Playhouse is thrilled to present the return of The Piccolini Trio with CIRCUS IN A TRUNK, created and performed by Joy Powers, Joshua Shack and John Stork. (more...)

Side Splitters Comedy Club Announces Upcoming Acts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2012

Side Splitters Comedy Club has announced the following upcoming events. (more...)

Piccolini Trio Returns to Canal Park Playhouse With CIRCUS IN A TRUNK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

Canal Park Playhouse is thrilled to present the return of The Piccolini Trio with CIRCUS IN A TRUNK, created and performed by Joy Powers, Joshua Shack and John Stork. (more...)

Yakov Smirnoff to Star in HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER at Mabee Center, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2011

'Happily Ever Laughter', a new comedy Tour Celebrating lov and marriage and starring Yakov Smirnoff and Debi Gutierrez will be coming to the Mabee Center Johnston Theatre on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

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