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Last of the Red Hot Lovers - Broadway

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Eugene O'Neill Theatre

(New York, NY)
230 West 49th St.
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by Sean Fallon - Sep 7, 2019
On Friday, September 6, I had the pleasure of seeing Neil Simon's comedy LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS at the Ridgefield Theater Barn in Ridgefield, CT.  This amazing cast, under director Michael Ferrara manages to successfully maximize every line and motion.  Whether the line or movement needs to be emphasized or whether it is more comedic if delivered casually, everything they do works!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Dumb... dumber... dumbest? Open Fist Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Neil Simon's Musical Fools, an adaptation of the Simon play Fools, with book and lyrics by Neil Simon and music and lyrics by Phil Swann and Ron West (deLEARious, The People Vs Friar Laurence). West also directs, with music direction by Jan Roper and choreography by Louisa Kendrick Burton. Neil Simon's Musical Fools opens Oct. 12 at Atwater Village Theatre, where performances will continue through Nov. 17; pay-what-you-want previews begin Oct. 4.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Murder! Mayhem! Madcap fun! This side-splitting comedy broke all East Lynne Theater Company box office records in 2018, and returns by popular demand. The production received excellent reviews including from Terry Teachout for 'The Wall Street Journal' who wrote: 'It's hard to imagine a more diverting piece of summer fun than Gayle Stahlhuth's revival of 'Arsenic and Old Lace' at ELTC. It crackles flawlessly.'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents The Broad Stage debut of Rita Moreno, with her trio, on Saturday, November 9 at 7:30pm. The Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar and Tony winning legend is one of the busiest stars in show business.
by Bruce Apar - Sep 20, 2019
Middle-aged nebish Barney Cashman borrows his working mother's apartment during the late afternoon so he can play the playboy, a role for which he is laughably unsuited. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2019
Dumba?? dumbera?? dumbest? Open Fist Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Neil Simon's Musical Fools, an adaptation of the Simon play Fools, with book and lyrics by Neil Simon and music and lyrics by Phil Swann and Ron West (deLEARious, The People Vs Friar Laurence). West also directs, with music direction by Jan Roper and choreography by Louisa Kendrick Burton. Neil Simon's Musical Fools opens Oct. 12 at Atwater Village Theatre, where performances will continue through Nov. 17; pay-what-you-want previews begin Oct. 4.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Queens-based Rude Grooms announced today that they will present a limited, Halloween-themed production of Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's The Changeling to two venues in western Queens: The Studio Bar at The Astorian and the Plaxall Gallery in Long Island City.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
What happens when someone gains access to your online identity? Dartmouth graduate Brenda Withers' world premiere Jordan tackles this timely topic on the main stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT from October 16 a?" November 3. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $34 for adults and $19 for students.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Dead Letter Perfect today announces the world première of Stray Dogs. Robin Herford directs Olivia Olsen (Anna Akhmatova), Ben Porter (Isaiah Berlin) and Ian Redford (Joseph Stalin). The production opens at Park Theatre on Friday 15 November, with previews from 13 November, and runs until 7 December.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor - known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on 'The Nanny' - opened November 22nd to unanimous rave reviews in her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET at George Street Playhouse. Called 'fascinating, lighthearted and spicy' by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor - known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on 'The Nanny' - brings her acclaimed comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse, with the official Opening Night set for tonight (Friday) at 8 pm. Called 'fascinating, lighthearted and spicy' by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna.
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 20, 2019
George Street Playhouse continues their 2019/2020 season with 'My Life on a Diet,' a one-woman show co-written Renée Taylor and Joseph Bologna, starring Renée Taylor and directed by Joseph Bologna. Broadwayworld.com thoroughly enjoyed chatting with Renée Taylor about the show at GSP, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" is bringing her acclaimed comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse beginning tonight (Tuesday) at 8 pm. Opening Night is set for this Friday, November 22nd. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna.
by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2019
Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" will bring her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse beginning this Tuesday, November 19th. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. In this brief performance video, Renée shares a priceless anecdote about legendary (pre-Carson) a?oeTonight Showa?? host Jack Paar:
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Samuel French, a Concord Theatricals Company, announced today that Neil Simon (posthumously), TDF Accessibility Program, and Aleshea Harris are the 2019 recipients of the 4th Annual Samuel French Awards. The Awards, which are accompanied by a donation from Concord Theatricals of $15,000, were created by Samuel French to acknowledge the great work and unparalleled passion of theatre artists, as well as applaud significant contributions to the industry.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor – known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on “The Nanny” – will bring her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse beginning this Tuesday, November 19th. Called “fascinating, lighthearted and spicy” by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
The Vermont hills will come alive with the beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction for the holidays, November 20 a?" January 5. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $34 for adults and $19 for students. More than half of all available tickets for this production are already sold and Northern Stage anticipates many sold out performances. Early ticket purchasing is highly recommended.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" will bring her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse beginning next Tuesday, November 19th. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna.
by Stephen Mosher - May 6, 2020
Linda Lavin Celebrates a?oeLove Notesa?? CD On a?oeMeet & Greeta?? Hosted by Jim Caruso Friday, May 8 at 7 pm
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
As the 2019 Summer Shakespeare Festival kicks off, The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team with As You Like It, the Bard's fabulously charming romantic comedy, whose heroine is one of his most remarkable creations. Director Jessica Stone's recent body of work-including Barefoot in the Park, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, and Arms and the Man-has had Globe audiences rolling in the aisles. Her Shakespearean directing debut will run June 16 - July 21, 2019 outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run June 16-21 with opening night on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Gore Vidal's thrilling political drama, THE BEST MAN. Directed by Broadway veteran Michael Wilson, the production begins previews on March 10, opens March 18, and continues through April 26 on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2020
Club44 Records just released Love Notes, the new album from LINDA LAVIN a?" the Tony Award and Golden Globe winning and Emmy Award nominated stage and screen legend. Love Notes, an elegant and swinging mix of timeless standards, jazz classics and gems of the pop/rock era, is available from iTunes, Amazon, in stores and all streaming platforms.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
Club44 Records has announced the release of Love Notes, the new album from LINDA LAVIN. Love Notes, an elegant and swinging mix of timeless standards, jazz classics and gems of the pop/rock era, features the album's first single, 'Stars Would Fall,' a sophisticated new song by Joel Lindsey and Wayne Haun.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019
Curtain Call Playhouse is proud to present Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. The comedy opened on Broadway in 1969 and has become a hysterical look back at the sexual revolution in New York City. The show runs Saturday, April 13 at 8 pm and Sunday, April 14 at 2pm. Tickets are $26 at www.ccpompano.org
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Linda Lavin and Billy Stritch joined forces earlier today to present a special online concert via Facebook Live today, featuring showtunes, standards and more! Watch the full concert event below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020
Linda Lavin and Billy Stritch will present a special casual online concert via 'Facebook Live' today, Wednesday, March 18 at 3:00 PM Eastern. Tune in at www.facebook.com/bstritch
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
The award-winning, autobiographical comedy MY LIFE ON A DIET, starring Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning writer and actress Renee Taylor ("The Nanny"), kicks off a national tour this weekend with three performances at The Gateway, Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County (215 South Country Road, Bellport, NY 11713) on Friday, March 15 at 8pm and Saturday, March 16 at 3pm & 8pm.  The tour continues with a limited run at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' Lovelace Studio Theater (9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210) from Friday, April 5 through Sunday, April 14.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
The third installment of Neil Simon's autobiographical trilogy, Broadway Bound follows the blockbuster success of Virginia Rep's 2015 production of Brighton Beach Memoirs and opens today, March 15 at the Hanover Tavern.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
Academy Theatre Brings DIXIE SWIM CLUB to the Stage, a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever. Lynna Schmidt is back to direct an all star cast opening March 15!
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Jun 26, 2019
Early in my acting career, I was represented by an agency that got me an audition for a recurring role in the series Breaking Bad. It clearly would have been the biggest break of my acting career. I had a short side of two pages to learn for the audition. Usually, I have a pretty photographic memory for lines, and I work hard to be sure I know them cold. But for this audition due to nervousness I could never get the lines solid, and sadly what the producers saw was not a potential character in their show, but an actor clearly struggling to remember the next word he was supposed to say. My biggest opportunity and worst audition all rolled into one disappointing 10-minute take.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
It's a theater season filled with daring, colorful and memorable heroes. Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre has announced its blockbuster schedule for 2019-20. The curtain goes up on Kelsey's 46th season Sept. 12 with the beloved Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical The Sound of Music, followed by other major musicals, dramas, comedies, and shows for the entire family. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Kelsey Theatre is wheelchair accessible with free parking next to the theater. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
Producer Rick Murray welcomes actress and singer Linda Lavin back to Provincetown for two performances only, Monday, August 5 and Tuesday, August 6 at 8:00 p.m. at The Crown & Anchor's Paramount Theater. Also returning with Ms. Lavin is her music director, Billy Stritch.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Queens-based Rude Grooms announced today initial details for the company's second annual free summer production touring parks and art spaces in Astoria and Long Island City: William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, led by actor-manager Montgomery Sutton (Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe) and produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery and the Astoria Park Alliance and is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Cape May Stage- Join Cape May Stage on Sunday, January 26th from 10:30 am -2:30 pm as Fins Bar & Grille opens its doors to help raise money through their Sunday Social Event. The Sunday Socials have become a popular fun-raising event of the season with a build your own Mimosa and Bloody Mary bar, live music, brunch, and full lunch menu. Fins Bar & Grille, 142 Decatur Street, in the heart of Cape May. For more information call 609-884-3449.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Oscar Wilde's classic comedy, A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE. Directed by Walnut Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard, the production begins previews on January 14, opens January 22, and continues through March 1 on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Executive and Artistic Director Keith Gerth and Associate Artistic Director Stephen Smith of the Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview announce their next production, Neil Simon's dramatic comedy Jake's Women. This production is directed by Josh Johnson and will be performed from January 16th through March 1st 2020 at 1723 Glenview Road in Glenview.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
The Yardley Players production of 'Last of the Red Hot Lovers' takes personal desperation and hilarity to an entirely new level when married, middle-aged and nebbishy Barney Cashman, a seafood restaurant owner, tests out his inner Don Juan. The Neil Simon classic takes the stage at the Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College (MCCC) Feb. 14 through 23.
by Walter McBride - Jan 24, 2020
We're back with another deep dive into our archives! This time, our photo flashback features Dom DeLuise.
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Deadline reports that the fourth season of 'One Day At A Time' will premiere on Pop TV starting Tuesday, March 24.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Back by popular demand! Renée Taylor's award-winning autobiographical comedy MY LIFE ON A DIET will play three performances at The Gateway in Bellport on February 28th at 8pm, and Februaru 29th at 3pm and 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" opened November 22nd to unanimous rave reviews in her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET at George Street Playhouse. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. In this brief performance video, Renée recalls how her husband encouraged her to write the play. The clip also features a hilarious anecdote about Jerry Lewis:
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
Renée Taylor's award-winning autobiographical comedy MY LIFE ON A DIET will play Bucks County Playhouse, January 30 a?" February 2 as part of the Playhouse's Visiting Artists Series.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2019
Renée Taylor's comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET will conclude its acclaimed limited run today (Sunday) at George Street Playhouse. Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" opened in MY LIFE ON A DIET November 22nd to unanimous rave reviews. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Renée Taylor's comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET will conclude its acclaimed limited run this Sunday, December 15th at George Street Playhouse. Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" opened in MY LIFE ON A DIET November 22nd to unanimous rave reviews. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
Back by popular demand, the acclaimed revival of James McLure's comedy LONE STAR begins performances Thursday, June 6th at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre (50 W 13th St- between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) for eight performances only
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2020
Broadway and television icon Linda Lavin and award-winning pianist Billy Stritch come together once again to present 'May Day,' their sixth online concert this Friday, May 1 at 3pm EDT.
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Rita Moreno will headline a roster of guest stars on ABC's comedy Bless This Mess, which premieres Tuesday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
Northern Stage announces its 2019-20 Season, a season of plays that thematically reflect on the past to move into a more positive future. The company's 23rd Season will feature two world premieres by women writers, non-traditional casting in classic plays, and an overall season more diverse and reflective of the world. "Northern Stage continues to evolve from a local theater with a regional impact to a regional theater with a national impact," says Northern Stage Producing Artistic Director and Director of the BOLD Theater Women's Leadership Circle Carol Dunne. "New Works Now and the BOLD Circle enable us to nurture work by emerging artists and women writers. The diverse voices on stage this season elevate our work and challenge us to change lives by including the stories of humanity that are often overlooked and rarely told."