The amazing incredible comebacks of Tracy Morgan and Ardie Fuqua
Two years ago this weekend, after a Friday night gig in Delaware, Tracy Morgan and his entourage were on their way home when a Walmart tractor trailer slammed into their SUV on the New Jersey Turnpike, killing comedian "Jimmy Mack" and almost killing Morgan and his opening act, Ardie Fuqua. Morgan a... [Read More]
The amazing incredible comebacks of Tracy Morgan and Ardie Fuqua
Two years ago this weekend, after a Friday night gig in Delaware, Tracy Morgan and his entourage were on their way home when a Walmart tractor trailer slammed into their SUV on the New Jersey Turnpike, killing comedian "Jimmy Mack" and almost killing Morgan and his opening act, Ardie Fuqua. Morgan a... [Read More]
Episode #78: Bill Dawes
Bill Dawes has played Paul Hornung and Mickey Mantle in separate Broadway productions, and recently wrapped a run as famed Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev. He plays a struggling stand-up comedian trying to pitch a TV series in his latest role, the independent movie Before The Sun Explodes, whic... [Read More]
Tina Fey Gives Some Updates on the ‘Mean Girls’ Musical
Tina Fey and her husband Jeff Richmond have been developing a Mean Girls musical for the past few years, and during her visit to last night’s Watch What Happens Live, Fey gave a few more updates on the project. According to Fey, no cast members from the film will be involved, the musical style... [Read More]
Review: Neal Brennan, “3 Mics”
Neal Brennan knows it's odd to give John Legend top billing as the presenting executive producer of his new show, 3 Mics, which officially opened its Off-Broadway run Thursday night at the Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker). Brennan could poke fun at Legend with a zinger. He could tell a ... [Read More]
Review: Mike Birbiglia, “Thank God For Jokes” Off-Broadway
Watching Mike Birbiglia's new off-Broadway show in the afternoon of the Academy Awards proved even more fitting than I could have anticipated. Thematically, the narrative thru-line connects most of his jokes in Thank God For Jokes to the night he hosted the Gotham Awards for independe... [Read More]
64 comedians to battle it out in tenth Carolines Comedy Madness tournament
Taking a page from the NCAA College Basketball Tournament’s “March Madness,” famed comedy venue Carolines on Broadway will present its tenth annual Carolines Comedy Madness, a five-round comedy competition in which 64 comedians will go head to head with audience members deciding wh... [Read More]
64 comedians to battle it out in tenth Carolines Comedy Madness tournament
Taking a page from the NCAA College Basketball Tournament’s “March Madness,” famed comedy venue Carolines on Broadway will present its tenth annual Carolines Comedy Madness, a five-round comedy competition in which 64 comedians will go head to head with audience members deciding wh... [Read More]
Sock it to Satan: the barman behind profane puppet drama Hand to God
Robert Askins drew on his evangelical Texas upbringing to create a comedy about a teenager tormented by an evil puppet. As the play hits Britain, will he quit his day job mixing margaritas in a Tex-Mex restaurant?When the playwright Robert Askins was a kid in Cypress, Texas, his mother forced him in... [Read More]
Sock it to Satan: the barman behind profane puppet drama Hand to God
Robert Askins drew on his evangelical Texas upbringing to create a comedy about a teenager tormented by an evil puppet. As the play hits Britain, will he quit his day job mixing margaritas in a Tex-Mex restaurant?When the playwright Robert Askins was a kid in Cypress, Texas, his mother forced him in... [Read More]