Bill Chott: An Award-Winning Improv Coach and Actor
Having worked with the likes of Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell, Bill Chott is making a fine name for himself in the world of comedy. From his role as Mr. Hershel Haritate on Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place to his awar... [Read More]
Image of 'Book of Mormon' Tops Broadway Box Office For First Time | NY Times
'Book of Mormon' Tops Broadway Box Office For First Time | NY Times
After 11 months of performances on Broadway, “The Book of Mormon” reached a milestone last week in its extraordinary box office success fueled by premium ticket pricing: The musical beat the long-running blockbusters “Wicked” and “The Lion King” to become the top-grossing show in a single week for the first time, even though “Mormon” had hundreds of fewer seats to sell to each performance than those two other commercial hits. [Read More]
Patton Oswalt, Louis CK and Book of Mormon Score Grammy Nominations
This year's Grammy nominations were announced today, and in addition to The Book of Mormon's no-brainer nod for Best Musical Theater Album, two Comedy Central Records releases were nominated in the Best Comedy Album category: Patton Oswalt:... [Read More]
Watch Josh Gad Get Interviewed in the Back of a Cab
In this new video, Daily Show correspondent and Book of Mormon star Josh Gad talks to Stuckey and Murray about working with Matt Stone and Trey Parker as one of the stars of the biggest show on Broadway. And he does it while riding in the back of a c... [Read More]
Janeane Garofalo will play Russian immigrant in off-Broadway play
Janeane Garofalo is always looking for a challenge. So we’re not at all surprised to hear the respected comedian has signed on to play an immigrant in the off-Broadway production of Russian Transport, a drama which centers around a family from ... [Read More]
New York Comedy Festival Officially Kicks Off Today!
If you are currently in the Big Apple and are looking for some classic NYC entertainment, you will find pleasure in knowing that the New York Comedy Festival kicks off tomorrow and runs through Nov. 13 in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island... [Read More]
Video: South Park does Broadway on new episode
Each week, South Park teases the world with a 30-second clip of its new episode. As far as preview clips go, that’s a short video. Most shows give at least 45 seconds; some give even a few minutes. But South Park doesn’t follow the rules. And sometim... [Read More]
Image of Matt Stone and Trey Parker receive the 60 Minutes profile treatment
Matt Stone and Trey Parker receive the 60 Minutes profile treatment
Just in time for new episodes of the 15th anniversary of South Park, creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker received the full-on profile by 60 Minutes. Here's the segment that aired Sunday night on CBS. If you prefer reading, then you can read the 60 M... [Read More]
Initial slate of headliners unveiled for 2011 New York Comedy Festival
A lot of big names in comedy familiar to past editions of the New York Comedy Festival will be returning to headline the 2011 edition this coming November. Louis C.K., Tracy Morgan, Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais, Bill Maher, Wanda Sykes, Russell Pet... [Read More]
Keith Olbermann interviews “Book of Mormon” star Josh Gad for 30 minutes
Last night Book of Mormon star Josh Gad — that’s Elder Arnold Cunningham, to you — sat down with Keith Olbermann on the political pundit’s new show Countdown on Current TV. The fine folks at the network posted this 30-minute W... [Read More]