Lewis Black’s limited 2016 Broadway engagement of “Black to the Future”
Lewis Black will be back on Broadway in the fall of 2016, but for four performances only of his one-man show, "Black to the Future." Black's performances will run on four Mondays in September and October at the Marquis Theatre (nights when the Tony-nominated Gloria Estefan musical, "On Your Feet!" i... [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]
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]