Sarah Silverman apologizes to New York club owner after #Ask4More video controversy
Sarah Silverman caused controversy last week when she implied that comedy club owner Al Martin paid her less for a stand-up set because she was a female comic. She put out a public apology to Martin on Tuesday, acknowledging that her story was “HARDLY an example of the wage gap.” She wen... [Read More]
 
Tim Minchin is developing a Groundhog Day musical and it will come to Broadway in 2017
Just let that headline marinate in your brain for a second because there is a lot to decode. Tim Minchin, an incredibly talented musical comedian who, like is character from Californication Atticus Fetch, is making a Broadway musical. Said musical is based on the iconic Bill Murray film, Groundhog D... [Read More]
 
Tim Minchin's 'Groundhog Day' Musical Premieres in 2017
by Megh Wright After over a year in development, Matthew Warchus and Tim Minchin's Groundhog Day musical finally has a date attached. Variety reports that the musical remake of the classic 1993 film is set to begin previews on January 23, 2017 with a Broadway debut set for March 9, 2017. Minchin rec... [Read More]
 
Groundhog Day will become a Broadway musical in 2017
Mark your calendars for January and March 2017 and circle Feb. 2, 2017, while you're at it. Because the folks who turned the Roald Dahl story (and movie) Matilda into a Broadway hit musical are hoping to repeat history and improve upon it when they get the chance to adapt the 1993 film Groundhog Day... [Read More]
 
Of course Jason Alexander is replacing Larry David on Broadway
Toupee or not toupee. That is the question. Whether or not you're surprised at the news that Jason Alexander will replace Larry David on Broadway this summer in David's play, Fish in the Dark -- you're not surprised, how could you be surprised, seriously, since Alexander's most famous role came play... [Read More]
 
'Fish in the Dark' is 'Seinfeld' on Stage and Vintage Larry David
by Daniel Kurland There's a moment in Fish in the Dark where Larry responds to a question about how grabbing a breast was and he answers with, "Pretty good. Prettayyyyy, prettayyyyy, prettayyyyy good.” The audience erupts into applause and you’re just like what is going on? This man has ... [Read More]
 
I Had To Follow That?!: Mark Normand auditions at the Comedy Cellar
New York City’s comedy club the Comedy Cellar is one of legend, the best of the best have appeared on its small stage. For many comedians, getting passed there represents a big milestone in their comedy career. We asked Mark Normand about the night he auditioned at the Cellar and he quickly re... [Read More]
 
60 Minutes profile of Larry David
Larry David starred in a fictional Broadway production as part of his HBO series, Curb Your Enthusiasm, but he's really starring on Broadway for the first time this month in a play he wrote that's already a box-office smash, Fish in the Dark. And so, Charlie Rose got David to sit down -- but not sto... [Read More]
 
Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons is your new God
Four-time Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons will play God in the new Broadway comedy 
An Act of God, scheduled to begin performances May 5 at Studio 54. Published in 2011, The Last Testament: A Memoir By God was penned by Emmy Award-winning writer from The Da... [Read More]
 
“Detroiters” comedy pilot produced by Jason Sudeikis & Broadway Video ordered by Comedy Central
Comedy Central jumps head first into pilot season with an order for Detroiters. The idea revolves around two local ad men who make low-budget commercials in Detroit. But, much like the city in which they live, the best friends aspire to achieve greater things. The show will be executive pr... [Read More]