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Musical version of ‘Animal House’ in the works

Musical version of ‘Animal House’ in the works

By | March 5, 2012 at 2:29 pm | No comments

If, like me, you worship at the Holy Church of John Belushi, today is undoubtedly a solemn holy day for you: 30 years ago, the infamous comic actor passed away far too soon. Though I was born after he died, my parents sat me down and showed me Animal House when I was probably...

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Janeane Garofalo will play Russian immigrant in off-Broadway play

Janeane Garofalo will play Russian immigrant in off-Broadway play

By | November 20, 2011 at 11:10 pm | No comments

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 Russia who moves to Brooklyn and...

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Video: South Park does Broadway on new episode

Video: South Park does Broadway on new episode

By | October 24, 2011 at 12:56 pm | No comments

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 sometimes we suffer for it. This...

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Will Broadway star Mary Faber be the next Saturday Night Live player?

Will Broadway star Mary Faber be the next Saturday Night Live player?

By | September 9, 2011 at 3:50 pm | 3 comments

Although Saturday Night Live honcho Lorne Michaels announced earlier this year that there would be no new cast hires at the iconic sketch show, we're now hearing that maybe that's not the case. New York comedy scene blog The Apiary is reporting that Broadway actress Mary Faber,...

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Keith Olbermann interviews “Book of Mormon” star Josh Gad for 30 minutes

Keith Olbermann interviews “Book of Mormon” star Josh Gad for 30 minutes

By | August 9, 2011 at 12:51 pm | No comments

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 Web extra, wherein Olbs goes in-depth with The Gad...

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Colin Quinn inks deal to write history-themed humor book

Colin Quinn inks deal to write history-themed humor book

By | July 26, 2011 at 2:34 pm | One comment

Ever since comedian Colin Quinn debuted his Broadway show, Long Story Short last year, his career has found a second, thriving life-- and deservedly so. The Jerry Seinfeld-directed one-man theater piece was turned into an HBO special, which aired in April, garnered critical...

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Lisa Lampanelli developing reality show for Logo network, produced by Chelsea Handler

By | July 11, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli has been a busy gal. Not only has she been touring the country doing stand-up, but she's also been working on her one-woman Broadway show, which was announced last week. Today, however, we get the news that the "Queen of Mean" is also developing a new...

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“Book of Mormon” radio channel coming to Sirius XM

By | June 9, 2011 at 11:17 am | 2 comments

This weekend South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone will be launching a limited-run channel on SiriusXM satellite radio to support their critically acclaimed Broadway musical The Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon Radio channel will feature interviews with the show's...

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Listen to the entire "Book of Mormon" soundtrack for free

By | May 9, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments

It seems there's no stopping the incredible momentum Broadway hit show The Book of Mormon has been riding since its opening night. The show, featuring music and lyrics by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone as well as Broadway veteran Robert Lopez, snagged 14 Tony...

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