Celebrity Autobiography books limited Broadway run

Celebrity Autobiography, the long-running Off Broadway show that’s also played around the world for a decade, will get limited Broadway engagement over four Mondays this fall, starting the week after Thanksgiving. The show, which features celebs …

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Mike Birbiglia’s “The New One” to launch Broadway run in October 2018

Mike Birbiglia is taking his newest comedy act to Broadway this fall. “The New One,” which Birbiglia toured across the country this past year, and recently wrapped an off-Broadway run, will enjoy at least 12 weeks at the Cort Theatre, with previews starting Oct. 25. I’m so excited to be bringing The New One to The Cort […]

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2018 Tony Awards to honor John Leguizamo, nominees include Amy Schumer, Tina Fey

Mean Girls, Amy Schumer and John Leguizamo are among the comedic stars getting feted this year by the Tony Awards for their work on Broadway. Mean Girls, the musical adaptation of Tina Fey’s 2004 movie, is up for 12 Tonys, including Best Musical. Fey (who wrote the book) and her husband, Jeff Richmond (who wrote […]

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Remembering Nanette Fabray

In the early 1940s, when Nanette Fabray was in her early 20s, she was touring with a musical revue called Meet the People. By chance one night, the musical director of the New York Philharmonic, Artur Rodziński, was across the street seeing another show and heard Fabray’s voice through the open door. Enchanted, he put […]

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Nathan Lee Graham on Eartha Kitt, Bottle Episodes, and the Lost Glamour of Air Travel

Comedy fans may best know Nathan Lee Graham as Todd, the panicky assistant of Jacobim Mugatu in Zoolander and Zoolander 2. But that is merely scratching the latte-drenched surface of Graham’s body of work. He has added his certain level of glamour to guesting roles on Absolutely Fabulous, Scrubs, The Comeback, Priscilla Queen of the […]

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Alec Baldwin wants to adapt his Trump parody book (and SNL character) for Broadway

Alec Baldwin, who won an Emmy for impersonating President Donald J. Trump on Saturday Night Live for the past year, wants to bring the parody to Broadway. “We may take the book and make it into a one-man show on Broadway,” Baldwin told Howard Stern this week. “Like Will Ferrell did the Bush thing.” If […]

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Tina Fey’s ‘Mean Girls’ Musical Heads to Broadway Next Year

Tina Fey’s long in-the-works Mean Girls musical is officially heading to Broadway next year. Fey confirmed the news today in a new video, which reveals that the Mean Girls musical will have a five-week run of pre-Broadway shows at The National Theatre in Washington DC starting October 31st, followed by previews at the August Wilson Theatre […]

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Bill Murray now has seen “Groundhog Day: The Musical” on Broadway

Bill Murray, comedy legend and star of the 1993 now-classic film, Groundhog Day, attended the Broadway performance Tuesday night of Groundhog Day: The Musical. Murray sat with his brother, Brian Doyle-Murray (who played a Punxsutawney official) and Danny Rubin (who co-wrote the screenplay as well as the Broadway adaptation), and toasted the Broadway cast backstage […]

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“Meteor Shower,” Steve Martin’s newest play, will mark Broadway debuts for Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key in 2017

Steve Martin’s newest play, “Meteor Shower,” will mark the Broadway debuts of comedians Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key when it raises the curtain this November at the Booth Theatre. Schumer said on Instagram: “I got to do a Steve Martin play in college and have loved him since I saw him as the waiter in […]

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Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key Will Make Their Broadway Debuts in Steve Martin’s ‘Meteor Shower’

Steve Martin has a new Broadway play in the works called Meteor Shower, and he’s assembled a solid cast of comedic actors. Today it was confirmed that Amy Schumer, Keegan-Michael Key, Laura Benanti, and Alan Tudyk have all joined the cast of Martin’s play, which will be directed by Jerry Zaks and debut at the Booth […]

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