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Gilbert Gottfried to appear at Helium Comedy Club this weekend

At the age of 15, Gilbert Gottfried began doing stand-up at open mike nights in New York City, and after a few short years became known as “the comedian’s comedian.”

NE native returns to her roots

She skyrocketed to stardom in 1977 as Broadway’s original Annie, for which she was the youngest performer ever nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, winning both the Theatre World and Outer Critics’ Circle Awards for her performance.

Making a scene at the Walnut Street Theatre

The Walnut Street Theatre opens its 206th season with 9 To 5: The Musical, starting with previews Sept. 2 and running through Oct. 19.

Yanni to headline Mann Center this Saturday

A truly global and perhaps one of the most recognizable performers of our time, Yanni, comes to the Mann Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Aug. 23.

KC and the Sunshine Band to headline Tropicana

The Tropicana Showroom in Atlantic City will supply the backdrop as KC and the Sunshine Band break out the polyester and platform shoes on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 8 p.m.

Nealon to headline at Helium

For anyone considering a career in show business, Kevin Nealon, about to take the stage at the Helium Comedy Club for five shows Aug. 14-16, has a word of warning: ”Careful what you wish for.“

Calamari Sisters cook up musical show at Riverside

Failed dishes and food fights are featured in this live ”broadcast” of a public access cable cooking show hosted by Delphine and Carmela Calamari.

‘Book of Mormon’ comes to Forrest Theatre

Reviews for The Book of Mormon have been overwhelmingly positive, not surprising for a show that in 2011 won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

‘Taxi’ actress headed to the Bucks County Playhouse

Her own life story could very well form the basis of a great theatrical piece.

Around Town: July 23

Far Northeast Town Watches slate Night Out