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.”
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.
The Walnut Street Theatre opens its 206th season with 9 To 5: The Musical, starting with previews Sept. 2 and running through Oct. 19.
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.
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.
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.“
Failed dishes and food fights are featured in this live ”broadcast” of a public access cable cooking show hosted by Delphine and Carmela Calamari.
Her own life story could very well form the basis of a great theatrical piece.
Richard Claxton Gregory is having a very busy day.
She took to the stage at the age of 5 and never looked back.