“It only took me 25 years to become an overnight success,” said comic/actor Billy Gardell, set to appear at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside on Friday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m.
Opening the new season at Society Hill Playhouse and playing through Dec. 7 is Til Divorce Do Us Part – The Musical.
Seeing The Little Shop of Horrors was what did it for him.
She doesn’t ever plan on stepping up to the bar again — even though that’s where comedian Kathleen Madigan got her start.
To celebrate her birthday month, Esperanza Spalding, the multiple Grammy Award winner, goes back on the road for a special two-week tour.
Her given name is Peggy King. But when the singer appeared on The George Gobel Show back in the ‘50s, old lonesome George said she was “pretty and perky,” and that moniker just stuck.
What started for the Nelson family over a hundred years ago is once again taking center stage today, as multi-platinum recording artists Matthew and Gunnar Nelson come to perform at the Sellersville Theater 1894 on Sept. 24.
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.