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Archive for October, 2015

Vilanch, Gold team up to perform at Alden inside the McLean November 7

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Washington Blade
October 28, 2015 at 1:57 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper
Vilanch, Gold team up

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Stand-up comedians Bruce Vilanch and Judy Gold perform at the Alden inside the McLean Community Center (1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, Va.) onSaturday, Nov. 7 at 9 p.m.

Vilanch, who is gay, has been a series regular on the television show “Hollywood Squares” and has written for numerous awards shows including the Academy Awards. Gold, a lesbian, has co-hosted “The View” and worked on “The Rosie O’Donnell Show.” Vilanch and Gold will give separate stand-up performances. General admission tickets are $35. Tickets for McLean Community Center tax district residents are $20. Read More

Save The Date: Bruce Vilanch’s Musical “Sign Of The Times” Part Of Goodspeed Musicals’ 2016 Season

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Goodspeed Musicals‘ 2016 Season has something that will appeal to everyone—young and old—and continue the extraordinary legacy that has made Goodspeed Musicals the “Home of the American Musical.” We are excited to announce that the season will include classic musicals that have never appeared before on our stages along with new musicals at both of our theatres—The Goodspeed in East Haddam and The Terris Theatre in Chester.

ADVANCE SEASON TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW TO MEMBERS. Read More

Bruce Vilanch Attends The Opening Of ‘Carrie The Killer Musical Experience’

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Actor/producer Joe Everett Michaels, actor/writer Bruce Vilarich and producer Bruce Robert Harris arrive at ‘Carrie The Killer Musical Experience’ Opening Night Red Carpet at Los Angeles Theatre on October 8, 2015.

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Comedians Judy Gold & Bruce Vilanch Coming to The Alden in McLean, 11/7

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Broadway World
Comedians Judy Gold & Bruce Vilanch Coming to The Alden in McLean, 11/7
October 8, 2015

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The Alden in McLean bring the NSFW (not safe for work) humor of Judy Gold and Bruce Vilanch for a late show at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7. Tickets are $35, $20 for McLean Community Center (MCC) tax district residents. The Alden is located at 1234 Ingleside Avenue, inside MCC.

In the show, entitled “An Evening with Bruce Vilanch and Judy Gold,” the comedians pair up for separate stand-up sets united by their gay, Jewish identities and raunchy, sidesplitting observations. One of the most sought-after jokesmiths in the entertainment industry, Vilanch has become a recognizable face in his own right, thanks in part to his stint as a regular on the television show “Hollywood Squares,” for which he also served as head writer. He has written for virtually every awards show and Hollywood comedian, including most of the Oscar casts over the past 20 years-his Jack Palance-inspired jokes have famously passed through the lips of Billy Crystal. Read More

Bruce Vilanch Attends The “Kingdom” Premiere

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter
‘Kingdom’ Creator Celebrates His “Visceral Family Drama” at Second Season Screening
by Bill Higgins
10/7/2015

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Joking that the event was “a sucker punch into the belly of Hollywood,” AT&T’s SVP of original content Chris Long hosted a screening and after-party Oct. 6 at the Pacific Design Center celebrating the launch of Kingdom’s second season on DirecTV (since July the satellite broadcaster has been an AT&T subsidiary.)

The sucker punch image went along with Kingdom being based in the world of mixed martial arts. “The show is a snapshot into American life for blue collar have nots,” said Long. “You talk to any fighter who isn’t Floyd Mayweather and they say they fight to eat.” Read More

Bruce Vilanch To Join Post Discussion On Sophie Tucker At Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival November 8, 2015

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

JWweekly
David Broza headlines Silicon Valley film festival
by dan pine, j. staff
October 2, 2015

At this year’s Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival, attendees will see the powerful 2014 documentary “East Jerusalem West Jerusalem,” in which Israeli singer David Broza brings together Israeli, Palestinian and American musical artists to create bridges of understanding. Broza will answer questions and perform after the screening.

“The Outrageous Sophie Tucker” traces the star’s rags-to-riches story.

“The Outrageous Sophie Tucker” traces the star’s rags-to-riches story.

And that’s just the opener. With 25 documentaries, dramas, comedies and children’s films on tap, the festival includes offerings from Israel, France, England, Germany, the United States and more. The films touch on many aspects of the Jewish universe, from the Holocaust to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to Hollywood legend Sophie Tucker. Read More