Archive for November, 2017

Happy Birthday Bruce!!!

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Bruce Vilanch Attends LA Premiere of WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Broadway World
Attend LA Premiere of WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH
Movies News Desk Nov. 21, 2017

Standing room only crowds gathered for a series of star studded Los Angeles premieres of “WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH” about the legendary ROSE MARIE, who has had the longest active career in history. A trail blazer for both children and women with entertainment roots that has spanned Vaudeville, Radio, Film, Vegas, Broadway, as well as both Daytime and Primetime Television.

Among the list of appearances by personalities participating in LA screening Q&A’s were Dick Van Dyke, Peter Marshall, Tom Bergeron, Dan Harmon, director Jason Wise and the iconic Rose Marie herself. The assemblage had an equally impressive list if patrons including Jane Lynch, Bruce Vilanch, George Chakiris, Teresa Ganzel, Margaret O’Brien, Jackie Joseph and Dick Van Dyke co-star, Larry Matthews. “Im a huge fan of Rose Marie and the documentary is amazing,” commented Jane Lynch. Adding, “I do a tribute to Rose Marie in my cabaret show and tell the story about how I wanted to be a comedy writer because of her role of Sally Rogers,”. Read More

Bruce Vilanch: ‘And it just got worse, and worse, and worse’

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

The Hill
Bruce Vilanch: ‘And it just got worse, and worse, and worse’
BY JUDY KURTZ – 11/08/17 06:00 AM EST

He’s a comedy writer but, for Bruce Vilanch, there was nothing funny about Election Day 2016.

As the results came in, Vilanch was working on a project in Los Angeles.

“I was writing, and every now and again, I would shift from my work to go online to see what was going on,” said the “Hollywood Squares” alum.

“At first I went to Facebook and there were all these people saying, ‘This is getting scary,’ ” Vilanch, who supported Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, said. “And I thought ‘gee, you mean she’s not winning?’ ” Read More

Bruce Vilanch, Betty Buckley and More to Headline ONE NIGHT WITH THE STARS for Wigs & Wishes

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Broadway World
Jordin Sparks, Betty Buckley and More to Headline ONE NIGHT WITH THE STARS for Wigs & Wishes
by Christina Mancuso Oct. 31, 2017

Wigs & Wishes provides professional wigs & grants wishes for women & children battling cancer…

Wigs & Wishes will present “One Night with the Stars” on December 4, 2017 in New York City at Madison Square Garden. The Garden Theater holds 5700 seats.

Ticket prices range from $66 to $1006 for VIP seating that includes celebrity meet and greet, swag bag and seating in the first three rows. Tickets can be purchased HERE. Read More

Boulder JFS Raises Over $90,000 at Reel Hope ’17

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Boulder Jewish Newa
Boulder JFS Raises Over $90,000 at Reel Hope ’17
David Fellows ??October 17, 2017

Boulder JFS held its fifth annual fundraiser, “Reel Hope Boulder,” on Saturday night at the Boulder JCC, and it was the most successful outing of the series.  Hollywood writer Bruce Vilanch not only entertained the crowd while being interviewed by Ron Bostwick, but did so for free, raising the net amount available for operations from the night’s take.  In addition to Vilanch, new JFS CEO Shepard Nevel addressed the audience, and JFS of Colorado Board Chair Charlie Gwirtsman was in attendance. Thanks to a match offered up by Jerry and Gail Sloat, the event raised over $90,000 for JFS of Colorado’s Boulder operation, led by Cathy Summer. Read More