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Happy Birthday Bruce!!!

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Reminder: Bruce Vilanch Headlines BGMC’sCrescendo EDGE Boston May 8

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Edge Boston
Oscars Funnyman Bruce Vilanch Headlines BGMC’s ’Crescendo’
by Kilian Melloy
Monday May 3, 2010

The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus is set to present its annual fun-filled gala and fund-raiser, Crescendo, this coming Saturday night, May 8. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. and rollicks for hours with Oscars head writer Bruce Vilanch headlining the entertainment.

A BGMC press release notes, “Bruce has written material for Bette, Lily, Whoopi and many of Hollywood’s biggest stars. In addition to his own stand-up, Bruce wowed Broadway as Harvey Fierstein’s replacement in Hairspray. Bruce will dish the dirt all night and entertain you for the finale of Crescendo.” Read More

Get Tickets While You Can – Bruce Vilanch In Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell Now Til May 6

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

Hollywood funnyman Bruce Vilanch (Hairspray) currently appears in the acclaimed Naked Angels production of Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell, now playing at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane, Greenwich Village). Vilanch will be appearing for two weeks, from April 24 through May 6.

An array of luminaries turned out for his opening night, including Bette Midler, Celeste Holm, Phoebe Snow and Stephen Daldry.

Mr. Vilanch To Host Actors’ Fund tp Salute Herman at L.A. Tonys Party, 6/10

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

The Actors' Fund will pay tribute to Jerry Herman at its 11th Annual Tony Awards Party featuring a live feed of the Tony Awards as they happen in New York. Guests will be treated to a special performance by Karen Morrow (The Grass Harp), who will also present Herman with the Julie Harris Award for Lifetime Achievement. Bruce Vilanch (Hairspray) will host.

Local Law Enforcement Hate Crime Prevention Act of 2007

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Chronicle.com
April 6, 2007
Hate crime law is HRC’s top focus this year
by Eric Resnick

Cleveland–The Human Rights Campaign’s “number one priority for this Congress” is to pass the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crime Prevention Act of 2007, which allows local police to investigate and prosecute violent crime motivated by the victim’s sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or disability.

Currently, no federal law provides for prosecution of hate crime with those biases and neither do most state laws, including Ohio’s. Read More

Vilanch Heads “Androcles and the Lion” And I Ain’t Lion…Ba Da Bing

Friday, March 30th, 2007

The April 23 reading is the latest installment in Project Shaw and will be presented at the Players Club at 7 PM. Vilanch will star as the Lion with Rudetsky as Androcles. The Christians, who will be thrown to the lions, will be played by theatre writers/critics David Cote, Adam Feldman, David Finkle, Eric Grode, Charles Isherwood, Howard Kissel, Jeremy McCarter, Michael Musto, Patrick Pacheco, Rex Reed, Michael Riedel, Frank Scheck, Michael Schulman, Raven Snook, Alexis Soloski and Roma Torre. Brendan Lemon will host the evening.