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Posts Tagged ‘Hollywood Squares’

COMEDIAN BRUCE VILANCH PRESENTED BY BLACK BOX PRODUCTIONS, OCT 5, 2018, Aventura Arts & Cultural Center Aventura, FL, On Sale ON SALE 07.17.18 12:00 PM

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

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One of the most sought-after jokesmiths in the entertainment industry, Bruce Vilanch has become a recognizable face in his own right, thanks to the feature-length documentary “Get Bruce!” and his one-time stint as a regular on “Hollywood Squares,” for which he also served as head writer.

He made his feature debut as a dress manufacturer in “Mahogany’, starring Diana Ross and also contributed material to her live act. Mr. Vilanch put his Muppet-like persona to excellent use as Santa’s number one helper in the syndicated TV-movie “It Nearly Wasn’t Christmas.” On the heels of “Get Bruce!”, Vilanch performed his comedy stylings Off-Broadway in “Bruce Vilanch: Almost Famous.” After a first act reminiscing on his odd path to almost famousness, he opened up the floor to questions inAct II, displaying his amazing ability for off-the-cuff one-liners. As he told US WEEKLY, there is a downside to celebrity: “Now, I get knocked if someone tries something that doesn’t work. Before it was the fault of these anonymous people, ‘the writers.'” Read More

Oscar funnyman to show: play up envelope mess, not harassers

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

WRAL
Oscar funnyman to show: play up envelope mess, not harassers
February 15, 2018
By LYNN ELBER

LOS ANGELES — Put comedy writer Bruce Vilanch on the spot by asking if he has a political gag suitable for the Oscars, and he makes a game try.

“There’s probably a joke in Trump buying three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Vilanch said, “because that’s all he does is publicize himself. So it seems to me you have a nice, clean shot on the ninth hole.”

He doesn’t have to sweat polishing the riff on best-picture nominee “Three Billboards.” While he’s crafted one-liners for hosts and presenters for 23 Oscar shows, he’ll be watching comfortably at home and with Koosh balls at the ready. Read More

A Golden Opportunity to Support The Ridgefield Playhouse at The Judy Gold and Bruce Vilanch show on January 27

Friday, January 26th, 2018

Hamlet Hub
A Golden Opportunity to Support The Ridgefield Playhouse at The Judy Gold and Bruce Vilanch show on January 27
Published on Friday, 12 January 2018 15:03
Written by Jill Mango

LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 12: Writer/actor Bruce Vilanch attends the 2017 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival screening of ‘The Fabulous Allan Car’ at DGA Theater on July 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tara Ziemba/WireImage)

It’s a Golden Opportunity to support The Playhouse at the Judy Gold show! Donate your gold and silver rings, bracelets and necklaces to The Ridgefield Playhouse at the Gold and Silver Give Back Event before the Judy Gold and Bruce Vilanch show on January 27! Veteran jeweler Steve Delzio of The Mexican Shack will be in the lobby from 6:30-8pm to accept your jewelry as a fundraiser for The Ridgefield Playhouse, which is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit. Read More

Together, Bruce Vilanch and Judy Gold: Big & Tall Jan 27, 2018 Ridgefield, CT Playhouse

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Together, Bruce and Judy will fill the BIG & TALL order of making you laugh and laugh!

BRUCE VILANCH is a six-time Emmy Award-winning comic who’s best known for his four-year stint as a celebrity participant on Hollywood Squares. His stand-up routine draws on his years of being a Hollywood insider and earned him the role of head writer for the Oscars — writing for hosts Billy Crystal, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin and others He’s also written hysterical material for other award shows, television series and variety specials. Read More

Bruce Vilanch Appears In The New Gay SuperHero Movie, “Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel”

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Cinema’s first out gay superhero is back in the long-awaiting sequel, “Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel,” on the 10th anniversary of the release of the first movie, with our 3 featured celebrities returning from “Surge of Power: The Stuff of Heroes,” Nichelle Nichols (Uhura from Star Trek), Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk) and Noel Neill (Lois Lane from Adventures of Superman) with over 50 stars joining them in the sequel like Eric Roberts (The Master from Doctor Who), Linda Blair (Exorcist), Gil Gerard (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century), Robert Picardo (The Doctor from Star Trek: Voyager), Frank Marino (Star of Divas Las Vegas), Shannon Farnon (Wonder Woman from SuperFriends!), Reb Brown (Captain America from the Captain America TV movies), Bruce Vilanch (Hollywood Squares, Emmy Award winning writer) and many, many more! 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