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Comedy Legend Carl Reiner, ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ Creator and ‘Ocean’s 11’ Franchise Star, Has Died at 98

“Every morning, I pick up my newspaper, get the obituary section, and see if I’m listed. If I’m not, I’ll have my breakfast.” This is the morning routine of comedy legend Carl Reiner as detailed in the HBO documentary film If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast. Unfortunately, the creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show, director of The Jerk, and co-star of the Ocean’s 11 franchise has passed away at 98. News of Carl Reiner’s death came from his assistant Judy Nagy (via Variety), who confirmed th...
Tags: Death, Hbo, Movies, Ocean, House, Broadway, Beverly Hills, Cbs, Steve Martin, Bob, Cleveland, Pacific, Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, Brooks, Charlie


Legendary comedian Carl Reiner, RIP

Legendary comedian, actor, writer, and director Carl Reiner has died at age 98. Reiner is best known for performing with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca on the 1950s TV variety program Your Show of Shows and later creating The Dick Van Dyke Show. He also directed George Burns in the classic "Oh God!" (1977), Steve Martin in "The Jerk" (1979) and acted in movies and TV shows like "Ocean's Eleven" (2001), "Parks and Recreation," and "House." From the New York Times: As part of a stellar suppo...
Tags: Video, Comedy, TV, Television, Movies, News, Nbc, Ocean, Steve Martin, Comedians, Npr, Parks, Dick Van Dyke, Brooks, Neil Simon, Caesar


Brand Moves for Tuesday June 30

Eighteen weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand move...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, China, Advertising, Disney, Netflix, New York Times, Broadway, The Times, Edward Albee, Reddit, The New York Times, Donald Trump


‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ Cast Gets Back Together for ‘Reunited Apart’, and the End is a John Hughes Bonanza

Josh Gad‘s web series Reunited Apart has allowed fans to pass some of their quarantine time by watching the cast and filmmakers behind their favorite movies reunite virtually online. The Goonies, Back to the Future, Splash, Lord of the Rings, and Ghostbusters have all been featured on the series. Now another beloved movie from the 1980s is taking the spotlight. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is one of the many classic teen comedies directed by the late John Hughes, and Josh Gad was able to round up M...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Jake Gyllenhaal, Cameron, Ferris Bueller, Ferris, Neil Simon, Ben Stein, Stein, National Lampoon, John Hughes, Matthew Broderick, Josh-Gad, Jeanie, Jennifer Grey, Video Of The Day


New to Stream: The Criterion Channel’s July 2020 Lineup

New to Stream: The Criterion Channel’s July 2020 Lineup The Criterion Channel, a streaming service from the niche home video distributor for film aficionados, has unveiled its lineup of programming for the month of July, which will include and Auto Focused double featuring with the Steve McQueen-starring classic Bullitt and ensemble sports drama Grand Prix, along with a large roster of contemporary and classic films! RELATED: BritBox Unveils What’s Coming to the Streamer in July 2020 Wedn...
Tags: Movies, Movie News, Streaming, The Criterion Channel


Things to do – online – from the San Fernando Valley and LA area, June 11-18

  Miguel Moller, left, takes a photo of Chantae Cheney, front row from left, Ana Rovang, Korbi Christenson, Sonia Nunez, back row from left, Rose Broderick, Rachel Sandoval, and Virginia Kelly during the 5th annual Valley Pride festival at Van Nuys Civic Center in Van Nuys on Saturday, June 22, 2019. (Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Contributing Photographer)   Take a chance on new entertainment experiences online, June 11-18.   EVENTS   San Fernando Valley LGBT Community Center: Celebrating June...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, California, Youtube, La, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Paypal, Soccer, Graham, Arthur Conan Doyle, Marvin Gaye, Ucla, Eastern Europe, James Hetfield


Things to do – online – in the LA area, May 28-June 4

  “Find Love Online,” a Best Friends Animal Society Virtual Super Adoption, May 27-31. (Photo courtesy of Best Friends Animal Society)   Have fun discovering new entertainments online, May 28-June 4.   EVENTS   Find Love Online – Best Friends Virtual Super Adoption: Search for a pet by using your zip code, May 27-31. Register online. Participating Los Angeles-area groups here. For the event, bestfriends.adopets.com For Best Friends, bestfriends.org Stronger Than You Think: A three-day, na...
Tags: Facebook, Youtube, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Tennessee, Arthur Conan Doyle, Venice, Jordin Sparks, Ucla, Eastern Europe, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, National Alliance, Neil Simon


Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick’s ‘Plaza Suite’ Broadway Run Pushed to 2021

With Broadway now shutdown until Labor Day due to the coronavirus pandemic, Neil Simon’s play “Plaza Suite” has been pushed back a year. The revival will now run from March 19, 2021 through July 18 at the Hudson Theatre, with David Byrne’s “American Utopia” returning to the theatre this fall. The show, starring real-life couple […]
Tags: News, Broadway, David Byrne, Sarah Jessica Parker, Neil Simon, Matthew Broderick, Hudson Theatre, John Benjamin Hickey, Plaza Suite


PLAZA SUITE Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker Will Now Begin Performances in March 2021

Today, producers for the upcoming revival of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite announced new production dates with stars Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, directed by John Benjamin Hickey. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Sarah Jessica Parker, Neil Simon, Matthew Broderick, BWW News Desk, John Benjamin Hickey


PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: LOST IN YONKERS by Neil Simon

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Neil Simon. Today's play, Lost in Yonkers [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Neil Simon, Yonkers, BWW News Desk


PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: PLAZA SUITE by Neil Simon

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Neil Simon. Today's play, Plaza Suite [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Neil Simon, BWW News Desk


PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS by Neil Simon

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Neil Simon. Today's play, Brighton Beach Memoirs [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Brighton, Neil Simon, BWW News Desk


PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK by Neil Simon

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Neil Simon. Today's play, Barefoot in the Park [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Neil Simon, BWW News Desk


PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE ODD COUPLE by Neil Simon

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Neil Simon. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Neil Simon, BWW News Desk


Streaming Review: THE GOODBYE GIRL – Neil Simon's Timeless Gem

New Yorkers and many more will enjoy viewing 'The Goodbye Girl,' a 1977 movie that has timeless charm. [Author: Marina Kennedy]
Tags: Theatre, Neil Simon, Marina Kennedy


What I learned from Neil Simon

Thomas Tucker posed a Friday Question asking what was so remarkable about Neil Simon? Yesterday, I gave an overall perspective. Today, I want to share my personal feelings. I never took a course... [Author: By Ken Levine]
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What's so great about Neil Simon?

Here’s a Friday Question that became two complete posts. Part 2 is tomorrow. It’s from Thomas Tucker: I just re-watched The Odd Couple and still find myself wondering why people thought Neil... [Author: By Ken Levine]
Tags: Humor, Neil Simon, Neil, Ken Levine, Thomas Tucker, By Ken Levine


Taylor Swift Surprises Some Fans With Donations As COVID-19 Spread Continues

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions. TAYLOR SWIFT SENDING MONEY TO FANS Taylor Swift is helping fill the blank space where incomes have gone for several of her fans. Some have gotten thousands of dollars from the “Lover” an...
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Taylor Swift, Broadway, Cbs, Macmillan, Gore Vidal, Swift, Tim McGraw, Playwrights Horizons, Turner, Eric Church, Hillel Italie, Susan, Darius Rucker


15 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, March 13-19

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Adapted from Lewis Carroll’s classic, this stage version combines the wonder of childhood with the magic of stage design. When: Friday-Saturday, March 6-7 at 8 p.m.; Sunday March 8 at 2 p.m. See website for other showtimes. Where: A Noise Within, 3352 E. Foothill Blvd, Pasadena Tickets: $25, student rush with ID an hour before performance $20. See website for other offers. Information: www.anoisewithin.org. 626-356-3121 ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ The Inla...
Tags: Theater, Things to do


Get $39 Tickets to PLAZA SUITE on Broadway with TodayTix!

Real-life husband and wife Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker are back onstage together for the first time onstage in 20 years with Neil Simon's 'Plaza Suite,' and we've got exclusive 39 tickets to see the show in New York. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Broadway, Sarah Jessica Parker, Neil Simon, Matthew Broderick, BWW News Desk


15 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, March 6-12

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘A Body of Water’   The Actors Co-op Theatre Co. presents a play by Lee Blessing about a couple who wake up in an unfamiliar house and are confused and worried about why they are there. When: Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday through March 15. Also, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22. Where: Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St., Hollywood. Tickets: $35; $30 ages 60 and older; $25 students.  Information: 323-462-8460. www.actorsco-op.org ‘Alice in Wonderland...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, California, Washington, Sport, Soccer, Tennessee, Lewis Carroll, Whoopi Goldberg, Gardens, Stella, Alice, Southern California, Rudyard Kipling, San Bernardino, Lewis


Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker Spend the Night Together

In Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite,” they are playing three different couples — and are seeing more of one another than ever.
Tags: News, Theater, Matthew, Simon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Parker, Neil Simon, Neil, Broderick, Hickey, Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica, John Benjamin, Plaza Suite (Play


Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker in Broadway-Bound PLAZA SUITE

As previously announced, Plaza Suite will play a strictly limited 17-week Broadway engagement at Hudson Theatre 141 West 44th Street, with previews beginning March 13, 2020 and an official opening night set for April 13, 2020. Plaza Suite will mark the first time Broderick and Parker will share a Broadway stage since the 1995 revival of How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. This event will also mark Broderick's return to the words of Neil Simon, having won his first Tony Award for cr...
Tags: Theatre, Brighton, Broadway, Simon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Parker, Neil Simon, Broderick, Matthew Broderick, BWW News Desk, Biloxi Blues, Eugene Jerome, Broadway Bound PLAZA SUITE, Hudson Theatre 141 West 44th Street


15 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Feb. 28-March 5

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘A Body of Water’   The Actors Co-op Theatre Co. presents a play by Lee Blessing about a couple who wake up in an unfamiliar house and are confused and worried about why they are there. When: Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday through March 15. Also, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22. Where: Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St., Hollywood. Tickets: $35; $30 ages 60 and older; $25 students.  Information: 323-462-8460. www.actorsco-op.org ‘Human Interest Stor...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Sport, Soccer, Tennessee, Elton John, Stella, Southern California, San Bernardino, Los Angeles County, Tony, Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Simon, Fontana, Seuss, Shakespeare Co


Hunter Foster-Directed ROCK OF AGES And More Announced for Theatre Aspen 2020 Season

The 2020 Theatre Aspen summer season has been announced and is set to include productions of Broadway favorites including Kander and Ebb's Chicago, the heavymetal musical Rock of Ages, and Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Chicago, Broadway, Neil Simon, Kander, BWW News Desk


16 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Feb. 21-27

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘A Body of Water’   The Actors Co-op Theatre Co. presents a play by Lee Blessing about a couple who wake up in an unfamiliar house and are confused and worried about why they are there. When: Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday through March 15. Also, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22. Where: Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St., Hollywood. Tickets: $35; $30 ages 60 and older; $25 students.  Information: 323-462-8460. www.actorsco-op.org ‘Billie! Backstage w...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Edward Albee, Theater, Shakespeare, Virginia Woolf, Southern California, San Bernardino, Los Angeles County, Tony, Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Simon, Ophelia


Sarah Jessica Parker And Matthew Broderick Take The Stage In 'Plaza Suite'

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick star in the Neil Simon play "Plaza Suite," which plays in Boston prior to moving to Broadway.
Tags: News, Boston, Sarah Jessica Parker, Neil Simon, Matthew Broderick


19 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Feb. 14-20

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘A Body of Water’   The Actors Co-op Theatre Co. presents a play by Lee Blessing about a couple who wake up in an unfamiliar house and are confused and worried about why they are there. When: Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday through March 15. Also, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22. Where: Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St., Hollywood. Tickets: $35; $30 ages 60 and older; $25 students.  Information: 323-462-8460. www.actorsco-op.org ‘Billie! Backstage w...
Tags: Hollywood, California, New York City, Sport, Soccer, Elton John, Las Vegas, Peter Pan, Shakespeare, Southern California, San Bernardino, Los Angeles County, Tony, Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Simon, Landis


16 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Feb. 7-13

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘A Body of Water’   The Actors Co-op Theatre Co. presents a play by Lee Blessing about a couple who wake up in an unfamiliar house and are confused and worried about why they are there. When: Previews 8 p.m. Feb. 5-6 (free but a reservation is required). Show opens 8 p.m. Feb. 7. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday through March 15. Also, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22. Where: Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St., Hollywood. Tickets: $35; $30 ages 60 and older;...
Tags: Hollywood, Disney, Sport, Soccer, Edward Albee, Ariel, Arthur Miller, Virginia Woolf, Southern California, Cincinnati, San Bernardino, Anne Frank, Keller, Margaritaville, Lewis, Los Angeles County


Enter to Win $30 Tickets to See Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Onstage in Boston

Real-life husband and wife Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker are back onstage together for the first time onstage in 20 years with Neil Simon's 'Plaza Suite,' and we've got exclusive 30 tickets to see the show in Boston. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Boston, Theatre, Sarah Jessica Parker, Neil Simon, Matthew Broderick, BWW News Desk