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Wednesday Jul 9 | Erie Times News

'Carol Burnett Show' lives again on Erie stage

Two years ago, the Station Dinner Theatre showcased the genius of one of television's greatest comedies with "The Carol Burnett Variety Show," a collection of sketches from the iconic variety show.

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Related Topix: The Carol Burnett Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Erie, PA, David Mitchell, Waterford, PA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bangor Daily News

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Belfast Maskers present "Once Upon a Mattress " the musical fable based on Hans Christian Anderson fable, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Belfast, ME, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Once Upon a Mattress

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

"Once Upon a Mattress" headed to Belfast

Rehearsals are well underway for the Belfast Maskers' production of the rollicking musical comedy "Once Upon a Mattress" by Mary Rodgers, Marshall Barer, Jay Thompson and Dean Fuller.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Once Upon a Mattress, Belfast, ME

Wed Jul 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Grand 1894 Opera House Adds 2nd Performance of Vicki Lawrence & Mama: a Two Woman Show, 8/10

Due to the overwhelming demand for tickets for the upcoming production of " Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two Woman Show", a matinee performance has been added for Sunday, August 10th at 3pm.

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Related Topix: Vicki Lawrence, The Carol Burnett Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Mama's Family

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Mary Rodgers was a musical talent from a gifted family

Mary Rodgers followed in the footsteps of her famous composer father Richard Rodgers, writing musicals for Broadway and television, and later children's books such as Freaky Friday.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Family, Freaky Friday, Once Upon a Mattress, Musical Movies, Media, Radio, National Public Radio, Wellesley College

Fri Jun 27, 2014

DVD Verdict

Mama's Family: The Complete Fourth Season

It's another season of Thelma Harper's rule over her roost in Mama's Family: The Complete Fourth Season .

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Related Topix: Mama's Family, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Carol Burnett Show, Vicki Lawrence

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

'Once Upon a Mattress' composer Mary Rodgers dies

Mary Rodgers, the daughter of Broadway icon Richard Rodgers, who found her own fame as composer of the 1959 musical "Once Upon a Mattress" and as the author of the book "Freaky Friday," has died.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Once Upon a Mattress, Fairbanks, AK

BroadwayWorld.com

Broadway Composer Mary Rodgers Guettel Passes Away at 83

Mary Rodgers Guettel died at her home in Manhattan this morning after a long illness, according to her son Alec Guettel.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Classical, New York Philharmonic, Comedy Movies, Once Upon a Mattress, Musical Movies, Family, Freaky Friday

Wed Jun 25, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

From Broadway to Billboard: Nine Stage Songs That Made It Big

Show tunes grew distinct from pop songs with the birth of rock 'n' roll. But a few have managed to leap across genres and land on the Billboard charts.

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Related Topix: Al Jolson, Vocal, Babes in Arms, Musical Movies, Judy Garland, Celebrities, Jazz

Freshnews

Johnny Dynamo Scores Terry Kiser and Tiny Lister

Nashville based LBD Productions announced today the addition of iconic character actor Terry Kiser and larger-than-life fan favorite Tiny Lister to the cast of their hit web series, Johnny Dynamo.

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Related Topix: Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, Nashville, TN

Mon Jun 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Drag Comedy Icon Varla Jean Merman's Relieving Herself to Debut in Provincetown, 6/30-8/30

Goodbye, Varla Jean!? Just like a candle in the wind, Varla Jean Merman is blowing herself out! After what seems like endless years of life on the streets, whoops...life on the road, everyone's favorite drag chanteuse is thinking about packing it in with one final, endless blowout.

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Related Topix: Provincetown, MA, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Arts, Opera

Sun Jun 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW TV Exclusive: Carol Burnett Inducts Kristin Chenoweth Into...

The Hollywood Bowl hosted its 15th Annual Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame concert last night, June 21. Emmy and Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth was inducted by Carol Burnett , her life-long idol.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, The Carol Burnett Show, Comedy, Kristin Chenoweth

Fri Jun 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Carol Burnett Inducts Kristin Chenoweth Into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame Today

Emmy and Tony award winner and Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductee Kristin Chenoweth will be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame at this year's Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl, tonight, June 21, at 8 pm.

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Related Topix: Classical, Placido Domingo, The Go-Go's, Pop/Rock

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Now Trending: Jay Leno awarded Mark Twain prize for humour

This Nov. 5, 2012 photo released by NBC shows Jay Leno, host of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," on the set in Burbank, Calif This Nov. 5, 2012 photo released by NBC shows Jay Leno, host of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," on the set in Burbank, Calif The career comedian and former host of The Tonight Sho w has officially been named the recipient ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Tonight Show, Burbank, CA, Cosby

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Cincinnati CityBeat

Funny Fortune

"I wasn't the funniest person in the room or anything like that," says comedian Fortune Feimster of her childhood in Belmont, N.C. "I would tell jokes that I heard to friends and I'd watch Saturday Night Live a lot and mimic the sketches in school the following Monday, so comedy was a part of my life."

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Related Topix: Belmont, NC, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, The Carol Burnett Show, Cincinnati, OH

Deadline

Jay Leno To Receive This Year's Mark Twain Prize For Humor

Jay Leno has just booked his next stop on the Career Achievement Award Express. The former Tonight Show host will receive the 17th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in a gala October 19 at Kennedy Center in Washington DC.

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Tonight Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Carol Burnett still delivers letters and laughs

Carol Burnett's latest guest role lets her advocate for what may be a casualty of the modern age: letter writing.

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Related Topix: The Carol Burnett Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Once Upon a Mattress

USA Today

Carol Burnett still delivers letters and laughs

Carol Burnett's latest guest role lets her advocate for what may be a dying art in the modern age: letter writing.

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Related Topix: The Carol Burnett Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Once Upon a Mattress

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