Thursday Mar 6
See 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' at the Quincy Music Theatre
If you like comedy tested by time, you'll love "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," a vaudevillian extravaganza set in ancient Rome and soon to burst onstage at the Quincy Music Theatre.
The passing of Sid Caesar, veteran of TV's golden age.
The passing of Sid Caesar is the passing of yet another icon, this time the master of television.
the DVD Shelf: Stanley Kramer's "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" and Jules Dassin's "Rififi"
This week we watch Stanley Kramer's "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World," starring Spencer Tracy and dozens of top comedians , and Jules Dassin 's 1955 film noir classic "Rififi."
New York Post
Johnny Carsona s favorite comic still standing
Irv Benson, who turns 100 on Jan. 31, is the subject of a new documentary, "The Last First Comic: How Burlesque Died and Irv Benson Lived to Tell It!" Benson, who's still married to Lillian, his wife of 77 years , appeared frequently on the Johnny Carson-hosted "Tonight Show."
TV Tonight: Enlisted
There have been military comedies that satirized the army, bureaucracy, the idea of war itself-M*A*S*H, for instance.