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  1. 5 Movies to See After You Watch 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Film School Rejects

    ... in hilarious fashion. Along the way we get Buster Keaton AND the Three Stooges , Don Knotts AND Norman Fell , Sid Caesar AND Milton Berle , Ethel Merman AND Edie Adams , Jimmy Durante AND Spencer Tracy AND Peter Falk and many, many, many, many more. ...

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  2. Hbo to Debut Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen, 1/31Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... intimate stories of his childhood in Brooklyn, his rise in television (triggered by a breakthrough writing gig on Sid Caesar 's classic "Your Show of Shows"), his courtship and marriage to actress Anne Bancroft , and his illustrious film career as ...

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  3. North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre to Present Laughter on the 23RD Floor in 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre has announced their production of Neil Simon 's Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Inspired by Simon's early experiences as a staff writer on Sid Caesar 's Your Show of Shows, Laughter tells the story of seven comedy writers, struggling with everything from an overbearing television network, determined to censor their show into mind-numbing mediocrity, the McCarthy hearings, and most daunting of all, the inescapable need to one-up the last gag.

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  4. Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 11/30/2014Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR American Stage Theatre Company 11/19-12/14/2014 Get an inside look at the writers room with Mel B rooks , Sid Caesar , Neil Simon , Carl Reiner , Larry Gelbart , and other legends of early TV! Inspired by Neil Simon 's youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar 's Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top each other with gags while competing for the attention of star madman. Click Here for More Information A CHRISTMAS STORY St. Petersburg City Theatre 12/5-12/21/2014 A Christmas Story: The Musical is a musical version of the film A Christmas Story.

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  5. BWW Reviews: Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor at American StageRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    I always thought the writing staff of "Your Show of Shows," that brilliant diamond from television's Golden Age, was like the '27 Yankees. With Larry Gelbart , Mel Tolkin , Mel B rooks, Woody Allen , Sid Caesar , and many others, they were like a teleplay version of Murderer's Row .

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  6. BWW Reviews: Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor at American StageRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    I always thought the writing staff of "Your Show of Shows," that brilliant diamond from television's Golden Age, was like the '27 Yankees. With Larry Gelbart , Mel Tolkin , Mel B rooks , Woody Allen , Sid Caesar , and many others, they were like a teleplay version of Murderer's Row .

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  7. A dark side of 'Laughter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    That's the idea behind Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor , a fast-paced and funny piece of entertainment with sorrow at its core now playing at American Stage Theatre. First produced in 1993, Simon's play recreates the writers' room for one of the greatest television comedy shows ever, Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows , in 1953.

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  8. Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 11/23/2014Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | BroadwayWorld.com

    LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR American Stage Theatre Company 11/19-12/14/2014 Get an inside look at the writers room with Mel B rooks , Sid Caesar , Neil Simon , Carl Reiner , Larry Gelbart , and other legends of early TV! Inspired by Neil Simon 's youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar 's Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top each other with gags while competing for the attention of star madman.

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  9. Film about Actors Fund home in Englewood opens in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    ... - including Broadway actress Charlotte Fairchild ("42nd St.," "Damn Yankees," "Mame"), pianist Joan Stein (Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows") and actor Dimo Condos, an Actors Studio alumnus - as well as a few plucky first-time thespians. In ...

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  10. New film about a play production at the Actors Fund home in Englewood opens in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    ... - including Broadway actress Charlotte Fairchild ("42nd St.," "Damn Yankees," "Mame"), pianist Joan Stein (Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows") and actor Dimo Condos, an Actors Studio alumnus - as well as a few plucky first-time thespians. In ...

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  11. Broadway Vets Featured in New Documentary, Still Dreaming, Premiering Tonight at Doc NycRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... A Life, Philadelphia Here I Come!), Bob Evans (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game, Guys & Dolls), and Joan Stein ( Sid Caesar 's Your Show of Shows). Robert Morse (How to Succeed in Business, AMC's Mad Men) sings the end credits song, 'Even I' with piano ...

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  12. "Still Dreaming," Documentary About Lillian Booth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Playbill

    ... , Mame ), Aideen O'Kelly ( Othello , A Life ), Bob Evans ( The Pajama Game, Guys and Dolls ) and Joan Stein ( Sid Caesar 's Your Show of Shows ). "'Still Dreaming' documents a unique take on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream as performed by a ...

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  13. 3 picks: Neil Simon play, Florida Orchestra galore, 'So You Think You Can Dance' tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    American Stage's season was already in place when Sid Caesar died in February, but one play on the lineup unknowingly sat waiting in tribute. The St. Petersburg theater presents Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor , inspired by Simon's time as a writer on Caesar's Your Show of Shows .

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  14. Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 11/16/2014Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR American Stage Theatre Company 11/19-12/14/2014 Get an inside look at the writers room with Mel Brooks, Sid Caesar, Neil Simon, Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart, and other legends of early TV! Inspired by Neil Simon's youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top each other with gags while competing for the attention of star madman.

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  15. Yonkers honors TV legend Sid CaesarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | News12.com

    The block of Main Street between Riverdale and Hawthorne avenues is now Sid Caesar Way. Caesar went to Yonkers High School and began his career at a diner that once stood at the corner of Riverdale Avenue and Main Street.

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  16. Watch Lillian Booth Actors' Home Residents Perform Shakespeare...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Playbill

    ... , Mame ), Aideen O'Kelly ( Othello , A Life ), Bob Evans ( The Pajama Game, Guys and Dolls ) and Joan Stein ( Sid Caesar 's Your Show of Shows ). "'Still Dreaming' documents a unique take on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream as performed by a ...

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  17. Broadway Vets Featured in New Documentary, Still Dreaming, Premiering at Doc NycRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... A Life, Philadelphia Here I Come!), Bob Evans (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game, Guys & Dolls), and Joan Stein ( Sid Caesar 's Your Show of Shows). Robert Morse (How to Succeed in Business, AMC's Mad Men) sings the end credits song, 'Even I' with piano ...

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  18. Carl Reiner Lands Hot Dog HonourRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    ... dog costs $4.75 (A 2.95). Wednesday saw another tragedy in showbiz, with the death of comedian and TV pioneer Sid Caesar. He was 91. In the early years of his... Hollywood icon Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show; Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid; Your ...

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  19. Barbara Bernard: New Century Theatre in Northampton will mark 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | MassLive.com

    ... on the 23rd Floor, mostly because the late Chet Dowling, who worked at WHYN-TV with me and had been a writer for Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows" TV series. This play was about that room on the 23rd floor at NBC-TV where Neil Simon, Chet and others ...

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  20. the Bootleg Files: Something a Little Less SeriousRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Film Threat

    ... amazement at Falk's intensive Actors Studio-style rehearsal exercises and emulated him, with hilarious results. Sid Caesar acknowledges the emotional difficulty that Edie Adams endured in taking on the role following the death of her husband Ernie ...

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