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  1. It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World: Buy Quality; Hold QualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Seeking Alpha

    ... and I've decided that the best way to approach the market today is to laugh my way through it. When watching Sid Caesar or Peter Sellers "in character," the audience is wise not to take them seriously, but to just "go with it." The first weeks of ...

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  2. Around TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | DC Military

    Inspired by Neil Simon's early career experience as a junior writer for "Your Show of Shows," the play focuses on Sid Caesar-like Max Prince, the star of a weekly comedy-variety show circa 1953, and his staff, including Simon's alter-ego Lucas Brinkman, who maintains a running commentary on the writing, fighting and wacky antics which take place in the writer's room. Performances are weekends through March 12. For tickets and more information, visit www.laurelmillplayhouse.org .

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  3. On this day: February 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    2014: Comic legend and TV pioneer Sid Caesar dies at age 91 in Beverly Hills, California. He became known for a flair for verbal and physical comedy that he showcased on the live 1950s comedy-variety series "Your Show of Shows" and "Caesar's Hour," ...

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  4. Laughter on the 23RD Floor Opens at Laurel Mill PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Inspired by Neil Simon 's early career experience as a junior writer for Your Show of Shows, the play focuses on Sid Caesar -like Max Prince, the star of a weekly comedy-variety show circa 1953, and his staff, including Simon's alter-ego Lucas Brinkman, who maintains a running commentary on the writing, fighting, and wacky antics which take place in the writer's room. Tickets are $20 for general admission.

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  5. Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23RD Floor Opens 3/3 at Little Fish TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for 5 fun-filled weeks. Playwright Neil Simon got his first big break in the early 1950s as a staff writer on Sid Caesar 's celebrated television series "Your Show of Shows." Laughter on the 23rd Floor takes a fictionalized look at the backstage ...

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  6. BWW Review: Laughter on the 23RD Floor at Walnut Street Theatre - An...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    BWW Review: LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR at Walnut Street Theatre - An Homage to Sid Caesar and Mid Century TV "Mid Century" is in renaissance. Mid-century dcor, mid-century fashion, mid-century architecture .

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  7. The Cast of Laughter on the 23rd Floor at Walnut Street Theatre.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Phillymag.com

    ... early 1950s. And what a company of mentors he had! The team included Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Selma Diamond, and Sid Caesar. (The names are all changed here, but the characters are easily identifiable.) Given the writer's long history, audiences ...

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  8. Photo Flash: First Look at Laughter on the 23RD Floor at Walnut Street TheatreRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the popular 1950's variety television program Your Show of Shows to create LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR. Starring Sid Caesar , and with writers including Mel B rooks and Mel Tolkin , most of the characters in the play are based on the writers Simon ...

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  9. We Learned It by Watching MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... roars as the lush staggers into the studio. Loosely based on executive producer Mel Brooks meeting Errol Flynn on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows , there may be no finer reminder of the time when the arts were the place for self-destructive ...

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  10. Neil Simon's terrific memoirs are worth revisiting :0Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | New York Post

    ... and you're hanging around.' And he said, 'OK, I like that.'a <" After four years toiling in the writers' room on Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows," Simon sat in front of his typewriter in the spring of 1957 and pecked out the title of his first ...

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  11. BWW Review: Laughter on the 23RD Floor - Nostalgically WittyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Neil Simon 's autobiographical comedy about his days as a writer in 1950's television, LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, currently playing at City Theatre is an excellent way to spend an evening with charm and nostalgic wit. Sid Caesar 's Your Show of Shows employed a veritable who's who of comedy writers in 1953.

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  12. City Theatre Company Presents Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23RD FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Laughter on the 23rdFloor , an autobiographical farce inspired by Simon's own career churning out jokes for Sid Caesar 's Your Show of Shows , where he worked alongside of comedy greats Mel Brooks , Carl Reiner , and Larry Gelbart . Laughter ...

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  13. Why burn happy memories?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | San Diego Reader

    ... on the 23rd Floor. Watching the play is tantamount to sharing in Simon's fond remembrance of his days writing for Sid Caesar on Your Show of Shows, but the play has an uncommonly appreciative bent. Usually, wistful nostalgia occurs in the form of ...

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    Nov 1, 2016 | San Diego CityBEAT

    ... Rep by its artistic director, David Ellenstein. Simon's thinly veiled reminiscence of his salad days working on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows is sweet and silly, as is this production directed by Tom Markus. Everyone overplays his or her hand to ...

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  15. Get in line Warriors with your 'super team' - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Jefferson wouldn't even return his phone calls. "Your Show of Shows" writing staff, 1950s. Let's start with Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner - that's an un-guardable Big Three. Then there was also Mel Tolkin, Lucille Kallen, Neil Simon and ...

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  16. Warriors not lone super teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    ... Jefferson wouldn't even return his phone calls. "Your Show of Shows" writing staff, 1950s. Let's start with Sid Caesar , Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner - that's an un-guardable Big Three. Then there was also Mel Tolkin , Lucille Kallen , Neil Simon and ...

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  17. Super teams have a super long historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... Jefferson wouldn't even return his phone calls. "Your Show of Shows" writing staff, 1950s. Let's start with Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner - that's an un-guardable Big Three. Then there was also Mel Tolkin, Lucille Kallen, Neil Simon and ...

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  18. In North Coast Rep's 'Laughter on the 23rd Floor,' nostalgia and relevance revel in a playful danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... a nostalgic look backwards, a boisterous yet sentimental valentine to the playwright's early days writing for Sid Caesar 's "Your Show of Shows." In this political year, in North Coast Repertory Theatre's thoroughly entertaining new production, the ...

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  19. 'Laughter' celebrates a piece of TV historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... figures as Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner, both of whom were writers on "Your Show of Shows." He also met Sid Caesar - a version of whom Ellenstein now happens to be playing in North Coast Rep's "Laughter on the 23rd Floor," Neil Simon's ...

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  20. North Coast Rep Presents Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23RD FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    North Coast Repertory Theatre, which mounted a monster hit last year with Neil Simon 's Chapter Two, is now staging one of Simon's funniest plays; LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, the playwright's love letter to his early career as a writer for Sid Caesar 's "Your Show of Shows." Described by Variety as "a battery of yuks that barely lets up," the play recounts his writing, fighting and wacky antics during the days of live television when he cavorted with such comedy legends as Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks .

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