• Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm: I haven’t given up hope on season nine

    Though it’s been more than three years since Curb Your Enthusiasm aired its final episode of its eighth season, series creator and star Larry David hasn’t ruled out a ninth season for HBO. During the Q&A portion of a conversation on Sunday hosted by once-recurring Curb Your Enthusiasm director David Steinberg, Larry David announced, “I haven’t given up hope.” This sent cheers throughout the live audience, according to LA Weekly.

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    Larry David playing Larry David type in Broadway debut

    Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld creator Larry David will make his Broadway debut next spring. Fish In The Dark, previously titled Shiva, is a comedy surrounding a death in a family and a very Larry David-like character. “It might even be Larry David with a different name,” David told the New York Times. “I haven’t been in a play since the eighth grade, when I did Charley’s Aunt. I seem

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    Neil Patrick Harris ‘Hedwig And The Angry Inch’ Curse Shocking? Why Broadway Star Yelled At Interrupting Fan During Musical

    Did Neil Patrick Harris really curse at a fan during Hedwig and the Angry Inch? Well, sort of. According to Page Six, one female audience member got a bit too excited during last Saturday’s performance of the Broadway musical, which features Harris in drag as the titular character. The lady yelled out, “I love you, Neil” right in the middle of the production. The original Page Six report claimed Neil

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    Ana Gasteyer lied to Lorne Michaels about her age during Saturday Night Live interview

    We’ve all lied on our resumes or job applications. But lying to Lorne Michaels during your Saturday Night Live interview takes some serious balls. But that’s what Ana Gasteyer did before she landed her spot on the iconic show in 1996. In a new interview, the Huffington Post asks the current Suburgatory star, now 45, if she ever lied on a job application, to which she responds, “Yeah, I did

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    South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker start their own damn production company

    Since South Park is in its 16th season on Comedy Central and Book of Mormon is pulling in about $1.5 million every week on Broadway, it seems Trey Parker and Matt Stone are getting antsy and, therefore, looking to expand their warped comedy empire. That’s why they’re launching their own production company. It’s called Important Studios and it’s already valued at $300 million. “Having worked with several different studios over

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    Gilbert Gottfried launches bizarrely funny off-Broadway production ‘The Diet Show’

    Gilbert Gottfried wants to motivate people to laugh off the pounds this winter! The former Saturday Night Live cast member, best known for his stand-out performances on the Comedy Central Roasts and in Paul Provenza’s documentary, The Aristocrats, is the latest stand-up star to take his talents to Broadway (well, off-Broadway…but 72nd St. is pretty close!). The Diet Show is a new theater show about the comedies and tragedies of

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    Lewis Black on Paul Ryan: ‘His eyes look like a wolf’s eyes look like when the wolf hasn’t eaten in five days’ (Video)

    On the heels of his new stand-up comedy special and album In God We Rust, the prolific Lewis Black is gearing up for his latest stint on Broadway, where he’ll bring his show Running On Empty to the Richard Rodgers Theatre from Oct. 9 through Oct. 20 (Tickets here). And he sat down on Tuesday with the Peabody Award-winning Elliott Forrest for an in-depth conversation at The Greene Space in

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    Lewis Black will take political stand-up show ‘Running on Empty’ to Broadway

    Lewis Black will bring his stand-up show, Running on Empty, to Broadway this October, the follow-up to Black’s 2004 show Black on Broadway. Running on Empty will focus on politics and the upcoming election. It will run from Oct. 9 to 14 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. “Smack in the middle of another election year, so what better time” to return to Broadway, he said in a statement. “Why Broadway?

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    Dane Cook will play ex-Nazi playwright in ‘The Producers’

    Nabbing a role as the quick tempered ex-Nazi playright, Franz Liebkind is certainly a way to make waves in the theater universe. And that’s what Dane Cook is doing! The divisive comedian will make his theater debut in the Hollywood Bowl’s production of The Producers, joining cast members Richard Kind as Max Bialystock, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Leo Bloom, Roger Bart as Carmen Ghia, Gary Beach as Roger De Bris

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    Paul Rudd is headed to Broadway with Ed Asner

    Our Idiot Brother star and star of just about every worthwhile comedy flick Paul Rudd is joining former Mary Tyler Moore Show star Ed Asner on Broadway this fall for Craig Wright’s Grace, producers revealed today. The play is about a young couple who head to Florida to start a new life, with plans to open a chain of gospel motels. The play will also star Michael Shannon and Kate

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    Musical version of ‘Animal House’ in the works

    If, like me, you worship at the Holy Church of John Belushi, today is undoubtedly a solemn holy day for you: 30 years ago, the infamous comic actor passed away far too soon. Though I was born after he died, my parents sat me down and showed me Animal House when I was probably too young to see it; it was important for my education, they said. And they were

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    Janeane Garofalo will play Russian immigrant in off-Broadway play

    Janeane Garofalo is always looking for a challenge. So we’re not at all surprised to hear the respected comedian has signed on to play an immigrant in the off-Broadway production of Russian Transport, a drama which centers around a family from Russia who moves to Brooklyn and their struggles to adapt to life in America. Garofalo will play a married woman — who speaks Russian, by the way — and

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    Video: South Park does Broadway on new episode

    Each week, South Park teases the world with a 30-second clip of its new episode. As far as preview clips go, that’s a short video. Most shows give at least 45 seconds; some give even a few minutes. But South Park doesn’t follow the rules. And sometimes we suffer for it. This week we get a measly 10 seconds! Who are we kidding, though? We’d tune in even with a

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    Will Broadway star Mary Faber be the next Saturday Night Live player?

    Although Saturday Night Live honcho Lorne Michaels announced earlier this year that there would be no new cast hires at the iconic sketch show, we’re now hearing that maybe that’s not the case. New York comedy scene blog The Apiary is reporting that Broadway actress Mary Faber, who starred in Green Day’s American Idiot (see photo above), is being considered for the show. “I heard a hot rumor that Broadway

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    Keith Olbermann interviews “Book of Mormon” star Josh Gad for 30 minutes

    Last night Book of Mormon star Josh Gad — that’s Elder Arnold Cunningham, to you — sat down with Keith Olbermann on the political pundit’s new show Countdown on Current TV. The fine folks at the network posted this 30-minute Web extra, wherein Olbs goes in-depth with The Gad about a great many things; there just might be a song involved as well (keep watching until the end).

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