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is where I have collected, to the best of my ability, all things Bruce! As one
can see, he has his hands in about every medium of the entertainment industry.
I found things I never knew and was quite fascinated at his output. Unfortunately,
I think I have only scratched the surface. As always, this will be a work in progress.
view his credits, just click on the T-Shirt of your choice!
Best of Bruce: Flying Solo
and writer Bruce Vilanch has stepped into the high heels
of Edna Turnblad in the Broadway production of Hairspray.
Vilanch joined the New York company
Oct. 5 after touring the country as
Edna for nearly a year.
With his Broadway bow, Vilanch reunites
with Carly Jibson, who played his daughter Tracy Turnblad
when the road company launched on tour in 2003.
favorite funnyman makes his theatrical debut with Bruce
Vilanch: Almost Famous. Written and conceived by Vilanch,
the show takes a peek at Bruce's encounters with the
glamorous, ego-driven, pansexual denizens of Tinsel
production provides an insider's journey through the
world of movie openings and exclusive parties, cell-phone
gridlock, backstage crises, flak attacks, "big
deals" and agent fallout. "I Love Los Angeles.
If you can't be a star, at least you can be a star witness,"
do Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Whoopi
Goldberg call the funniest man in Hollywood? A guy you've
never heard of until now: Bruce Vilanch.
are, when a star needs a little (or a lot of) advice,
they'll say two words: 'Get Bruce!' Vilanch has written
for every type of award show, comedy show and live performance.
And for the last several years, he's also been the head
writer of the Academy Awards show.
This is the movie that takes you behind the scenes of
Hollywood's most glamorous events with a cast of liminaries
Roseanne, Carol Burnett, Sigourney Weaver, Nathan Lane,
Shirley MacLaine, Elizabeth Taylor, Lily Tomlin and
many more. Join Robin, Billy, Bette and Whoopi on a
guided tour of one man's hilarious life.
Midler says that "for years I never said a word
that Bruce didn't charge me for," while Robin Williams
claims that "this man cracks my ass-with laughter."
Indeed, Emmy Award-winner Bruce Vilanch is probably
the most respected comedy writer in Hollywood.
of people have laughed for years at his parodies, jokes,
and taunts, unaware of the comic source. The Oscars,
Tonys, Grammys, and Emmys are just a few of Vilanch's
credits in addition to his speeches and routines for
the likes of celebrities Whoopi Goldberg, Lily Tomlin,
Billy Crystal, Rosie O'Donnell, Paul Reiser, Kelsey
Grammer, and David Hyde Pierce.
in Bruce!, Vilanch has assembled his funniest and most
wicked essays, stories, and gags. With observations
and views on everything from Diana Ross and the Muppets
to show tunes and Star Wars, Bruce! shows how this regular
"Hollywood Square" can be the "perp of
some of the funniest, most famous, or notorious moments
in recent show-biz history" (Time).
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