Posts Tagged ‘Dick Van Dyke’

Bruce Vilanch Attends LA Premiere of WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

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Attend LA Premiere of WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH
Movies News Desk Nov. 21, 2017

Standing room only crowds gathered for a series of star studded Los Angeles premieres of “WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH” about the legendary ROSE MARIE, who has had the longest active career in history. A trail blazer for both children and women with entertainment roots that has spanned Vaudeville, Radio, Film, Vegas, Broadway, as well as both Daytime and Primetime Television.

Among the list of appearances by personalities participating in LA screening Q&A’s were Dick Van Dyke, Peter Marshall, Tom Bergeron, Dan Harmon, director Jason Wise and the iconic Rose Marie herself. The assemblage had an equally impressive list if patrons including Jane Lynch, Bruce Vilanch, George Chakiris, Teresa Ganzel, Margaret O’Brien, Jackie Joseph and Dick Van Dyke co-star, Larry Matthews. “Im a huge fan of Rose Marie and the documentary is amazing,” commented Jane Lynch. Adding, “I do a tribute to Rose Marie in my cabaret show and tell the story about how I wanted to be a comedy writer because of her role of Sally Rogers,”. Read More

Vilanch Attends 24th annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon Honoring Carl Reiner

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

“A mensch,” “The nicest guy I know,” “My hero,” “My mentor,” “My role model” – those are the words heard at the mention of entertainment icon Carl Reiner‘s name.

During his career, which has spanned more than a half-century, he has won seven Emmys and one Grammy as an actor, writer or director and is revered among his show business peers. Now, at age 88, Reiner has been honored at last for his terpsichorean talent – um, make that “physical comedy” – by members of the Professional Dancers Society. Their 24th annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon, held May 16 at the Beverly Hilton, drew an impressive crowd from old Hollywood – dancers, choreographers and affiliates from stage and screen – to pay homage to a master of the art of slapstick and pratfalls. Read More