Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Adler’

Bruce Vilanch in “Rubble” by Mike Reiss at the Provincetown Theater Aug 22 at 7 PM

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Color Magazine
Bruce Vilanch in Provincetown Theater Benefit
By John Black

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In Mike Reiss’s comedy, Rubble, Alvin, an aging comedy writer with one last shot at a network meeting, is trapped under rubble by an LA earthquake.

It’s a strange enough idea for a play, something Samuel Beckett might have dreamed up between his tramps waiting for Godot and Krapp recording his last tape. It becomes surreal, at least it will when it is performed in a benefit for the Provincetown Theater this weekend, when Alvin is played by none other than comedy writing legend Bruce Vilanch. Read More

Bruce Vilanch To Star In “Rubble” At The Player’s Theater

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Broadway World
Bruce Vilanch & Jerry Adler to Lead RUBBLE at FringeNYC, 8/10-25
Sunday, July 21, 2013; 05:07 PM

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EMMY Award-Winner Bruce Vilanch will star in RUBBLE, a new comedy by EMMY Award-Winning “The Simpsons” writer, Mike Reiss. Broadway veteran and “The Sopranos” star Jerry Adler also joins the cast. RUBBLE will be directed by James Valletti, and run for five performances at The Players Theater on August 10th, 14th, 22nd, 24th, and 25th.

RUBBLE tells the story of Alvin, an aging comedy writer who, while on a last-chance meeting with a network executive, gets trapped under a pile of rubble due to an LA earthquake. It’s a hilarious look at TV, theater, heaven, and hell-from one who’s been there… Read More