Emmy Award-winning (Picket Fences) stage and screen legend Fyvush Finkel will celebrates the great songs and humor of show business at Mr. Finn's Cabaret at Barrington Stage.
Accompanied by his two sons – Ian Finkel, the World’s Greatest Xylophonist, and Elliot Finkel, concert pianist extraordinaire – the 91-year-old Fyvush offers a first-hand account of his incredible career spanning English and Yiddish roles, from Second Avenue to modern-day television stardom.
The concert will showcase new material performed by Martin and Brickell, including selections from their album Love Has Come for You along with the unique hybrid of bluegrass and comedy that Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers have been delighting audiences with at their sold-out, critically acclaimed shows.
Adam Resnick is an Emmy Award-winning writer who began his career at Late Night with David Letterman. He went on to co-create Fox’s Get a Life, starring Chris Elliott, and is responsible for the cult favorites Cabin Boy and Death to Smoochy. He also served as co-executive producer and writer for HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show.
His new book is a collection of very funny stories, Will Not Attend.
Humor, like pornography, is famously difficult to define. We know it when we see it, but is there a way to figure out what we really find funny—and why?
Ha!: The Science Of When We Laugh And Why is an investigation into the science of humor and laughter, cognitive neuroscientist Scott Weems uncovers what’s happening in our heads when we giggle, guffaw, or double over with laughter.
Susie Essman went from an anxiety-ridden, struggling stand-up comic to being one of the funniest women on television, playing Susie Greene on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm. Emerging as one of the most successful performers in her field, Essman joins this morning for a behind the scenes look at a life in comedy.
She will be performing in Boston tonight at the Wilbur Theatre, providing side-splittingly funny wisdom on a range of topics including men, sports, hypochondria, and step-parenthood.
For years, P.J. O’Rourke has trained his wit and critical eye on institutions ranging from the U.S. Government and the global economy to the automobile industry and American politics.
In his new book, The Baby Boom: How it Got That Way – And it Wasn’t My Fault…And I’ll Never Do it Again, he trains his eye on his own generation. He leads readers on an expedition into the world of the boomer psyche.
He has written 16-books, including the bestsellers, Parliament of Whores and Give War a Chance.