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HarryCarter    862

Lily Tomlin, Amy Schumer, Fran Drescher, Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman, Garrett Morris,  and Alan  Zweibel will be in Jamestown this August for the festival. 

The comedy center announced Tuesday that its grand opening will be highlighted by the appearances of Amy Schumer, Lily Tomlin and Dan Aykroyd this summer — which will coincide with the 2018 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival from Aug. 1-5.

Schumer will deliver her performance “Amy Schumer and Friends” at Northwest Arena on Friday, Aug. 3, while Tomlin will present “An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin” on Saturday, Aug. 4, at The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. These events will be preceded by the Thursday, Aug. 2, roundtable discussion between original “Saturday Night Live” cast members Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Garrett Morris — along with original writer, Alan Zweibel — to share stories and laughs in a conversation about the show’s early years.

“Offering four brilliant minds from the show that broke the late-night television mold is not only a glimpse into the creation of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ but also a sampling of the National Comedy Center’s core mission to share the story of comedy,” said Malachi Livermore, director of operations and programming for the National Comedy Center.

The opening celebration will feature more than 50 events and 40 artists that include the innovators, creators and legends of comedy. Tickets will go on pre-sale to members of the National Comedy Center on Friday, April 27, at noon, and to the public on Friday, May 4, at noon. They can be purchased by visiting nationalcomedycenter.org, calling 484-0800 or visiting the festival box office at 2 W. Third St. in Jamestown.

Continuing an annual series of National Comedy Center dialogues, Violet Ramis Stiel will offer a stage conversation about her new book, “Ghostbuster’s Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis.” Festival partner COZI TV will also present a special “Conversation with Fran Drescher” as part of the opening week events. The “Nanny” star will share insights on her storied life and career influences, including Lucille Ball, on Aug. 3.

http://www.post-journal.com/news/local-news/2018/04/comedy-center-announces-2018-festival-headliners/

 

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Luvsbway    1,785

Excited about seeing Lily. That looks funny. I'm not into hearing Amy talk about her vagina.

Hope the SNL members share a bit about when Desi hosted.

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Luvsbway    1,785
1 hour ago, HarryCarter said:

Alan Zweibel should do a Gary Morton event.

radner_zweibel.jpg

 

What is this about?

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HarryCarter    862
20 minutes ago, Luvsbway said:

What is this about?

Alan Zweibel played Gary to Gilda Radner's Lucy in the SNL parody of their Barbara Walters interview. 

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Luvsbway    1,785

They're was a parody to the BW interview??????

Why am I just finding out about this now???

What happened?

 

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Luvsbway    1,785

Can't say I didn't laugh.

I'm content just to sit in my car with Rose-Marie and talk about how time has ravaged our faces. 

Doesn't sound too hot. The first bit just reads weird.

 

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Brock    3,202

Does anyone know if our current and up to date Museum/LD Center memberships are transferred to the new National Comedy Center membership system? It appears that way, but it is unclear.

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