KATHY GRIFFIN WANTS A TONY (Tickets: Single tix / Premium tix)
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February 10, 2011 (Los Angeles, CA) - Double Emmy winner, Grammy nominee and
NY Times Best Selling author Kathy Griffin announced today she is taking her
stand-up comedy show to Broadway titled "KATHY GRIFFIN WANTS A TONY" for 8
performances only. She will delight audiences with her outrageous candor
and rapid fire wit. "While I have been asked to understudy for Spider-Man
and take over for Al when he has finished his run in The Merchant of
Venice, instead I have decided to take my very own show to Broadway.
Just me and the microphone. Every night will be fresh material due
to the revolving door of pop culture, political and celebrity
missteps. I won't be able to hold back. If you are in the market
for an evening of laughter, swearing and negativity you've found the
Dishing on all pop culture and shining a light on inappropriate water cooler talk "KATHY GRIFFIN WANTS A TONY" will feature all new material about her hilarious observations and run-ins with celebrities. The show is subject to change nightly depending on what Kathy decides is the news of the day. Let's just say Broadway may never be the same again! Performances begin March 11th and run through March 19th 2011 at the Belasco Theatre. Performances times are Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday-Saturday at 8pm. Sunday at 3pm.
Tickets are priced from $61.50 to $121.50 for all performances and are on sale now at The Belasco Theatre box office and telecharge.com.
Kathy Griffin moved from her native Chicago and joined the famed Los Angeles Groundlings Theatre where she was a student and later a teacher. Kathy built up her resume doing guest spots on "ER", "X-files" and "Seinfeld" where she developed the recurring character 'Sally Weaver'. Kathy went on to co-star alongside Brook Shields in "Suddenly Susan" which ran for four years on NBC. In 2005 Kathy entered the world of reality TV with her double Emmy winning show "Kathy Griffin- My Life on the D List" for Bravo. Her stand up specials "Kathy Griffin-Straight to Hell" (November 2008) and "Kathy Griffin; She'll Cut a Bitch" (April 2009) were both nominated for an Emmy in the category Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special. Kathy's memoir "Official Book Club" was # 1 on the New York Times best seller list. Kathy's comedy albums "For Your Consideration"(2009) and "Kathy Griffin does the Bible Belt" (2011) have both been nominated for Grammy's. Kathy is the recipient of the 'GLAAD Vanguard Award', received the Trevor Project's 'Lifetime Achievement Award' and 'Ally for Equality Award' from the Human Rights Campaign.
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