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Bruce Vilanch

New Petula Clark Musical From Bruce Vilanch Could Be Headed to Broadway

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2017 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

From penning witty zingers for the Tony Awards to hosting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS fundraisers, Bruce Vilanch is no stranger to the New York ...

Bruce Vilanch Talks One Night Only Benefit Cabaret and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 09.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

Bruce Vilanch is one of the most sought-after jokesmiths in the entertainment industry. He began contributing to Academy Awards telecasts in 1989 collaborating with the likes of Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg and David Letterman and graduated to head writer in 2000.

Popcorn Preview: The Outrageous Sophie Tucker

Leslie Sisman | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

She was the first woman to include risqué material in her act. She wasn't "The Last of the Red Hot Mamas"... she was the first. She promoted and taught classes for young women who wanted to become Red Hot Mamas, too. Everything she did was original... she was one of the first jazz singers... certainly the first of the white jazz singers.

Money Can't Buy You Love

George Heymont | Posted 10.03.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Money isn't everything. These days, when people start complaining about their daily misfortunes, a friend or therapist might suggest that they sit down and draw up a "gratitude list" in order to better appreciate their assets and blessings which they so often take for granted.

WATCH: 'Gwissues' Goes One-On-One With Bruce Vilanch

Howard Bragman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Howard Bragman

Vilanch talks about having written for the Oscars for the last 23 years, including a joke former host Billy Crystal wouldn't say, as well as his opinion on this year's host, Seth MacFarlane, and Barbara Streisand's much-anticipated performance.

Billy Elliot Has Stars Dancing the Red Carpet at Pantages (SLIDESHOW)

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

It's not easy being a Billy. Although one would never know it to meet one. And yes, there's more than one; there are four to be precise, each able to carry the load of the entire multi-million-dollar tour of Billy Elliot.

Joseph Erbentraut

WATCH: Filmmakers At Work On A Gay Twist On 'A Christmas Carol' | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.08.2012 | Chicago

For self-professed "movie addict" and long-time Chicago-based film critic Richard Knight, Jr., it was probably only a matter of time until he put down...

James Franco, Oscar Writer's Happy Ending

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Like most classic Hollywood dramas, this Oscar story has a happy ending after all. Following what seemed to be an attack on his hosting performance...

James Franco Fires Back, RIPS Oscar Writer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In a story about Hollywood's biggest night, the plot has just gotten a whole lot thicker. Longtime Oscar writer Bruce Vilanch recently spoke with ...

Oscar Writer Reveals: Was James Franco Stoned During The Show?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Bruce Vilanch writes the Oscar jokes. And he swears that James Franco wasn't a punchline. The longtime Oscar writer spoke with NY Magazine's Vultur...

LIVE BLOG: Millionaire Matchmaker! (Juicy Goosey & Soulpatch Stew)

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Meredith Fineman

I'm mostly watching to see what wit and wisdom our favorite cabbie, Deshawne, the oracle of the City of New York, has to say regarding Patti's terrible ensembles but knowledge in the realm of lurve.

Revisiting West Side Story (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Although I did not see the original production of West Side Story, I've been lucky to see several others.