Comedy Central has once again joined forces with Jon Stewart’s Busboy Productions and New York Collaborates for Autism for its sixth biennial special event, “Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs.” Taping on Saturday, February 28 from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the benefit for Autism programs will feature Stewart hosting an evening filled with live performances, sketches and short films from a roster of comedy all-stars. “Night of Too Many Stars” will premiere on Comedy Central on Sunday, March 8.
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Former Daily Show colleagues Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell are set to reunite onstage for the Montclair Film Festival’s annual celebrity fundraiser.
The two comedians will participate in an in-depth conversation and present rarely seen highlights of their work together at an event to benefit the New Jersey film festival.
The event is scheduled for Friday, November 21 at 8PM at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in downtown Newark. Tickets range from $59.50 to $250 and go on sale Friday, October 3 at 10AM for the general public. Members only tickets go on sale Tuesday September 30th through to Thursday October 2nd, 2014.
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Join Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg in conversation with “The Colbert Report’s” Stephen Colbert as they discuss their new book How Google Works—an insider’s look at Google’s unique culture, values and strategies. Find out how Google has changed the way we work and redefined what it takes to be successful in today’s business environment.
Date: Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 8:30PM
Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Venue: Kaufmann Concert Hall
Tickets: from $40.00
The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service advertisements (PSAs) in the U.S., announced today that its 61st Annual Public Service Award Dinner will honor FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith and Stephen Colbert will host. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
Event Description: Julie Taymor is a Tony Award-winning director and an Academy Award-nominated director whose productions include musicals, plays, classical operas, and films. Hailed as one of the most imaginative and provocative directors and designers working in the arts today, Taymor’s work includes Theatre for a New Audience’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Broadway’s all-time highest grossing show, The Lion King, as well as the films Titus, Frida, Across the Universe, and The Tempest. In this conversation with Stephen Colbert, she talks about her directorial work moving between stage and screen.
Venue: Montclair Kimberley Academy
Date: Sunday, May 4th at 1:30 PM
Event Description: Every viewing of the television satire Network reveals different aspects of its brilliance, from the razor-sharp script of Paddy Chayefsky to the stellar performances of Peter Finch, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, and Robert Duvall.
After this retrospective screening, stay for a conversation between Stephen Colbert and Dave Itzkoff, author of the new book Mad As Hell, about the making of Network.
Performance-only tickets are now on sale to the general public for ACT TWO: A SWELL PARTY WITH MOSS HART AND FRIENDS, An Evening of Songs Sketches, Scenes and More Celebrating the Genius of Moss Hart, Monday April 21 at 8pm at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Performers scheduled to appear in the entertainment, which will serve as the centerpiece of Lincoln Center Theater’s Annual Benefit and which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, are Victoria Clark, Stephen Colbert, David Garrison, Malcolm Gets, Reneé Elise Goldsberry, Byron Jennings, Kelli O’Hara, Steven Pasquale, and Lewis J. Stadlen.
Performance-only tickets to the 1 hour 15 minute show, priced at $77 for side orchestra seats and $52 for loge seats, are available at the Lincoln Center Theater box office, at telecharge.com or by visiting LCT.org.
Bradley Cooper, Stephen Colbert Among Dinner Guests
Attending Tuesday’s State Dinner along with lawmakers and cabinet members, are a list of celebrities, sports stars and civil rights activists.
Headlining the dinner is musician Mary J. Blige, who will perform for the guests. While she told reporters that her last name is French, Blige didn’t disclose what songs she will sing.
Hollywood has a strong showing for the dinner, which will honor French President Francois Hollande. [...] Comedy Central show host Stephen Colbert — who will be seated at the head table with the Obamas and Hollande — and actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who portrays fictional vice president on HBO’s “Veep,” are in attendance.