Roseanne Barr, Andrew Dice Clay Team Up For ‘Mr. And Mrs. America’ Comedy Tour

Andrew Dice Clay was one of the few comics to have sold-out Madison Square Garden. No dates have been announced for the tour.
They've both been banned by television outlets, so they're taking their act on the road.
Clay said the tour was inspired by the national obsession with political discourse and the policing of comedians' language. Clay has been ostracized for his homophobic and sexist humor, but has built a career as an actor and still performs stand-up.
This is America!" "She's a comic because she's wacky," Clay told Fox News. "I've known her since we were kids. When people ask about what she said, I say, 'She's a comic!' We gotta stop policing comedians.
There's clean stuff and there's street stuff. My shows have been longer, my material is fresher. "America really needs to lighten up and not worry about the words comedians use because it's all we have. With these shows, I can do as long as I want because it's one show a night." I'm a street guy because I tell it like it is," Clay said. "I'm living it more now than I have for a really long time.
Clay and Barr performed together in March at the Laugh Factory in Las Vegas. It was her first performance since being booted off the Roseanne reboot.” />
"I was given a little flak about this, a little bulls—t, when I pulled her onstage at the Laugh Factory in Vegas, but we've been friends for 30 years," Clay said.
and Mrs. America" tour. Comedians Roseanne Barr and Andrew Dice Clay will mount the "Mr. He was banned for life by MTV for his risque comedy, and she was kicked off her ratings-leading Roseanne show for comments about former White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.

New ‘Diary Of Anne Frank’ Stage Production Reimagined With Immigration Narrative

Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett's play The Diary of Anne Frank is getting a timely retooling. Director Stan Zimmerman is helming a new version of the play that will change the narrative from the Nazis' hunting down and oppression of Jewish people to a story about Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents hunting down illegal immigrants.
It went on to receive two Tony Award nominations for Best Revival of a Play and for Best featured actress for Linda Lavin.” /> The original play was based on Anne Frank's book The Diary of a Young Girl and premiered in 1955. The play was then revived in 1997 with a new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman. It was later adapted into a film in 1959 which earned Shelley Winters an Academy Award.
The original follows Frank as she chronicles her Jewish family hiding during the WWII Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. The new production from  Pop-Up Playhouse and Anne Kathryn Parma is inspired by a true story of a Jewish woman in Los Angeles who created a safe house for a Latina mother and her two daughters after her husband was deported by ICE. 6. The reimagined play is set to run for a limited three-week run at the Dorie Theatre in Los Angeles starting Sept.
Nonetheless, the cast includes Genesis Ochoa as the titular Anne Frank as well as  Keith Coogan (Adventures in Babysitting), Tasha Dixon (Miss Arizona USA), David Gurrola (Insecure), Heather Olt (The Middle), Raquenel (My Life is a Telenovela), Robert C. Zimmerman is a former writer from the original Roseanne run — not the revival because that would be a little awkward considering Roseanne Barr's recent controversies. Raicch (Are We There Yet?), Teddi Shaffer (The Open Book), Raymond Abel Tomas, and Emiliano Torres (Shooter).