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The Ridgefield Playhouse: 80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT 06877

“Love, Gilda” · Q&A with Alan and Robin Zweibel

Featuring Q&A with Executive Producers Alan and Robin Zweibel
Hosted by Ira Joe Fisher and WLAD’s Bart Busterna

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 7:30pm

Joseph Consentino Film Society 

Buy Tickets VIP Wine & Cheese Reception Bundle

Gilda Radner puts a smile on the faces of people who remember watching her as one of the original cast members of Saturday Night Live, where she created and portrayed such now-classic comic characters as Roseanne Roseannadanna, Emily Litella, and Lisa Loopner. Weaving together her recently discovered audiotapes, Radner reflects on her life and career alongside interviews with friends (Chevy Chase, Lorne Michaels, Laraine Newman, Paul Shaffer and Martin Short), rare home movies, and diaries read by modern-day comedians inspired by her (Bill Hader, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph and Cecily Strong), Love, Gilda opens up a unique window into the honest and whimsical world of a beloved performer whose greatest role was sharing her story.

An original “Saturday Night Live” writer, Alan Zweibel has won multiple Emmy, Writers Guild of America, and TV Critics awards for his work in television, which also includes “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” (which he co-created and produced) “The Late Show With David Letterman and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”  A frequent guest on all of the late night talk shows, Alan’s theatrical contributions include his collaboration with Billy Crystal on the Tony Award winning play “700 Sundays”, Martin Short’s Broadway hit “Fame Becomes Me”, and six off-Broadway plays including “Bunny Bunny – Gilda Radner: A Sort of Romantic Comedy” which he adapted from his best-selling book.

Tickets: $20
VIP Wine & Cheese Reception Bundle: $70