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Old Jews Telling Jokes - Off-Broadway

A new comedy revue that pays tribute to classic jokes and comic songs.

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Old Jews Telling Jokes Sets Off-Broadway Closing Date

Old Jews Telling Jokes Sets Off-Broadway Closing Date

The laughs are over for the off-Broadway production of Old Jews Telling Jokes. The long-running comedy will close on September 15 after 22 preview performances and 552 regular performances at the Westside Theatre. A regional production begins at Chicago's Royal George Theatre on September 24.

Created by Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent, Old Jews Telling Jokes is directed by ...

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Share a Chuckle with Marilyn Sokol, the Side-Splitting Star of Off-Broadway’s Old Jews Telling Jokes

Share a Chuckle with Marilyn Sokol, the Side-Splitting Star of Off-Broadway’s Old Jews Telling Jokes

Watch Old Jews Telling Jokes star Marilyn Sokol preview the off-Broadway comedy that’s so funny, audience members are losing their false teeth!

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The Chew's Carla Hall Cooks Up a Special Sandwich for Old Jews Telling Jokes at the Carnegie Deli

The Chew's Carla Hall Cooks Up a Special Sandwich for Old Jews Telling Jokes at the Carnegie Deli

Ever hear the one about the pastrami sandwich that walks into a deli? The knee-slapping cast of Old Jews Telling Jokes headed to the Carnegie Deli on May 16 to chow down on a very special lunch. Carla Hall, chef and co-host of TV’s The Chew, teamed up with the legendary New York eatery to create the OJTJ sandwich ...

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Exclusive! Old Jews Star Marilyn Sokol On How to Deal with Unwanted Holiday Guests and Goyish In-Laws

Exclusive! Old Jews Star Marilyn Sokol On How to Deal with Unwanted Holiday Guests and Goyish In-Laws

Marilyn Sokol, one of the stars of off-Broadway’s Old Jews Telling Jokes, offers some helpful advice for Jews young and old. Over her traditional Jewish meal of Chinese food, Marilyn answers fans’ burning holiday questions.

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Exclusive! Old Jews Telling Jokes (Gefilte) Fishes for Answers in Times Square

Exclusive! Old Jews Telling Jokes (Gefilte) Fishes for Answers in Times Square

Old Jews Telling Jokes star Audrey Lynn Weston took to Times Square to solve the most Jewish of mysteries: what exactly is gefilte fish? She polled the crowd, but how did everyone react to the aquatic quandary? Come gefilte fishing and find out!

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Todd Susman on Why Audiences Can't Stop Laughing at Old Jews Telling Jokes

Todd Susman on Why Audiences Can't Stop Laughing at Old Jews Telling Jokes

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If Todd Susman’s voice sounds familiar, it may be because he served as the unseen announcer on M*A*S*H for eight years. A Broadway vet of Hairspray as Wilbur Turnblad, Susman is currently part of the screamingly funny ensemble of the off-Broadway hit Old Jews Telling Jokes. After experiencing this laugh riot first hand ...

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Old Jews Telling Jokes Funnyman Bill Army on Being Neither Old, Nor a Jew

Old Jews Telling Jokes Funnyman Bill Army on Being Neither Old, Nor a Jew

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After earning a degree from New York University’s graduate acting program in 2011, Bill Army began his professional career with a classical turn in All’s Well That Ends Well and Measure for Measure at Shakespeare in the Park, before launching into his Broadway debut in Relatively Speaking. In the evening of one-act plays, Army played ...

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Talking Sex, Marriage & Classic Comedy With Old Jews Telling Jokes

Talking Sex, Marriage & Classic Comedy With Old Jews Telling Jokes

Just how funny are off-Broadway’s Old Jews Telling Jokes? Broadway.com headed to Ben’s Deli to chat with the stars and find out.

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Oy! The Stars of Old Jews Telling Jokes Celebrate a Laugh-Filled Opening

 Oy! The Stars of Old Jews Telling Jokes Celebrate a Laugh-Filled Opening
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Mazel tov! It was a laughing matter indeed as the comedy revue Old Jews Telling Jokes celebrated its opening after the May 20 Sunday matinee at off-Broadway’s Westside Theatre. Starring Marilyn Sokol, Bill Army, Todd Susman, Audrey Lynn Weston and Lenny Wolpe, the revue was inspired by the website OldJewsTellingJokes.com, which launched in 2009. Created by Peter Gethers ...

Comedy Revue Old Jews Telling Jokes Opens Off-Broadway

Comedy Revue Old Jews Telling Jokes Opens Off-Broadway

It’s showtime! Comedy revue Old Jews Telling Jokes is celebrating its official off-Broadway opening on May 20 at off-Broadway's Westside Theatre. Created by Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent, the show features five actors reinventing and paying tribute to classic jokes and comic songs. Marc Bruni directs.

Marilyn Sokol, Bill Army, Todd Susman, Audrey Lynn Weston and Lenny Wolpe ...

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