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July 2018

3-DAY WORKSHOP – Writing Funny: Jokes to Sketches to Screenplays

July 31, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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7/31/2018 to 8/2/2018 TWTh
Chautauqua Inststitute Chautauqua, NY 14722 United States

Turn your funny real-life stories into comedy gold, with legendary comedy writer Alan Zweibel as your guide! From the wannabe to the novice to the pro, anyone who has ever had the desire to make someone laugh is welcome. Students should come with writing of their own, ready to workshop over three days and potentially prepare a script by the end of the week. Presented in partnership with the National Comedy Center.

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August 2018

A Career in Comedy: A Conversation between Alan Zweibel and Lewis Black

August 1, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Chautauqua Inststitute Chautauqua, NY 14722 United States

Comedy greats Alan Zweibel and Lewis Black join forces for a conversation on their respective careers. Presented in partnership with the National Comedy Center.    

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Saturday Night Live Originators: Recollections from Aykroyd, Newman & Zweibel

August 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jamestown, NY 14701 United States

Saturday Night Live cast members Dan Aykroyd & Laraine Newman, with original writer, Alan Zweibel will come together to share stories and laughs in a conversation about the show's early years.

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September 2018


September 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Bedford Playhouse, 633 Old Post Road
Bedford, NY 10506 United States

Join us for a very special event with original SNL Writer, Emmy-winner and Executive Producer of Love, Gilda, Alan Zweibel in conversation with Playhouse Founder John Farr. Guests will enjoy a screening of the acclaimed documentary about comedic genius Gilda Radner: her life, her storied SNL career, and ultimately, her valiant battle with ovarian cancer.

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LOVE, GILDA Opening in theaters on September 21st!

September 21, 2018
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Quad Cinema 13, Gilda’s Club Screening of “Love, Gilda”

September 23, 2018 @ 1:25 pm - 5:00 pm
Quad Cinema 13 New York, NY United States

Q&A with Alan & Robin Zweibel and Lisa Lisa D'Apolito for the members after the film.

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