Here's the scoop on some exciting news from 2 of our alumni:
Paul Provenza (C'79, Mask and Wig) has a new Showtime half-hour comedy series coming to Showtime, called "Behind the Green Room Door". If you recall, Paul directed and produced "The Aristocrats".
Per the Hollywood Reporter, "The six episodes, with host comedian Paul Provenza, will allow viewers inside the "safe" inner sanctum of a green room where legendary comedians will meet and personally talk with one another. The comedian guest list includes Jonathan Winters, Eddie Izzard, Roseanne Barr, Drew Carey, Robert Klein, Penn Jillette, Martin Mull, Tommy Smothers, Bob Saget, Sandra Bernhard, Andy Dick, Rain Pryor, Rick Overton, Paul Mooney, Bobby Slayton, Jim Jefferies, Patrice O'Neal, Andy Kindler, Dana Gould, Brendon Burns, Larry Miller and Reginald D. Hunter in addition to emerging new talent."
Read the Gazette article on Paul HERE
More Penn Comedians HERE
After some great music on TV and films, Gabriel Mann (C'95, Off the Beat) and his group the Rescues have signed a record contract with Universal Republic!
My past posts about Gabe HERE
Other Penn musicians HERE
More of DT's Bits and Pieces HERE