PRLog - Feb. 26, 2014 - NAPANOCH, N.Y. -- Where can you see a live performance of Who's on First? and The Wizard of Oz movie in 3D for 25 cents?
See Joe & Bob as Bud & Lou at the Lafayette Theater Sufffern NY, March 2 at 2 pm
Answer: At the historic Lafayette Theater in Suffern, New York on March 2 at 2 pm!
Funny men Joe Bev and Bob Greenberg will help celebrate the 90th birthday of the Lafayette with their live rendition of Abbott and Costello's classic comedy skit Who's On First? before the 3D showing of the iconic MGM film.
"We'll be in 3D too!" jokes Greenberg, who first teamed with Bev a mere two years for the Vaudeville in the Catskills live stage show. Since then, the comic duo have won a 2012 New York State TANYS Award, a Coney Island Award, and are currently touring throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
"We plan on conquering Connecticut next," enthuses Bev, who notes an obscure connection between Abbott and Costello and The Wizard of Oz: "In the movie, Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion does a joke that ends with 'Talk me out of it'. This joke was used a number of times by Lou Costello in movies, on TV and radio. It's a joke that goes back to minstral shows, Burlesques and Vaudeville."
The Lafayette Theater opened its doors on a March 3,1924. Several years ago, it was named one of the top ten movie palaces in the country.
For further information, contact Phil Tisi at 845 357 5100 ext 201, or http://lafayettetheatersuffern.com. Doors will open at 1pm, first come, first served with no presale of tickets.
The Lafayette is the area's only single screen movie palace showing first run films, classics from the golden age of cinema and specialty programs! Audience can thrill to the sounds of the Mighty Wurlitzer Theater Pipe Organ on Friday and Saturday nights and before the Big Screen Classics shows.
Joe Bevilacqua, also known as Joe Bev, is primarily known as a radio theater dramatist. However, his career has taken him into every aspect of show business, including stage, film and television, as a producer, director, writer, actor, and even cartoonist. though Blackstone Audio he is releasing hundreds of hours of audio documentaries, comedies, dramas, autobiographies and more. Not content to hide behind his microphone, Bevilacqua will be seen acting in the upcoming feature films: The Better Angels directed A.J. Edwards, The Fly Room directed by Alexis Gambis, Cold in July directed by Jim Mickle, and Hits directed by David Cross. He can be seen as British General Bernard Montgomery for the upcoming History Channel series, among television other roles.
Bevilacqua also tours as Bud Abbott to Bob Greenberg's Lou Costello and has authored a number of books, including Daws Butler, Characters Actor and Uncle Dunkle and Donnie. Bevilacqua is the recipient of many awards include the 2013 Kean University Distinguished Alumni Award, a 2001 and 2007 New York Festivals Awards, and a 2004 National Federation of Community Broadcasters Award. Joe Bev also produces & hosts six syndicated radio hours per week, which can be heard on radio stations around the world and at http://www.waterlogg.com.
Bob Greenberg is a comedian and actor who brings the house down at The Friars Club, Stand-Up NY, NY Comedy Club and comedy venues all over. He has appeared Off Broadway in plays including A Modest Suggestion and The Jazz Singer, and regionally in The Odd Couple, Harvey and others. His film credits include the film short, The Taylor and the features Glow Ropes, Heartbreak Hospital, Big Money Hustlas and Maid In Manhattan. Bob's TV appearances include SNL, Lights Out, Next Best Thing, Letterman, Conan, Primetime Live and Law & Order. In April, Bob joins Joe Bev and Cockeyed Radio for the stage play Sherlock Holmes' Misadventures with Abbott and Costello.
The Joe Bev Hour airs on radio stations world wide and is also podcast free on the web at Tunein.com, iTunes and others, including:http://www.joebev.com,http://www.comedyorama.com,http://www.dawsbutler.com, and http://www.waterlogg.com.
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