The colorful production recently announced a four-week extension to Jan. The intermissionless minute stage show is based on Reubens' cult classic stage production, The Pee-wee Herman Showwith new elements from the ground-breaking CBS show "Pee-wee's Playhouse. Reubens, who is making his Main Stem debut, was recently asked by Playbill whether he found the prospect of playing Broadway intimidating?
Posted on Tuesday, December 21st, by Germain Lussier. No, not THAT theater. Check out a montage from the show, read the press release and more after the break.
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R ecently, archaeologists made a startling discovery. Excavating a hitherto undiscovered burial chamber in the Great Pyramid, they came across a series of hieroglyphics in which, amid the depictions of ancient pharaohs and Egyptian gods, was a familiar figure: pale, knock-kneed, clad in a pinched grey suit and a red bow tie — the first concrete evidence that Pee-wee Herman has lived among us for thousands of years. Some icons age with grace Charlie Chaplin let his hair go greybut Herman can never grow old, because he defies the very idea of age. Both, and neither.
It marks the first significant appearance of his comedic fictional characterPee-wee Hermanfive years before Pee-wee's Big Adventureand six years before Pee-wee's Playhouse. The show initially debuted as a midnight show in February at the Groundlings theater, and was later moved to Los Angeles' Roxy Theatrewhere the HBO cable network taped one of the shows and aired it as a special that year. This nightclub show had more adult humor than the later children's TV series.
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Pee-Wee HermanBilly Baloney. Paul Reubens is an American actor, writer, film producer, game show host, and comedian, best known for his character Pee-wee Herman. Reubens joined the Los Angeles troupe The Groundlings in the s and started his career as an improvisational comedian and stage actor.
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See Make-Up Artist magazine Issue This winter, the show got two more makeovers as it moved from Los Angeles to Broadway and then to HBO, which is about to air the film it made of the Broadway show. Cristina Waltz, who oversaw application duties in Los Angeles, moved East with the show as make-up and wig supervisor and began looking for backup once she arrived.
Paul Reubensbetter known as Pee-wee Hermancreated that voice that sounds helium-induced back in his school days. While driving to an editing room to put the final touches on the special, Reubens recalls creating Pee-wee for a sketch he did with The Groundlings, the improv troupe, in Since Reubens had not yet finished editing the special, a review copy was not available at this writing.