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The weekend’s top 10 things to do includes Brave Combo, barbecue and the blues – Fort Worth Star Telegram


Fort Worth Star Telegram
The weekend's top 10 things to do includes Brave Combo, barbecue and the blues
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Performances include “Lenny Bruce Is Back,” at 7 and 10 p.m Friday and Saturday, five performances of Sam Shepherd's “The Killer's Head” (in an immersive basement theater … yes!) and four of “The Complete Works of Willliam Shakespeare (Abridged).

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Review: Lenny Bruce is Back | Upstart Productions | The Second City – TheaterJones Performing Arts News


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Review: Lenny Bruce is Back | Upstart Productions | The Second City
TheaterJones Performing Arts News
So who is Lenny, really? (It seems rude to refer to him as “Bruce,” since, among other things, it wasn't his real last name, even if his gravestone reads “Lenny 'Bruce' Schneider.”) Well, as Folsom's Lenny tells us, “Who I was depended on when you met

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How The Holocaust Shaped Dick Gregory’s Career – The Forward – Forward


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How The Holocaust Shaped Dick Gregory's Career – The Forward
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Dick Gregory, who passed away last week at 84, idolized Lenny Bruce and was move to pursue social justice by the horrors of the Holocaust.
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Jerry Lewis outlasted his critics – CNN


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Jerry Lewis outlasted his critics
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The insurgent "sick" comedian Lenny Bruce characteristically took a cheeky, sideways shot at Lewis' efforts to combat muscular dystrophy, but that's because he was Lenny Bruce. Other, lesser lights injected waves of wisecracks about Lewis' veneration
Jerry Lewis Was the Quintessential American JewNew York Times
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Rapp and Folsom Bring The Fully Immersive Lenny Bruce Experience to The Fort Worth Fringe Festival – Broadway World

Rapp and Folsom Bring The Fully Immersive Lenny Bruce Experience to The Fort Worth Fringe Festival
Broadway World
Rapp and Folsom Bring The Fully Immersive Lenny Bruce Experience to The Fort Worth Fringe Festival Producers Bren Rapp and Joey Folsom are going to give 2017 Fort Worth Fringe audiences their money's worth as anchor of the 2nd annual festival on its …

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