Jackie Mason to Bring Laughing Room Only to Brooks Atkinson Theatre

News   Jackie Mason to Bring Laughing Room Only to Brooks Atkinson Theatre Comedian Jackie Mason is set to return to Broadway in the fall.

Mason, who received a 2003 Special Theatrical Event Tony Award nomination for Prune Danish, will bring his latest show — Laughing Room Only — to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. The Ticketmaster website says that performances will begin Oct. 23 at the theatre, which housed this season's recently closed The Look of Love. Mason will offer a pre-Broadway engagement of Laughing Room Only at the Helen Hayes Theatre Company in Nyack, NJ. The Hayes run is scheduled for Sept. 19-Oct. 5. A recent press release said the show has "beautiful women, great music, [and] Jackie's trademark razor-sharp humor." Robert Johanson, the former artistic director of New Jersey's Paper Mill, will direct.

The veteran entertainer received a 1987 Special Tony Award for his show The World According to Me.