Billy Van Zandt
American playwright, director and actor
Billy Van Zandt
William "Billy" Van Zandt is an American playwright and actor.
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'You've Got Hate Mail' inspired by e-mails from divorce - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Google News - over 5 years
Since they met at that competition in Rumson and subsequently began working together in 1979, playwright-actors Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore have co-written and starred in "Love, Sex and the IRS" -- and a whopping 22 other plays that are frequently
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Shore's gals of summer - Philadelphia Inquirer
Google News - over 5 years
In the female version, in which a woman breaks up and moves in with a friend, things seem much more cartoonish, at least under the direction of Billy Van Zandt. I like the cartoon quality of the characters, though, and the women, gathering to play
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'The Odd Couple': TV vets play mismatched friends in fun female version - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Google News - over 5 years
Billy Van Zandt directs in a way that keeps matters moving, but his greatest masterstroke was casting Worley. She still looks great, with that hair that had to have inspired Rod Blagojevich. In addition to landing every joke with the perfect inflection
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Cindy Williams, Jo Anne Worley to Star in Surflight's The Odd Couple (Female ... - TheaterMania.com
Google News - over 5 years
Billy Van Zandt will direct. Simon's comedy classic of mismatched roommates gets a gender-bending twist as Florence Ungar (Worley) and Olive Madison (Williams) begin the play, not with the poker party of the original, but an evening in with the girls,
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ACTA Theatre Holds Auditions for DROP DEAD, 8/1 & 8/2 - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
This play is by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore. It is a farce/murdermystery. A cast of has been actors plan to revive their careers in Drop Dead!, a potboiler murder mystery directed by "Wonder Child of the Broadway Stage" Victor Le Pewe (a psychotic
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Sexy satire steals the stage - Central Florida Future
Google News - over 5 years
Love, Sex and the IRS, which was originally written by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore in the late 1970s, was performed for the first time at the university's Black Box Theatre July 7. According to Christopher Niess, director of the UCF Conservatory
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BHSU Summer Stage season opens with 'Love, Sex and the IRS' - Rapid City Journal
Google News - over 5 years
The season begins with “Love, Sex and the IRS,” a comedy by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore. Juhrend describes the play as a classical farce with a modern-day setting. The play is about two guys who live together for years as roommates in New York
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YOU'VE GOT HATE MAIL Offers Actors Fund Performance - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
The July 15 performance of the comedy by Billy Van Zandt & Jane Milmore ("Silent Laughter," "Love, Sex, and the IRS," "A Night at the Nutcracker"), will benefit the nonprofit organization. Show time is 7 pm Tickets, priced $15 - $35 are available at
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"Forty Faces" Exhibit on Display at Monmouth University - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Also showcased in the exhibit are Emmy nominated playwrights and producers Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore, Holiday Express founder Tim McLoone and filmmaker/ arts activist Robert O'Connor. The project was put together this year, the 40 th anniversary
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Khrystyne Haje to Guest Star in June 24 You've Got Hate Mail - TheaterMania.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Written by Billy Van Zandt & Jane Milmore, the comedy concerns an extra-marital affair that goes horribly wrong, after a juicy email is sent in error. The story is told entirely in e-mails from laptop computers. Gary Shaffer directs the production
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OOHP holds auditions for 'Do Not Disturb' June 20 - Journal Times
Google News - almost 6 years
RACINE - Over Our Head Players will hold open auditions for "Do Not Disturb," a racy comedy by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore, at 7 pm Monday, June 20, at the Sixth Street Theatre, 318 Sixth St. Roles are available for three to five women and for
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When it doesn't get better than this! - Times of Malta
Google News - almost 6 years
Told entirely via e-mails, and text messages, albeit spoken, the concept of the play is not entirely new, but Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore's brilliant script is a gem of quick, off-the-bat one-liners which manage to crack you up for almost the
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“You've Got Hate Mail” - DI-VE
Google News - almost 6 years
Written by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore, “You've Got Hate Mail” has been loved by audiences and received wide critical acclaim. The local production of “You've Got Hate Mail” stars John Montanaro, Julia Calvert, Wesley Ellul, Pia Zammit and Jo
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Return to sender… please! - Times of Malta
Google News - almost 6 years
Mellow Drama are bringing Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore's e-mail comedy of errors, You've Got Hate Mail, to St James Cavalier. Coryse Borg has more details In this age of e-mail and smartphone usage, I'm sure the vast majority of people reading this
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Mail to mail - Times of Malta
Google News - almost 6 years
Meanwhile I think I may start tweeting now that I've got the hang of this character limi You've Got Hate Mail is written by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore and directed by James Calvert. It opens at St James Cavalier, Valletta on Friday
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Theater review: Carpenter Square Theatre stages comedy about love, lies and ... - NewsOK.com
Google News - almost 6 years
At least R-rated in terms of language and description of sexual situations, the play by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore could be hard to take, but it was well-acted and had some hilarious moments. Not for the easily offended or squeamish,
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MCAC announces Arts Education awards - Red Bank Hub
Google News - almost 6 years
Playwrights Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore will be the emcees of the awards ceremony. An annual event, the Arts Education Awards Showcase will honor the recipients and showcase exemplary student performances and presentations from the 2011 Teen Arts
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Arts Talk - Albany Times Union
Google News - almost 6 years
"Wrong Window," by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore (regional premiere May 25-June 23): A comedy-thriller with a New York couple spying on their neighbor, with body-snatchings, chase scenes and bumbling witnesses. A full-season subscription is $139 per
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SUNDAY: MARKET ON YOUR CALENDAR - redbankgreen
Google News - almost 6 years
'Hometown gone Hollywood' actors, writers and producers Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore are the hosts, as the Monmouth County Arts Council presents its annual honors for the individuals, schools and orgs that 'enrich the community by inspiring and
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Billy Van Zandt
    FORTIES
  • 2006
    Age 48
    Van Zandt is the co-author and star of the Off-Broadway plays You've Got Hate Mail," "Silent Laughter," "Drop Dead!," and 20 other theatrical plays written with Jane Milmore, including A Night at the Nutcracker," "Wrong WIndow," and summer stock perennial "Love, Sex, and the I.R.S." He also wrote "The Property Known as Garland" for wife Adrienne Barbeau, which ran Off-Broadway at the Actor's Playhouse in 2006.
    More Details Hide Details Van Zandt was nominated for an Emmy Award for his television special I Love Lucy: The Very First Show, and won People's Choice and NAACP Image Awards for his work on the Martin Lawrence comedy Martin and a Prism Multi-Cultural Award for his work on TV's The Hughleys. Along with partner Jane Milmore, he created and/or developed television's The Wayans Bros. for Shawn Wayans and Marlon Wayans, Suddenly Susan for Brooke Shields, Bless This House for Andrew Dice Clay, and Daddy Dearest for Don Rickles and Richard Lewis.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1992
    Age 34
    Van Zandt is the half-brother of musician/actor Steven Van Zandt and brother-in-law of his wife, actress Maureen Van Zandt. He married actress Adrienne Barbeau on December 31, 1992.
    More Details Hide Details The couple met in 1991 during the west coast premiere of Billy's play Drop Dead! They have twin sons, William and Walker (born March 17, 1997).
  • 1990
    Age 32
    On television, Billy was a regular cast member on the second season of ABC's Anything but Love and usually does small cameo roles within his own writing-producing television work, notably acting as writer, creative consultant and guest star on the 1990 Valerie Bertinelli series Sydney.
    More Details Hide Details He is currently starring Off-Broadway in You've Got Hate Mail at the Triad Theater on W. 72nd Street. The plays are published with Samuel French, Inc. and performed worldwide. World premieres of the Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore comedies take place every May and June in New Jersey. http://www.samuelfrench.com/store/Focus_VanZandt.php
  • TWENTIES
  • 1981
    Age 23
    In addition to starring in his own plays, he has had roles as an alien Starfleet ensign in Star Trek: The Motion Picture, a military school cadet in the 1981 movie Taps, teenage shark-bait in Jaws 2, and a mobster wannabe in the 1999 film A Wake in Providence, which he also co-wrote.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1957
    Born
    Born on December 13, 1957.
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