Leonard Lopate at Large: Joe Mantegna and Ronnie Marmo

Today, Leonard Lopate at Large Features Joe Mantegna And Ronnie Marmo on their new Off-Broadway production: “I’m Not A Comedian…I’m Lenny Bruce”. Today’s show chronicles the life of comedy’s original bad boy.

Directed by multi Award-winning actor and director Joe Mantegna, the Off-Broadway production of “I’m Not A Comedian…I’m Lenny Bruce” stars Ronnie Marmo brilliantly chronicling the life and death of the most controversial comedian of all time, Lenny Bruce. Busted for obscenity, Lenny fought for freedom of speech all the way to the Supreme Court before dying of a morphine overdose in 1966 while out on appeal.


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