Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Fri, Nov 17, 2017 - Sun, Nov 19, 2017
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Wait for Your Laugh Limited Engagement

She's "left them laughing" (and applauding) for nine decades, having traversed through every 20th century entertainment medium that ever was. as a singer and brilliant comedienne. With "The Dick Van Dyke Show," she was part of the cast of one of the most iconic television shows of the 1960s and what's more, she played a lady TV writer who held her own with the boys, thus, planting the seed in the minds of viewers, that girls could grow up to have interesting and creative jobs too! Having begun her epic career in vaudeville at the age of three, performing is in her muscle memory. She professes to still go over her act in her head, since at age 94, she isn't booking tours anymore... Meet Rose Marie.

WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH tells the story of the longest active career in entertainment, but it also looks at what it was like to be a female performer in the 20th century (and yes, she has opinions on the casting couch mentality), to work through periods of extreme personal heartbreak and it also casts an eye on how Rose Marie and her fellow nonagenarians Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner and Peter Marshall, still have the drive to create today.

Shot on 35mm and 16mm film stock, the film will be projected in the Lloyd E. Rigler auditorium as a 35mm print. The film contains amazing behind-the-scenes color footage from Rose Marie's personal collection, chronicling what went on backstage on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and other sets where she worked.

Far more than just sassy Sally Rogers on "The Dick Van Dyke Show," and the top center square on "Hollywood Squares," Rose Marie worked in every facet of showbiz. She was "the darling of the airwaves" at the age of four and went on to work in vaudeville, Vegas, Broadway, movies, television, theatre, concert halls and nightclubs. Along the way she was known as "the kid" by the mob. She called Al Capone, Uncle Al, opened the Flamingo at the birth of Las Vegas, for Bugsy Seigel, and had her career protected and nurtured by "the boys" who controlled so many nightclub stages across the country, live performers couldn't help but be in bed with the mob.

Her friends include the best show business has to offer: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Johnny Mercer, Jerry Lewis, Johnny Carson, Jimmy Durante, Milton Berle, Doris Day, Rosemary Clooney, Margaret Whiting and Bing Crosby to name a few!! Unbeknownst to fans, the woman always looking for a man was actually married for almost 20 years to the love of her life, Bobby Guy, one of the best trumpeters in the business. His untimely passing and its impact on "the one who makes you laugh" is recounted by her friends Peter Marshall, Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke, and Tim Conway.

Dick Van Dyke & Dan Harmon In Person!
Egyptian TheatreFri, Nov 17, 2017 - Sun, Nov 19, 2017
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Films in this Series at the Egyptian

Fri, Nov 17, 2017 - 7:30pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
In Person Guests!
Sat, Nov 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
Egyptian Theatre
Filmmakers In Person!
Sun, Nov 19, 2017 - 7:30pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian