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Phil Silvers in “Top Banana” (1954)

at Somerville Theatre, Somerville MA

Oct 14 2022
Phil Silvers in “Top Banana” (1954)

A screening of the 1954 musical spoof on “The Golden Age of Television” in the micro cinema of the Somerville Theatre.

Phil Silvers stars as “Jerry Biffle”,  the former King of Comedy on 1950’s television who is now trying to stave off the cancellation of his Variety Show due to low ratings. An elaborate satire on “The Golden Age of Television” that also stars the Incomparable Rose Marie (From the “Dick Van Dyke Show”) with a musical score by Johnny Mercer.


Admission: $7.50 (Cash Only)

Tickets go on sale thirty minutes before start time in front of the Micro-Cinema Downstairs.

Contact: 617 625 5700


Additional time info:

This program is dedicated in memory of Channel Zero’s Co-Curator, The Late Jon Haber.


Somerville Theatre

55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02145

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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