Jack Black pant-less on the red-carpet. Betty White, flanked by well-lubed bodybuilders, taking stage on a snow-white pony. Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman slurping champagne from a pair of six inch Louboutins. Louis C.K. and John Mayer in a bidding war over an antique Friars Club piano played by Ray Charles.  Sean Penn asking Robert De Niro, “Are you talking to me?' And answering in front of thousands of guests, 'Yes, Bob, I am talking to you.” Are these outtakes that ended up on some movie studio's cutting room floor, or highlights from recent Friars Club events?

Friars Roasts – An honor steeped in tradition and carries a legacy laden with entertainment nobility. Read more…


Friars Testimonials

Just a few of the ways Friars express their gratitude to their brethren in the arts and humanities.

Lifetime Achievement

Artists and entertainers whose accomplishments shall be immortalized in the annals of Friars history.

The Icon Award

The club's highest citation honors individuals who positively influence the culture in which we live.