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BIO: Joan Rivers was born June 8, 1933, in Brooklyn, New York. Her big break came in 1965. A booking on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson turned Joan's career around, and she became an instant hit. Her f... (read more...)

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The Morris Museum is pleased to announce that Sophie Tucker: Last of the Red Hot Mamas will open the Bickford Theatre's 2014/2015 season. Written by Richard Hopkins, Jack Fournier, and Kathy Halenda, ... (more...)


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September 15, 2014

Jerry Seinfeld shared a tribute to Joan Rivers today on the COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE Facebook page after discovering the legendary comedienne had agreed to appear on his show. (more...)


VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs Tribute to Joan Rivers on Season Premiere of THE VIEWVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs Tribute to Joan Rivers on Season Premiere of THE VIEW
September 15, 2014

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth paid tribute to late comic Joan Rivers with a performance of 'Borrowed Angels,' on today's season premiere of ABC's THE VIEW. Check out the moving appearance below! (more...)


Kristin Chenoweth Performs Tribute to Joan Rivers on Season Premiere of THE VIEWKristin Chenoweth Performs Tribute to Joan Rivers on Season Premiere of THE VIEW
September 15, 2014

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth paid tribute to late comic Joan Rivers with a performance of 'Borrowed Angels,' on today's season premiere of ABC's THE VIEW. (more...)


VIDEO: ELLEN Pays Tribute to Comedy Legends Robin Williams, Joan RiversVIDEO: ELLEN Pays Tribute to Comedy Legends Robin Williams, Joan Rivers
September 15, 2014

On the premiere week of her talk show ELLEN, host Ellen DeGenerees shared her feelings on pioneer Joan Rivers, and a montage of memories of the incomparable Robin Williams. (more...)


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by Stephen Sorokoff - September 14, 2014

Joe Piscopo took the stage at The Ciccone Theatre recently, and BroadwayWorld was on hand to snap some photos! As Joe Piscopo tells it, NBC in a moment of insanity replaced the original cast of Saturd... (more...)


Doctor Who Performed Joan Rivers's Endoscopy Steps DownDoctor Who Performed Joan Rivers's Endoscopy Steps Down
September 12, 2014

ABC News reported today the doctor that performed the endoscopy on comedy legend Joan Rivers, which lead to the performer's cardiac arrest, is stepping down at Yorkville Endoscopy. Rivers died on Sept... (more...)


InDepth InterView: Jane Lynch On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, GLEE Final Season, ANNIE On Broadway, HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT Emmy Win, Upcoming Projects & MoreInDepth InterView: Jane Lynch On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, GLEE Final Season, ANNIE On Broadway, HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT Emmy Win, Upcoming Projects & More
by Pat Cerasaro - September 12, 2014

Today we are talking to a two-time Emmy Award-winning stage and screen star who counts a modern-day TV icon among her most memorable roles, none other than nefarious and outrageous Sue Sylvester on FO... (more...)


VIDEO: THE TALK Hosts Discuss Joan Rivers Death InvestigationVIDEO: THE TALK Hosts Discuss Joan Rivers Death Investigation
by - September 11, 2014

Sources say that a medical screw-up reportedly caused Joan Rivers' death. On yesterday's THE TALK, the hosts share their thoughts on the latest news. (more...)


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CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD posted a year-to-year gain in viewers and remained the #1 Sunday morning news program with viewers and adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day rati... (more...)


Clinic Where Joan Rivers Had Outpatient Procedure Denies Performing Patient BiopsiesClinic Where Joan Rivers Had Outpatient Procedure Denies Performing Patient Biopsies
September 11, 2014

The Yorkville Endoscopy clinic issued a statement in which it insists that 'a biopsy of the vocal cords' had never been done at their facility. (more...)


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September 11, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy competed against guest Hugh Jackman in a giant game of billiards featuring bowling balls and no pool cues. Later, Jimmy speaks to Hugh Jackman... (more...)


VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Joan Rivers Funeral, New Broadway Play 'The River' on TONIGHTVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Joan Rivers Funeral, New Broadway Play 'The River' on TONIGHT
September 11, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy competed against guest Hugh Jackman in a giant game of billiards featuring bowling balls and no pool cues. Later, Jimmy speaks to Hugh Jackman... (more...)


WAKE UP with BWW 9/11/14 - THIS IS OUR YOUTH Opens, Yale Drama Prize and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/11/14 - THIS IS OUR YOUTH Opens, Yale Drama Prize and More!
by Jessica Showers - September 11, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THIS IS OUR YOUTH takes its first official bo... (more...)


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September 10, 2014

Award winning actor/writer Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight; The Emperor's Club), who recently had a critically acclaimed and sold-out (not-so-solo) solo show at 54 Below entitled Tim Realbuto: Alone (With Pl... (more...)


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September 10, 2014

Celebrated cabaret performer Jamie deRoy presents a special evening of her multi MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie de Roy & friends on Monday, September 22nd (7PM) at the famed New York jazz hot-s... (more...)


Read Melissa Rivers Humorous & Moving Eulogy for Joan RiversRead Melissa Rivers Humorous & Moving Eulogy for Joan Rivers
September 10, 2014

According to many in attendance, the highlight of the service was a moving and humorous eulogy, delvered by Rivers' daughter Melissa. (more...)


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September 10, 2014

The Daily News is reporting that an outpatient procdure that a doctor performed on Joan Rivers during a planned endoscopy led to the death of the legendary comedian. (more...)


Joan Rivers to Appear on Upcoming Season of NBC's CELEBRITY APPRENTICEJoan Rivers to Appear on Upcoming Season of NBC's CELEBRITY APPRENTICE
September 10, 2014

Joan Rivers will appear on the next season of NBC's celeb reality series CELEBRITY APPRENTICE. The late comedian filmed guest apperances on two episodes of the series prior to her death last week at t... (more...)


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by Jessica Showers - September 10, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' begins performances, BOOTY... (more...)


VIDEO: Mel Brooks Remembers Joan Rivers: 'She Was Always Courageous'VIDEO: Mel Brooks Remembers Joan Rivers: 'She Was Always Courageous'
September 09, 2014

Mel Brooks stopped by last night's CONAN on TBS and took time to remember his close friend and colleague, Joan Rivers. (more...)


VIDEO: Judge Judy Sheindlin Reflects on Friend Joan Rivers on THE TALKVIDEO: Judge Judy Sheindlin Reflects on Friend Joan Rivers on THE TALK
September 09, 2014

Following the recent passing of legend Joan Rivers, her friend Judge Judy Sheindlin stopped by CBS's THE TALK to share her thoughts on Joan (more...)


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September 09, 2014

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Breaking News: League Reverses Decision; to Dim Broadway Marquees for Joan RiversBreaking News: League Reverses Decision; to Dim Broadway Marquees for Joan Rivers
September 09, 2014

“Joan Rivers loved Broadway and we loved her. Due to the outpouring of love and respect for Joan Rivers from our community and from her friends and fans worldwide, the marquees of Broadway theatres in... (more...)


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