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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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Broadway Community Urges League to Dim Lights in Honor of Kyle Jean-Baptiste Broadway Community Urges League to Dim Lights in Honor of Kyle Jean-Baptiste
by Matt Tamanini - August 30, 2015

Earlier today, Broadway actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste tragically died from injuries suffered during an accident at his mother's home. Last month, Jean-Baptiste became both the youngest, and the first African American, actor to play the role of Jean Valjean on Broadway. News of his death spread across the... (more...)
UPDATED: Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Groban, and Many More Tribute Kyle Jean-Baptiste UPDATED: Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Groban, and Many More Tribute Kyle Jean-Baptiste
by Sally Henry - August 29, 2015

Like all of the theatre community, BroadwayWorld is shocked and saddened to learn of the untimely passing of 21-year-old Les Miserables performer Kyle Jean-Baptiste after an accident at his mother's home on Friday night. Below, read the heartfelt messages that friends and fans have been sharing to s... (more...)
Margaret Cho's psyCHO Tour Comes to Treasure Island, 10/16 Margaret Cho's psyCHO Tour Comes to Treasure Island, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

Three time Grammy and Emmy nominee, comedian Margaret Cho will bring her "psyCHO Tour: There's No I In Team, But There's a CHO In Psycho" to Treasure Island, October 16 at 9 p.m.... (more...)
Brad Zimmerman to Perform at MPAC, 9/30 & 10/7 Brad Zimmerman to Perform at MPAC, 9/30 & 10/7
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2015

 Comedian Brad Zimmerman performs “My Rise to the Middle,” a sequel to his off-Broadway one man show , “My Son, the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy” in Mayo Performing Art Center's Starlight Room on Wednesday, September 30 and Wednesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20.... (more...)
Don Rickles to Return to The Orleans Showroom This October Don Rickles to Return to The Orleans Showroom This October
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2015

Returning for his 56th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally distinguished comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles will perform at The Orleans Showroom, Oct. 17 and 18.... (more...)
E! Announces Premiere Dates for 'KARASHIANS', FASHION POLICE & More E! Announces Premiere Dates for 'KARASHIANS', FASHION POLICE & More
by TV News Desk - August 25, 2015

Pop culture powerhouse E! continues to expand its original programming slate with a fall line-up that includes two new series premieres and a variety of popular returning franchises.... (more...)
Joy Behar, Tommy Tune & More to Join Jamie deRoy at Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 11/9 Joy Behar, Tommy Tune & More to Join Jamie deRoy at Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2015

Mark your calendars today for the fall's most anticipated anniversary and birthday celebration when the mega stars of Broadway and Cabaret come out to salute award-winning cabaret performer and Tony Award-winning producer Jamie deRoy when she celebrates the 25th anniversary of her Multi MAC award-wi... (more...)
Nite Spot Nights to Present THE DOZEN DIVAS Nite Spot Nights to Present THE DOZEN DIVAS
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

Milford Arts Council, in association with Pantochino Productions Inc. announce the first show of their Nite Spot Nights series of cabaret entertainment, 'The Dozen Divas' starring Dorothy Bishop. With a mind-boggling array of wigs and on-stage costume changes, Bishop effervescently evokes Joan River... (more...)
Milford Arts Council & Pantochino to Present THE DOZEN DIVAS Milford Arts Council & Pantochino to Present THE DOZEN DIVAS
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

Milford Arts Council, in association with Pantochino Productions Inc. announce the first show of their Nite Spot Nights series of cabaret entertainment, "The Dozen Divas" starring Dorothy Bishop.... (more...)
MY SON THE WAITER Extends at Triad Theatre Through End of 2015 MY SON THE WAITER Extends at Triad Theatre Through End of 2015
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2015

One of the season's tastier hits doesn't show signs of getting stale, as the producers Dana Matthow and Philip Roger Roy of Playhouse Productions, Inc. have tossed another block of tickets onto the barbie. Now their little-hit-that-could 'My Son the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy,' Brad Zimmerman's self-s... (more...)
Photo Flash: More Shots! Barbra Streisand Sports Designs by Arnold Scaasi Photo Flash: More Shots! Barbra Streisand Sports Designs by Arnold Scaasi
by Jessica Khan - August 04, 2015

Arnold Scaasi, Canadian fashion designer who created ensembles for the rich and famous, died today, August 4, 2015. He was 85. Scaasi crafted one of his most recognized, and perhaps infamous, outfits for stage and screen star Barbra Streisand. She wore it to the 1969 Academy Awards, where she won th... (more...)
Return of FASHION POLICE Among E!'s August Programming Highlights Return of FASHION POLICE Among E!'s August Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - July 29, 2015

E! announces the following August 2015 programming highlights:... (more...)
Carnegie Hall Launches New 'Our History: Your Stories' Web Portal Carnegie Hall Launches New 'Our History: Your Stories' Web Portal
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

Artists enrich Carnegie Hall's history every time they step out on stage, but the Hall's lore also comes from behind the scenes and from its audiences. Since Carnegie Hall opened on May 5, 1891, it has played host to millions of visitors looking to share an exceptional performing arts experience. No... (more...)
Krysta Rodriguez, Adam Kaplan Join #SOBLESSED Live at 54 Below 7/27 Krysta Rodriguez, Adam Kaplan Join #SOBLESSED Live at 54 Below 7/27
by Matt Tamanini - July 26, 2015

After a SOLD OUT engagement last fall, #SOBLESSED Live! returns to 54 BELOW on July 27th at 9:30 p.m., benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS! Krysta Rodriguez ('Smash') and Adam Kaplan (Newsies) join host Lesli Margherita (Matilda) in #SOBLESSED Live! featuring Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Chris... (more...)
HAPPY 50ISH Opens Sunday, July 26th Off Broadway HAPPY 50ISH Opens Sunday, July 26th Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2015

HAPPY50ish! the new musical comedy, will open Off Broadway at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) on Theatre Row on Sunday, July 26th.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Annoying Actor Friend Explains Why #SOBLESSED Live at 54 Below is Like the Hamilton Lottery BWW Interview: Annoying Actor Friend Explains Why #SOBLESSED Live at 54 Below is Like the Hamilton Lottery
by Matt Tamanini - July 23, 2015

In 2013, Actor Friend published his/her first book #SOBLESSED, with the follow-up #GRATEFUL available this year just in time for the holidays. With the success of #SOBLESSED, and its star-studded audio version, A.F. brought the book to the stage in concert form. After two sold-out runs at 54 Below, ... (more...)
Full Company Announced for Rose Theatre Kingston's THE WARS OF THE ROSES Full Company Announced for Rose Theatre Kingston's THE WARS OF THE ROSES
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2015

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full company for The Wars of the Roses. Trevor Nunn will direct Oscar Batterham (John Talbot/Son who killed his father), Freddy Carter (company), Kare Conradi (Dauphin/Edward IV), Oliver Cotton (Winchester/Clifford/Hastings), Jim Creighton (Burgandy/Simpcox/... (more...)
New Exhibition Series from Broadcast Media Collection Launches in September at Jewish Museum New Exhibition Series from Broadcast Media Collection Launches in September at Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2015

With a new, ongoing exhibition series called The Television Project, the Jewish Museum will introduce visitors to a dynamic part of its collection: the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting (NJAB), the largest and most comprehensive body of broadcast materials on 20th century Jewish culture in the... (more...)
Regis Philbin to Hosts Letterman Panel in Celebration of National Comedy Center Groundbreaking Regis Philbin to Hosts Letterman Panel in Celebration of National Comedy Center Groundbreaking
by TV News Desk - July 21, 2015

To celebrate the groundbreaking of the National Comedy Center, Regis Philbin will moderate a panel of producers, writers and crew from David Letterman's Late Show and Late Night.... (more...)
Showtime to Present MARGARET CHO: psyCHO, 9/25 Showtime to Present MARGARET CHO: psyCHO, 9/25
by TV News Desk - July 20, 2015

SHOWTIME will debut MARGARET CHO: psyCHO, the latest show from renowned three-time Grammy and Emmy nominated comedian Margaret Cho on September 25th at 9 p.m. ET/PT... (more...)
Milford Arts Council & Pantochino to Launch NITE SPOT NIGHTS Series, 9/12 Milford Arts Council & Pantochino to Launch NITE SPOT NIGHTS Series, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2015

Milford Arts Council, in association with Pantochino Productions Inc. has announced a new entertainment series, Nite Spot Nights, debuting this Fall at the Center for the Arts on Railroad Avenue in Downtown Milford.... (more...)
Segerstrom Center to Open 2015-16 Spotlight Series with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, 10/1-4 Segerstrom Center to Open 2015-16 Spotlight Series with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, 10/1-4
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2015

 Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 2015 - 2016 Spotlight Series opens with the sidesplitting savagery known as Forbidden Broadway October 1 - 4, 2015. There will be just four performances of a special adaptation of their recent hit edition, Forbidden Broadway Alive and Kicking! The cast includes membe... (more...)
LIONSGATE' ROARS WITH 24 EMMY' NOMINATIONS FOR ITS ACCLAIMED SERIES ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, MAD MEN, NURSE JACKIE, MANHATTAN AND HOUDINI LIONSGATE' ROARS WITH 24 EMMY' NOMINATIONS FOR ITS ACCLAIMED SERIES ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, MAD MEN, NURSE JACKIE, MANHATTAN AND HOUDINI
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2015

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Dorothy Lyman to Direct Karen Ludwig in WHERE WAS I? at Theatre 54 Dorothy Lyman to Direct Karen Ludwig in WHERE WAS I? at Theatre 54
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2015

Acclaimed stage and screen actress Karen Ludwig will star in WHERE WAS I? directed by two-time Emmy Award winner Dorothy Lyman. Previews begin September 1 at Theatre 54. Opening is slated for Thursday, September 3.... (more...)
AMC & Sundance TV Garner 28 EMMY AWARD Nominations Including 11 for MAD MEN AMC & Sundance TV Garner 28 EMMY AWARD Nominations Including 11 for MAD MEN
by TV News Desk - July 16, 2015

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced this morning the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy® Award nominations, recognizing AMC with 24 nominations and SundanceTV with 4 nominations.... (more...)






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