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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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Hon. Dr. Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith to Receive Inaugural Conscious Visionary Award at Illuminate Film Festival Hon. Dr. Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith to Receive Inaugural Conscious Visionary Award at Illuminate Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The Honorable Dr. Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith, a pioneer in the world of conscious cinema and founder of the culturally, racially and spiritually diverse trans-demoninational Agape International Spiritual Center, will receive the inaugural Conscious Visionary Award at the 2016 Illuminate Film Fest... (more...)
Blue Note Hawaii Sets June Lineup Blue Note Hawaii Sets June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

For Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, June begins with one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters in recent history, Christopher Cross, followed by a Reggae Meets Jazz series with Monty Alexander Harlem Kingston Express, contemporary jazz instrum... (more...)
Hennepin Theatre Trust to Launch REPRESENT: MADE HERE Thursday, 6/2 Hennepin Theatre Trust to Launch REPRESENT: MADE HERE Thursday, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust will launch Represent: Made Here, sponsored by Andersen Windows, with a free, public celebration at Marin Restaurant & Bar (901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Thursday, June 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. This will be the sixth round of Made Here window displays in WeDo-the West Downtown ... (more...)
Paddlers Celebrate Bronx River at Annual Amazing Bronx River Flotilla Paddlers Celebrate Bronx River at Annual Amazing Bronx River Flotilla
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

This past Saturday, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, and Bronx River Administrator/Bronx River Alliance Executive Director Linda Cox, FAICP, joined Bronx River Alliance Vice Chair Joan Byron, community groups and dozens of paddlers in a flotilla of canoes and kayaks for a five-mile ... (more...)
Hilariously Hateful Comic Bianca Del Rio to Stop at Boulder Theater This Fall Hilariously Hateful Comic Bianca Del Rio to Stop at Boulder Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

She's back! The hilariously hateful comic known as Bianca Del Rio (aka Roy Haylock) is launching the North American leg of her latest global standup tour.... (more...)
Bianca Del Rio to Bring NOT NOW SATAN to Playhouse Square, 10/14 Bianca Del Rio to Bring NOT NOW SATAN to Playhouse Square, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

She's back! The hilariously hateful comic known as Bianca Del Rio (aka Roy Haylock) is launching the North American leg of her latest global standup tour, "Not Today Satan." Bianca brings her tour to Playhouse Square October 14 for one 8 pm show in the Ohio Theatre. (Her last Playhouse Square appear... (more...)
Family of Joan Rivers Reaches Settlement with Doctors; Melissa Rivers Comments Family of Joan Rivers Reaches Settlement with Doctors; Melissa Rivers Comments
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2016

NBC's TODAY reports that the family of Joan Rivers has reached a settlement with the doctors and the clinic where the comedian suffered fatal complications during surgery. Details of the deal, including the amount involved, are confidential.... (more...)
National Comedy Center Acquires the Archives of Comedian George Carlin National Comedy Center Acquires the Archives of Comedian George Carlin
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The National Comedy Center has acquired the archives of George Carlin. The acquisition was announced last night by the comedian's daughter, Kelly Carlin, at a private event in New York hosted by the Comedy Center.... (more...)
Alexander Rodriguez to Debut I'LL HAVE ANOTHER! at Rockwell to Benefit LLS Alexander Rodriguez to Debut I'LL HAVE ANOTHER! at Rockwell to Benefit LLS
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2016

Radio show host Alexander Rodriguez on iHeartRadio and Universal Broadcasting Network's 'On The Rocks' will hit the stage on May 24th debuting his new cabaret show, 'I'll Have Another!' - a roller coaster of stories, audience participation, and dramedy, belted out by your host featuring music from s... (more...)
Theater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host 'Practical Playwriting: How to Write for Commercial Production,' 5/14 Theater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host 'Practical Playwriting: How to Write for Commercial Production,' 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present Practical Playwriting: How to Write for Commercial Production, on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10:00am - 5:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. The workshop is one of a series of TRU BEGINNINGS works... (more...)
Hazmat Modine to Release New Album EXTRA-DELUXE-SUPREME This June Hazmat Modine to Release New Album EXTRA-DELUXE-SUPREME This June
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2016

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On Thursday April 21, Prime Time Players presented their second of three Magical Musical Matinees at the Whitefire Theatre. It was a delightful show full of talented people 60 years young or older. There was dancing, singing and comedy all wrapped up with a pink bow in the name of Jackie Goldberg, t... (more...)
THEATER TALK Welcomes Frank Langella Back This Weekend THEATER TALK Welcomes Frank Langella Back This Weekend
by TV News Desk - April 27, 2016

Favorite guest Frank Langella returns to THEATER TALK to discuss his spellbinding, critically acclaimed performance as André, a man in the early-to-mid-stages of dementia, in the Manhattan Theatre Club production of Florian Zeller's The Father, directed by Doug Hughes.  Revealing that he's “never be... (more...)
GOD'S LOVE WE DELIVER Benefit, Honoring Joan Rivers, Set for The Laurie Beechman Theatre GOD'S LOVE WE DELIVER Benefit, Honoring Joan Rivers, Set for The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2016

Some of New York's top cabaret singers are putting on a show to raise money for God's Love We Deliver, the New York metropolitan area's leading provider of life-sustaining meals and nutrition counseling for people living with severe illnesses, in honor of the late Joan Rivers.... (more...)
Illuminate Film Festival Sets 2016 Lineup Illuminate Film Festival Sets 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2016

The 2016 Illuminate Film Festival, which takes place June 1 – 5 in Sedona announced today the official line up of films for the 3rd annual event. The only film festival of its kind, the Illuminate Film Festival offers a collection of over 20 feature length and short films from around the world, expl... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2016

JAMESTOWN, N.Y., April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ National Comedy Center, Inc., the first cultural institution dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy,announces the lineup for the 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 47, in Jamestown, NY. Headlining this year's festival is Comedy Central's '... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2016

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by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2016

Full program and tickets are on sale to subscribers from Sunday 3 April and the general public from Wednesday 6 April through BASS 131 246 or online www.adelaidecabaretfestival.com.au Program details are available in the Adelaide Cabaret Festival brochure, get one free by calling BASS 131 246 or log... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2016

From June 22-25, the Kennedy Center presents its first District of Comedy Festival, bringing together acclaimed stars and rising acts for an all-laughs takeover of the nation's center for the performing arts. The festival, an expansion of Capital One's Comedy at the Kennedy Center sponsorship, featu... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2016

Cinema/Chicago and the Chicago International Film Festival honor the best in television programming and commercials at the 52nd Chicago International Television Awards April 20, 2016. Capping off a newly programmed three-day event of special screenings and panel discussions celebrating the importanc... (more...)
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by TV News Desk - March 23, 2016

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by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2016

Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing, the first documentary about legendary comedian Joan Rivers since her passing, will air on THIRTEEN onFriday, April 1 at 10 p.m. Featuring Sarah Silverman, Whitney Cummings, Kathy Griffin, Dick Cavett, Don Rickles, Lily Tomlin, Marlo Thomas and many more, the film was prod... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2016

Ronn Vigh's Gay Bash is a new monthly show that will feature top notch LGBT and gay friendly comedians from the Bay Area and beyond. Let's laugh. Let's party. Let loose and enjoy the Gay Bash!... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2016

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