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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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Don't Tell Mama Announces October Guest Stars for BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH Don't Tell Mama Announces October Guest Stars for BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2016

Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, has announced the first Broadway 'Boozy' Brunch's special guest lineup for October! ... (more...)
'Real Housewife' Sonja Morgan to Make Stage Debut in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway 'Real Housewife' Sonja Morgan to Make Stage Debut in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2016

?Sonja Morgan, star and fan-favorite of Bravo's 'Real Housewives of New York City,' will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited four-week engagement this October.... (more...)
Casting Complete for PARTY PEOPLE at The Public Theater Casting Complete for PARTY PEOPLE at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York Premiere of PARTY PEOPLE by UNIVERSES (Steven Sapp, Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, and William Ruiz a.k.a Ninja. Developed and directed by Liesl Tommy with choreography by Millicent Johnnie, PARTY PEOPLE begins performances on Tuesday, Novembe... (more...)
Talent Manager Association Announces Dates and Lifetime Achievement Honors for 2016 Heller Awards Talent Manager Association Announces Dates and Lifetime Achievement Honors for 2016 Heller Awards
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2016

The 14th Annual Talent Managers Association (TMA) Heller Awards will once again be held in the iconic Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, home of the Golden Globes. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 10, 2016. Now in its fourteenth year, the awards recognize industry professionals in th... (more...)
Mr. Warmth, Don Rickles Returns to The Orleans Showroom Oct. 22-23 Mr. Warmth, Don Rickles Returns to The Orleans Showroom Oct. 22-23
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2016

Returning for his 57th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally distinguished comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles will perform at The Orleans Showroom on Oct. 22 and 23.... (more...)
The Second City Releases Tickets for its DYSFUNCTIONAL HOLIDAY REVUE The Second City Releases Tickets for its DYSFUNCTIONAL HOLIDAY REVUE
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2016

On December 14-18, Chicago's legendary comedy theatre The Second City will appear at the Marcus Center's Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall and tickets go on sale this Friday, September 23 at 12:00 pm. The Second City's Dysfunctional Holiday Revue delivers a healthy dose of seasonal satire where neither h... (more...)
Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman.... (more...)
HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon and More Set for Jamie deRoy's Actors Fund Benefit at Birdland HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon and More Set for Jamie deRoy's Actors Fund Benefit at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2016

Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy brings her star-packed Jamie deRoy & friends cabaret show to New York's famed Birdland, Sunday, October 16, at 6 p.m.... (more...)
BWW Interview:  Brad Zimmerman and MY SON THE WAITER at GSP 9/8 to 10/2 BWW Interview: Brad Zimmerman and MY SON THE WAITER at GSP 9/8 to 10/2
by Marina Kennedy - September 02, 2016

'My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy' is a hilarious and inspiring story about the grit and passion required to 'make it' as an artist. Written and performed by Brad Zimmerman, the hit comedy is coming to New Brunswick's George Street Playhouse for a four-week engagement from September 8 through Oct... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Dorothy Bishop brings The Dozen Divas Show to the Metropolitan Room Photo Coverage: Dorothy Bishop brings The Dozen Divas Show to the Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - August 27, 2016

The Dozen Divas (Dorothy Bishop) performed at at the Metropolitan Room last night and Broadwayworld was there.  This was a special show to celebrate the birthday of Sandra McFarland and all the  divas present came wrapped up in one person: international performer and 'America's Got Talent' finalist ... (more...)
The Metropolitan Room Present LEE SQUARED: AN EVENING WITH LIBERACE AND MISS PEGGY LEE 9/2 The Metropolitan Room Present LEE SQUARED: AN EVENING WITH LIBERACE AND MISS PEGGY LEE 9/2
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2016

Liberace lived a life of flamboyance, sparkle, and lavish costumes. In this funny and touching tribute, the virtuoso musician gets one last chance to glitter and shine as he tickles the ivories through his favorite songs. Miss Peggy Lee is beyond description. New York City favorites David Maiocco... (more...)
The Second City Hollywood to Host New LA Diversity in Comedy Festival The Second City Hollywood to Host New LA Diversity in Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2016

The Second City Hollywood is proud to announce the first annual Diversity in Comedy Festival occurring October 21, 22, and 23, 2016 in Los Angeles, located at 6560 Hollywood Blvd. 90028.... (more...)
Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard and More to Present at 2016 Fifth Star Awards Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard and More to Present at 2016 Fifth Star Awards
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2016

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will honor four Chicago artists and arts advocates and one iconic cultural institution at the 3rd annual Fifth Star Awards presented by Allstate Insurance Company on Wednesday, September 14 at 7pm-at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in M... (more...)
Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Draws Attendees from 41 States to National Comedy Center Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Draws Attendees from 41 States to National Comedy Center
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2016

National Comedy Center, Inc., the cultural institution developing the first national visitor experience dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, drew attendance from 41 states to Jamestown for its 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival this past weekend, August 4th - 7th.... (more...)
Elvira - Mistress of the Dark, Introduces the Next 'Monster Mash' Song Elvira - Mistress of the Dark, Introduces the Next 'Monster Mash' Song
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2016

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The Glitter and Doom Salon Plays Edinburgh Festival Fringe The Glitter and Doom Salon Plays Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2016

New late night variety show, The Glitter and Doom Salon opens at the Edinburgh Festival stage this week with an evolving lineup of cabaret and vaudeville artists taking part, making each night a unique experience.... (more...)
THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLECTION Out This Month THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLECTION Out This Month
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2016

On August 30, Time Life will release rare treasures from the Golden Age of TV with THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLETION - never before available at retail.... (more...)
Scoop: E! August Programming Highlights Scoop: E! August Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - August 03, 2016

Get all the scoop on E! August Programming Highlights... (more...)
Will Van Dyke & Allison Seidner to Bring A BEER AND A SONG to The Duplex Will Van Dyke & Allison Seidner to Bring A BEER AND A SONG to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2016

Songwriter Will Van Dyke and cellist Allison Seidner are set to perform an evening of original music entitled 'A Beer And A Song' at The Duplex on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.... (more...)
Only For Now? You Wish! AVENUE Q to Mark 13th Anniversary Only For Now? You Wish! AVENUE Q to Mark 13th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2016

If ever a show has become part of the 'fabric' of New York and pop culture, it is the Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q -- with its colorful cast of humans and puppets. The ground-breaking musical hits a new landmark this summer when it celebrates its 13th anniversary on Sunday, July 31, 2013 at N... (more...)
LUCILLE BALL COMEDY FESTIVAL Celebrates 25th Anniversary LUCILLE BALL COMEDY FESTIVAL Celebrates 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2016

National Comedy Center, Inc., the cultural institution developing the first national visitor experience dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, celebrates the 25th anniversary of its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 4th -7th, in Lucille Ball's hometown of Jamestown, NY.... (more...)
The Joan Rivers Tribute Show THE BITCH IS BACK, Starring Joe Posa The Joan Rivers Tribute Show THE BITCH IS BACK, Starring Joe Posa
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2016

Celebrity Management Presents, for three nights only: The Joan Rivers Tribute Show 'The Bitch is Back', starring Joe Posa as Joan Rivers with Comedy writer and 'Fashion Police' Executive Producer, Tony Tripoli. The Provincetown Theater, August 19 though August 21.... (more...)
Happy 50ISH! to Return to NYC at The Triad This August Happy 50ISH! to Return to NYC at The Triad This August
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2016

HAPPY 50ish!, the mid-life musical comedy is back by popular demand, beginning August 12, 2016 at The Triad (158 West 72nd Street).... (more...)
Comedy Works Larimer Square to Welcome George Lopez for 35-Year Celebration Comedy Works Larimer Square to Welcome George Lopez for 35-Year Celebration
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016

Since opening its doors in 1981, Comedy Works has been Denver's premier destination for the very best in stand-up comedy and is championed by USA Today as one of the Top Five Comedy Clubs in the country.... (more...)
MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY to Play George Street Playhouse, 9/8-10/2 MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY to Play George Street Playhouse, 9/8-10/2
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2016

Brad Zimmerman's hit comedy My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy is coming to New Brunswick's George Street Playhouse for a four-week engagement, September 8 through October 2. Part standup, part theatrical, My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy is the story of one man's struggle to fulfill his dream a... (more...)






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