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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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BWW Review: Pink Lady Brings MAGICAL MUSICAL MATINEES to the Whitefire BWW Review: Pink Lady Brings MAGICAL MUSICAL MATINEES to the Whitefire
by Don Grigware - April 29, 2016

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...)
Trevor Noah, Lewis Black, And Brian Regan Headline 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival In Jamestown, NY Trevor Noah, Lewis Black, And Brian Regan Headline 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival In Jamestown, NY
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...)
Robert Creighton, Brad Oscar & N'Kenge to Join Jamie deRoy at Birdland, 4/17 Robert Creighton, Brad Oscar & N'Kenge to Join Jamie deRoy at Birdland, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland Concert Series welcomes Jamie deRoy & friends for a star-studded cabaret show, Sunday, April 17, at 6 p.m. The iconic Birdland is at 315 W. 44th Street in New York's theatre district.... (more...)
Adelaide Cabaret Festival Announces 2016 Program with Megan Hilty & More Adelaide Cabaret Festival Announces 2016 Program with Megan Hilty & More
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...)
Kennedy Center Adds to District of Comedy Festival Kennedy Center Adds to District of Comedy Festival
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...)
Regina Taylor, HBO & More to be Honored at Chicago International Television Awards Regina Taylor, HBO & More to be Honored at Chicago International Television Awards
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 BWW - March 27, 2016

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JOAN RIVERS: EXIT LAUGHING Documentary to Premiere on Thirteen 4/1 JOAN RIVERS: EXIT LAUGHING Documentary to Premiere on Thirteen 4/1
by TV News Desk - March 23, 2016

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'Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing' to Air on THIRTEEN on April Fool's Day; Featuring Lily Tomlin, Kathy Griffin and More! 'Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing' to Air on THIRTEEN on April Fool's Day; Featuring Lily Tomlin, Kathy Griffin and More!
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...)
Ronn Vigh's GAY BASH to Debut at Punch Line Comedy Club Next Month Ronn Vigh's GAY BASH to Debut at Punch Line Comedy Club Next Month
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...)
LEADING ESTATES OF THE WORLD Announces Record Breaking Sales LEADING ESTATES OF THE WORLD Announces Record Breaking Sales
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2016

Leading Estates of the World is exceptionally proud to announce that more than $800,000,000 USD in properties presented in The Renaissance Issue have sold.... (more...)
Sandra Dickinson to Return as Lucille Ball in I LOVED LUCY at Jermyn Street This April Sandra Dickinson to Return as Lucille Ball in I LOVED LUCY at Jermyn Street This April
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2016

After a phenomenally successful London premiere last month, Lee Tannen's incredibly personal play, I LOVED LUCY, a bitter-sweet memoir that reveals the real life Lucille Ball and what it was like being her friend to the end, is to return to Jermyn Street Theatre for a further 3-week season.... (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Charles Busch is THE LADY AT THE MIC; Watch American Songbook Concert Highlights! BWW TV Exclusive: Charles Busch is THE LADY AT THE MIC; Watch American Songbook Concert Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 05, 2016

A two-time MAC Award winner, Tony nominee, and recipient of a Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement Award, Charles Busch just visited the exquisite Appel Room for an intimate evening of song and stories. The actor, playwright (Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife), novelist, screen... (more...)
Mario Cantone & Jerry Dixon Headed to Bay Street Theater for Memorial Weekend Mario Cantone & Jerry Dixon Headed to Bay Street Theater for Memorial Weekend
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2016

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND with MARIO CANTONE & JERRY DIXON, 'HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON?', May 28 at 8 pm. Tickets are on sale now for Patrons and Subscribers until March 11 and to the general public on March 12. To become a Patron call Kim Fink, Director of... (more...)
CORE: Club Presents a BENTLEY MEEKER Solo Show 2/1 to 3/11 CORE: Club Presents a BENTLEY MEEKER Solo Show 2/1 to 3/11
by Marina Kennedy - March 04, 2016

CORE: Club at 66 East 55th Street is currently presenting a solo show by Bentley Meeker through March 11th.... (more...)
Medium James Van Praagh Comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center, March 31 Medium James Van Praagh Comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center, March 31
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2016

James Van Praagh, one of the most celebrated, respected and influential Mediums in the world, takes you on a very special spiritual journey at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 8 pm.... (more...)
Comedian Don Rickles to Return to The Orleans Showroom, 4/9-10 Comedian Don Rickles to Return to The Orleans Showroom, 4/9-10
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 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 April 9 and 10.... (more...)
Charles Busch Continues Lincoln Center's AMERICAN SONGBOOK Series Tonight Charles Busch Continues Lincoln Center's AMERICAN SONGBOOK Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2016

Returning for its 17th season, Lincoln Center's acclaimed series American Songbook continues to broaden its scope in celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting as interpreted by top performers and rising stars, with events at three Lincoln Center venues. The Appel Room series continues... (more...)
Loni Ackerman Leads Broadway Hopeful MY MOTHER, MY SISTER & ME Premiere in NJ Loni Ackerman Leads Broadway Hopeful MY MOTHER, MY SISTER & ME Premiere in NJ
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2016

On Thursday, April 7, 2016, MY MOTHER, MY SISTER & ME, Sherri Heller's world-class comedy about an indestructible working-class Jewish family in the Bronx, valiantly surviving the Sixties Cultural Revolution, will have its World Premiere at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum (6 Normandy Heigh... (more...)
Scoop: Howie Mandel Special/Whose Line on THE CW - Friday, March 11, 2016 Scoop: Howie Mandel Special/Whose Line on THE CW - Friday, March 11, 2016
by TV Scoop - February 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on Howie Mandel Special/Whose Line, airing on THE CW on Friday, March 11, 2016!... (more...)
Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre Announces Ambitious 2016 Season Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre Announces Ambitious 2016 Season
by Louisa Brady - February 14, 2016

Following a short winter hiatus, Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre is now ready to spring back into action. With a new marquee providing greater visibility to travelers along the West Bridge Street corridor and continuing improvements to its interior spaces, 2016 promises to be even more seriously en... (more...)
BWW Interview: Charles Busch, Tom Judson, and a Valentine's Day Cabaret BWW Interview: Charles Busch, Tom Judson, and a Valentine's Day Cabaret
by Amanda Finn - February 14, 2016

On Saturday night, before the Stage Q production of 'Psycho Beach Party', I got the opportunity to chat with 'Psycho Beach Party' playwright Charles Busch and his cabaret partner/pianist Tom Judson about their Sunday evening show in downtown Madison as well as Charles' history as a playwright and pe... (more...)






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