Photo Flash: LADY DAY's Roxie the Chihuahua Attends Funeral for Joan Rivers' Dog Max
Scroll down for a photo of Broadway animal trainer Bill Berloni and canine star Roxie the Chihuahua with Joan and Melissa when they attended the recent funeral of her best bowser friend, Joan Rivers' beloved Max! The funeral airs Saturday night, 10 p.m. on Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best? on WEtv.
Roxie misses him terribly, but in Broadway tradition, the show must go on, and Roxie is looking forward to her Broadway debut on Sunday night in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, with Audra McDonald.
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill stars five-time Tony Award-winner McDonald under the direction of Lonny Price (110 in the Shade, A Class Act), will play a strictly limited 10-week engagement with only 70 performances at the Circle in The Square Theatre (1633 Broadway, on 50th Street btwn. Broadway and 8th Ave).
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill recounts Holiday's life story through the songs that made her famous. 1959, in a small, intimate bar in Philadelphia, Holiday puts on a show that unbeknownst to the audience, will leave them witnesses to one of the last performances of her life. Through her poignant voice and moving songs, one of the greatest jazz singers of all-time shares her loves and her losses.