Joan Crawford News

Also Credited As:
  • Lucille Le Sueur

  • Date Of Birth:
    March 23, 1905
    Date Of Death:
    May 10, 1977 (72)
    Birth Place:
    San Antonio, TX, USA
    Gender:
    Female
    BWW Reviews: HOLLYWOOD PARTY Turns Farce Into Fanciful Fluff That Fizzles
    by Shari Barrett - Sep 15, 2014

    Multiple award-winning fashion designer to the stars, Octavio Carlin, is playwright, director and costume designer of his new world premiere comedy HOLLYWOOD PARTY now at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre. Carlin states in the program he has been eternally captured by Hollywood icons from Marilyn Monroe to Mae West, by their inherent glamour and how beautiful clothes worked on their bodies. I think he should just stick to designing costumes in the future as they are definitely his greatest skill as an artist - and the star in this production. (more...)

    CHAINS OF DEW, WEDDING BAND and More Set for Shakespeare Theatre's 2014-15 ReDiscovery Series
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

    The Shakespeare Theatre Company announces its 2014-2015 ReDiscovery Series with a selection of five plays by significant women playwrights of the early 20th Century, directed by local D.C. directors. The first reading to kick off the series will be Chains of Dew by Susan Glaspell, directed by Holly Twyford, on Monday, September 15. (more...)

    Jenna Leigh Green, Josh Tolle and Jen Eden Complete Casting of BROADWAY'S EPIC FAIL
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 01, 2014

    Jennifer Leigh Green (Broadway's Wicked, Bare, TV's Sabrina the Teenage Witch) and Josh Tolle (NYMF's Searching for Romeo) will join Broadway and Off-Broadway talent in BROADWAY'S EPIC FAIL, a two night-concert to bring you more songs from movies that should never be musicals. The evenings will be hosted by Jen Eden. (more...)

    Russell Fischer, Olivia Lombardi and More Set for BROADWAY'S EPIC FAIL, Returning to NYC Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

    Broadway and Off-Broadway stars and writers shine in BROADWAY'S EPIC FAIL, a two night-concert to bring you more songs from movies that should never be musicals. Following a hit run at this year's New York Musical Theatre Festival, BROADWAY'S EPIC FAIL is returning by popular demand to the NYC stage. (more...)

    Charles Busch's DIE! MOMMIE, DIE! to Make Bay Area Debut at NCTC, 10/5-11/2
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

    New Conservatory Theatre Center welcomes back the Hollywood glamour and camp hilarity of Charles Busch with the Bay Area Premiere of Die! Mommie, Die!. (more...)

    LYPSINKA! THE TRILOGY Coming to Connelly Theater, Begin. 11/5
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

    After a 9-year absence, a triple dose of the legendary Lypsinka, John Epperson's iconic creation, will be doled out this Fall when the 'Goddess of Showbiz' deigns to grace New York City with her sweeping presence in LYPSINKA! THE TRILOGY. (more...)

    Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? THE SOUNDTRACK OF AN ERA, 8/22-9/28
    by Carol Kassie - Aug 12, 2014

    When Broward Stage Door Theatre's artistic director Derelle Bunn mentioned to director Michael Leeds and choreographer Kevin Black that she had an open time slot for a show, and asked them if they'd be interested in 'doing something', they jumped at the chance. "Kevin and I have wanted to work together for a while, and this was a terrific opportunity," says Leeds. "And then, of course, the question became - what should we do?!" (more...)

    BROADWAY'S EPIC FAIL to Return for Two Concerts at Sophie's NYC, 9/7
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

    After a successful run at the New York Musical Theatre Festival earlier this summer, BROADWAY'S EPIC FAIL is back as a two night-concert to bring you more songs from movies that should never be musicals. BROADWAY'S EPIC FAIL will return on September 7th at 6pm & 8th at 9:30pm at Sophie's NYC (318 West 53rd Street). (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Sally Edmundson Channels A Fashionable Legend in FULL GALLOP
    by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Aug 10, 2014

    BWW Reviews: FULL GALLOP Offers An Intimate View of a Fashionable Legend (more...)

    Casting Update for EPIC FAIL, a New York Musical Theatre Festival Concert
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

    Casting has been announced for the new edition of Marc Eardley's EPIC FAIL directed by Marc Eardleyand presented Off-Broadway at The Laurie Beechman Theater by Graydon Gund and The New York Musical Theatre Festival. There will be three performances of EPIC FAIL July 8th at 9:30, and July 12th at 5:00 and 8:00pm. Tickets for EPIC FAIL went on sale June 16th. (more...)

    Ringwald Theatre Presents WHATEVER, BABY JANE!, 7/11-8/4
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

    The Ringwald Theatre is thrilled to announce that their annual summer camp-fest returns in July with the original work WHATEVER, BABY JANE written by Dyan Bailey and Brandy Joe Plambeck. (more...)

    Broadway's Adam Pascal to Guest on Radio Show HAPPY HOUR WITH BEN & ALEXANDER, 7/1
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

    Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood is proud to welcome Tony Nominee Adam Pascal as guest on Universal Broadcasting Network's internet radio show "Happy Hour with Ben & Alexander" on Tuesday, July 1st at 6 PST. (more...)

    Composers Announced for EPIC FAIL, a New York Musical Theatre Festival Concert
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

    Contributing composers have been announced for the a new edition of Marc Eardley's EPIC FAIL directed by Marc Eardley and presented Off-Broadway at The Laurie Beechman Theater by Graydon Gund and The New York Musical Theatre Festival. There will be three performances of EPIC FAIL July 8th at 9:30, and July 12th at 5:00 and 8:00pm. Tickets for EPIC FAIL went on sale June 16th. (more...)

    BWW Interviews: Donald C. Shorter Talks GENDEROSITY
    by David Clarke - Jun 14, 2014

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to transform? Are you curious what it is like when one becomes a drag queen? Are you curious about gender? If you answered yes or no to any of these questions, Donald C. Shorter's original one-man show GENDEROSITY is sure to entertain and enlighten you. Recently, I chatted with Shorter about his invigorating and fresh project and what audiences can expect from it. (more...)

    Musicals About Clinton, Oprah, Wikipedia, Zombies and More at the Center of NYMF 2014, Running 7/7-27
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

    The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced the full lineup of productions, concerts, readings and special events for its 11th annual festival. This year's Festival will begin July 7th and continue through July 27th. (more...)

    BWW Interview: Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Nominee Jim Brochu
    by Adrienne Onofri - May 15, 2014

    Brochu won multiple awards for 'Zero Hour' and returned this year with an autobiographical tribute to character actors, 'Character Man'. (more...)

    Paul Elliot's GENTLE PASSAGE Wins Pride Films and Plays' 2014 Great Gay Play Contest
    by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

    After a weekend of large houses and enthusiastic crowds viewing enhanced stage readings of four new plays and one new musical, Gentle Passage by Paul Elliot was named the winner of the 2014 Great Gay Play and Musical Contest. (more...)

    Pride Films & Plays Presents 2014 Gay Play Weekend
    by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

    PFP's Gay Play Weekend includes a dynamic musical about a tragedy in gay history, and a historical drama about Michelangelo. You will also see a murder mystery which takes place at a party where everyone is dressed as Joan Crawford, a fun piece about gay dating today, and a drama about abuse and healing. These are the themes of the five finalists in Pride Films and Plays' 2014 Gay Play and Musical Contest. (more...)

    THE WOMEN Now Available On Blu-Ray
    by Pat Cerasaro - May 06, 2014

    A new Blu-ray edition of the classic stage comedy THE WOMEN is now available to purchase. (more...)

    Sony Movie Channel Goes Behind-the-Scenes of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Tonight
    by Movies News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

    Sony Movie Channel slings into action this month, with HEROES AND VILLAINS: THE AMAZING WORLD OF SPIDER-MAN, tonight, April 25. (more...)

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