Joan Rivers News

Date of Birth: June 08, 1933 (83)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Female
Comedian Paula Poundstone Stops At The Southern Next MonthComedian Paula Poundstone Stops At The Southern Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Emmy Award-winning comedian, author, and humorist Paula Poundstone is currently a regular panelist on NPR's widely popular weekly news quiz show, "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me," where her distinctive brand of wry, intelligent, and witty comedy is heard by five million homes across the country, internationally on NPR Worldwide, and on the internet via podcast. (more...)

DANCE TO THE MOVIES Featuring Lesley Ann Warren Comes to St. George TheatreDANCE TO THE MOVIES Featuring Lesley Ann Warren Comes to St. George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

St. George Theatre is pleased to announce the guest appearance of Academy Award nominee Lesley Ann Warren to the cast of Dance to the Movies along with Dancing With The Stars celebrity pros Anna Trebunskaya, Dmitry Chaplin, Chelsie Hightower, and more on Saturday, April 8th at 8:00PM. (more...)

Old School Square to Present Nine Spectacular Concerts & Shows in MarchOld School Square to Present Nine Spectacular Concerts & Shows in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Old School Square is presenting nine spectacular shows and concerts in March. Tickets for all of them are available for online purchase now atwww.OldSchoolSquare.org. (more...)

MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY to Serve at Bucks County PlayhouseMY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY to Serve at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Brad Zimmerman's My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy is the story of one man's struggle to fulfill his dream and 'make it' as a comedic actor in New York. One part standup, one part theatrical, and all parts uproarious, My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy will open as part of the Visiting Artists Series at Bucks County Playhouse on March 23 and run through April 9. (more...)

Red Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity ImagesRed Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity Images
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

International Celebrity Images presents the 23rd Production of THE REEL AWARDS, an entertaining two and a half-hour tongue in cheek parody, spoof, and tribute to the real Academy Awards on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 East Fremont Street, in Las Vegas, NV  89101. (more...)

Opening Night Battles Hate with Comedy at Second City HollywoodOpening Night Battles Hate with Comedy at Second City Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Second City Hollywood is starting 2017 off combatting xenophobia, racism, and misogyny with satirical comedy. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Mary Tyler MoorePhoto Flash: Remembering Mary Tyler Moore
by Walter McBride - Jan 31, 2017

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last week, Tony Award winner Mary Tyler Moore - best known as a television icon for The Mary Tyler Moore Show- passed away at 80 years old. According to her publicist, she was with her husband and friends at the time of her passing. (more...)

Arsenio Hall Brings His Stand-Up Comedy to Thousand OaksArsenio Hall Brings His Stand-Up Comedy to Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Beloved comedian of Emmy Award-winning The Arsenio Hall Show and co-star of Coming to America Arsenio Hall will perform at the Scherr Forum Theatre Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

REELZ to Premiere Original Miniseries THE KENNEDYS- AFTER CAMELOT, 4/2REELZ to Premiere Original Miniseries THE KENNEDYS- AFTER CAMELOT, 4/2
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

REELZ today announced the premiere date for the highly anticipated original miniseries, THE KENNEDY S- AFTER CAMELOT,, starring Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Matthew Perry as Ted Kennedy, with the two-hour world premiere on Sunday, April 2, 2017 (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

After over four decades of entertaining audiences with his prop comedy, social commentary and watermelon smashing antics, one of the most famous comedians of our time is hanging up his Sledge-O-Matic.   (more...)

Alexander Rodriguez to Return to Rockwell Table & StageAlexander Rodriguez to Return to Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

iHeartRadio and Universal Broadcasting Network's 'On The Rocks Radio Show host Alexander Rodriguez will be making his fourth return to Rockwell Table & Stage hit the stage on January 30th - with 'Sippin On A Song' - a roller coaster of stories, audience participation, and guest performers, belted out by your host featuring music from stage, screen and pop. (more...)

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs Remembers Jan WallmanManhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs Remembers Jan Wallman
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) will honor the legendary Jan Wallman (1922-2015) in an afternoon of songs and stories. (more...)

Jake Ehrenreich To Appear at the Miami Jewish Film FestivalJake Ehrenreich To Appear at the Miami Jewish Film Festival
by Carol Kassie - Jan 11, 2017

Jake Ehrenreich will open in A Jew Grows in Brooklyn 2.0 at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center on February 2nd. But prior to that opening, he'll visit the Miami Jewish Film festival as a special guest speaker to discuss his participation in the recent film, The Last Laugh, cinematographer Ferne Pearlstein's fascinating look at the importance of laughter under even the most dire of circumstances.  (more...)

Drag Legend Charles Busch Brings Eclectic Cabaret Show THAT GIRL/THAT BOY to LADrag Legend Charles Busch Brings Eclectic Cabaret Show THAT GIRL/THAT BOY to LA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

The inimitable Charles Busch, two-time MAC Award winner, Tony nominee, and drag legend, brings to 'That Girl/That Boy' an eclectic program of songs both contemporary and from the past, with 'Cabaret,' presented by Monica Horan Rosenthal and Scott H. Mauro. Accompanied by his dashing longtime musical director, Tom Judson, Charles combines hilarious personal reminiscence, character sketches and superb storytelling through song into one glittering and glamorous evening in cabaret. (more...)

AVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest WinnersAVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Winners have been announced for AVENUE Q's contest to suggest what is in the box that the musical's HILLARY CLINTON puppet is giving to the DONALD TRUMP puppet. (more...)

Kravis Center Kicks Off February 2017 with BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and 28 Days of Major Concerts & ShowsKravis Center Kicks Off February 2017 with BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and 28 Days of Major Concerts & Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in February 2017 with 30 amazing productions and events, including one of the biggest hits now running on Broadway, three international orchestras, a couple of impressive symphonies, two legendary dance companies and incredible line-up of musical headliners and a truly memorable NIGHT OF STARS. (more...)

Epstein & Hassan Present THE BLACK AND THE JEW GO BUDDHIST!Epstein & Hassan Present THE BLACK AND THE JEW GO BUDDHIST!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Following critically acclaimed productions at the San Diego and Toronto Fringe Festival's, comedy team Epstein and Hassan bring The Black and the Jew Go Buddhist! to the Alchemical Theater in New York City. (more...)

Guess the Gift and Win Tickets to AVENUE Q's Bar Mitzvah CelebrationGuess the Gift and Win Tickets to AVENUE Q's Bar Mitzvah Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

As 2016 - inarguably one of the most unforgettable years in recent memory - comes to a close, the Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q will ring in the New Year with a one-of-a-kind contest featuring Hillary Clinton and President-elect Donald Trump, whose puppet likenesses joined the company of AVENUE Q to great effect during the recent election season.  (more...)

Darkly Comic Corporate Thriller IDEATION Comes to City LightsDarkly Comic Corporate Thriller IDEATION Comes to City Lights
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Part dark comedy and part psychological thriller, Ideation takes us behind the closed doors of our corporate world, where motivations get murky and ethics are ambiguous. When a group of consultants come together to work on a mysterious project, they start to question the endeavor's true goals-and each other. Amidst office jargon and whiteboard scribbling that strike a familiar chord in Silicon Valley, Ideation mixes gripping suspense with sharp humor. (more...)

BPA's 1st Annual LAST COMEDY SHOW EVER Set for Next MonthBPA's 1st Annual LAST COMEDY SHOW EVER Set for Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Get the first last laugh at BPA's 1st Annual LAST COMEDY SHOW EVER. The event headlines four of the top touring comedians in the USA in performances spanning two nights at BPA. (more...)

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