Joan Rivers News

Date of Birth: June 08, 1933 (83)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Female
Photo Coverage: Dorothy Bishop brings The Dozen Divas Show to the Metropolitan RoomPhoto Coverage: Dorothy Bishop brings The Dozen Divas Show to the Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 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 Dorothy Bishop. (more...)

The Metropolitan Room Present LEE SQUARED: AN EVENING WITH LIBERACE AND MISS PEGGY LEE 9/2The Metropolitan Room Present LEE SQUARED: AN EVENING WITH LIBERACE AND MISS PEGGY LEE 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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 and Chuck Sweeney will reprise their iconic performance as the legends who defined four decades of music and pop culture. (more...)

The Second City Hollywood to Host New LA Diversity in Comedy FestivalThe Second City Hollywood to Host New LA Diversity in Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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 AwardsCindy Crawford, Fred Willard and More to Present at 2016 Fifth Star Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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 Millennium Park. (more...)

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Draws Attendees from 41 States to National Comedy CenterLucille Ball Comedy Festival Draws Attendees from 41 States to National Comedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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' SongElvira - Mistress of the Dark, Introduces the Next 'Monster Mash' Song
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

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The Glitter and Doom Salon Plays Edinburgh Festival FringeThe Glitter and Doom Salon Plays Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 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 MonthTHE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLECTION Out This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 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...)

Will Van Dyke & Allison Seidner to Bring A BEER AND A SONG to The DuplexWill Van Dyke & Allison Seidner to Bring A BEER AND A SONG to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 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 AnniversaryOnly For Now? You Wish! AVENUE Q to Mark 13th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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 New World Stages (340 W. 50 St.) in New York City. (more...)

LUCILLE BALL COMEDY FESTIVAL Celebrates 25th AnniversaryLUCILLE BALL COMEDY FESTIVAL Celebrates 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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 PosaThe Joan Rivers Tribute Show THE BITCH IS BACK, Starring Joe Posa
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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 AugustHappy 50ISH! to Return to NYC at The Triad This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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 CelebrationComedy Works Larimer Square to Welcome George Lopez for 35-Year Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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, 9/8-10/2MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY to Play George Street Playhouse, 9/8-10/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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 and "make it" as a comedic actor in New York. (more...)

Black Lives Matter! AFROS & ASS WHOOPINS Extends at Second City HollywoodBlack Lives Matter! AFROS & ASS WHOOPINS Extends at Second City Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2016

Second City Hollywood is very proud of the diverse work in our community and this particular offering by Writer/Director, Dwayne Colbert, is something special. (more...)

Don't Tell Mama to Host BROADWAY BOOZY BRUNCH SundaysDon't Tell Mama to Host BROADWAY BOOZY BRUNCH Sundays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, will be serving up special Broadway Boozy Brunches every Sunday starting July 10th! (more...)

Mario Cantone & More Among Host & Contributors for FOX Stations' PAGE SIX TVMario Cantone & More Among Host & Contributors for FOX Stations' PAGE SIX TV
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The New York Post, in partnership with Endemol Shine North America and FOX Television Stations, announced today the host and contributors for 'PAGE SIX TV,' a daily television show modeled after 'Page Six,' the iconic gossip column and website. (more...)

Gallagher's JOKE'S ON YOU COMEDY TOUR Coming to Washington Pavilion, 9/17Gallagher's JOKE'S ON YOU COMEDY TOUR Coming to Washington Pavilion, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

The Washington Pavilion has announced that Gallagher's "Joke's on You Comedy Tour" will stop at the Washington Pavilion on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. featuring Gallagher and Artie Fletcher.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Brad Zimmerman Brings MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY to North Shore CenterPhoto Flash: Brad Zimmerman Brings MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY to North Shore Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Brad Zimmerman's hit comedy My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy is coming to Chicago for a four-week engagement July 7 through August 7 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077. One-part standup, one-part theatrical, 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. (more...)

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