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Date Of Birth:
June 08, 1933 (81)
Birth Place:
USA
Gender:
Female
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Jeffrey Ross to Bring Laughs to Comedy Lovers on Valentine's Day at CarolinesJeffrey Ross to Bring Laughs to Comedy Lovers on Valentine's Day at Carolines
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Comedian Jeffrey Ross, 'The Roastmaster General,' has a special night in store for comedy lovers when he headlines two very special shows on Valentine's Day, Saturday, February 14 at 7:30 PM and 10:00 PM, at Carolines on Broadway. (more...)

Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit Against Clinic Over Mother's DeathMelissa Rivers Files Lawsuit Against Clinic Over Mother's Death
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

According to The New York Post, Melissa Rivers has filed a medical malpractice suit against the Yorkville Endoscopy Center, the clinic where her mother, Joan Rivers, underwent a routine procedure back in August whiche lead to her death. (more...)

Writers Sign Petition Over Upcoming Neil Patrick Harris Variety Show & MoreWriters Sign Petition Over Upcoming Neil Patrick Harris Variety Show & More
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Today, over 175 comedy and variety writers have signed a petition urging ITV to enter a collective bargaining agreement to protect its nonfiction writer-producers, including those set for the 10 ordered episodes of NBC's Neil Patrick Harris' variety show announced back in October. (more...)

175+ Comedy-Variety Writers Petition ITV - John Oliver, Amy Schumer, Colin Jost and More175+ Comedy-Variety Writers Petition ITV - John Oliver, Amy Schumer, Colin Jost and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

More than 175 prominent comedy/variety writers, including a number who appear on-air, have signed a petition urging ITV to enter a collective bargaining agreement covering its nonfiction writer-producers. (more...)

STARS OF DAVID: STORY TO SONG Opens 1/28 at Dave and Mary Alper JCCSTARS OF DAVID: STORY TO SONG Opens 1/28 at Dave and Mary Alper JCC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

STARS OF DAVID: STORY TO SONG, a new musical revue based on the best-selling book by Abigail Pogrebin, and produced by Tony Award winning producer Daryl Roth, continues its Florida tour, opening January 28 and continuing through February 1 at Miami's Dave and Mary Alper JCC, followed by performances February 4 through February 15 at Miami Beach's The Gleason Room - Backstage at the Fillmore and February 17 through March 15 at West Palm Beach's Kravis Center - Persson Hall. (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Keala Settle, Adam Kaplan & More Set for #SOBLESSED LIVE! at 54 BelowLesli Margherita, Keala Settle, Adam Kaplan & More Set for #SOBLESSED LIVE! at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

After a SOLD OUT engagement last fall, #SOBLESSED Live! returns to 54 BELOW on February 7th at 11:30 p.m., benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS! (more...)

Deborah Karpel to Bring THE MIDWOOD MIRACLE To Bruno Walter Auditorium, 2/12Deborah Karpel to Bring THE MIDWOOD MIRACLE To Bruno Walter Auditorium, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

From a founder of the long running improvisational comedy group 'Shock of The Funny' to musical theatre, opera and performing in a Klezmer band, singer-songwriter, actress, playwright and opera aficionado Deborah Karpel, stages her autobiographical one woman show 'The Midwood Miracle' at the Bruno Walter Auditorium on February 12th and The Puffin Foundation on April 18th. (more...)

PAM ANN to Bring QUEEN OF THE SKY to Leicester Square TheatrePAM ANN to Bring QUEEN OF THE SKY to Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Pam Ann, the world's favourite International Air Hostess and Queen of the Sky, is back in the UK with a brand new show for 2015. Jet setting in direct from sell-out tours in Europe, USA, Australia, Pam Ann will be touching down at one her favourite airports (LHR) this Autumn and embarking on an extensive UK tour which kicks off with a six week run at London's Leicester Square Theatre from 30th September 2015. (more...)

VIDEO: NBC's CELEBRITY APPRENTICE Honors Joan Rivers in Special EpisodeVIDEO: NBC's CELEBRITY APPRENTICE Honors Joan Rivers in Special Episode
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Ivanka Trump, daughter of Donald Trump and a boardroom advisor on NBC's CELEBRITY APPRENTICE, stopped by this morning's Today to talk about a special episode of the reality competition (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY APPRENTICE on NBC - Monday, February 2, 2015Scoop: CELEBRITY APPRENTICE on NBC - Monday, February 2, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jan 16, 2015

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY APPRENTICE, airing on NBC on Monday, February 2, 2015! (more...)

ENTER MISS THANG Receives Most Honored LGBT Non-Fiction Book of 2014ENTER MISS THANG Receives Most Honored LGBT Non-Fiction Book of 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

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Tim Realbuto to Headline TALENT IN MOTION Magazine Launch PartyTim Realbuto to Headline TALENT IN MOTION Magazine Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Award-winning Wunderkind star Tim Realbuto has been asked to perform at the official launch party for Talent in Motion magazine. Talent in Motion is a bi-annually published arts and entertainment magazine addressing an industry where the worlds of fashion, film, art, music, theatre and nightlife converge. A constantly evolving publication, Talent in Motion includes articles on emerging artists, with a focus on celebrity events, fashion editorials, advertorials and up-to-date information on health & fitness, food, wine and spirits, and hotel and travel destinations. (more...)

MY SON THE WAITER Extends Through 4/5 at Triad TheatreMY SON THE WAITER Extends Through 4/5 at Triad Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

As audiences clamor for more, Brad Zimmerman's 'My Son the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy' is heaping on another piping-hot block of tickets. One of the season's tastier hits, the critically acclaimed one-man crowd-pleaser is on sale at the Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street, through Sunday April 5. (more...)

2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Award Winners Announced: RAGTIME, AVENUE Q and ALL OUR TRAGIC Win Locally; MOTOWN, AMAZING GRACE Tours Honored2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Award Winners Announced: RAGTIME, AVENUE Q and ALL OUR TRAGIC Win Locally; MOTOWN, AMAZING GRACE Tours Honored
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 8, 2015

On the coldest night of the year, spirits were high at The Call Bar in the Andersonville neighborhood, as the 2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Celebration was held on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. Hosted by BroadwayWorld Chicago Regional Editor Paul W. Thompson and The Call's hostess, Ashley Morgan, the Celebration lasted from 8:00 pm to the stroke of midnight, as the winners in 36 categories were revealed. (more...)

VIDEO: FASHION POLICE Host Kathy Griffin Talks Replacing Joan Rivers on 'The View'VIDEO: FASHION POLICE Host Kathy Griffin Talks Replacing Joan Rivers on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Funny lady Kathy Griffin stopped by yesterday's THE VIEW to talk about her new role as host of E!'s 'Fashion Police.' (more...)

VIDEO: Kathy Griffin Will 'Take No Prisonors' as New Host of FASHION POLICEVIDEO: Kathy Griffin Will 'Take No Prisonors' as New Host of FASHION POLICE
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

The comic, a close friend of Rivers, stopped by this morning's TODAY to tell Savannah Guthrie that she 'absolutely left big shoes to fill. And I'm bringing my own slippers.' (more...)

VIDEO: Kathy Griffin Reveals: 'Melissa Rivers Asked Me to Replace Joan'VIDEO: Kathy Griffin Reveals: 'Melissa Rivers Asked Me to Replace Joan'
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Griffin stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about stepping into the shoes of the legendary Joan Rivers for the new season of the show. (more...)

Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014
by Walter McBride - Jan 1, 2015

Broadway fans had plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, with dozens of shows having opened since January, hundreds of actors having made their debuts, and many more having returned to the stage for critically acclaimed performances. Not all news was good though, as we also suffered a loss of an incredible amount of talent. Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2014. (more...)

LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET Adds Two Performances, 12/21 & 28; Trilogy Enters Final WeeksLYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET Adds Two Performances, 12/21 & 28; Trilogy Enters Final Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Two added performances of LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET have just been added to the schedule: Sunday, December 21 at 7 PM and Sunday, December 28 at 3 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Photographer Annie Watt's IMPROMPTU PORTRAITS at Park Avenue's Galerie Dumonteil Draws Glittering CrowdPhoto Flash: Photographer Annie Watt's IMPROMPTU PORTRAITS at Park Avenue's Galerie Dumonteil Draws Glittering Crowd
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Geoffrey Bradfield, Barbara and Donald Tober, Gillian and Sylvester Miniter, Eleanora and Michael Kennedy and Ambassador John Loeb and Sharon Handler Loeb co-hosted a special VIP Preview of acclaimed celebrity and society photographer Annie Watt's Impromptu Portraits at the prestigious Galerie Dumonteil on Park Avenueand 57th Street on Tuesday to benefit the American Heart Association. The incisive images of celebrities, political figures, designers and society's elite filled the walls of the elegant gallery. The images were presented in a variety of sizes and formats, classic 8 x 10, Oversize and snappy Polaroids and many were scooped up by the attendees. (more...)

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