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Date Of Birth:
June 08, 1933 (81)
Birth Place:
USA
Gender:
Female
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CARSON - THE MUSICAL Workshop Set for September; Creator Henry Bushkin Wins Book LawsuitCARSON - THE MUSICAL Workshop Set for September; Creator Henry Bushkin Wins Book Lawsuit
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Showbiz411 writes that CARSON - THE MUSICAL creator Henry Bushkin won a lawsuit today brought by Bruce Singer, Sharon Stone's brother-in-law, who had claimed he was owed money from sales of Bushkin's book about Johnny Carson and The Tonight Show. Showbiz also reports that Bushkin's CARSON - THE MUSICAL, based on his book about the late-night host, is getting ready for a workshop in September. (more...)

Jeff Ross Presents One-Night Performance at Fox Theater at Foxwoods, 6/5Jeff Ross Presents One-Night Performance at Fox Theater at Foxwoods, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Comix at Foxwoods presents comedy icon and king of the celebrity roast, Jeff Ross for a one-night-only performance at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods on Friday, June 5, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Margaret Cho Sets U.S. Fall Tour DatesMargaret Cho Sets U.S. Fall Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Three time Grammy and Emmy nominee, comedian Margaret Cho has announced she will embark on a national U.S. run in support of The psyCHO Tour this fall. Margaret will hit various cities including Los Angeles, Chicago and her hometown of San Francisco before embarking on a string of European dates this winter. (more...)

The Dozen Divas Show Returning to Metropolitan Room, 6/5The Dozen Divas Show Returning to Metropolitan Room, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

America's Got Talent Finalist Dorothy Bishop returns to her monthly spot as an Artist in Residence at New York's #1 Jazz and Cabaret club, The Metropolitan Room, with her hilarious show "The Dozen Divas." (more...)

Jerry Lewis & More Featured in THIRTEEN's Inside Look at the Friars Club, 5/22Jerry Lewis & More Featured in THIRTEEN's Inside Look at the Friars Club, 5/22
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2015

The rich history of entertainment and laughter are revealed in the half-hour documentaryTreasures of New York: Friars Club, premiering on Thursday, May 21 at 10 p.m. on WLIW21 and Friday, May 22 at 10 p.m. on THIRTEEN. (more...)

VIDEO: Melissa Rivers Reveals Kathy Griffin 'S*** All Over My Mother's Legacy'VIDEO: Melissa Rivers Reveals Kathy Griffin 'S*** All Over My Mother's Legacy'
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2015

Rivers shared that she was distraught over comments made by Kathy Giffin, who took over hosting duties on the show but made a quick exit after only a handful of episodes. (more...)

Brian Hyland Joins Dick Fox's DOO WOP EXTRAVAGANZA in Arcadia, 6/6Brian Hyland Joins Dick Fox's DOO WOP EXTRAVAGANZA in Arcadia, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation announced that Brian Hyland will be joining Dick Fox's DOO WOP EXTRAVAGANZA on Sunday, June 6 at 7pm. Brian Hyland is known for a slew of iconic hit songs including 'Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini' and 'Sealed With a Kiss.'. Dick Fox's DOO WOP EXTRAVAGANZA is a celebration of Doo-wop, the iconic sound that caused a sensation in the 1950's and early 1960's. (more...)

VIDEO: Melissa Rivers Remembers Legendary Mom Joan Rivers on THE TALKVIDEO: Melissa Rivers Remembers Legendary Mom Joan Rivers on THE TALK
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2015

Television personality, producer and author Melissa Rivers opened up about her mother Joan Rivers' legendary life and shocking death on CBS's THE TALK. (more...)

VIDEO: Melissa Rivers Says FASHION POLICE Returned Too Soon After Joan Rivers' DeathVIDEO: Melissa Rivers Says FASHION POLICE Returned Too Soon After Joan Rivers' Death
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2015

In a new interview with PEOPLE NOW, Melissa Rivers reveals that her series FASHION POLICE may have returned too soon after her mom Joan Rivers' death. (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek - Melissa Rivers Talks Coping Without Mom Joan on Today's DR. OZBWW TV: Sneak Peek - Melissa Rivers Talks Coping Without Mom Joan on Today's DR. OZ
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2015

Today, Dr. Oz sits down with Melissa Rivers, the daughter of the late comedian, Joan Rivers. (more...)

VIDEO: Melissa Rivers & Jimmy Share Memories of Joan Rivers on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Melissa Rivers & Jimmy Share Memories of Joan Rivers on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Melissa Rivers and Jimmy exchanged memories about Melissa's mom, legendary comedian Joan Rivers, like when she went into labor on stage. (more...)

Melissa Rivers Talks Joan Rivers' Final Hours; 'Fashion Police' Controversy & MoreMelissa Rivers Talks Joan Rivers' Final Hours; 'Fashion Police' Controversy & More
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2015

Melissa Rivers sat down in an exclusive TODAY interview today, her first on television since the August 2014 death of her mother, legendary comedian Joan Rivers. (more...)

Jinkx Monsoon's THE VAUDEVILLIANS Will Return Off-Broadway with New ShowJinkx Monsoon's THE VAUDEVILLIANS Will Return Off-Broadway with New Show
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

After selling out an often-extended Off-Broadway run in 2013 (which attracted the likes of Neil Patrick Harris, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Joan Rivers, and RuPaul), a national tour, a 3-month Australian tour (with a nomination for the Aussie equivalent of a Tony Award), and a summer run in Provincetown, RuPaul's Drag Race favorite Jinkx Monsoon will return to New York with the World Premiere of THE VAUDEVILLIANS: BRINGING UP BABY, a new musical comedy co-starring composer and musician Major Scales. Previews of this 6-week limited Off-Broadway engagement begins May 21 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre with opening set for Sunday, May 31 at 1pm. (more...)

First Look - Melissa Rivers Tells NBC Mom's Death Was '100% Preventable'First Look - Melissa Rivers Tells NBC Mom's Death Was '100% Preventable'
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2015

Melissa Rivers sat down with Matt Lauer in her first television interview since the death of her mother, Joan Rivers. Rivers told Lauer, 'In my opinion, it was 100% preventable.' (more...)

MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Frank Marino's DIVAS, 10/16MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Frank Marino's DIVAS, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

MotorCity Casino Hotel is proud to announce Frank Marino's “Divas” at Sound Board on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: Melissa Rivers Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers at DAYTIME EMMYSVIDEO: Melissa Rivers Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers at DAYTIME EMMYS
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Melissa Rivers appeared on Sunday's Daytime Emmy Awards as part of a tribute to her mother, Joan Rivers, who died September 4th. Watch the moving tribute below. (more...)

Joan Rivers Tribute Among Highlights of 42nd Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDSJoan Rivers Tribute Among Highlights of 42nd Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards roared back to television tonight on Pop with a live broadcast that put the spotlight on show-stopping entertainment, daytime's biggest stars and heartfelt tributes to television legends. (more...)

1812 Productions' 2015-2016 Season to Feature THE SHOPLIFTERS, I WILL NOT GO GENTLY & More1812 Productions' 2015-2016 Season to Feature THE SHOPLIFTERS, I WILL NOT GO GENTLY & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

1812 Productions has announced its 2015-2016 theatre season. The 2015-2016 season will pair three mainstage comedy productions with three limited engagement events, including classic material and several 1812 originals. (more...)

MY SON THE WAITER, A JEWISH TRAGEDY Extends Through 6/29 at Triad TheatreMY SON THE WAITER, A JEWISH TRAGEDY Extends Through 6/29 at Triad Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Waiter, there's a fly in my soup!  One of the season's tastier hits just keeps on buzzing. "My Son the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy," Brad Zimmerman's deliciously self-skewering account of three decades of underachievement as a beloved bad waiter, is now on sale at the Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street, through Monday June 29. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Alexandra Billings Makes a Stunning Return to Singing at the Federal After 5 YearsBWW Reviews: Alexandra Billings Makes a Stunning Return to Singing at the Federal After 5 Years
by Don Grigware - Apr 21, 2015

On Sunday April 19, actress/singer Alexandra Billings brought her new show I'm Still Here...Still! to Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal to overwhelming success. It was a packed house of adoring friends and fans who have come to love Billings for what she brings to the stage -passion, a passion for performing, and most importantly, a passion for her audience. She genuinely cares about everyone, and on top of that, she is screamingly funny. When I first reviewed her cabaret six years ago, I stated: (more...)

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