Joan Rivers News

Date of Birth: June 08, 1933 (82)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Female
Return of FASHION POLICE Among E!'s August Programming HighlightsReturn of FASHION POLICE Among E!'s August Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

E! announces the following August 2015 programming highlights: (more...)

Carnegie Hall Launches New 'Our History: Your Stories' Web PortalCarnegie Hall Launches New 'Our History: Your Stories' Web Portal
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Artists enrich Carnegie Hall's history every time they step out on stage, but the Hall's lore also comes from behind the scenes and from its audiences. Since Carnegie Hall opened on May 5, 1891, it has played host to millions of visitors looking to share an exceptional performing arts experience. Now, as it approaches its 125th anniversary during the 2015-2016 season, Carnegie Hall is looking to its audience and fans around the world to uncover those unique and personal stories that make the Hall what it is today. (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez, Adam Kaplan Join #SOBLESSED Live at 54 Below 7/27Krysta Rodriguez, Adam Kaplan Join #SOBLESSED Live at 54 Below 7/27
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 26, 2015

After a SOLD OUT engagement last fall, #SOBLESSED Live! returns to 54 BELOW on July 27th at 9:30 p.m., benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS! Krysta Rodriguez ('Smash') and Adam Kaplan (Newsies) join host Lesli Margherita (Matilda) in #SOBLESSED Live! featuring Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Chris McCarrell (Les Miserables), Nikka Graff Lanzarone (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde, AEA PRESIDENT!), Alex Wyse (Deaf West's Spring Awakening), Chelsea Nachman (Twitter) as Laura Benanti. (more...)

HAPPY 50ISH Opens Sunday, July 26th Off BroadwayHAPPY 50ISH Opens Sunday, July 26th Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

HAPPY50ish! the new musical comedy, will open Off Broadway at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) on Theatre Row on Sunday, July 26th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Annoying Actor Friend Explains Why #SOBLESSED Live at 54 Below is Like the Hamilton LotteryBWW Interview: Annoying Actor Friend Explains Why #SOBLESSED Live at 54 Below is Like the Hamilton Lottery
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 23, 2015

In 2013, Actor Friend published his/her first book #SOBLESSED, with the follow-up #GRATEFUL available this year just in time for the holidays. With the success of #SOBLESSED, and its star-studded audio version, A.F. brought the book to the stage in concert form. After two sold-out runs at 54 Below, the show is back for what might be its final performance ever, Monday, July 27th at 9:30 pm. As always, the show benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

New Exhibition Series from Broadcast Media Collection Launches in September at Jewish MuseumNew Exhibition Series from Broadcast Media Collection Launches in September at Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

With a new, ongoing exhibition series called The Television Project, the Jewish Museum will introduce visitors to a dynamic part of its collection: the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting (NJAB), the largest and most comprehensive body of broadcast materials on 20th century Jewish culture in the United States. The inaugural exhibition, The Television Project: Picturing a People, on view at the Jewish Museum from September 25, 2015 through February 14, 2016, will feature artistically significant program excerpts celebrating the brilliance of writing, directing, performance, and production in American television, as well as related works of art, artifacts, and ephemera. Picturing a People will include clips from the following programs: The Ed Sullivan Show, Northern Exposure, The Twilight Zone, The Goldbergs, The Simpsons, My Name is Barbra, and Eichmann Trial Coverage (ABC News). (more...)

Regis Philbin to Hosts Letterman Panel in Celebration of National Comedy Center GroundbreakingRegis Philbin to Hosts Letterman Panel in Celebration of National Comedy Center Groundbreaking
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

To celebrate the groundbreaking of the National Comedy Center, Regis Philbin will moderate a panel of producers, writers and crew from David Letterman's Late Show and Late Night. (more...)

Showtime to Present MARGARET CHO: psyCHO, 9/25Showtime to Present MARGARET CHO: psyCHO, 9/25
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

SHOWTIME will debut MARGARET CHO: psyCHO, the latest show from renowned three-time Grammy and Emmy nominated comedian Margaret Cho on September 25th at 9 p.m. ET/PT (more...)

Milford Arts Council & Pantochino to Launch NITE SPOT NIGHTS Series, 9/12Milford Arts Council & Pantochino to Launch NITE SPOT NIGHTS Series, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

Milford Arts Council, in association with Pantochino Productions Inc. has announced a new entertainment series, Nite Spot Nights, debuting this Fall at the Center for the Arts on Railroad Avenue in Downtown Milford. (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Open 2015-16 Spotlight Series with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, 10/1-4Segerstrom Center to Open 2015-16 Spotlight Series with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, 10/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

 Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 2015 - 2016 Spotlight Series opens with the sidesplitting savagery known as Forbidden Broadway October 1 - 4, 2015. There will be just four performances of a special adaptation of their recent hit edition, Forbidden Broadway Alive and Kicking! The cast includes members of the Tony Award®-winning New York company, including Forbidden Broadway stalwarts Gina Kreiezmar, Marcus Stevens, Kevin B. McGlynn and Trisha Rapier (who hails from Orange County!). This touring edition is presented by John Freedson and Harriet Yellin. (more...)

Dorothy Lyman to Direct Karen Ludwig in WHERE WAS I? at Theatre 54Dorothy Lyman to Direct Karen Ludwig in WHERE WAS I? at Theatre 54
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Acclaimed stage and screen actress Karen Ludwig will star in WHERE WAS I? directed by two-time Emmy Award winner Dorothy Lyman. Previews begin September 1 at Theatre 54. Opening is slated for Thursday, September 3. (more...)

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Box Set Featuring Musicals, Broadway Stars & More Available To Pre-Order, Out 8/10THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Box Set Featuring Musicals, Broadway Stars & More Available To Pre-Order, Out 8/10
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 15, 2015

A treasure trove of classic TV! (more...)

LYPINSKA! THE BOXED SET Returning to NYC This MonthLYPINSKA! THE BOXED SET Returning to NYC This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

A glamorous dose of the legendary Lypsinka, John Epperson's iconic creation, will once again be doled out this summer when the acclaimed LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET returns for a limited Off-Broadway engagement.  LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET will be performed Wednesday, July 22nd through Saturday, September 12th at the ravishing jewel-box Connelly Theater, located at 220 East 4th Street (between Avenues A and B) in Manhattan's East Village. The Opening is Saturday, July 25th at 8 PM.  Tickets ($35 - $65) will go on sale on Monday, April 27th at 10 am online at www.lypsinka.com and www.tweedtheater.org/lypsinka, or by calling 866-811-4111. (more...)

BWW EXCLUSIVE: Russell Howard Talks NYC Stand-Up Gig, Comedy Central Series & MoreBWW EXCLUSIVE: Russell Howard Talks NYC Stand-Up Gig, Comedy Central Series & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 22, 2015

Today we are talking to one of the top stand-up comedians in the UK who will be bringing his unique brand of comedy to NYC for a special show later this week at the Gramercy Theatre, the animated and hilarious Russell Howard. Outlining what audiences can expect from his new gig as well as touching upon some of his previous experiences playing to American audiences, the white-hot Brit stand-up shares stories from the road and also from his home country where he currently wows crowds weekly with a hit stand-up comedy series RUSSELL HOWARD'S STAND-UP CENTRAL. Additionally, Howard reveals some of his biggest comedy influences, reflects on the worldwide impact of legendary comedienne Joan Rivers and much more in this exclusive chat. (more...)

Melissa Rivers Named New Co-Host of FASHION POLICEMelissa Rivers Named New Co-Host of FASHION POLICE
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

 E! announced today that Melissa Rivers will be the new co-host of E!'s "Fashion Police" when the popular comedy show returns Monday, August 31st.  Rivers will appear alongside current panelists Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski, while continuing to serve as executive producer on the series.  In each episode, the trio will be joined by two additional rotating celebrity guests, including comedians, stylists, actors and more.  "Fashion Police" returns for six episodes surrounding some of the biggest fashion and pop culture events starting Monday, August 31st with coverage of MTV's Video Music Awards.  (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL at MAD Theatre of TampaBWW Reviews: THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL at MAD Theatre of Tampa
by Peter Nason - Jun 13, 2015

Great cast and amazing vocals from the fine folks at Mad Theatre; too bad the script and the score are not worthy of their talent. (more...)

Laurie Beechman to Celebrate 100th Show by Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales, 6/19Laurie Beechman to Celebrate 100th Show by Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The Laurie Beechman Theatre will celebrate the 100th performance by RuPaul's Drag Race favorite Jinkx Monsoon and her cohort Major Scales on Friday, June 19th. The evening will feature a pre-show unveiling of a special hand-painted outdoor mural on the front of the building and a post-performance champagne toast. (more...)

Kathy Griffin Coming to Morris Performing Arts Center, 11/15Kathy Griffin Coming to Morris Performing Arts Center, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

When it comes to Hollywood gossip and celebrity blunders, she's outrageously wild and downright hilarious! Two-time Emmy winner, NY Times best-selling author, five-time Grammy nominee, and Broadway darling KATHY GRIFFIN makes a South Bend appearance at the Morris Performing arts Center on Sunday, November 15, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are priced at $38.50, $48.50 and $58.50 and go on sale Friday, June 19, at 10:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at The Morris Box Office, by phone at 574-235-9190 or 800-537-6415, or online at www.MorrisCenter.org. The Morris Box Office is open regular business hours Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and is located at 211 North Michigan Street, South Bend, Indiana. Tickets can also be purchased with credit card at Morris Ticket Outlets: Hammes Bookstore & Café located in Eddy Street Commons, South Bend, IN; O'Brien Recreation Center, 321 East Walter Street, South Bend; and TG Music, 123 South Main Street, Goshen. (more...)

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 14th New Works Festival Lineup SetTheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 14th New Works Festival Lineup Set
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Continuing its commitment to developing new works, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will gather playwrights and composers from across the nation for its 2015 New Works Festival at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre, where the public can attend performances, offer feedback, and participate in a panel discussion with the artists.  (more...)

HAPPY50ISH! Begins Next Month Off-BroadwayHAPPY50ISH! Begins Next Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

HAPPY50ish!, the mid-life crisis musical comedy will have its Off-Broadway premiere beginning Wednesday, July 15 at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) on Theatre Row. Created by Lynn Shore, Mark Vogel and David Burnham, and directed and choreographed by Paul Stancato, HAPPY 50ish! opens Sunday, July 26.  Previews run from July 15 through July 25 and the show will play a limited engagement through August 30. Performances are scheduled for Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. with matinees on Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $69.50 - $99.50 and are available through Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 or www.Telecharge.com. (more...)

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