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Joan Crawford

Also Credited As: Lucille Le Sueur
 
Joan Crawford Headshot
Date of Birth: March 23, 1905
Date of Death: May 10, 1977 (72)

Birth Place: San Antonio, TX, USA
 

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''The Beast Christmas Ever'' (clockwise from top) - The shepherd (Kristopher Bottrall Photo

''The Beast Christmas Ever'' (clockwise from top) - The shepherd (Kristopher Bottrall), Lamb #1 (Frankie Leo Bennett), Ass (Caitlin Jackson) and Lamb #2 (Alexa Castelvecchi) are singing Joan Crawford''s praises in a musical holy manger scene

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11/30/2015
''Merry Christmas, Christina'' - Vernita (Robert Williams) looks on as Christina Craw Photo

''Merry Christmas, Christina'' - Vernita (Robert Williams) looks on as Christina Crawford (Frankie Leo Bennett) opens her Christmas present from her beloved Mommie Dearest, Joan Crawford (David Cerda) as Carol Ann (Ed Jones) watches

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11/30/2015
''Two Old Broads'' - Joan Crawford (David Cerda) and Bette Davis, the Ghost of Christ Photo

''Two Old Broads'' - Joan Crawford (David Cerda) and Bette Davis, the Ghost of Christmas Future (Caitlin Jackson) bemoan the fate of women in Hollywood

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11/30/2015
''Mary''s Got Gams'' - Surrounded by all of her biblical extras, Joan Crawford (David Photo

''Mary''s Got Gams'' - Surrounded by all of her biblical extras, Joan Crawford (David Cerda, center) shows off her gams as The Virgin in the opening number

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11/30/2015
''A Manger Spectacular'' - Flanked by The Wise Men and barn animals, Joan Crawford (D Photo

''A Manger Spectacular'' - Flanked by The Wise Men and barn animals, Joan Crawford (David Cerda, center) sings ''I''m Mary,'' the opening number of her latest film, a musical adaptation of the life of The Virgin Mary

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Joan Crawford News

Theatre 80 St. Marks Owners Fight to Keep Venue After Being Told to Vacate By August Photo Theatre 80 St. Marks Owners Fight to Keep Venue After Being Told to Vacate By August
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022

Downtown theatre staple, Theatre 80 St. Marks, is facing an uncertain future as its owners face eviction this summer. 

BWW Review: Alyssa Edwards: LIFE, LOVE, AND LASHES at Town Hall Photo BWW Review: Alyssa Edwards: LIFE, LOVE, AND LASHES at Town Hall
by Daniel Nolen - May 20, 2022

BWW Review: Alyssa Edwards: Life, Love, and Lashes at Town Hall. Read our BWW critic's review.

Tony Kushner, Charles Busch, and More Join THE PATSY Talkbacks Photo Tony Kushner, Charles Busch, and More Join THE PATSY Talkbacks
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2022

Transport Group has announced that it will host a talkback series following upcoming performances of its acclaimed production of The Patsy.¬†Guests include playwrights Tony Kushner and Charles Busch and creator of ‚ÄúBe Kind Rewind‚ÄĚ Isabel Custodio.¬†

Renee Taylor Brings MY LIFE ON A DIET to Delaware Photo Renee Taylor Brings MY LIFE ON A DIET to Delaware
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022

Delaware Theatre Company announces The Nanny star Ren√©e Taylor coming to DTC in My Life On A Diet.¬†This uproarious and touching one-woman show, written by Ren√©e Taylor and Joseph Bologna, and originally directed by Joseph Bologna, runs April 6‚Äď17, 2021.

Academy Museum Announces 2022-2023 Exhibitions Photo Academy Museum Announces 2022-2023 Exhibitions
by Michael Major - Mar 21, 2022

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced the first round of exhibition rotations, which are scheduled for the 2022‚Äď2023 season. These rotations further the museum‚Äôs mission to advance the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through dynamic and diverse exhibitions.

BWW Review: Tampa Repertory Theatre's Production of Perhaps William Shakespeare's Gre Photo BWW Review: Tampa Repertory Theatre's Production of Perhaps William Shakespeare's Greatest Tragedy: KING LEAR
by Peter Nason - Feb 5, 2022

Dedicated to the late C. David Frankel, this is the first KING LEAR produced locally in almost 30 years.

BWW Review: With A WOMAN'S PREROGATIVE at Don't Tell Mama, Marnie Klar Looks At Years Photo BWW Review: With A WOMAN'S PREROGATIVE at Don't Tell Mama, Marnie Klar Looks At Years of Groovy Women... Including Herself
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 3, 2021

Inspired by Bobbie Gentry, Marnie Klar has done a deep dive into the works of the women of song, the result being a concert that spans the decades.

Photos: Hell in a Handbag Presents CHRISTMAS DEAREST Photo Photos: Hell in a Handbag Presents CHRISTMAS DEAREST
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2021

Hell in a Handbag Productions will continue its 20th anniversary season with the return of one of its most popular holiday musicals: Christmas Dearest, featuring book and lyrics by Artistic Director David Cerda*, music by Cerda and Scott Lamberty and direction by Derek Van Barham. 

BWW Exclusive: 'Everybody Rise!' - In Honor of STEPHEN SONDHEIM - The 91 GREATEST SON Photo BWW Exclusive: 'Everybody Rise!' - In Honor of STEPHEN SONDHEIM - The 91 GREATEST SONDHEIM SONGS (One For Each Year That He Lived)
by Peter Nason - Nov 27, 2021

The most important figure in musical theatre history is gone; let's celebrate his life by listening to his incredible works. Reviewer Peter Nason gets you started by listing his choices for the 91 greatest Sondheim songs.

League of Chicago Theatres' Annual Holiday Guide Highlights Seasonal Productions Photo League of Chicago Theatres' Annual Holiday Guide Highlights Seasonal Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2021

Chicago theatres will present a wide variety of festive plays, musicals, dance, and comedy offerings this Holiday season. In support, the League of Chicago Theatres will create a comprehensive Holiday Theatre Guide that will be available for distribution beginning in mid-November.

Joan Crawford Videos

VIDEO: Renée Taylor Recalls Jack Paar in MY LIFE ON A DIET VideoVIDEO: Renée Taylor Recalls Jack Paar in MY LIFE ON A DIET
by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2019

Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" will bring her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse beginning this Tuesday, November 19th. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. In this brief performance video, Renée shares a priceless anecdote about legendary (pre-Carson) a?oeTonight Showa?? host Jack Paar:

VIDEO: Jackie Hoffman Makes a Compelling Offer to Her Fellow Emmy Nominees! VideoVIDEO: Jackie Hoffman Makes a Compelling Offer to Her Fellow Emmy Nominees!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 14, 2017

In an all-new video, FEUD star Jackie Hoffman calls the other Emmy-nominated actresses in her category to make a compelling offer! The actress can currently be seen starring in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Mommie Dearest' Episode of FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN on FX
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 13, 2017

On the next episode of FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN on FX titled 'Mommie Dearest' as the production of Baby Jane reaches its climax, the feud becomes physical.

VIDEO: Susan Sarandon Explains Famous Feud Between Bette Davis & Joan Crawford
by - Feb 24, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Susan Sarandon talked about her new series FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN and the legendary Hollywood beef behind it.

VIDEO: First Look - Jessica Lange & Susan Sarandon Star in FX Original Series FEUD
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 23, 2017

They drove fans wild. They drove each other crazy. FX's new original series FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN from Ryan Murphy premieres March 5th.

BWW Interview: Russell Grant Talks STRICTLY and THE GOLDEN AGE OF DANCE
by Marianka Swain - Oct 28, 2016

Since winning hearts during his stint on Strictly Come Dancing, partnered by Flavia Cacace, actor and astrologer Russell Grant has starred in Hairspray, Grease and The Wizard of Oz. He's now hosting The Golden Age of Dance, a celebration of great dance numbers from classic films like Top Hat, Follow the Fleet, Swing Time and Shall We Dance, featuring a company of West End dancers and The Novello Orchestra. The show is at Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 13 November and Wales Millennium Centre on 15 November.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from LaChiusa's RAIN at The Old Globe, Starring Eden Espinosa!
by Stage Tube - Apr 7, 2016

The Old Globe welcomes Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, making his musical directing debut with RAIN, a sumptuous world premiere musical by one of the most significant teams working in theatre today: composer and lyricist Michael John LaChiusa and book writer Sybille Pearson. Based on the short story by Somerset Maugham, RAIN will play now through May 1, 2016 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Eden Espinosa and the company in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from RAIN at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2016

The world premiere of RAIN opened last night at The Old Globe in San Diego, with a score by LaChiusa, a book by Sybille Pearson, and Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein's musical directorial debut. Check out highlights from the production below!

STAGE TUBE: Jared Zirilli Sings 'Some People' from RAIN at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2016

Get inside the rehearsal room of The Old Globe's upcoming world premiere musical RAIN by listening to Jared Zirilli sing 'Some People.'Get inside the rehearsal room of The Old Globe's world premiere musical RAIN by listening to Jared Zirilli sing 'Some People.' RAIN is currently in previews, with an official opening night set for Friday, April 1st. Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Eden Espinosa Performs 'Sunshine' from LaChiusa's New Musical RAIN at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2016

The Old Globe welcomes Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, making his musical directing debut with RAIN, a sumptuous world premiere musical by one of the most significant teams working in theatre today: composer and lyricist Michael John LaChiusa and book writer Sybille Pearson. Below, BroadwayWorld presents a first listen to the tune 'Sunshine' from the new musical, sung by star Eden Espinosa!