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Joan Rivers

 
Date of Birth: June 08, 1933 (89)

Birth Place: USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1994
Sally Marr
  [Broadway]
1986
Kate [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1972
Jill Fairchild

Writing

Playwright
Playwright

Photos

Joan Rivers & Mary Tyler moore & Angela Lansbury & Bernadette Peters & Joel Grey
atte Photo

Joan Rivers & Mary Tyler moore & Angela Lansbury & Bernadette Peters & Joel Grey attending the book Party for the debut release of Bernadette Peter's BROADWAY BARKS at Le Cirque Restaurant in New York City. May 12, 2008

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01/31/2017
Eileen Fulton, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Polly Bergen & Charles Busch.attending the Joan Photo

Eileen Fulton, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Polly Bergen & Charles Busch.attending the Joan Rivers hosted book party in honor of authors, Alan Shayne and Norman Sunshine''s new book, ''Double Life: A Love Story from Broadway to Hollywood at the 21 Club in New Y

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09/21/2014
Polly Bergen & Charles Busch.attending the Joan Rivers hosted book party in honor of  Photo

Polly Bergen & Charles Busch.attending the Joan Rivers hosted book party in honor of authors, Alan Shayne and Norman Sunshine''s new book, ''Double Life: A Love Story from Broadway to Hollywood at the 21 Club in New York City.

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Date:
09/21/2014
Joan Rivers with Conrad Ricamora (Ninoy Aquino) and Jose Llana (Ferdinand Marcos) Photo

Joan Rivers with Conrad Ricamora (Ninoy Aquino) and Jose Llana (Ferdinand Marcos)

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Date:
07/03/2014
Joan Rivers with Ruthie Ann Miles who plays Imelda Marcos Photo

Joan Rivers with Ruthie Ann Miles who plays Imelda Marcos

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Date:
07/03/2014

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1994
Sally Marr

  [Broadway]
1986
Kate [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1972
Jill Fairchild

Writing
Playwright
Playwright

Joan Rivers Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Actress - Play
Joan Rivers, Sally Marr...and Her Escorts
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Joan Rivers , Sally Marr...and Her Escorts

Joan Rivers News

Julie Gold to Replace Harolyn Blackwell at Upcoming JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Benefit at  Photo Julie Gold to Replace Harolyn Blackwell at Upcoming JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Benefit at Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022

Julie Gold has joined the all-star line up for the July 11th Jamie deRoy & friends benefit for The Entertainment Community Fund. Julie is graciously stepping in for Harolyn Blackwell, who due to COVID-19 is not able to perform.

Julie Benko & Holt McAllany to Join Steven Brinberg's SIMPLY BARBRA at Chelsea Table  Photo Julie Benko & Holt McAllany to Join Steven Brinberg's SIMPLY BARBRA at Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present ‚ÄúSimply Barbra‚ÄĚ written and performed by Steven Brinberg, to celebrate Barbra Streisand‚Äôs landmark 80th Birthday on Monday, July 18 at 7:00 PM.

Feature: STRIP HEADLINER FRANK MARINO CELEBRATES HIS LOVE DURING PRIDE MONTH AT THE L Photo Feature: STRIP HEADLINER FRANK MARINO CELEBRATES HIS LOVE DURING PRIDE MONTH AT THE LITTLE VEGAS CHAPEL
by Debbie Hall - Jun 20, 2022

The Little Vegas Chapel, located within downtown Las Vegas‚Äô Neon Gateway near the Arts District, celebrated the expansion and grand opening of its new ceremony venue, the Imperial Chapel. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman officiated her first celebrity LGBTQ honoring Frank Marino and his partner Shannon ‚ÄúAlex‚ÄĚ Schechter in The Little Vegas Chapel.

MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY Makes DC Debut At Theater J Photo MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY Makes DC Debut At Theater J
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022

In its seventh year of touring nationally, My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy will make its Washington, DC premiere at the Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater Edlavitch DCJCC (Theater J) from July 21 to August 21, 2022. 

Graffiti Artist Drama HIT THE WALL Premieres Photo Graffiti Artist Drama HIT THE WALL Premieres
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022

Spin Cycle, Frigid & JCS Theater Company present the World Premiere of HIT THE WALL, a new play by Jake Shore, directed by Timothy Haskell.

Comic Rhonda Hansome To Host LAUGHS LIKELY Showcase at Black Women In Comedy Laff Fes Photo Comic Rhonda Hansome To Host LAUGHS LIKELY Showcase at Black Women In Comedy Laff Fest In NYC
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

Actor/ comedian¬†Rhonda ‚ÄúPassion'¬†Hansome (SiriusXM¬†‚ÄúJohn Fugelsang's Tell Me Everything‚ÄĚ) will host the 'Laughs Likely!' live comedy showcase on Friday, June 17 at Gotham Comedy Club's Vintage Lounge as part of the 2022¬†Black Women¬†in¬†Comedy¬†LaffFest¬†in New York City.

JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS to Present Benefit for The Entertainment Community Fund Photo JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS to Present Benefit for The Entertainment Community Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Show business tour de force and eight-time Tony Award-winning producer Jamie deRoy will bring her acclaimed Jamie deRoy & friends cabaret show back to New York’s famed Birdland, Monday, July 11th, at 7:00 p.m.  

Melissa Rivers Launches First Interactive Comedy Show on Fireside Featuring Howie Man Photo Melissa Rivers Launches First Interactive Comedy Show on Fireside Featuring Howie Mandel, Margaret Cho & Other Stars
by Michael Major - Jun 6, 2022

One of television's most beloved mother-daughter duos, Melissa and Joan Rivers delighted audiences on shows like ‚ÄúCelebrity Apprentice,' 'Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?' and 'Fashion Police.'Lies My Mother Told Me‚ÄĚ will feature Melissa and her guest as they read laugh-out-loud excerpts of stories from the pages of the book.

SIMPLY BARBRA Summer Tour Announced in Honor of Streisand's 80th Birthday Photo SIMPLY BARBRA Summer Tour Announced in Honor of Streisand's 80th Birthday
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

80, GIRLS, 80--- Steven Brinberg (Simply Barbra) headlines an 80th birthday concert celebrating legend Barbra Streisand's 80th birthday year that began on her birthday at NYC's Feinstein's/54 Below on her birthday.

Drag Icon JACKIE Beat To Return To The Laurie Beechman Theatre Photo Drag Icon JACKIE Beat To Return To The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

JACKIE BEAT, the self-professed child of 'Weird' Al Yankovic and Bette Midler, will return to Times Square with JACKIE BEAT: SEE ME WHILE I'M STILL ALIVE! at The Laurie Beechman Theater (inside West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd Street -- at Ninth Avenue, accessible from the A,C,E,N,R,V,F,1,2,3 trains at 42nd Street).

Joan Rivers Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for SURVIVING DEATH on Netflix VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for SURVIVING DEATH on Netflix
by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2021

From director and executive producer, Ricki Stern (Reversing Roe, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work), and based on best-selling author and journalist Leslie Kean’s book, Surviving Death is an in-depth investigative series exploring the possibility of an afterlife.

VIDEO:  Cecily Strong and Bowen Yang Perform in a Cabaret at The Duplex on SATURDAY N VideoVIDEO: Cecily Strong and Bowen Yang Perform in a Cabaret at The Duplex on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by Stage Tube - Dec 6, 2020

Last night's episode of Saturday Night Live featured a venue that fans of the New York City cabaret scene may recognize! One sketch on the weekly comedy show was set at The Duplex, the iconic West Village cabaret, piano bar, and cafe.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 4- Remembering Joan Rivers VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 4- Remembering Joan Rivers
by Stage Tube - Sep 4, 2020

Today, we celebrate the spirit and memory of the great Joan Rivers, who passed away on this day in 2014.

VIDEO: AMC & SundanceTV Release Trailer for THE PREPPY MURDER: DEATH IN CENTRAL PARK VideoVIDEO: AMC & SundanceTV Release Trailer for THE PREPPY MURDER: DEATH IN CENTRAL PARK
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2019

AMC and SundanceTV released today the haunting new trailer for upcoming true crime docuseries¬†The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park.¬†The five-part series simulcast over three consecutive nights,¬†Wednesday, November 13th- Friday, November 15th at 9:00pm ET, reexamines one of the most infamous crimes in recent American history ‚Äď the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin at the hands of Robert Chambers.

VIDEO: Geffen Playhouse Remembers
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles remembers productions through the years. From renowned shows of American classics and new plays to Education and Community Programs that extend the joy of live theater well beyond its four walls, the Geffen Playhouse is a lively hub and vital force within the cultural life of Los Angeles.

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Lonny Price Opens Up About the Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 26, 2016

One of the truly legendary musicals in the history of Broadway, Merrily We Roll Along opened to enormous fanfare in 1981, and closed after sixteen performances. For the first time, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened  draws back the curtain on the extraordinary drama of the show's creation - and tells the stories of the hopeful young performers whose lives were transformed by it. Directed by Lonny Price, a member of the original cast, the film is a bittersweet meditation on the choices we all make, and the often unexpected consequences of those choices -- through success and failure. Featuring exclusive appearances by Stephen Sondheim, Hal Prince, Jason Alexander, Mandy Patinkin, Adam Guettel, Frank Rich and the original Broadway cast of Merrily We Roll Along.  Below, Richard Ridge chats with Price about his journey with the musical, the creation of the documentary, and so much more!

VIDEO: Melissa Rivers On Grieving Her Mother, Joan Rivers: It’s A Tough Process
by - Jun 16, 2016

She stopped by this morning TODAY and tells Kathie Lee and Hoda that the grieving process has been tough, but thanks the fans who frequently stop her to express their love.

BWW TV Exclusive: Charles Busch is THE LADY AT THE MIC; Watch American Songbook Concert Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 5, 2016

A two-time MAC Award winner, Tony nominee, and recipient of a Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement Award, Charles Busch just visited the exquisite Appel Room for an intimate evening of song and stories. The actor, playwright (Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife), novelist, screenwriter, director, and drag legend has happily added 'vaudevillian' to the list over the past years.

STAGE TUBE: Mike Nichols, Joan Rivers, More Honored in Emmy 'In Memoriam' Segment
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 20, 2015

In a classy, touching tribute, the Television Academy honored the artists that we lost in the past year with an 'In Memorium' segment that featured videos and pictures of television pioneers and icons. With THE WIZARD OF OZ's 'Over the Rainbow' playing in the background, the segment recognized Broadway legend Mike Nichols, Joan Rivers, and many more.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from E!'s Rivers Tribute CELEBRATING JOAN
by - Sep 4, 2015

On the eve of the one-year anniversary of Joan Rivers' passing, E! remembered the laughter and fun that the comedy icon brought to fans around the world with the 30-minute special, "Celebrating Joan."


Joan Rivers Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Joan Rivers been in?
Joan Rivers has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Joan Rivers been in?
Joan Rivers has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Joan Rivers been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Sally Marr...and Her Escorts and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Sally Marr...and Her Escorts .

How many shows has Joan Rivers written?
Joan Rivers has written 2 shows including Fun City (Playwright), Sally Marr...and her escorts (Playwright).