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by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2015
Garden Thieves Pictures has announced the September 29th DVD and VOD release of Theresa is a Mother.
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2014
The Helen Hayes Theater, where Rivers starred in 1994's 'Sally Marr ... and Her Escorts,' will also dim its lights on Tuesday evening.
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2014
Now, the list is up to 10 theatres, with the Roundabout Theatre Company announcing that its three theatres (The American Airlines, Studio 54 and the Stephen Sondheim Theatre) will dim their lights as well.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014
Disney joined Jujamcyn in honoring the late comic by announcing that tonight they will dim the lights of the New Amesterdam theater's marquee, home of their current hit musical ALADDIN, in honor of Rivers.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014
According to the New York Times, despite the legendary comedienne's stage credits, the lights of Broadway will not dim in memory of Joan Rivers. Broadway League executive director Charlotte St. Martin told NYT: "Under our criteria people need to have been very active recently in the theater, or else be synonymous with Broadway - people who made their careers here, or kept it up.'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014
According to the New York Times, despite the legendary comedienne's stage credits, the lights of Broadway will not dim in memory of Joan Rivers. BroadwayWorld.com however has decided to honor the star, actress, and longtime theatre supporter by dimming its logo for the remainder of the day.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014
Jujamcyn Theaters President Jordan Roth took to Twitter tonight following the Broadway League's announcement that they would not be dimming Broadway's lights in honor of late comedienne and stage star Joan Rivers, who died last week at the age of 81.
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 6, 2014
Today we remember stage and screen icon Joan Rivers in honor of her death this week at the age of 81 with this 2011 InDepth InterView.
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2014
Ffuneral services for the late comedian Joan Rivers will be held this Sunday, September 7th at Manhattan's Temple Emanu-El.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014
The New York Post writes that author and lawyer Henry Bushkin is in New York City casting for his new Johnny Carson/TONIGHT SHOW musical, based on his book about the late-night host. Among the roles to be filled is that of Joan Rivers, legendary comedienne who passed away this week at the age of 81. No word yet on who is being considered, but we can't wait to find out who will take on the iconic part!
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2014
In a special edition of NBC's Dateline, 'Celebrating Joan Rivers' will look back at the extraordinary life and legacy of Joan Rivers, airing tonight at 9pm/8c. Friends and fellow comics will pay tribute to the legendary comedienne and television host, including KATHY Griffin, Dick Cavett, Donald Trump, Don Rickles, Gilbert Gottfried and Lily Tomlin.
by Sally Henry - Sep 4, 2015
As of today, September 4, it has already been a year since comedy icon Joan Rivers passed away, and her friends, family, and entertainment industry colleagues have been making dedications to her in many ways.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014
BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the death of legendary comedienne Joan Rivers, who had undergone a procedure on her vocal cords last Thursday, when she stopped breathing. Rivers was taken to Mount Sinai hospital in New York City, and later put into a medically induced coma and put on life support. She was 81. Now, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has released a statement on the star's death.
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2014
According to Deadline, one of Joan Rivers's last interviews before her death will be part of a PBS documentary called WOMEN IN COMEDY, airing later this month. Material from AOL's MAKERS will appear in the film, and you can watch a sneak peek at a segment below!
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2014
Following the news of Joan Rivers's death, Conan O'Brien and guest Chris Hardwick took a moment to remember the comedienne and her legendary spirit. Watch the segment below!
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 4, 2014
BWW has assembled highlights from Rivers' many talk show appearances throughout the years, as well as some of her classic stand up routines.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014
We are sad to report the news that Joan Rivers died at 1:17pm this afternoon, at 81 years old. Rivers was undergoing a procedure on her vocal cords last Thursday, during which she stopped breathing. She was quickly rushed to Mount Sinai hospital in New York City, where she was admitted in critical condition, and later upgraded to stable as she was put into a medically induced coma and put on life support.
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014
According to Deadline, one of Joan Rivers's last interviews before her death will be part of a PBS documentary called WOMEN IN COMEDY, airing tonight. Material from AOL's MAKERS will appear in the film, and you can watch a sneak peek at a segment below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014
Henry Bushkin's new Johnny Carson/TONIGHT SHOW musical, based on his own book about the late-night host, is quickly shaping up.
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2014
Melissa Rivers has issued a statement this morning regarding the condition of her mother, comedian Joan Rivers, who was brought out of a medically induced coma yesterday.
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2015
Garden Thieves Pictures celebrates today's (September 29th) DVD and VOD release of Theresa is a Mother.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017
Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Other Fables, a screwball romantic musical comedy, with a book by John McMahon and music and lyrics by Jay Jeffries.
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2014
At 10:17 this morning, Melissa Rivers, Joan's daughter, tweeted a brief statement on her mother's condition, revealing that she currently remains on life support
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014
A source close to the ongoing investigation into the death of Joan Rivers has revealed the name of the DOCTOR WHO performed a biopsy on the comedienne's vocal cords which led to cardiac arrest.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014
Joan Rivers's daughter Melissa Rivers took to Facebook this evening to thank everyone for their kindness and support in the wake of her mother's death on September 4, 2014 at the age of 81.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015
'Holey Swiss!' by Philip Paradis is one of five new one-act plays to be showcased at Manhattan Repertory Theatre as part of Manhattan Rep's Fall One Act Play Competition on September 21, 24, 25, 26 at 6:30 pm. Other plays in the Series 5 showcase include 'Disposition' by Ange Arabatzis, 'Personally Yours,' by Lawrence F. Schwabacher, 'An Actor's Life For Me,' by Bryon Krueger and Jordan Cwiazdowski, and 'The Crime Is In Getting Caught,' by Raven Petretti.
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014
New information has emerged today on the tragic death of legendary comedian Joan Rivers.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014
Jerry Seinfeld shared a tribute to Joan Rivers today on the COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE Facebook page after discovering the legendary comedienne had agreed to appear on his show.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018
The South Street Seaport Museum announces a two-day public program,Gotham and Gus Wagner, featuring a rare opportunity for participants to receive tattoos inspired by our historic collection of tattoo flash and ephemera. The weekend will consist of an evening lecture on Friday, September 21, at 6:30pm, and a day of live tattooing on Saturday, September 22, 12:00-8:00pm.Both programs will take place at the Museum's Melville Gallery at 213 Water Street, New York, NY 10038 and are organized by Daredevil Tattoo.
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2014
ABC News reported today the doctor that performed the endoscopy on comedy legend Joan Rivers, which lead to the performer's cardiac arrest, is stepping down at Yorkville Endoscopy. Rivers died on September 4 after a week on life support. She was 81.
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014
The Yorkville Endoscopy clinic issued a statement in which it insists that 'a biopsy of the vocal cords' had never been done at their facility.
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2014
The Daily News is reporting that an outpatient procdure that a doctor performed on Joan Rivers during a planned endoscopy led to the death of the legendary comedian.
by Heidi Scheuermann - Oct 6, 2016
Lucky for all of us here in New Orleans, Mark Cortale is again bringing his Broadway in New Orleans series to the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) beginning tonight at 7:30pm.  The first concert of the 2016-2017 series features an actor/singer who you may know from any number of Broadway shows such as LES MISERABLES, SHE LOVES ME, and most recently FUN HOME.  Or, if you grew up in the 90s like me, you may know her as the barefoot running, Native American, Disney princess Pocahontas.  Is "Colors of the Wind" anyone else's go-to road trip jam?
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2014
The New York City Medical Examiner's Office has revealed that late comedian Joan Rivers died from complications due to surgery on September 4, 2014.
by Taylor Clemons - Nov 3, 2016
Prior to making his Louisville, KY debut on November 30th at the Brown Theatre, Alan Cumming took some time out of his very busy schedule to talk to me about Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, co-hosting the Tony Awards, Reefer Madness, and much more.
by TV News Desk - Nov 17, 2014
Legendary comedian Joan Rivers was in talks to star in a 'Judge Judy' type show just prior to her untimely death.
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2014
Manhattan's Yorkville Endoscopy, the outpatient clinic where late comedian Joan Rivers underwent a routine procedure which led to her death, has been cited by federal regulators for a host of deficiencies.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a concert of the John McMahon-Jay Jeffries musical LOVE AND OTHER FABLES on April 9, 2017 at 7pm.
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.
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.
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 8, 2015
Legendary comedian Joan Rivers, who passed away on Sept. 4 after complications from throat surgery, has won a posthumous Grammy Award for her recent candid memoir 'Diary of a Mad Diva.'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018
According to the Daily News, stage and screen star Louis Zorich passed away earlier this week. He was 93 years old.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014
Reports this weekend have confirmed that there has been no progress for Joan Rivers, who is said to still be in a medically induced coma and fully dependent on life support machines. While Mt. Sinai hospital has not issued any updates on the legendary comedian's status, daughter Melissa did issue a Sunday statement that 'Thank you for your continued love and support. We are keeping our fingers crossed'.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014
Just in from the NY Daily News, Joan Rivers is being brought out of the medically induced coma that she has been in since Thursday. The paper reports that the process could take until Tuesday, and that the full extent of whether or not Rivers has suffered a loss of cognitive or physical function is not yet known.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017
Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Other Fables, a screwball romantic musical comedy, with a book by John McMahon and music and lyrics by Jay Jeffries.
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2015
Garden Thieves Pictures has announced the September 29th DVD and VOD release of Theresa is a Mother.
by Heather Vollman - Apr 27, 2017
THREE TALL WOMEN at Players by the Sea, A NEW BRAIN at The 5 and Dime, STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Theatre Jax, MR. TOAD'S WILD EXPEDITION by Jason Woods, and DREAMGIRLS at the Alhambra!
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.