Broadway to dim lights for Joan Rivers after initial thumbs down

September 9, 2014 7:54 PM

9 0

Broadway to dim lights for Joan Rivers after initial thumbs down

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights on Tuesday evening for one minute in memory of the late Tony-nominated comedian Joan Rivers, after theater executives reversed a decision that Rivers did not meet the criteria for the honor.

Rivers, who died last week at the age of 81, was initially excluded from the honor because she had not acted on Broadway in 20 years.

Read more

To category page

Loading...