Stand-up comedy legend, controversy queen, and incomparable class act Joan Rivers has spent more than half a century lampooning pop culture's biggest names. Whether she's taking aim at the latest red carpet fashion disaster or poking fun at her own adventures in plastic surgery, Rivers never pulls a punch, taking her jokes right up to the edge of taste — and then taking them a bit further. Fans know and love her for her blatant disinterest in all things politically correct, and they'll get another hilarious dose of her edgy humor on her upcoming tour dates.
Born in Brooklyn in 1933, Joan Rivers earned a degree in English literature and anthropology before finding her way to the stage in the late '50s. Cutting her teeth in small Greenwich Village comedy clubs and local theater productions, Rivers biting wit and fearless attitude soon landed her recurring roles on various talk shows, including The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Carson made her is regular guest host in 1983, a catalytic moment in her rise to fame and a precursor to the 1986 debut of her own show The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers. Over the years, Rivers has built one of the most multi-faceted careers in entertainment, enjoying success as a stand-up comedian, an author, a talk show host, a fashion correspondent, and numerous other endeavors. Back on the road, Rivers will treat fans to her signature off-color comedy on a string of highly anticipated tour dates.
FANS WHO BOUGHT TICKETS SAY:
"She is like a fine wine - gets better with age. My whole body hurts two days later from laughing so hard. I love that she is constantly updating her jokes to reflect current times, but she keeps some of the priceless classics."
"Just make sure you've emptied your bladder! Joan Rivers will definitely make you wet your pants! Non-stop jokes from start to finish! I was amazed at her energy, quick wit, and never-miss-a-beat delivery!"
"Inappropriately hilarious to be exact, but what else would you expect from Joan? She was so quick with her delivery and current in her material, this lady knows how to make people laugh."