Joan Rivers Impersonator

Why book Joan Rivers Impersonator?

Can We Tawk? Helene, as "JOAN" is chock full of acerbic barbs aimed at Hollywood celebs ("If Cher has one more face lift, she's gonna need a gynecologist to do her dental work!") including, myself ("I'm so lifted, those bumps on my chest are my knees!"), and gentle jokes making your guests feel like radiant stars as "Joan" has them do a spin on the red carpet for all of admiring America. Never at a loss for words in that distinctive, gravelly voice;- and guaranteed faaaabulous fun for all.

“Joan” can also act as Host for your other Entertainers, Speakers or Award Presentations, or host a good-natured, "roast" of your CEO or Guest of Honor, adding lots of humor & sparkle to your Event.

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Review by Mike H.

We had a Hollywood Premier style Grand Opening event for a new building and hired Helene as Joan Rivers. She was outstanding! Very funny - looked, acted and sounded just like Joan! She added an air of excitement and fun to our day! The prospective buyers loved her too!

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Reviewer: Mike H.
Organization: Longwood at Oakmont
Event: Grand Opening in Pittsburgh, PA
Event Date: Oct 6, 2010
Hired As: Joan Rivers Impersonator, Comedian

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 20 - 180 minutes
  • Fee: $500 and up
  • Unions: SAG, AFTRA

Overview

Can We Tawk? I'm chock full of acerbic barbs aimed at Hollywood celebs ("If Cher has one more face lift, she's gonna need a gynecologist to do her dental work!") including, myself ("I'm so lifted, those bumps on my chest are my knees!"), and gentle jokes for your guests, who will feel like radiant stars as "Joan" has them do a spin on the red carpet for all of admiring America. Never at a loss for words in a dead-on impression of that distinctive, gravelly voice;- and guaranteed faaaaabulous fun for all.
Helene as "Joan" will meet and greet, mix & mingle or do stand-up - which can be customized for your group.

“Joan” can also act as Host for your other Entertainers, Speakers or Award Presentations, adding lots of humor and sparkle to your Party, or Corporate Event. Or "Joan" can host a good-natured Roast of your CEO, Award Recipient or other Guest(s) of Honor.

Upcoming Booked Events

04/26/14 Sunbury Social Club, Sunbury, PA
05/03/14 Private Party, Atlantic Beach, NC
05/16/14 The Wynn, Las Vegas, NV
05/17/14 The Wynn, Las Vega, NV
05/30/14 Dolce Vita, Schenectady, NY
05/31/14 Dolce Vita, Schenectady, NY
06/28/14 Mercato Market, Atlantic City, NU
06/29/14 Mercato Market, Atlantic City, NJ
07/12/14 Pinecrest Country Club, Lansdale, PA

Past Booked Events

04/12/14 Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange, NJ
04/09/14 Private Party, York, PA
03/24/14 Sofitel Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
03/22/14 Bloomingdale's, Willow Grove, PA
02/12/14 The Palm at Tropicana, Atlantic City, NJ
01/05/14 Buckeye Tavern, Macungie, PA
12/31/13 Chesapeake Beach Resort, Chesapeake Beach, MD
11/29/12 Fund Raiser - Stage 6 - Brooklyn, NY
05/12/12 North Shore Towers - Queens, NY
04/27/12 Tilles Center for the Performing Arts - L.I., NY
04/21/12 Massapequa, NY
01/14/12 Mainstage Center for the Arts - Blackwood, NJ
12/16/11 Lucien's Manor - Berlin, NJ
12/10/11 Pepsi Roadhouse, Burgettstown, PA
12/02/11 Doubletree Hotel - Mt. Laurel, NJ
11/12/11 Posh Lingerie - Grand Opening - Cherry Hill, NJ
11/10/11 Marriott Resort
12/17/10 Lucien's Manor - Berlin, NJ
12/15/10 Private Party - Edison, NJ
11/06/10 Private Party, Yonkers, NY
10/06/10 Longwood at Oakmont - Verona, PA
08/21/10 Princeton, NJ
12/18/09 Lucien's Manor - Berlin, NJ
12/11/09 Corporate Holiday Party - Cedar Hill Country Club, Livingston, NJ
11/14/09 Anthony's Lakeside Party Center - McClellandtown, PA
10/31/09 Khedive Shrine Center - Chesapeake, VA
10/18/08 Private Party - Kansas City, MO

Joan Rivers Impersonator

Blessed with a "rubber" voice and a quick wit, and extremely skilled with costumes, wigs and makeup, Joan is just one of many characters Helene does extremely well. She has an amazing wit and will have your guests laughing and happy from their entrance on the red carpet or as she performs her Joan shtick onstage as Host/Emcee for your Awards or other events.

Joan is perfect for a good-natured "roast" of your CEO, Retiree or other Guest of Honor.

In addition to being an outstanding "Joan Rivers" and "CHER", (and others) impersonator, Helene has an extensive list of Theatrical and musical credits, including International Tours with the Broadway Shows "HAIR" and "LET MY PEOPLE COME". She was co-host of an award-winning morning radio show "THE DUDE & DUDESS SHOW", voted Best Of Atlantic City, and is proud to have made three appearances on THE HOWARD STERN SHOW;- the first as a prize-winning song parody writer. On air and off, Howard has praised Helene's comedic work as well as her appearance.

The team providing the talent:

Helene A. Masiko

Joan Rivers Impersonator

Testimonials

Helene -
 
YOU WERE WONDERFUL!!!!  Everyone had such a great time at our holiday party!  I can't begin to thank you enough for everything you did to help us out!  We're so happy with you that I'd like to book you NOW for our next holiday party.  We've booked Lucien's Manor on Saturday, December 18, 2010 (same times, etc).  Only change is - for the first 2 hours you will be Joan Rivers....and turn into Cher for the after party.  We're going with a "Academy Awards After Party" for the setting after the awards. 
 
Thanks so much!!!
Colleen
 
 
Colleen Engler
Assistant to the President
C.O.P.S. Monitoring
856.629.1111 Ext. 1104

– Colleen Engler

July 18, 2009

Helene is the best!  One of our performers who knows Joan Rivers personally said "Helene is the real deal".  You can hire her with confidence.

Regards,

Jasen Matthews
Top Event Entertainment
www.topevententertainment.com

– Jasen Matthews - Hartford, CT

August 6, 2009

"As an agent and also an entertainer, I LOVED working with Helene with her as both Joan AND Cher! She was fantastic and made my customers very happy and my show rich with talent! Hope we can work together again soon!
Greg Rini
Agent/Producer/Entertainer
Top Hat Entertainment
Superstars in Concert"

– Greg Rini, Chicago, IL

I can't begin to express our gratitude for all that you added to our event. You were the highlight of the whole party. Everyone is still talking and laughing about how much fun it was to be interviewed by "Joan" on the red carpet. We look forward to having you back next year - maybe as "Cher"?

Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Jim

– James Reed - Philadelphia, PA

Hi Helene,

Thank you so much for your performances on Saturday night.  The evening turned out great and a lot money was raised for the Cancer Center, which is what it was all about!  Thanks again for your flexibility, as the scheduling and times were a little off throughout the evening.  You went above and beyond by walking around through the night and even changing outfits.  It was great, and everyone was very pleased.  Thanks again!


Amanda Cairer
Callis & Associates
2650 S. Limit Ct.
Sedalia, MO 65301
660-826-2822
660-827-2510 fax
acairer@ecallis.com
www.ecallis.com

– Amanda Cairer, Sedalia, MO

Bravo, bravo, bravo! And thank you so much for making our Hollywood themed party an absolute hit. You had every guest in the palm of your well-manicured hand from the moment they stepped on to the red carpet. I wish we could have had you there all night, because it seemed a shame to have the best entertainment first. We will definitely recommend you highly and look forward to booking you again. I hope you had a safe and comfortable flight back.

Please keep us on your mailing list so that we can stay in touch with you.

Sincerely,

Barbara & Stanley Frankel

– Barbara Frankel, Boynton Beach, FL

Hello Helene!

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU, for your fabulous performance on Saturday for my brother's 40th birthday. People are STILL talking about it and telling us what a great idea it was to have Joan (you) there! It certainly was a great way to "liven" up the party! And you definitely accomplished that! My friends are still e-mailing me with all the pictures they took of/with you! I attached one of my brother and you as a memento. You were truly amazing and made my brother's party extra special. Thank you so much and I, too, hope our paths will cross again. Thank you for taking the time from your schedule to fit us in! We truly appreciated that!

Have a great day!

Renee Carey

– Renee, Carey, NYC, NY

Dear Helene,

You make a great Joan Rivers, but you’re even better as yourself. I feel so lucky to have found a person as terrific and talented as your self. Originally I was sad because a lot of my out of town relatives did not come in for our party, but in my heart I feel that you took the place of all of them.

Stay well and thank you for everything.

Brad Silber

– Brad & Michelle Silber, Detroit, MI

Influences & Inspiration

Joan Rivers, of course! Helene is a natural comedienne, blessed with a "rubber" voice and a quick, so emulating the greats comes easily to her, whether doing their material or her own original comedy.

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