Joan Marcus

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Joan Marcus is a theatrical photographer based in Manhattan, New York, United States.[1][2]

Marcus, originally from Pittsburgh,[3] was educated at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She has been active as a theatrical photographer in Washington, D.C. and New York City for most of her career. Starting in 1986, she has been a photographer on Broadway theatre productions,[1] covering over a hundred shows including Wicked, The Lion King, SisterAct, and The Book of Mormon.[4] She is considered to be "one of the preeminent Broadway photographers."[5]

Joan Marcus is married to the theatrical press agent Adrian Bryan-Brown of Boneau/Bryan-Brown, a leading theatrical press agency.[6][7] They are both involved with Broadway theatre and have been included in "The 10 Greatest Broadway Couples of All Time".[8]

In 2014, Joan Marcus was awarded a Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre at the New York Broadway Tony Awards.[9][10]

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  1. ^ a b Joan Marcus at the Internet Broadway Database.
  2. ^ Ferri, Josh (8 June 2014). "Tony Award Recipient Joan Marcus Looks Back On 10 Photos That Changed the Course of Her Career". The Daily Scoop. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Greer, Ann (December 1991). "People: Marcus's job is more than shooting stars". American Theatre. 
  4. ^ "Pictures from "Wicked" A New Musical". Beyond the Rainbow to Oz. Retrieved October 3, 2011. 
  5. ^ Rothstein, Mervyn (19 May 2006). "A Life in the Theatre: Photographer Joan Marcus". Playbill. Retrieved October 3, 2011. 
  6. ^ Adrian Bryan-Brown at the Internet Broadway Database.
  7. ^ "Picture – Adrian Bryan-Brown and Joan Marcus at The Plaza Hotel, Tony Awards New York New York United States, Monday 9th June 2014". 9 June 2014. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  8. ^ Stewart, Zachary (13 February 2014). "The 10 Greatest Broadway Couples of All Time". Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  9. ^ Gans, Andrew (9 April 2014). "Tony Honors for Excellence Will Be Presented to Joe Benincasa, Joan Marcus and Charlotte Wilcox". Playbill. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  10. ^ "BWW TV Exclusive: Tony Honors Joan Marcus – A Tony Awards Special Feature". 19 May 2014. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 

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