Genre: Standup Comedy
Price: Call For Fee
Demo: 25-35,35-50,50 +

Looking to hire Rosie O'Donnell for a private party, fundraiser, gala, public concert, wedding, college, fair or festival worldwide?

BookingEntertainment.com makes it easy to get available dates, pricing and fees for booking Rosie O'Donnell.

Fill out an entertainment request form and a Rosie O'Donnell booking agent who can assist you in booking Rosie O'Donnell will get back to you to discuss booking Rosie O'Donnell for your event.

Want to talk about your event now? Give us a call at (212) 645-0555 and one of our booking agents will be happy help you immediately.

Our office is staffed from 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM EST, Monday - Friday.

Born the middle child of five, Rosie O'Donnell was raised on Long Island. Her mother's death from cancer, when Rosie was ten years old, was the defining event of her life. Growing up in a motherless household made her long for a Mary Poppins to right all wrongs. "There were five small children and an emotionally distant father," she has said. "There was no Julie Andrews coming in. We sort of took care of ourselves and raised each other." She found solace in television–especially talk shows–and would race home from school every day to catch Merv Griffin and Mike Douglas. Rosie and her siblings had neither guidelines nor an authority figure to enforce them, and the kids pretty much ran wild; nevertheless, Rosie always got good grades and was even the senior class president and the prom queen.
O'Donnell didn't always want to be a comedienne–she dreamed from a young age of being an actress. Her idols were Barbra Streisand, Carol Burnett, Lucille Ball, and Bette Midler, and her idea of nirvana was to be Laverne on Happy Days. But she also harbored a deep appreciation for Gilda Radner, and after doing a killer impression of Radner's Rosanne Rosannadana sketch in a high school follies production, O'Donnell was encouraged to try her hand at stand-up at a local comedy club. With the "impenetrable self-confidence" of a sixteen-year-old, O'Donnell caught Jerry Seinfeld's act on Merv Griffin's show and took the stage the next night, knocking the crowd dead with his pirated act. She was subsequently informed that other comedians' material wasn't public domain and that she would have to write her own. O'Donnell decided instead to work as an emcee, introducing other comedians with recycled Catskill riffs, while she listened to the various acts and learned.
By the age of twenty, O'Donnell had polished her act enough to take it on the road. She performed for peanuts and crashed in filthy communal condos along with an ever- changing cast of other comedians–most of them male–along the East Coast. During those early years on the club circuit, O'Donnell was alarmed by the host of vices–one- night stands, drugs, drinking–that her fellow performers indulged in nightly. Fearful of the sounds of nocturnal activity emanating from other rooms, she would barricade herself in her room at night with a dresser. At the time (the eighties), a female comedian was something of an anomaly (O'Donnell estimates she was one of about eight women doing stand-up at the time); various forms of sexism–including lower wages for female comics–were pretty much the norm. Nevertheless, O'Donnell persevered, and by the end of the decade she had succeeded in building a career as a stand-up comedienne. She won the Star Search competition five times.
After landing a short-term assignment as Nell Carter's neighbor on the sitcom Gimme a Break, in 1986, O'Donnell was asked to produce and host Stand Up Spotlight on VH-1, a gig which led, in turn, to her helming her own short-lived Fox series called Stand by Your Man, in 1992. That same year, Penny "Laverne" Marshall cast her as Madonna's obnoxiously dear sidekick, Doris Murphy, in 1992's A League of Their Own, a film that gained O'Donnell more mainstream notice than all of her previous efforts combined. She has since excelled as the wise-cracking foil to the female lead (as Meg Ryan's sentimental confidante in Sleepless in Seattle; as Rizzo in the 1994 Broadway revival of Grease; as Betty Rubble to Elizabeth Perkins' Wilma in The Flintstones; as Mira Sorvino's smart-mouthed hairdresser in Beautiful Girls). More often than not, she steals the scene from her more high- profile, but not necessarily more talented, co-stars.
O'Donnell opted to switch career tracks to the television industry in order to be a full- time mother to her son, Parker, whom she adopted as a newborn in 1995 (she has since adopted another child, a daughter named Chelsea Belle). Holding to the sacrosanct comedy maxim that she won't tell a joke if she wouldn't say it to the butt's face, her talk-variety show, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, became a huge hit. Hailed by Newsweek as "The Queen of Nice," O'Donnell as a host is irreverent, gracious, frank, perky, and brazenly hilarious without being trashy, she's . . . well . . . nice–like Dinah Shore, only with chutzpah. One of the perks of her supremacy in the daytime-TV arena–apart from her four-year, $4- million contract–has been a custom-built nursery for her kids, stuffed to the bursting point with toys and adjoined to her office in NBC's Rockefeller Center headquarters. Eschewing all the fuss and bother that goes with celebrity life in L.A., O'Donnell prefers the studied indifference of her fellow New Yawkers, and purchased Helen Hayes' former New York estate, where she raises her children without the help of a battalion of nannies that other celebrity moms engage. Somewhere in this resistance to the gaga-ism of showbiz lies the charm of Rosie O'Donnell–while she may be every inch and pound an insider (she counts among her dearest friends Madonna and Melanie Griffith, after all), she remains an everywoman for the tens of millions of daytime TV diehards looking for someone they can relate to. It's comforting that someone of her celebrity wattage actually likes soap operas, shamelessly refers to Tom Cruise as "my boyfriend" (after a many-months-long campaign, Rosie received an early Christmas present on December 10, 1996, when Cruise finally consented to appear on her show), appears in ads for K-Mart, and thinks a hot night of entertainment is playing a rousing game of Scrabble.
O'Donnell played the faithful nanny Golly in the 1996 film version of Harriet the Spy, and portrayed a sports-loving nun-teacher in the 1998 kids' movie Wide Awake–now she is the Julie Andrews-esque figure to a new generation of children. In keeping with that theme is her idea for a children's musical called Double Wish; in it, O'Donnell will play a magical nanny who grants children's wishes. Beyond her daily duty as a TV gab-master, O'Donnell will do a little telling of her own in a $3-million deal with Warner to publish her memoirs.


 

Rosie O Donnell Song List
  • "SONG 1"
  • "SONG 2"

 
The booking agents at Booking Entertainment have helped clients book big name entertainers like Rosie O'Donnell for private parties, corporate events and public shows around the world for over 20 years.  Our agents will be happy to assist you with any of your big name entertainment buying needs.  All you need to do is fill out an entertainment request form or call our office at (212) 645-0555, and one of our entertainment agents will help you get pricing information and availabilities for Rosie O'Donnell or any other A-list entertainer for your next event.
Looking for Rosie O'Donnell booking fee and pricing?  When you are booking an act like Rosie O'Donnell, many factors determine the final price, including the artist's touring schedule and other shows they may have in your area. Fill out an entertainment request form or call our offices at (212) 645-0555 and one of our booking agents will get you a pricing fee and availability for your date and assist you in booking Rosie O'Donnell or a different big name act for your next event.
The booking agents at Booking Entertainment  have been booking and producing big name acts for private parties worldwide for almost 20 years. Whether you are looking to book Rosie O'Donnell for a birthday party, Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, wedding or anniversary party, your assigned Booking Entertainment agent will be happy to help you to book Rosie O'Donnell and take care of everything to make sure the show is executed flawlessly. Fill out an entertainment request form or call our office at (212) 645-0555 and one of our booking agents will assist you in hiring Rosie O'Donnell for a private event.
Buyers who don't have a lot of experience booking big name acts often find the process frustrating when they try to do it on their own.  The agents at Booking Entertainment can use our reputation and relationships with both agents and managers to help you navigate the entertainment buying process and get your offers seriously considered.  The big agencies want to know that everything will be handled properly, and our stellar 20-year reputation and our attention to detail provide them with the peace of mind that the show will be flawlessly executed from load in to load out.
We have a number of clients that are looking to book Rosie O'Donnell or other big name acts for fundraisers and galas.  Your assigned Booking Entertainment agent will be happy to help you to book Rosie O'Donnell and take care of everything to make sure the show is executed flawlessly. Fill out an entertainment request form or call our office at (212) 645-0555 and one of our agents will assist you to book Rosie O'Donnell or another celebrity talent for your next fundraising or gala event.
You might ask yourself, "Can I get Rosie O'Donnell to sing at my wedding?"  We have a number of clients that are looking to book Rosie O'Donnell or other big name acts for weddings and wedding ceremonies.  Your assigned BookingEntertainment.com agent will be happy to assist you in hiring Rosie O'Donnell to perform and make sure your wedding entertainment is executed flawlessly. Fill out an entertainment request form or call our office at (212) 645-0555 and one of our agents will get you a pricing fee and availability for your date. Booking Entertainment will assist you to book Rosie O'Donnell or another celebrity talent for your wedding.
The agents at Booking Entertainment have booked big name acts like Rosie O'Donnell for clients around the world for almost 20 years. Although we are not an exclusive agency, we will assist you in submitting your offer to the appropriate company for consideration.  When the offer comes from us on your behalf, you benefit from our reputation and relationships.  Fill out an entertainment request form or call our office at (212) 645-0555 and one of our agents will assist you to book Rosie O'Donnell for your next public, private or corporate event.
Booking big name entertainment corporate events is a great way to thank your employees and clients, as well as a fantastic way to promote your company's image. The booking agents at Booking Entertainment have been helping clients book big name acts like Rosie O'Donnell for corporate events worldwide for almost 20 years.  Whether you are looking to book Rosie O'Donnell at a trade show or an employee appreciation event, your assigned Booking Entertainment agent will be happy to help you to book Rosie O'Donnell and help to make sure that every aspect of the show is taken care of to make sure the show is executed flawlessly. Fill out an entertainment request form or call our office at (212) 645-0555 and one of our entertainment agents will assist you to get pricing and availability to have Rosie O'Donnell or another headline talent perform at your next corporate event.

 


 

Entertainment Request Form

Fill out the form below and your assigned agent will contact you quickly to see how Online Talent can best serve you and your clients.

This non-obligatory and confidential form was created for our booking agents to get a clear understanding of who you would like to book as well as your proposed date, budget and venue. 

Our 20 years of agency / management relationships help you get the best possible price and ensures that your talent buying experience is handled with honesty and integrity. You can also talk to us about producing the entire musical portion of the event for one flat fee with no surprises...

Want to talk about your event now? Give us a call at (212) 645-0555 and one of our booking agents will be happy to help you immediately.

Our office is staffed from 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM EST, Monday - Friday.

Fields marked by asterisks (*) are required

Contact Information

Event Information


Type the above number:





Standup Comedy

Get Started Now... Easy, Secure & Confidential

Want to talk about your event?
Call us at 212-645-0555
Office Hours 9AM-7PM EST Monday-Friday

NEED HELP? Please feel free to email us with questions at any time

As Seen On

  • CNBS
  • CNN
  • FOX BUSINESS

As Featured In

Why You Should Use BookingEntertainment.com
As Your Source For Booking A-List Entertainment

"When you are looking to book big name entertainment for an event, there are a number of pop up booking agencies on the web that if they are reputable, simply book the acts and leave you to handle all of the responsibilities of producing the entertainment portion of your event. Our entertainment booking agents have been personally trained by me to ensure that the entire booking process and event production is handled flawlessly and with the personal touch that I make sure goes into every corporate event, private party or public concert that we handle. My reputation is on the line for every show we do, and I ensure that both our clients and the acts / celebrities that we book are treated to our unprecedented level of service.

Let our entertainment agent specialists show you how we can save you up to 30% on your production costs and why so many of our clients come back to our booking agency year after year to enjoy our hassle free service when they want to book big name entertainment for corporate events, private parties and public concerts worldwide."

CEO & President - Steve Einzig

Corporate Clients Include