Michael Sterling

Michael Sterling MICHAEL STERLING is a successful entrepreneur of public relations and stage productions. Throughout the years, he has represented such icons as Elizabeth Taylor, Lance Armstrong, Scott Hamilton, Robert Goulet, Joan Collins, George Harrison, the Bee Gees, Andy Gibb, Donny and Marie Osmond and the Osmond Brothers, and Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager. He has also represented numerous theatre productions including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Andy Gibb on Broadway, the 30th Anniversary U.S. National Tour of The Fantasticks starring Robert Goulet, Broadway on Ice starring Scott Hamilton and Dorothy Hamill, Concert on Ice starring Dorothy Hamill, and Festival on Ice starring Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner. In 2006, Sterling opened the award-winning cabaret Sterling's Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City, CA dedicated to presenting the best of Broadway musical theatre performers in concert. The popular supper club is the most award-winning critically acclaimed such venue in the greater Los Angeles area. In October, 2009, Mr. Sterling created an alliance with Broadway World.com TV to co-produce and co-host television packages about select Los Angeles theatre. In May, 2010, he co-created the State of the Arts radio series for broadcast by LA Talk Radio.com, one of the world wide web's most successful and innovative radio sites. Presented by Breakdown Services, State of the Arts has become a popular weekly series co-produced and co-hosted by Mr. Sterling and actor Paul Stroili. www.msapr.net



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BWW TV: Actors Fund of Los Angeles Raises $225K at 21st Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party!TV: Actors Fund Raises $225K at 21st Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party
Posted: Jun. 19, 2017


BWW TV: Jennifer Hudson Wows at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration in LA!TV: Jennifer Hudson Wows at CTG's 50th Anniversary Celebration in LA!
Posted: May. 31, 2017


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BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the One, Singular, Sensational Cast of A CHORUS LINE at the Hollywood Bowl!TV: In Rehearsal with A CHORUS LINE at the Hollywood Bowl!
Posted: Jul. 28, 2016


BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for AMELIE's Pre-Broadway Bow in LA! Plus New Performance Footage!TV: On the Red Carpet for AMELIE's Pre-Broadway Bow in LA! Plus New Highlights!
Posted: Jan. 3, 2017


BWW TV: Need to Know More About the Stars Hollow Musical? Sutton Foster & Christian Borle Talk GILMORE GIRLS!TV: Foster & Borle Talk GILMORE GIRLS!
Posted: Nov. 23, 2016


BWW TV: Actors Fund of Los Angeles Raises $225K at 21st Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party!TV: Actors Fund Raises $225K at 21st Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party
Posted: Jun. 19, 2017


BWW TV: Actors Fund of Los Angeles Raises $225K at 21st Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party!BWW TV: Actors Fund of Los Angeles Raises $225K at 21st Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party!
June 19, 2017

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley (Broadway's "Cats," "Sunset Boulevard," "The Mystery Of Edwin Drood, "Song & Dance, "Pippin," "1776," "Triumph Of Love" and "Carrie"; M. Night Shyamalan's "Split"; and TV's "Eight Is Enough") was honored with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement on Sunday, June 11 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

BWW TV: Jennifer Hudson Wows at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration in LA!BWW TV: Jennifer Hudson Wows at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration in LA!
May 31, 2017

The 50th Anniversary Celebration of the west coast's renowned Center Theatre Group was a thrilling evening of performances top lined by Academy Award winner and Platinum recording artist Jennifer Hudson at the Ahmanson Theatre Sunday, May 20th in Los Angeles. Fresh off her acclaimed performance in NBC's "Hairspray Live!," Hudson sang the evening's closing number. BWW TV's own Michael Sterling covered the red carpet for the much anticipated event.

BWW TV: Professional Dancers Society Honors Carol Channing Mandy Moore & More!BWW TV: Professional Dancers Society Honors Carol Channing Mandy Moore & More!
May 2, 2017

The Professional Dancers Society (PDS) held its Annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon Sunday, April 23rd at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA in honor of Choreographer Mandy Moore (La La Land, So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing with the Stars), veteran TV Producer Lee Hale (Dean Martin Variety Series) choreographers Karen Willes and Natalie Willes; and legendary performer Carol Channing who was not able to attend, but who sent a letter to be read by her dear friend, the iconic Lily Tomlin. In her own inimitable style, Ms. Tomlin spoke fondly of Ms. Channing and recalled their first meeting "...in a dark alley in Chicago, it was the backstage door to the Shubert Theater, where Carol was appearing in 'Hello Dolly!.' BWW TV's own Michael Sterling was there to talk to the stars.

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for AMELIE's Pre-Broadway Bow in LA! Plus New Performance Footage!BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for AMELIE's Pre-Broadway Bow in LA! Plus New Performance Footage!
January 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld's Michael Sterling was on the red carpet for the LA premiere and you can go inside the special night below. Plus, check out brand new performance footage of Soo and Chanler-Berat in action!

BWW TV: Need to Know More About the Stars Hollow Musical? Sutton Foster & Christian Borle Talk GILMORE GIRLS!BWW TV: Need to Know More About the Stars Hollow Musical? Sutton Foster & Christian Borle Talk GILMORE GIRLS!
November 23, 2016

As previously announced, when town selectman Taylor Doose (Michael Winters) decides to stage a musical to celebrate the town's history, Tony award winning Broadway starsSutton FosterandChristian Borleshow up to make guest appearances. BroadwayWorld's Michael Sterling was on set during while the duo was filming their musical numbers, and you can go behind the scenes below!

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the One, Singular, Sensational Cast of A CHORUS LINE at the Hollywood Bowl!BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the One, Singular, Sensational Cast of A CHORUS LINE at the Hollywood Bowl!
July 28, 2016

The LA Phil's Hollywood Bowl production of A Chorus Line opening July 29 -31 for three performances has been in full tilt rehearsals since last week and BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling was there to talk to the stars and get a sneak peek at what audiences can expect on the legendary Hollywood Bowl's massive stage.

BWW TV: Chatting with The Stars Of S.T.A.G.E. 2016
June 28, 2016

The Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) Benefit titled Sondheim 5, took place June 18th at Beverly Hills' beautiful Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in benefit of AIDS Project Los Angeles. The much anticipated event, was once again directed by David Galligan. Michael Orland served as Musical Director, with Choreography by Lee Martino; and BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand to talk to the stars just prior to their first of two performances.

BWW TV: Meet the Company of Grove Theatre's WELCOME TO MY WORLDBWW TV: Meet the Company of Grove Theatre's WELCOME TO MY WORLD
September 22, 2015

Following a critically acclaimed world premiere opening September 12th at Burbank, California's Grove Theatre Center, Welcome to My World starring Sami Staitman has been extended through October 4th at the Grove Theatre in Burbank, CA. BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand for the opening to talk to the young Ms. Staitman; close friend and Disney Channel series star Corey Fogelmanis (Girl Meets World); and the show's Grammy Nominated Producer/Director/Writer/Composer Bruce Kimmel. The first ever one-girl musical written for and about a fourteen-year-old, has also just completed recording sessions for the Kritzerland Records release of the show which will feature all 14 songs from the score, plus a bonus track of 'Everything is Going to be Alright' recorded by Fogelmanis who, during opening weekend, was on hand for a private Meet & Greet with fans who supported the production.

BWW TV: Up Close and Personal with the PHANTOM Tour Cast for Their BC/EFA Benefit Concert!BWW TV: Up Close and Personal with the PHANTOM Tour Cast for Their BC/EFA Benefit Concert!
August 10, 2015

)BroadwayWorld TV's Los Angeles Producer and on-air Host Michael Sterling was on the red carpet getting up close and personal with the U.S. Touring Cast of Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of The Opera when they presented a one-night-only cabaret concert July 20, 2015 at the historic El Portal Theater in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood. The event, titled Oscar Unmasked, featured over 40 Academy Award-winning songs, and raised $10,000 for The Actors Fund and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

BWW TV: Up Close and Personal with BroadwayWorld's Don GrigwareBWW TV: Up Close and Personal with BroadwayWorld's Don Grigware
December 7, 2015

Michael Sterling, BroadwayWorld TV's Los Angeles On-Air Host and Producer, gets up close and personal with well-known and respected theatre reviewer/journalist Don Grigware (www.grigwaretalkstheatre) and Los Angeles Senior Editor for www.BroadwayWorld.com, has just released the sequel to Two Worlds Together, Donnelly's Greatest Christmas, which was released on amazon.com last December, 2014. The title of the sequel is Two Worlds Together, Donnelly's Greatest Christmas Books II & III, which concludes the story introduced in the first volume. Books II & III are together in one volume and include colorful illustrations by local artist Laurie Morgan. Both this volume and the previous one are available in paperback and on kindle.

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
July 29, 2015

The much anticipated 2005 Tony Award-winning Best Musical - Monty Python's Spamalot - has finally arrived and is in rehearsal in Los Angeles for its July 31 - August 2, 2015 run at the historic Hollywood Bowl; and BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand to talk to the cast.

BWW TV: The Actors Fund Celebrates the Tony Awards in LA!BWW TV: The Actors Fund Celebrates the Tony Awards in LA!
June 25, 2015

The Actors Fund celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at the 19th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Sponsored by Wells Fargo and hosted by Daytime Emmy Award winner and three-time Tony Award nominee Kate Burton, this year's gala raised $250,000 and honored Tony's Leading Men Theodore Bikel ("The Sound of Music," "Fiddler On The Roof"), Tim Curry ("The Rocky Horror Show"), Alfred Molina ("Love Is Strange") and Joe Morton ("Scandal") with the Fund's Artistic Achievement Awards. BWW TV's Los Angeles on-air host and producer Michael Sterling was on hand for the festivities.

 BWW TV: Renee Zellweger and More Attend 'ONE STARRY NIGHT' Benefit for ALS Association BWW TV: Renee Zellweger and More Attend 'ONE STARRY NIGHT' Benefit for ALS Association
May 8, 2015

"One Starry Night: From Broadway to Hollywood," a one-night-only musical and entertainment extravaganza in benefit of the ALS Association Golden West Chapter, was presented Monday, April 20 at the historic Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, CA. Thanks to performances and appearances by an exciting gathering of Broadway and Hollywood talent, and the greater Los Angeles community at large, the evening raised nearly $200,000. BWW TV's Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling, along with Co-Producer/Videographer Paul Preston of Digital Mind Productions, spoke to the stars as they walked the red carpet prior to the evening's festivities.

BWW TV: Dame Edna Brings Farewell Tour to LA's Ahmanson TheatreBWW TV: Dame Edna Brings Farewell Tour to LA's Ahmanson Theatre
February 9, 2015

'Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye -- The Farewell Tour' opened on Wednesday, January 28 at CTG's Ahmanson Theatre. The production continues through March 15, 2015 before heading out across the U.S.

BWW TV:  MATILDA's Tim Minchin Dishes on the Upcoming National Tour!BWW TV: MATILDA's Tim Minchin Dishes on the Upcoming National Tour!
November 6, 2014

MATILDA THE MUSICAL will launch its national tour from Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre in 2015, and BroadwayWorld has the scoop on the upcoming production. Below, watch as BroadwayWorld's Michael Sterling chats with Tim Minchin about the upcoming engagement!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with PIPPIN Opening Night in LA - Martin Short,  Sean Hayes, Bo Derek & More!BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with PIPPIN Opening Night in LA - Martin Short, Sean Hayes, Bo Derek & More!
October 31, 2014

The all-new production of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's Pippin had it's L.A. Premiere direct from Broadway at the Hollywood Pantages Theater October 22 and Broadway World TV's own red carpet Los Angeles Co-Producer and on-air Host Michael Sterling and Co-Producer Jordan Santacana were there to get up close and personal with the stars. Among those attending the opening were Martin Short, Nia Vardalos, Sean Hayes, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Bucatinsky, Jai Rodriguez, Christopher McDonald, Oscar Nunez, Bo Derek, Cloris Leachman, Patrick Cassidy, Obba Babatunde, Maisela Lusha, Kevin Chamberlin, Anne Jeffries, JoAnne Worley and Scott Hoying (Pentatonix)... to name but a few.

BWW TV: Behind the Scenes With John Lloyd Young in an AN EVENING FOR FRIENDS at Sterling's UpstairsBWW TV: Behind the Scenes With John Lloyd Young in an AN EVENING FOR FRIENDS at Sterling's Upstairs
October 20, 2014

John Lloyd Young performed in an intimate concert: An Evening for Friends at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District - October 13 and 14, 2014.

BWW TV: Christine Ebersole, Nick Jonas and More Talk BUYER & CELLAR in LA; Plus a Sneak Peek at Michael UrieBWW TV: Christine Ebersole, Nick Jonas and More Talk BUYER & CELLAR in LA; Plus a Sneak Peek at Michael Urie
July 17, 2014

'Buyer & Cellar' starring Michael Urie had its official Los Angeles opening Sunday, July 13, 2014 in front of a sold-out crowd at the Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum, and BWW TV Los Angeles Producer and Host Michael Sterling and Co-Producer/Videographer Jordan Santacana were on hand for the star-studded festivities. Click below to hear from the show's celebrity guests and get a sneak peek at Urie onstage!

BWW TV Exclusive: Michael Sterling Catches Up with GHOST Stars Steven Grant Douglas and Katie PostotnikBWW TV Exclusive: Michael Sterling Catches Up with GHOST Stars Steven Grant Douglas and Katie Postotnik
July 5, 2014

Ghost The Musical directed by Tony Award-winner Matthew Warchus and choreographed by Ashley Wallen, is celebrating its Hollywood Pantages Theatre premiere now through July 13, 2014. And, BWW TV's own LA Producer/Correspondent Michael Sterling and Co-Producer/Videographer Jordan Santacana were on hand opening night June 28 for an exclusive, pre-curtain interview with Ghost's U.S. National Tour stars Steven Grant Douglas ('Sam Wheat') and Katie Postotnik ('Molly Jenson').

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: At the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame with Kristin Chenoweth, the Go-Go's and Pink Martini!BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: At the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame with Kristin Chenoweth, the Go-Go's and Pink Martini!
June 28, 2014

In True Hollywood, stars-studded fashion, BWW TV Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling, along with Co-Producer/Videographer Jordan Santacana captured LA's first official day of summer at the historic, world renowned Hollywood Bowl where an audience of 18,000 celebrated the landmark's 93rd season and 15th Annual Hall of Fame to which the delicious concoction of Pink Martini, pop icons the Go-Go's, and Broadway mega star and American treasure Kristin Chenoweth were honored and inducted.



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