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Carol Channing News

Date Of Birth:
January 31, 1921 (94)
Birth Place:
Seattle, WA, USA
Gender:
Female
Nevada Conservatory Theatre to Premiere New Musical ACE in Concert, 8/22-23Nevada Conservatory Theatre to Premiere New Musical ACE in Concert, 8/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre (NCT) will present the new musical "ACE" in a fully-staged concert setting for two performances only on Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the Judy Bayley Theatre.  This special concert presentation is a benefit for the NCT with all proceeds going to help fund the ongoing work of the prestigious cultural institution. (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSReview Roundup: Encores! LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Review Roundups - Jul 2, 2015

Jake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Greene, Taran Killam, Eddie Cooper, Joe Grifasi, Tracy Nicole Chapman, Marva Hicks and Ramona Keller star in the Encores! Off-Center concert production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's Little Shop of Horrors, running for three performances, July 1-2, 2015 at New York City Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: Carol Channing Leads 'HALF-CHRISTMAS' Fundraiser at the Magic CastlePhoto Flash: Carol Channing Leads 'HALF-CHRISTMAS' Fundraiser at the Magic Castle
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

'Hello Magic Castle! And a happy half season's greetings to you!' declared stage legend, Carol Channing, as she took her seat center stage, where she belongs, at the world famous Magic Castle. The Magic Castle was honored and proud to present the iconic Carol Channing for a public Q&A, to a sold out crowd, on Thursday, June 25th. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Broadway's Megan Hilty Reveals She's 'Always Envisioned' Adopting an Older ChildBroadway's Megan Hilty Reveals She's 'Always Envisioned' Adopting an Older Child
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

The Broadway star reveals that adopting an older children to join her 9-month old daughter Viola Philmena has always been part of her and husband Brian Gallagher's future plans. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming WeeksChristine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

This July and August, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

'RICHARD HERD'S JOURNEY' Opens in July at MRG Fine Art Gallery'RICHARD HERD'S JOURNEY' Opens in July at MRG Fine Art Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

There is a long list of Hollywood personalities, such as Frank Sinatra, Carol Channing, Tommy Tune, Carol Burnett, Tony Curtis, Phyllis Diller, Dwayne Hickman, Tony Bennett, etc., that have found their artistic talents extended to the canvas. One of the industry's most celebrated is actor, Richard Herd. Perhaps best known for his film roles in 'The China Syndrome,' 'All The Presidents Men,' or on television in 'T.J. Hooker,' 'Seinfeld,' 'Star Trek: Voyager,' and most recenly, 'Betty White's Off Their Rockers,' Mr. Herd now shares is love of art in RICHARD HERD's JOURNEY: A Retrospective of his Paintings (more...)

Meet the Team! All You Need to Know About the Documentary & Cast Behind the New Musical GOTTA DANCEMeet the Team! All You Need to Know About the Documentary & Cast Behind the New Musical GOTTA DANCE
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 29, 2015

The initial casting for Gotta Dance, the new Broadway-bound musical based on the critically acclaimed 2008 documentary about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team, was announced earlier today, including Tony Award nominee Andre De Shields, five-time Emmy Award nominee Georgia Engel, Tony Award-winner Lillias White, television and film icon Stefanie Powers (making her Broadway debut), Haven Burton, Lori Tan Chinn, and Nancy Ticotin are set to star in the pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance this winter at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre. Gotta Dance begins performances on December 13, 2015 and runs through January 10, 2016. (more...)

Ben Rimalower and Dorinda Medley Join 'LOVE ME: DOWNTOWN AND DOWNUNDER' Pride Celebration at Birdland, 6/28Ben Rimalower and Dorinda Medley Join 'LOVE ME: DOWNTOWN AND DOWNUNDER' Pride Celebration at Birdland, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series, in association with Jacob Langfelder, is excited to announce that "Love Me: Downtown and Downunder - A Pride Celebration" will take place on the historic music stage on this Sunday, June 28 at 10:30pm. (more...)

Andrea Bell Wolff to Return to the Iridium with BAD GIRLS DO CRY, 8/30Andrea Bell Wolff to Return to the Iridium with BAD GIRLS DO CRY, 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

?New Yorkers will be dancing in the streets this summer when Broadway, regional and Las Vegas star, Andrea Bell Wolff, brings her show "Bad Girls Do Cry" to Iridium on August 30th at 7pm. The music and comedy performance featuring the diminutive performer with giant-size talent is dedicated to the sounds of 1960s girl groups.  (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks Summer Season Gossip with Liza & Carol!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks Summer Season Gossip with Liza & Carol!
by Randy Rainbow - Jun 20, 2015

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy chats with his best pals Liza Minnelli and Carol Channing about all of the summer season gossip. Check out the latest episode below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Renee Fleming & Tony Danza Honored by Inside BroadwayPhoto Coverage: Renee Fleming & Tony Danza Honored by Inside Broadway
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 16, 2015

Last night Inside Broadway honored the renowned opera singer Renee Fleming (who starred on Broadway this season in Living on Love) and Broadway & TV star Tony Danza(who starred on Broadway this season in Honeymoon In Vegas) at their annual Beacon Awards. Taking place at The JW Marriott Essex House (160 Central Park South), the Broadway Beacon Awards are presented to individuals in the theatre and Times Square community who have been advocates for increasing the audience for live theatre and for understanding the importance of Arts and Education in the lives of New York City's young people. The first Broadway Beacon Award was given to Carol Channing in 1995. (more...)

Photo Flash: Doris Roberts, Lee Purcell, Barry Livingston, adn Many More Stars Support Opening of 'Reel to Real' ExhibitPhoto Flash: Doris Roberts, Lee Purcell, Barry Livingston, adn Many More Stars Support Opening of 'Reel to Real' Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

The Hollywood Museum is proud to offer an exclusive new exhibition - Reel to Real: Portrayals and Perceptions of Gays in Hollywood - an entertaining and informative retrospective of LGBT images in film and television throughout the decades. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Best Musical Loser! Shows You Won't Believe Didn't Win a Tony AwardBest Musical Loser! Shows You Won't Believe Didn't Win a Tony Award
by Nora Dominick - Jun 11, 2015

BroadwayWorld has decided to round up the best loser's for Best Musical and you will be surprised with some of the losers. Click through the videos below and watch some of Broadway's most iconic musicals that didn't take home the Tony Award for Best Musical. (more...)

Brooke Shields, Ramona Singer & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Next WeekBrooke Shields, Ramona Singer & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography has shows on Sat. 6/6 at 9:30pm and Mon. June 8 at 7pm. 6/6, a special Tony Awards-themed show will feature in the cast SNL's Sasheer Zamata, Tony Award-winner Roger Bart (You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, The Producers), Tony Award-nominee Mario Cantone (Laugh Whore, Assassins, Sex and the City), Tony Award-nominee David Harbour, Elayne Boosler, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel and more tba. 6/8 will feature in the cast Brooke Shields, Ramona Singer (The Real Housewives of NYC), Tate Donovan (Broadway in Amy's View, Good People, TV's 24, Damages), Lucy DeVito, Elayne Boosler, Tony Award-winner Alan Zweibel (Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me), Tim Kazurinsky (SNL, Police Academy, Broadway's An Act of God), Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel and more tba. Tickets are $80, $60, $45 (plus a two-drink minimum). (more...)

Pianist Dick Hyman to Salute Al Hirschfeld at 92Y, 6/10Pianist Dick Hyman to Salute Al Hirschfeld at 92Y, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Wednesday, June 10 at 8PM, 92Y presents Drawing Music - Hyman's Piano Meets Hirschfeld's Pen. Legendary pianist Dick Hyman will perform music inspired by Al Hirschfeld's magically inked images of Broadway shows and music stars, while a selection of these drawings is shown on stage. Louise Kerz Hirschfeld, president of the Al Hirschfeld Foundation, and David Leopold, Creative Director of the Al Hirschfeld Foundation, will discuss the life and work of this original and iconic artist, and the stories behind his drawings. Tickets for Drawing Music at 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue, at 92nd Street) are $30. For tickets and information www.92Y.org or call (212) 415-5500.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Carol Channing's Tribute to Champion & Herman at 2015 Jerry Herman AwardsSTAGE TUBE: Carol Channing's Tribute to Champion & Herman at 2015 Jerry Herman Awards
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2015

The Nederlander Organization and Hollywood Pantages Theatre presented the THE 4TH ANNUAL JERRY HERMAN AWARDS, a celebration of the achievement and excellence in high school musical theatre in Los Angeles, hosted by KABC-7 Reporter George Pennacchio at the Hollywood Pantages last night, June 1, 2015. A tribute from Carol Channing to Gower Champion and Jerry Herman aired as part of the ceremony - click below to hear what she had to say! (more...)

BWW Reviews: SWEET CHARITY at SHAW FESTIVALBWW Reviews: SWEET CHARITY at SHAW FESTIVAL
by Michael Rabice - Jun 1, 2015

Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields iconic 1960's musical SWEET CHARITY is playing on the stage of the Festival Theatre as this year's musical offering at the Shaw Festival in Niagara on the Lake, Ontario. Visually stunning and often energetically infectious, this musical, with book by Neil Simon, comes at a time when everything mod is new again. The 'MAD MEN' era has made a resurgence in clothing and home furnishings, so this nod to the past seems perfectly placed. Coleman's score includes such standards as 'Big Spender' and 'If My Friends Could See Me Now.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside MEMORIES OF AL HIRSCHFELD Event with Harold Prince, Frank Rich & MorePhoto Flash: Inside MEMORIES OF AL HIRSCHFELD Event with Harold Prince, Frank Rich & More
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Thursday, May 28 at 6:30PM, The New-York Historical Society presented Memories of Al Hirschfeld, a special event featuring Al Hirschfeld Foundation President Louise Kerz Hirschfeld, Robert Osborne of The Hollywood Reporter and Turner Classic Movies, legendary Broadway producer and director Harold Prince, and Frank Rich of New York Magazine in discussion about the life and legacy of Al HIrschfeld through his art, career, and personal relationships.  (more...)

BWW Reviews: Parsons Preaches It in AN ACT OF GODBWW Reviews: Parsons Preaches It in AN ACT OF GOD
by Michael Dale - May 29, 2015

Jim Parsons appears as God appearing as Jim Parsons in the first Broadway play based on a Twitter account. (more...)

The Evergreen Players to Present FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: GREATEST HITS, 7/10-8/2The Evergreen Players to Present FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: GREATEST HITS, 7/10-8/2
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The Evergreen Players presents 'Forbidden Broadway: Greatest Hits' July 10 through August 2 at Center Stage, 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen, CO, 80439. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 Adults; $20 Students/Seniors (60+)/Students; $15 Youth; $60 Family 4-pack and available online at 5www.evergreenplayers.org or by calling 303-674-4934 or. Group discounts available. (more...)

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