Carol Channing News

Date of Birth: January 31, 1921 (95)
Birth Place: Seattle, WA, USA
Gender: Female
Ten Chimneys Foundation to Welcome Olympia Dukakis This MarchTen Chimneys Foundation to Welcome Olympia Dukakis This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

In collaboration with American Players Theatre, Ten Chimneys Foundation will present A Conversation with Olympia Dukakis. On Thursday, March 24th at 7pm, Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis will take the stage at American Players Theatre's Touchstone Theatre. She will share anecdotes about her remarkable life and career, and will answer questions from the audience - a rare and intimate opportunity. (more...)

Theatre Week Menu, Sam Fazio Valentine's Day Event Coming Up at Palmer HouseTheatre Week Menu, Sam Fazio Valentine's Day Event Coming Up at Palmer House
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

The Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, is proud to announce that it will be hosting HiBall Events' Valentine's 2016 dinner & show for the second year, Saturday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the legendary Empire Room within the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Rainbow Drunk Dials Carol Channing!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Rainbow Drunk Dials Carol Channing!
by Randy Rainbow - Feb 8, 2016

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy drunk dials his best pal Carol Channing to chat about all of the latest Broadway gossip. Check out the latest episode below! (more...)

Carol Channing Recalls She 'Had no Idea' Performing at the Super Bowl Would be SignificantCarol Channing Recalls She 'Had no Idea' Performing at the Super Bowl Would be Significant
by Sally Henry - Feb 6, 2016

Here's a piece of trivia that unites both sports and Broadway fans: Who was the first celebrity performer chosen for the Super Bowl halftime show? The answer is Broadway legend Carol Channing. (more...)

VIDEO: Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner Reunion, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Montage, and More Extras You Missed on Facebook This WeekVIDEO: Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner Reunion, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Montage, and More Extras You Missed on Facebook This Week
by Sally Henry - Feb 5, 2016

Now that the week has come to an end, it's your turn to take a leaf out of Thomas Jefferson's book and say, 'So what'd I miss?' (more...)

BWW Review: Scottsdale Musical Theater's HELLO DOLLY! Is Glowin', Crowin', and Goin' StrongBWW Review: Scottsdale Musical Theater's HELLO DOLLY! Is Glowin', Crowin', and Goin' Strong
by Herbert Paine - Feb 5, 2016

Who doesn't love Dolly Levi? Why wouldn't anybody after Brandi Bigley's energetic portrayal of the overzealous matchmaker in Scottsdale Musical Theater Company's production of HELLO DOLLY!, directed by David Hock. (more...)

bergenPAC to Welcome Pink Martini, 3/15bergenPAC to Welcome Pink Martini, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

?†Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood,†New Jersey presents: A Spring Fling with Pink Martini - Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at†www.ticketmaster.com†or Box Office at†201.227.1030.† (more...)

Christine Andreas, Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett Among 31st Annual BISTRO AWARD WinnersChristine Andreas, Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett Among 31st Annual BISTRO AWARD Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Legendary jazz singer and lyricist Jon Hendricks, dubbed 'The Poet Laureate of Jazz,' celebrated jazz vocalist and actress Annie Ross, and acclaimed jazz singer Janis Siegel are among the artists who will be honored at the 31st Annual Bistro Awards gala on Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 pm at the Gotham Comedy Club, 208 W. 23rd St. As is the Bistro Awards tradition, the evening will feature performances by the winners; for the full list, see below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/1/2016 - Vosk at Joe's, SHUFFLE Box Office & More!WAKE UP with BWW 2/1/2016 - Vosk at Joe's, SHUFFLE Box Office & More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 1, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: FIDDLER's Jessica Vosk heads to Joe's Pub and tickets go on sale for SHUFFLE ALONG! (more...)

BWW TV: Carol Channing Thanks Fans for Birthday Love!BWW TV: Carol Channing Thanks Fans for Birthday Love!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 1, 2016

Larger than life star, Carol Channing celebrated her 95th birthday yesterday. With three Tony Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Golden Globe Award, plus an Oscar nomination, Carol is especially beloved and revered in the Broadway community. Below watch as she thanks fans for all of the birthday love! (more...)

BWW Interview: Phil Geoffrey Bond Producer of SIMPLY STREISAND at NJPAC on 2/6BWW Interview: Phil Geoffrey Bond Producer of SIMPLY STREISAND at NJPAC on 2/6
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 1, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Phil Geoffrey Bond, Producer of 'Simply Streisand' at NJPAC on 2/6. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/30-1/31/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/30-1/31/2016
by - Jan 31, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 31, 2016 - Sunday, January 31, 2016. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Readers Wish Carol Channing a Happy BirthdayBroadwayWorld Readers Wish Carol Channing a Happy Birthday
by Sally Henry - Jan 31, 2016

The Broadway community celebrates the career of the larger than life star, Carol Channing today on the occasion of her 95th birthday. In honor of this, we asked our readers to chime in and give her their well-wishes on Facebook. (more...)

Bette Midler Led HELLO, DOLLY! Update - Auditions Set, Find Out What's Cast and What They're SeekingBette Midler Led HELLO, DOLLY! Update - Auditions Set, Find Out What's Cast and What They're Seeking
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2016

There's a new Dolly coming to town and today we've got the scoop on auditions to star alongside the legend via an Equity Casting Notice, available here.† (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/31/16- Carol ChanningSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/31/16- Carol Channing
by Stage Tube - Jan 31, 2016

Happy Birthday Carol Channing! She is the recipient of three Tony Awards (including one for lifetime achievement), a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination. Channing is best remembered for originating, on Broadway, the musical-comedy roles of bombshell Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and matchmaking widow Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello, Dolly! She also appeared in two New York revivals of Hello, Dolly!, and toured with it extensively throughout the United States. Channing also appeared in a number of movies, The First Traveling Sales Lady (1956) with Ginger Rogers, the cult film Skidoo and Thoroughly Modern Millie, opposite Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore. (more...)

VIDEO: Hello, Carol! A Tribute to Carol Channing in Honor of Her 95th BirthdayVIDEO: Hello, Carol! A Tribute to Carol Channing in Honor of Her 95th Birthday
by Sally Henry - Jan 31, 2016

Happy 95th birthday to legendary star of the stage and screen, Carol Channing! With three Tony Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Golden Globe Award, plus an Oscar nomination, Carol is especially beloved and revered in the Broadway community. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz, Eden Espinosa, and Laura Bell Bundy Join Carol Channing Tribute in Palm DesertLucie Arnaz, Eden Espinosa, and Laura Bell Bundy Join Carol Channing Tribute in Palm Desert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2016

BroadwayWorld previously reported that some of Broadway's biggest stars are coming out to celebrate international stage and screen superstar Carol Channing, who turns 95 today, in a one-night-only tribute concert produced by the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, California on Saturday, March 5, at 8 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Utah Rep's All-Star Production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSICBWW Interviews: Utah Rep's All-Star Production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by Megan Gutierrez - Jan 27, 2016

Utah Repertory Theater Company brings A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - Stephen Sondheim's unabashedly romantic musical drama. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/19/2016 - 1/26/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 1/19/2016 - 1/26/2016
by - Jan 26, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/19/2016 - 1/26/2016. (more...)

BWW Review: HELLO, DOLLY! Delights at the Candlelight Dinner PlayhouseBWW Review: HELLO, DOLLY! Delights at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
by Felicia Tassone - Jan 25, 2016

There are a few shows that one can say the title of, and even a random person off the street who knows nothing about theatre would say 'I have heard of that.' Hello, Dolly! is one of those shows. (more...)

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