Diahann Carroll News

Date Of Birth:
July 17, 1935 (79)
Birth Place:
Bronx, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
Pasadena Playhouse to Honor Diahann Carroll with 2014 Diversity Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse announced today that trailblazing actress Diahann Carroll will be the 2014 Diversity Award Honoree at the 8th Annual Pasadena Playhouse Wells Fargo Theatrical Diversity Project fundraising event on Sunday, September 21, 2014. (more...)

Tina Lifford to Star in Generation W's Benefit Performance of THE CIRCLE at Alhambra, 8/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Generation W will present the Jacksonville premiere and benefit performance of THE CIRCLE. THE CIRCLE is written by and stars nationally known actress, Tina Lifford and directed by Shirley Jo Finney, who has won multiple awards for her special talent and eye for storytelling. Tina Lifford and Generation W are teaming up with The Alhambra Theater and Dining to showcase THE CIRCLE Sunday, August 24th and Monday, August 25th. (more...)

BWW Interviews: It's LESLIE UGGAMS Turn as Momma Rose in GYPSY
by Ryan Kilpatrick - Jun 30, 2014

If anyone was destined for a career in the arts, it was Leslie Uggams. With a father who was a singer and a mother who was a dancer, it was appropriate that Leslie would be a professional by the age of six. She attended school with the composer, Marvin Hamlish and the son of Gypsy Rose Lee and Otto Preminger, Erik Lee Preminger. Ms. Uggams has worked with everyone from Ethel Waters to Kermit the frog. Yet, it is her latest venture that proves there are still many barriers to break for African Americans in the industry. (more...)

Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award Recipients
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles has annually honored exemplary women in the entertainment industry women who lead by example, who are creative, groundbreaking, and who excel at their chosen fields. (more...)

Justin Timberlake & More Set for OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS Star-Studded Line Up; Kicks Off Today
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2014

The acclaimed, Emmy award nominated series 'Oprah's Master Class' featuring an unprecedented first-person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers we love, respect and admire, returns with an all-new season premiering tonight, May 11 (from 10-11 p.m. ET/PT) on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

THE JOST PROJECT Returns to the Philadelphia Museum of Art Today
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

The J?st Project looks forward to returning to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the location where they launched their recording, 'Can't Find My Way Home' (Dot Time Records). As part of the Art After 5 series, the Philly-based band will perform today, May 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The band is made up of internationally renowned vibraphonist Tony Miceli, vocalist/harmonicist Paul Jost, bassist Kevin MacConnell and drummer Charlie Patierno. This event is free with museum admission, $20; seniors $18; youth, 13 to 18, and students with valid ID $14; children 12 and under free. For more information, call (215) 684-7506 or e-mail artafter5@philamuseum.org. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Lillias White, Appearing Soon at 54 Below, Talks Bway Roles, NYC Then and Now, and More
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 29, 2014

The Tony winner talks about her Brooklyn upbringing, her Broadway triumphs and her brand-new cabaret show. (more...)

THE JOST PROJECT Returns to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2014

The J?st Project looks forward to returning to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the location where they launched their recording, "Can't Find My Way Home" (Dot Time Records). As part of the Art After 5 series, the Philly-based band will perform on Friday, May 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The band is made up of internationally renowned vibraphonist Tony Miceli, vocalist/harmonicist Paul Jost, bassist Kevin MacConnell and drummer Charlie Patierno. This event is free with museum admission, $20; seniors $18; youth, 13 to 18, and students with valid ID $14; children 12 and under free. For more information, call (215) 684-7506 or e-mail artafter5@philamuseum.org. (more...)

Justin Timberlake & More Set for OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS Star-Studded Line Up; Watch Preview!
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The acclaimed, Emmy award nominated series 'Oprah's Master Class" featuring an unprecedented first-person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers we love, respect and admire, returns with an all-new season premiering Sunday, May 11 (more...)

The Greene Space to Present INSIDE LOOK With BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, IF/THEN, and More, Beg. 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Inside Look, The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR's special live event series featuring sneak peeks at some of theater's most-anticipated productions, is back this spring with three Broadway premieres and the revival of an American classic. (more...)

The Greene Space Presents INSIDE LOOK With A RAISIN IN THE SUN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Inside Look, The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR's special live event series featuring sneak peeks at some of theater's most-anticipated productions, is back this spring with three Broadway premieres and the revival of an American classic. (more...)

Diahann Carroll & More Set For A RAISIN IN THE SUN Talkback, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Tony Award-winning stage and screen stars Diahann Carroll and Anika Noni Rose join with acclaimed director Kenny Leon for an upcoming talkback all about the forthcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN next month. (more...)

ESSENCE & Tyler Perry to Honor Black Men In Hollywood
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

ESSENCE, the number one media brand aimed at African-American women, today unveiled plans to join forces with award-winning producer, director, actor, writer, and philanthropist Tyler Perry on February 26, 2014 for Black Men in Hollywood (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/8-2/9/2014
by - Feb 09, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 9, 2014 - Sunday, February 9, 2014. (more...)

Breaking News: Diahann Carroll Withdraws from Upcoming Broadway Revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, LaTanya Richardson Jackson Steps in
by BWW News Desk - Feb 09, 2014

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that acclaimed actress Diahann Carroll has withdrawn from the upcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon, and also starring Denzel Washington. LaTanya Richardson Jackson will assume the role of Lena Younger in the production, currently in rehearsals. (more...)

The Jost Project Performs at Chris' Jazz Cafe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Philadelphia-based The Jost Project is performing another concert with music from their CD Can't Find My Way Home (Dot Time Records, based in New York and Europe). Tonight, January 31 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. they will be at Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom Street in Philadelphia. (more...)

The Greene Space to Present INSIDE LOOK With BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, IF/THEN, and More, Beg. 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Inside Look, The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR's special live event series featuring sneak peeks at some of theater's most-anticipated productions, is back this spring with three Broadway premieres and the revival of an American classic. (more...)

The Jost Project Performs Steel Coffee House in Phoenixville Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Philadelphia-based The Jost Project is performing two concerts with music from their CD Can't Find My Way Home (Dot Time Records, based in New York and Europe). Tonight, January 24 at 9 pm they will be at Steel City Coffee House, 203 Bridge Street in Phoenixville with Phyllis Chapell opening for them at the Steel City concert at 8 pm. (more...)

Diahann Carroll & More Set For A RAISIN IN THE SUN Talkback, 2/27
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 23, 2014

Tony Award-winning stage and screen stars Diahann Carroll and Anika Noni Rose join with acclaimed director Kenny Leon for an upcoming talkback all about the forthcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN next month. (more...)

2014 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon Marks Groundbreaking Year for Achievement in Film and Television with Honors to Actor Lupita Nyong'o, Motion Pictures Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ESSENCE today announced plans to spotlight remarkable moments and performers in film and television with its eagerly anticipated 7 th annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, including a special celebration of Black Men in Hollywood: A Year in Film. (more...)

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