Diahann Carroll News

Date Of Birth:
July 17, 1935 (79)
Birth Place:
Bronx, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
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...)

Up On The Marquee: A RAISIN IN THE SUN Installation!
by Walter McBride - Jan 14, 2014

Produced by Scott Rudin, Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington will star as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, opposite film, television and Tony Award-winning stage starDiahann Carroll as Lena Younger, in her first Broadway appearance in over 30 years.The production will be directed by Tony Award-nominee Kenny Leon. Previews begin March 8, 2014, with opening night on April 3, 2014 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), where the original production of A Raisin in the Sun opened 55 years ago. A Raisin in the Sun is a limited engagement, running 14 weeks only through June 15, 2014. The marquee just went up at the Barrymore Theatre and BroadwayWorld was there as it was being installed. Check out photos below! (more...)

The Jost Project to Perform Steel Coffee House in Phoenixville, 1/24; Chris' Jazz Cafe Set for 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 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). On Friday 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. On Friday, January 31 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. they will be at Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom Street in Philadelphia. (more...)

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