Elizabeth Taylor News

Date Of Birth:
February 27, 1932 (82)
Birth Place:
London, Hampstead, ENGLAND
Gender:
Female
WICKED's Gregory Maguire and Stephen Schwartz Set for 'A WICKED COOL EVENING' at the Bushnell, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2014

MARK MY WORDS 2014: A WICKED COOL EVENING, on Tuesday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m., is a once-in-a-lifetime event - a conversation between the creators of the book and Broadway smash Wicked. Gregory Maguire wrote the original novel Wicked - The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. Stephen Schwartz, legendary composer and lyricist of Pippin and Godspell, adapted Maguire's twisted take on L. Frank Baum's universe into one of the most successful musicals in history. Moderated by Connecticut theater legend Frank Rizzo, this is a unique opportunity to hear these creators talk about writing, music, theatre and, of course, the Wonderful World of Oz. (more...)

Rainbow Room Opens Once Again For Dinner, Dancing, and Brunch
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Rainbow Room, New York City's historic landmark and iconic restaurant atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Rockefeller Center, will open to the public on October 5, 2014, serving its first Sunday brunch. Rainbow Room's first dinner service will take place on Monday, October 6, 2014. (more...)

Audiences Tweet Positive Reviews for Lindsay Lohan on Night Two of SPEED-THE-PLOW
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Rhe 'Mean Girls' star seems to have redeemed herself on night two according to tweets from audience members. (more...)

Nancy Redman Adds Second United Solo Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Actress/writer/comedian NANCY REDMAN joins forces with director AUSTIN PENDLETON for their third collaboration on the United Solo Theatre Festival: 'The Doctor Is Not In,' a sci-fi comedy exploring the hypocrisy of Hippocrates. The premiere Saturday, October 25 at 9 PM has sold out, and the Festival announces an added performance Saturday, November 15 at 2 PM. Performances at Theater Row, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Broadway's David Burnham and Valerie Perri Headline Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

Continuing its 8 year reign as the most critically acclaimed, award-winning supper club of its kind in the greater Los Angeles area dedicated to presenting the best of Broadway Performers and Nightclub Artists in concert, Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal welcomes Broadway's David Burnham and Valerie Perri in their co-headlining concert debut of Together Again for the First Time, an evening of non-stop Broadway showstoppers with Musical Direction by Mark Vogel at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood Sunday, September 21, 2014. (more...)

IMF's 2014 Comedy Celebration to Present CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY With Ray Romano and More, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The International Myeloma Foundation's 8th Annual Comedy Celebration will present the smash hit stage show Celebrity Autobiography on Saturday, November 8 at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre. Created and developed by Emmy award nominated writer-performer Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel, Celebrity Autobiography features outrageous celebrity memoirs acted out hilariously on stage by an all-star cast. Celebrity Autobiography has been one of the most critically-acclaimed and popular productions ever Off-Broadway, and has won a 2009 Drama Desk Award and a 2010 Bistro Award. (more...)

Alan Safier to Star in SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE at Queens Theatre, 9/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Queens Theatre will present the Tony-nominated play Say Goodnight Gracie, starring Alan Safier as George Burns, written by Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and directed by Michael White. The show will be at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park) on Saturday, September 27 at 2pm & 8pm and on Sunday, September 28 at 3pm. Join Rupert Holmes, Alan Safier, and Moderator WABC's Sandy Kenyon for a lively talk-back after the 3pm performance on Sunday, September 28. (more...)

Lindsay Lohan Calls SPEED THE PLOW Process 'Terrifying'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Screen actress Lindsay Lohan recently sat down with Gaby Wood, of The Telegraph to talk about her upcoming stage debut in the West End production of SPEED THE PLOW. (more...)

Roger Bart, Lainie Kazan, Steven Weber and More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at El Portal Theatre, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Actors & Others for Animals presents a unique theater experience, CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY, featuring Roger Bart, Mindy Cohn, Florence Henderson, Lainie Kazan, Laraine Newman, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Steven Weber, Fred Willard and A&O President, JoAnne Worley, on Monday, October 13, 2014 at the El Portal Theatre. (more...)

Shirley MacLaine's IF THEY YOU COULD SEE ME NOW to Tour Australia, December 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 07, 2014

Producers John Frost and Phil Bathols today announced that actor, dancer, director, author, activist and legend Shirley MacLaine will tour Australia and New Zealand in December in her show If They Could See Me Now - Shirley MacLaine. (more...)

James Franco Shoots New Drama ZEROVILLE at Venice Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

James Franco is known as 'the hardest working man in Hollywood' for a reason; he never stops moving. This Friday, Franco creatively used the Venice Film Festival as a set for his most recent project, a film called 'Zeroville' based on Steve Erickson's novel. (more...)

James Franco Shaves His Head for Upcoming Role in Dark Drama ZEROVILLE
by Movies News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Actor and director James Franco, who recently made his Broadway debut in the iconic play 'Of Mice and Men,' took to Instagram to share his freshly shorn head. The new look is for his role in the upcoming dark drama ZEROVILLE. (more...)

Lindsay Lohan Reveals SPEED THE PLOW is 'Completely Out of My Comfort Zone'
by TV News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Film star Lindsay Lohan opened up about making her West End theater debut later this month in David Mamet's SPEED THE PLOW. (more...)

Tim Bagley Replaces Roger Bart in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at Feinstein's at the Nikko This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Due to a scheduling conflict, Roger Bart will no longer be performing in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at Feinstein's at the Nikko on September 20 & 21. Acclaimed character actor, Tim Bagley ("Will and Grace," "Monk," "Knocked Up," "Web Therapy"), will be joining the cast. (more...)

Louise Lasser to Direct On The Wind Productions' CHINESE COFFEE Revival; Performances Begin 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

On The Wind Productions will present a revival of CHINESE COFFEE by Ira Lewis. The production will be directed by Emmy nominee Louise Lasser (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman; Girls; Bananas on Broadway) starring Obie Award winner Austin Pendleton (My Cousin Vinny, The Diary of Anne Frank on Broadway) and Sean Walsh. Previews begin September 24 with opening slated for September 28 at the Roy Arias Stage II Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rex Smith Brings CONFESSIONS OF A TEEN IDOL to 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Last night, August 26, for one night only, Rex Smith brought his one-man show, 'Confessions of a Teen Idol' to 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club. Among the friends on hand to cheer Smith on were Oscar and Tony Award winner Kevin Kline (Smith's co-star in The Pirates of Penzance), Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers (Smith's co-star in Grease!), and CNBC commentator Stephen Weiss. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rex Smith Previews CONFESSIONS OF A TEEN IDOL at 54 Below
by Walter McBride - Aug 26, 2014

So how did a crazy Teen Idol rocker end up a respected entertainer on television and Broadway? Every song has a story. Like a rock and roll Mark Twain, Rex Smith takes you on a wild and fascinating, sometimes dramatic, yet very hilarious, musical story-telling journey at 54 Below (August 26). (more...)

All of the 66th Emmy Award Winners! Full Results!
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 26, 2014

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast will air live coast-to-coast live tonight at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on NBC from the NOKIA Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Over the last week, BroadwayWorld has been bringing you special Emmy coverage with profiles of Emmy-nominated theatre stars and plays adapted into Emmy-nominated TV movies. Check out all of BWW's Emmy Coverage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alec Baldwin, Christie Brinkley, Tony Danza and More at CELEB AUTOBIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The annual 'CELEB AUTOBIOGRAPHY' was held at the Guild Hall of East Hampton on Friday, August 22nd. Headliners included Tony Danza, Christie Brinkley, Alec Baldwin, Ralph Macchio, Jerry O'Connell, and you can check out a photo of the stars below! (more...)

The Academy Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of 'Young Frankenstein' With Mel Brooks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a 40th anniversary screening of 'Young Frankenstein' with special guests Mel Brooks, Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr and executive producer Michael Gruskoff on Tuesday, September 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Film historian Leonard Maltin will introduce the comedy classic and host a live onstage discussion with Brooks, Leachman, Garr and Gruskoff. (more...)

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