Judy Garland News

Date of Birth: June 10, 1922
Date of Death: June 22, 1969 (47)
Birth Place: Grand Rapids, MN, USA
Gender: Female
OUT AND PROUD at Davenport's to Benefit The Center OrlandoOUT AND PROUD at Davenport's to Benefit The Center Orlando
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Called 'a cabaret diva' by TimeOut Chicago, acclaimed vocalist Melissa Young's takes audiences on a tour of the gay rights movement through song and comedy in Out And Proud! A Rainbow Celebration. This special one night only benefit for The Center Orlando, musical celebration takes place at Davenport's, 1383 N Milwaukee, Chicago, Thursday , July 28th Showtime at 8pm. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 6/21/2016 - 6/28/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 6/21/2016 - 6/28/2016
by - Jun 28, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 6/21/2016 - 6/28/2016. (more...)

CAC Studios Creates Immersive, Episodic, Musical Experience THE CLIFTON'S CANTEENCAC Studios Creates Immersive, Episodic, Musical Experience THE CLIFTON'S CANTEEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Creating Arts Studios is proud to present The Clifton's Canteen - A Tribute to the 1940s USO Shows, this show is the first in a series and is an all new style of immersive theatrical cabaret where the audience and cast become one to tell the story in different stages at the venue. This exclusive event runs only two days only July 2nd and July 3rd, 2016 from 8PM - 10PM at Clifton's Cafeteria, 648 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 6/24/2016 - BRIGHT STAR and THE KING AND I Close and More!Broadway AM Report, 6/24/2016 - BRIGHT STAR and THE KING AND I Close and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 24, 2016

This weekend's big news: Goodspeed's starry new take on BYE BYE BIRDIE begins tonight, plus it's your last chance to see Broadway's BRIGHT STAR and THE KING AND I before they close Sunday! (more...)

BWW TV: Lorna Luft Performs Moving 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' in Tribute to Orlando, Stonewall, and the Late, Great Judy GarlandBWW TV: Lorna Luft Performs Moving 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' in Tribute to Orlando, Stonewall, and the Late, Great Judy Garland
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 23, 2016

It's been 77 years since Judy Garland made Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg's 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' forever famous. Just last night, her daughter, Lorna Luft, brought the beloved song back to life (something she has never done before now) at Feinstein's/54 Below, in a moving tribute to Stonewall, Orlando, and of course, her late mother. Check out the entire, emotional performance below! (more...)

Tori Scott to Return to Joe's Pub with MAKING AMERICA GAY AGAIN!Tori Scott to Return to Joe's Pub with MAKING AMERICA GAY AGAIN!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Hailed as one of Time Out New York's Top 10 Cabaret Artists (2013), belter and bad decision maker Tori Scott returns to Joe's Pub at The Public just in time for Gay Pride with her solo show, MAKING AMERICA GAY AGAIN! -- a shameless journey that celebrates stiff drinks, bad decisions and the gays that enable her -- on June 25th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lorna Luft Celebrates Pride Week at Feinstein's/54 Below!Photo Coverage: Lorna Luft Celebrates Pride Week at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Walter McBride - Jun 22, 2016

After several sold-out Feinstein's/54 Below engagements, Lorna Luft returns with a brand new show to celebrate Pride Week in NYC! The evening will be a celebration of what it means to be proud. Join Lorna Luft as she sings, tells stories, and focuses on the history behind New York City Pride and what it means to her while also dedicating her show to everyone who has pride in themselves. This is a show for all ages, shapes, and sizes and is a true celebration of who we all are, Lorna- style! (more...)

BWW Interview: Paul Sand on Getting KURT WEILL On the Boards & Working Actors Off the StreetsBWW Interview: Paul Sand on Getting KURT WEILL On the Boards & Working Actors Off the Streets
by Gil Kaan - Jun 22, 2016

Tony Award-winning actor Paul Sand took time out of his Sunday afternoon off to talk with BWW. He is currently putting on his third-ish re-incarnation of KURT WEILL AT THE CUTTLEFISH HOTEL at the Miles Memorial Playhouse. Inspiration for CUTTLEFISH initially hit Paul as he was walking on the Santa Monica Pier. 'Wouldn't Kurt Weill's nasty songs about murder and revenge and broken hearts be terrific down here?' (more...)

BWW Interview: Rachel Womble of THE WIZARD OF OZ to Take the Fox Theatre by StormBWW Interview: Rachel Womble of THE WIZARD OF OZ to Take the Fox Theatre by Storm
by Kiley Gipson - Jun 21, 2016

BWW Interviews: Rachel Womble of THE WIZARD OF OZ to Take the Fox Theatre by Storm (more...)

Lorna Luft to Return for IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS 2016 National TourLorna Luft to Return for IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS 2016 National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, have announced today that Lorna Luft will reprise her role as Martha Watson in the upcoming National Tour. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson, Vanessa Williams and More Bring Summer Gigs to ProvincetownCheyenne Jackson, Vanessa Williams and More Bring Summer Gigs to Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Provincetown's Art House brings some of its heavy hitters out early to kick-off its summer season with a bang. (more...)

Celebration Theatre Extends THE BOY FROM OZCelebration Theatre Extends THE BOY FROM OZ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Celebration Theatre at the Lex and Bruce W. Zisterer in association with Nicholas Caprio, Michael C. Kricfalusi, Todd Milliner and Jack Morrissey presents, under the artistic direction of Michael Matthews & Michael A. Shepperd, and thrilled to announce that their critically-acclaimed (LA Times Critic's Choice) Smash-Hit, West Coast premiere of THE BOY FROM OZ, music and lyrics by Peter Allen, book by Martin Sherman, original book by Nick Enright, choreography by Janet Roston, musical direction by Bryan Blaskie, produced by Andrew Carlberg and directed by Celebration Theatre co-artistic director Michael A. Shepperd is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, JULY 31 at the Celebration Theatre's new home, Celebration at the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Arlene Phillips Helms New British Rock Musical 27 at Cockpit TheatreArlene Phillips Helms New British Rock Musical 27 at Cockpit Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 20, 2016

Director/choreographer Arlene Phillips is to helm the world premiere of new British rock musical, written and co-directed by Sam Cassidy. The show runs 8 September-22 October at London's Cockpit Theatre, with press night on 12 September. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 20-26, Featuring Alexandra Silber, Laura Osnes, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 20-26, Featuring Alexandra Silber, Laura Osnes, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jun 19, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Al(exandra) Silber's Casual Monday, The Broadway Princess Party feat. Laura Osnes, Barbara Cook, Lorna Luft Celebrates Pride Week, and Anything But Love the Musical in Concert. (more...)

Judy Garland Talk & Concert Set for Northeast Harbor Library, 6/29Judy Garland Talk & Concert Set for Northeast Harbor Library, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Award-winning music producer, critic and translator Lawrence Schulman will give a talk on Judy Garland, entitled 'Moments of Magic,' at the Northeast Harbor Library (Maine) on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 5 P.M. Admission is free. The one-and-a-quarter hour talk will examine Judy Garland's life and career, and feature nine audio-video clips, to be followed by a question and answer. Schulman will endeavor to answer the question: 'If I had just one hour to convince you of Judy Garland's place in classic American popular music, what film and television performances would I choose?' The talk will be followed by a mini-concert of songs Garland sang by famed jazz vocalist Diane Linscott and the equally renowned pianist Scott Cleveland. (more...)

The Friday 5: JUDY's Linda Sue Runyeon & Chase MillerThe Friday 5: JUDY's Linda Sue Runyeon & Chase Miller
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 17, 2016

Dickson's Gaslight Dinner Theatre continues its 16th Anniversary Season and 75th show with  JUDY! A Musical Tribute, which opened yesterday. JUDY! A Musical Tribute is a two-act revue that includes performances of famous Garland tunes. Compiled and created by stage veterans Linda Sue Simmons Runyeon and Joe Grizzel, this cabaret revue is a musical collection of songs, video and documentary, taking the audience "down memory lane" about the life of America's sweet heart, Judy Garland. (more...)

UPDATE: Lady Gaga 'On Board' for Bradley Cooper's A STAR IS BORN RemakeUPDATE: Lady Gaga 'On Board' for Bradley Cooper's A STAR IS BORN Remake
by Movies News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Now, Variety reports that the Grammy winner is 'on board' with the project and that negotiations are currently underway. (more...)

Lady Gaga in Talks to Join Bradley Cooper in A STAR IS BORN RemakeLady Gaga in Talks to Join Bradley Cooper in A STAR IS BORN Remake
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

With Beyonce officially no longer attached, Warner Bros. is once more on the hunt for the female lead in its long-gestating remake of A STAR IS BORN. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ to Run 7/14-24 at Rivertown TheatersTHE WIZARD OF OZ to Run 7/14-24 at Rivertown Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

As the final production for the 2015 - 2016 season, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts will present one of the most beloved musical tales from film, "The Wizard of Oz"  performed live by adults and children on the Main Stage July 14 - 24. (more...)

KURT WEILL AT THE CUTTLEFISH HOTEL Set for Miles Memorial PlayhouseKURT WEILL AT THE CUTTLEFISH HOTEL Set for Miles Memorial Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Tony Award-winning actor-singer-director Paul Sand will remount his hit show, "Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel," in July in Santa Monica - which will also launch his newly formed Santa Monica Public Theatre. (more...)

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