Judy Garland News

Date Of Birth:
June 10, 1922
Date Of Death:
June 22, 1969 (47)
Birth Place:
Grand Rapids, MN, USA
Gender:
Female
New 'Over the Rainbow' Dorothy to Release 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' Track, Available 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2010

After the winner of the Andrew Lloyd Webber's reality show, 'Over the Rainbow' is announced on Saturday, May 22, the new Dorothy will record and release a cover of the Judy Garland song of the same title. All proceeds will benefit Prostate UK and The BBC Performing Arts Fund. The cover will be available to download Sunday, May 23 and for purchase on Monday, May 31. (more...)

Liza Minnelli Reveals 'Confessions' Track List!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2010

Liza Minnelli will release her newest album, Confessions, on September 21, 2010 out by Decca. Today, the show biz icon has released her track list! (more...)

The Metropolitan Room Announces Their June Events
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2010

Come join us every Friday and Saturday from 11PM-2AM for our piano lounge. No cover, no minimum! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Janet Krupin is a Resounding Success @ Sterling's
by Don Grigware - May 18, 2010

Janet Krupin, the winner of LA's Next Great Stage Star 2010 performed her first cabaret Rhapsody in New on Saturday May 15 @ Sterling's Upstairs @ Vitello's. (more...)

The RRazz Room At Hotel Nikko Announces This Weeks Shows & Events
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

The RRazz room at Hotel Nikko is San Francisco's premier nightclub, offering the finest in world-class Cabaret, Jazz, Comedy and Popular music entertainment. This intimate and acoustically perfect venue has been the home for past performers such as: Ashford & Simpson, Oleta Adams, Larry Carlton, Bobby Caldwell, Spyro Gyra, Hiroshima, Diane Schuur, Ben Vereen, Martha Reeves, Miki Howard, The Zapp Band, ConFunkShun, Pete Escovedo and Freda Payne. (more...)

Edie Falco and Alison Pill to Star in NAKED ANGELS' This Wide Night, Opens 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2010

Two-time Golden Globe and three-time Emmy Award-winner Edie Falco and Tony nominee Alison Pill will star in the NAKED ANGELS-produced American premiere of This Wide Night, by Blackburn Prize-winning playwright Chloe Moss, directed by Anne Kauffman. Previews begin May 8, 2010 and the play will officially open at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street) on May 16, 2010. This Wide Night will run through June 20, 2010. (more...)

Pegi Jones to Look at the Music of WWII at the Skokie Theatre, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2010

On June 6th, the Skokie Theatre will take a musical journey with the wonderful chanteuse, Pegi Johns, as she touches upon the greatest hits of the World War II era. The show features the music of The Andrew Sisters, Judy Garland, Glenn Miller, Cole Porter, Fats Waller, Richard Rodgers, Frank Loesser and Harold Arlen. Mark Burnell serves as musical director/pianist. With her warm and heartfelt performances, Pegi Johns is a natural performer that takes her audiences on a moving and delightful journey. (more...)

Liza Minnelli Plays 'One Night Only' Concert at St. George Theatre, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2010

Liza Minnelli will perform 'Liza Minnelli In Concert' for one night only on November 20, at the St. George Theatre in Staten Island, the singer has announced on her official website. (more...)

A.C.T. Young Conservatory Presents BEAUTIFUL CHILD 5/14-29
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2010

The A.C.T. Young Conservatory proudly presents the world premiere of Beautiful Child: The Music of Rufus Wainwright, featuring a book written by Craig Slaight, direction by A.C.T. Associate Artist Domenique Lozano, musical direction by Jane Hammett, and choreography by Christine Mattison. The 'disarmingly beautiful' (The New York Times) music of Rufus Wainwright takes center stage as A.C.T.'s Young Conservatory continues its exploration of modern composers in this theatrical tribute to the acclaimed singer-songwriter. (more...)

SOUND OFF: Everyday Rapture
by Pat Cerasaro - May 13, 2010

Today, we are taking a look at multi-Tony-nominated Broadway leading lady Sherie Rene Scott and the original cast recording of her (mostly) one-woman show EVERYDAY RAPTURE, currently on Broadway. In addition to being nominated this season for Best Actress, Ms. Scott is also nominated in the Best Book of A Musical category (along with collaborator Dick Scanlan) for this autobiographical musical tracing her conversion from Mormonism to Mermanism (as in Ethel) and detailing her time spent on Broadway from TOMMY until now. From Sally Simpson to the stage version of herself, Sherie Rene Scott can hold an audience‘s attention like few other performers, evident everywhere on this album. But is that enough? (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 12th, 2010
by Paul W. Thompson - May 12, 2010

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Jeff Awards, 'Yank!,' 'Oh Coward!,' 'Ragtime,' Mayne Stage, Barbra Streisand, more..... (more...)

Danner, Groff Set For Westport Reading Of BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2010

Forty seasons ago, Westport Country Playhouse staged 'Butterflies Are Free' with Blythe Danner as the ingenious girl who falls in love with a blind boy, played by Keir Dullea. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rufus Wainwright Performs At The Gran Teatro del Liceo
by BWW Photo Special - May 11, 2010

Rufus Wainwright performed in concert at the Gran Teatro del Liceo in Barcelona, Spain on May 11, 2010. (more...)

Liza Minnelli Reveals 'Confessions' Cover Art!; Album Out 9/21
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

Today, Liza Minnelli released the official artwork for her upcoming album, Confessions. The disc is due out September 21 by Decca. While additional details about the album have been kept quiet, it promises to be all that Liza fans want, and more. (more...)

The Weekly 411 Announced For The Rrazz Room At Hotel Nikko
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010


Pill & Falco Team up for WIDE NIGHT Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2010

Variety reports today that THE MIRACLE WORKER star Alison Pill will Join stage and screen vet Edie Falco on stage off-Broadway in the Naked Angels' production of THIS WIDE NIGHT, by Chloe Moss. The production will feature direction by Anne Kauffman (Stunning, The Thugs) and is set to open sometime this spring at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Theatre Row. The production will begin previews on May 8 and open May 16. The Naked Angels Theatre Company is currently represented on Broadway with NEXT FALL, co-produced by Elton John and David Furnish. (more...)

The Rrazz Room Announces June 2010 Concerts, Features Leachman, Harrris & More
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2010

The Rrazz Room at Hotel Nikko Announces June 2010 Concerts (more...)

Michael Holmes Brings Judy Garland Show to Acorn Theater 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2010

The spirit of Judy Garland is alive and well and coming to Acorn Theater Thursday, May 13 @ 8:00 PM with the all new 'The Judy Show!' (more...)

SOUND OFF: The Way We Are
by Pat Cerasaro - May 06, 2010

This week, we are taking a look and a listen to one of the foremost interpreters of song - whether originating from the stage, film, the Great American songbook, world music, tailor-made-music and virtually everything else - the legendary Barbra Streisand. Nothing can be said that hasn't been said about Ms. Streisand, she is a star unlike any other, but her recent intimate concert before 120 lucky audience members on September 26 of last year - marking her fortieth anniversary in show business - is perhaps her most arresting concert ever preserved on home video, a feat in itself considering her past pitch-perfect television specials. Let's not focus on the way we were, but more how we are today: in the case of Ms. Streisand, simply irresistible. (more...)

Liza Minnelli To Sing At San Antonio's Majestic Theatre 7/18
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2010

The legendary LIZA MINNELLI will grace the Majestic Theatre stage Sunday, July 18 at 7:30 PM for an evening of sensational American standards. The glamorous and intimate concert will feature some of the greatest songs of all time performed in their purest, most intimate form with Minnelli and her quartet. Billy Stritch will accompany. (more...)

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