Judy Garland News

Date Of Birth:
June 10, 1922
Date Of Death:
June 22, 1969 (47)
Birth Place:
Grand Rapids, MN, USA
Gender:
Female
Lesli Margherita Talks All Hail the Queen
by Don Grigware - May 31, 2010

Actress/singer/dancer Lesli Margherita is a super talented artist. She's been in The Grave White Way, Beehive, Zorba for Reprise!, among many other shows. And...she's already won an Olivier Award (Great Britain's Tony) for Featured Actress in a Musical - unusual for an American artist - and is currently finishing up her run in the controversial world premiere of Michael LaChiusa's See What I Wanna See on Sunday May 30 at the Blank Theatre. On Tuesday June 8 she will perform her acclaimed one-woman show All Hail the Queen once more for one night only at Level 3 in Hollywood. We talked about her theatrical successes here and abroad. (more...)

New 'Over the Rainbow' Dorothy to Release Track, Available for Purchase 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 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...)

EVERYDAY RAPTURE's Sherie Rene Scott Visits WCBS 2 News 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2010

This weekend, Everyday Rapture's Sherie Rene Scott, will appear on WCBS 2 News on Sunday, May 30th between 8:30AM-9AM on channel 2. (more...)

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

'You've Got Hate Mail' to Play Brookdale PAC, 5/28 & 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2010

Billy Van Zandt & Jane Milmore ('Silent Laughter,' 'Love, Sex, and the I.R.S.,' 'A Night at the Nutcracker') will appear at the Brookdale Performing Arts Center, Lincroft, NJ, on May 28 & 29 in their e-mail comedy 'You've Got Hate Mail.'Billy Van Zandt & Jane Milmore ('Silent Laughter,' 'Love, Sex, and the I.R.S.,' 'A Night at the Nutcracker') will appear at the Brookdale Performing Arts Center, Lincroft, NJ, on May 28 & 29 in their e-mail comedy 'You've Got Hate Mail. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rich Little at Magic Castle
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2010

In the now popular tradition of the Legend Series at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, friends, colleagues and fans such as Richard Chamberlain, Tippi Hedren, Jon Voight and more gathered on Sunday, May 23rd for a evening with Rich Little and his Art. Little is best known as the master mimic of over 200 voices, however in addition to his spot on impersonations of legends such as Jack Benny, George Burns, John Wayne, Humphrey Bogart and five presidents (Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Sr, and Clinton), the two-day engagement in the Palace of Mystery Theatre at the Magic Castle also featured Mr. Little's artwork both onstage and in The Castle's Inner Circle. Sunday's night's engagement featured a tribute to the Legendary Ladies by British Sensation, Toni Morrell, prior to Rich Little's tribute in his art to the Legendary Men and their voices. BroadwayWorld brings you full coverage below. (more...)

'You've Got Hate Mail' to Play Brookdale PAC, 5/28 & 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2010

Billy Van Zandt & Jane Milmore ('Silent Laughter,' 'Love, Sex, and the I.R.S.,' 'A Night at the Nutcracker') will appear at the Brookdale Performing Arts Center, Lincroft, NJ, on May 28 & 29 in their e-mail comedy 'You've Got Hate Mail.'Billy Van Zandt & Jane Milmore ('Silent Laughter,' 'Love, Sex, and the I.R.S.,' 'A Night at the Nutcracker') will appear at the Brookdale Performing Arts Center, Lincroft, NJ, on May 28 & 29 in their e-mail comedy 'You've Got Hate Mail. (more...)

EVERYDAY RAPTURE's Sherie Rene Scott Visits WCBS 2 News 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2010

This weekend, Everyday Rapture's Sherie Rene Scott, will appear on WCBS 2 News on Sunday, May 30th between 8:30AM-9AM on channel 2. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Liza Guests on The Joy Behar Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2010

The legendary Liza Minnelli appeared on The Joy Behar Show on Wednesday, May 26. Among the topics Joy and Liza discussed Liza's cameo in Sex and the City 2, The Liza Collection - Liza's new apparel and jewelry collection for HSN, and Liza's upcoming tour which begins June 5 in St. Louis. The Joy Behar Show airs at 9:00PM (EST) on HLN. Check out clips from her segment below! (more...)

Tim Rice to Re-Team with Lloyd Webber on OZ?
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2010

Whatsonstage.com is reporting that famed lyricist Tim Rice may be revisiting an old partnership with Andrew Lloyd Webber for the upcoming West End production of The Wizard of Oz. The production found its Dorothy last week via the BBC talent show Over The Rainbow, casting Danielle Hope in the role that Judy Garland has made famous. (more...)

Minnelli to Appear on 'The Joy Behar Show,' 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2010

The legendary Liza Minnelli will appear on The Joy Behar Show on Wednesday, May 26. Among the topics Joy and Liza will be discussing are Liza's cameo in Sex and the City 2, The Liza Collection, Liza's new apparel and jewelry collection for HSN and Liza's upcoming tour which begins June 5 in St. Louis. The Joy Behar Show airs at 9:00PM (EST) on HLN. (more...)

Sweet and Hot: The Songs of Harold Arlen Plays No Exit Café, Opens 6/20
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2010

Sweet and Hot: The Songs of Harold Arlen, a musical revue of some of the 20th century's most popular tunes, is the next production of Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre in association with Michael James. (more...)

SING! SING!! SING! Salute to MGM Musicals Held At The Triad 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2010

New York City's popular Upper West Side institution - SING! SING! SING! - tips the hat to the fabulous musicals of MGM at its next sing-in, I Like New York in June - How About You? on Wednesday, June 23 at 7 p.m. at The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MIXED NUTS from 3Ps Productions at Backstage at the Barn
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 25, 2010

Johnny Peppers, the affable 'Every Man' of Nashville theatre, makes his directorial debut with Mixed Nuts, the latest from 3Ps Productions now onstage at Chaffin's Backstage at the Barn. Peppers, who might best be described as the most likable man in Nashville theatre circles - and certainly among the hardest working people onstage anywhere - shows that he is a competent, details-oriented, director whose strongest suit might possibly be his casting skills. (more...)

The RRazz Room Announces June 2010 Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 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. Host-escorted seating assigned on a first come, first serve basis. (more...)

Pegi Johns Performs One-Woman WWII Cabaret at Skokie Theatre, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2010

Come to Skokie Theatre this June 6th, 2010 at 7pm to take a musical journey with 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. (more...)

The RRazz room at Hotel Nikko Announces Upcoming Shows And Events
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 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...)

Minnelli to Appear on 'The Joy Behar Show,' 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2010

The legendary Liza Minnelli will appear on The Joy Behar Show on Wednesday, May 26. Among the topics Joy and Liza will be discussing are Liza's cameo in Sex and the City 2, The Liza Collection, Liza's new apparel and jewelry collection for HSN and Liza's upcoming tour which begins June 5 in St. Louis. The Joy Behar Show airs at 9:00PM (EST) on HLN. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of Rip Taylor's IT AIN'T ALL CONFETTI at El Portal
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

It was an impressive crowd that gathered for the opening night of Rip Taylor's 'It Ain't All Confetti' at the El Portal Theatre on Friday May 21st, including Kathy Griffin, Julie Newmar, Rich Little, Kate Linder, Romi Dames, Bruce Vilanch, Joanne Worley, Susan Olsen, Tania Gunadi, Gary Collins, Mary Ann Mobley, Margaret O'Brien, Earl Holliman, Ruta Lee, Dick Van Patten, Nancy Dussault, Judy Tenuta, Dee Wallace, Anne Jeffreys, Alex Trebeck and many more. (more...)

New 'Over the Rainbow' Dorothy to Release 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' Track, Available 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 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...)

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