Liza Minnelli News

Date Of Birth:
March 12, 1946 (68)
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Gender:
Female
Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part Two
by Walter McBride - Aug 22, 2014

Film and stage legend and two-time Tony Award winner Lauren Bacall, passed away last week (first reported by TMZ) at the age of 89. The legendary actress suffered a massive stroke and died at home (New York City's famous Dakota Building) according to a family member. BroadwayWorld remembers the legend below. (more...)

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL Comes to The Cape Playhouse, 9/16-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The national tour of the international hit show Menopause The Musical comes to The Cape Playhouse for a one week run this fall, playing September 16-21. Menopause The Musical is a groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived "The Change." (more...)

William Blake's ECHOES OF ETTA Set for 9/4 at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Echoes of Etta, the award-winning Etta James Tribute, continues their Summer/Fall residency on September 4th, 9:30pm at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street). Echoes of Etta was the winner of the 2014 MAC Award for Show of the Year. (more...)

William Blake and Michael Thomas Murray's ECHOES OF ETTA Set for 9/4 at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Echoes of Etta, the award-winning Etta James Tribute, continues their Summer/Fall residency on September 4th, 9:30pm at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street). Echoes of Etta was the winner of the 2014 MAC Award for Show of the Year. (more...)

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL to Return to Detroit, 10/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

GFour Productions, winners of 54 Drama Desk and 44 Tony Awards are proudly bringing the international hit show Menopause The Musical to Detroit's Fisher Theatre for just 4 performances, October 14-16. (more...)

Photo Flash: Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso Perform in Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

On Monday, August 11, Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso took to the Birdland stage for the first time. OK, not exactly. They've been hosting Cast Party in the historic music room every week for eleven years - but this was the swinging duo's first time to be booked in concert! Thanks to their faithful Cast Party following, and the fact that Jim has been booking the Broadway at Birdland concert series for a decade, the room was packed with friends, fans and fellow performers. Caruso and Stritch were joined by Steve Doyle on bass, and jazz vocalist superstar Jane Monheit made a surprise musical cameo. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Liza Minnelli Reacts to Passing of Lauren Bacall: 'She Was One of a Kind'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Bacall's close friend Liza Minnelli has issued the following statement on the passing of the legendary actress. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Open 47th Season with AN AUDIENCE WITH MEOW MEOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Berkeley Rep opens its 47th season this September with An Audience with Meow Meow, a musical play of gargantuan proportions starring international superstar Meow Meow. (more...)

Jennifer Tepper Announces Eight Theaters Explored in THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, Volume 2!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 09, 2014

Volume 2 of writer and musical theater historian Jennifer Tepper's 'THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY: Tales from the World's Most Famous Theaters' series is in the works, and the author just took to Twitter to announce the eight theaters featured in the second installment. Learn all the details in her announcement, plus check out the table of contents below! (more...)

VIDEO: HEDWIG's Spencer Liff Choreographs Broadway Routine on Last Night's SYTYCD
by TV News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' choreographer Spencer Liff was on hand to create a gorgeous routine to 'Maybe This Time', sung by Liza Minnelli. (more...)

Mad Horse Theatre to Present CABARET, 8/14-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Mad Horse Theatre Company, in association with Razer Entertainment, proudly presents the Tony Award winning musical, CABARET. The production, directed and choreographed by Ray Dumont, runs August 14 through August 24 at the Mad Horse Theater, 24 Mosher Street, in South Portland. (more...)

Kitchen Cafe Dallas to Welcome JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY, 9/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Kitchen Cafe Dallas will present the return of Jim Caruso's Cast Party on Thursday and Friday, September 11 & 12 from 7:30 - 10:30pm. Called an "extreme open mic" by ABC-TV, Jim Caruso's Cast Party is a wildly popular event that has been bringing Broadway glitz and urbane wit to the legendary Birdland in NYC every Monday for the past eleven years. The hilarious impromptu evening has also been celebrating local talent in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago, Austin, and on the high seas. Now, for the second time, Caruso and Stritch are bringing the fun to Dallas, their old stomping grounds! Their May booking was a smashing success, packing a record number of audience members into Kitchen Cafe Dallas. (more...)

Liza Minnelli Backs Out of 8/4 Provincetown Concert on Doctor's Orders
by BWW News Desk - Aug 02, 2014

Today, word comes of an additional appearance that has been cancelled, on August 4th in Provincetown, where the star was set to perform with Alan Cumming in a sold-out evening. Instead, Cumming will perform his solo show, accompanied by Emmy Award winning composer/pianist Lance Horne. According to the venue, 'Ms. Minnelli is prohibited from traveling until she regains her health.' (more...)

John Bucchino Set for WBAI-FM's EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Broadway composer John Bucchino will appear on WBAI-FM's 'Everything Old Is New Again' hosted by Dave Kenney on Sunday, August 3rd. The show airs from 9:00 - 11:00PM (EST) on WBAI-FM in New York City. (more...)

Birdland to Present Birdland Big Band, Sean Harkness Duo & More, Week of 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for August 11 - August 17, including The Birdland Big Band, Sean Harkness Duo, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch, Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano, with Special Guest Warren Vache, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alex Ross, Sarah Elizabeth Smith and More in the Regional Premiere of THE BOY FROM OZ at Uptown Players
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Uptown Players closes its 2014 season with the Regional Premiere of the 2003 Tony Award winning musical, The Boy From Oz. This is the first regional theater production announced in the United States since the Broadway production and will run July 25 through August 10, 2014 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Adrienne Warren Joins Bucks County Playhouse's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Beginning Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse is proud to welcome Adrienne Warren to the cast of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN, running August 14 through September 7, 2014. (more...)

Marilyn Maye to Return to The Art House with Billy Stritch, 8/5-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald, star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House three summers ago, and again each year since. She returns to The Art House by popular demand this summer on August 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 at 7:00 PM featuring Billy Stritch on the piano. For tickets please visit The Art House website, or call 1-800-838-3006. (more...)

Rhonda Ross, Daniel Reichard & More Set for Broadway at Birdland in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced the August lineup for Broadway at Birdland, featuring Daniel Reichard, Jim Caruso, Billy Stritch, Rhonda Ross, Stephen Wallem & Cast Party. (more...)

Jaci Davis & The Derrik Lewis Trio to Play Arthur Newman Theater Palm Desert, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Jaci Davis will debut her new show "Liza and Ella and Babs, Oh My!" at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2 PM. She will be joined by The Derrik Lewis Trio and presented by Les Michaels Life Is A Cabaret Sundays In Summer Series. Ms. Davis will showcase iconic songs associated with music legends; Liza Minnelli, Ella Fitzgerald and Barbra Streisand. (more...)

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