Carnie, daughter of Brian Wilson, one of the original Beach Boys, and sister of Wendy Wilson, is also known for her television work and recently for creating gourmet desserts for Vitello's Ristorante in Studio City. Carnie is married to music producer Rob Bonfiglio and has two young daughters, Lola 9 and Luci 5. She recently sat down with me to chat about the upcoming concert and various aspects of her career. (more...)
Bistro and MAC Award winning popular cabaret artist and comedienne Georga Osborne returns to the stage after a 10-year hiatus in a brand new one-woman show, 'back' at Don't Tell Mama, September 19-October 10. Featuring an eclectic mix of music from Aretha to Winwood and Ahrens & Flaherty to Rodgers & Hammerstein, 'back' is about being back on the cabaret stage, looking back, realizing we can't go back, and 'Oh! My back!' (more...)
America's beloved sibling entertainers will bring holiday cheer to the National Theatre in Washington this year. Tickets for Donny & Marie: Christmas at the National, playing the National for one week only beginning December 2, go on sale Monday, August 11. (more...)
The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Our biggest musical theaters check in: Broadway In Chicago, the Marriott, the Drury Lane, the Paramount and Munster's TATC, plus Victory Gardens' special events, BoHo's 2015 season, 'The Book Of Merman' and new works from Jane Austen and the Everleigh Club! (more...)
The 12th annual Broadway Stands Up for Freedom benefit concert was a bona fide smash. A cast of Broadway's finest - including Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Condola Rashad, and Robin de Jesus took the stage at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, July 21, 2014 to celebrate the work of the New York Civil Liberties Union. (more...)
With 'The Life and Career of Daniel Radcliffe' in final edit, fan book series author Randy Jernigan has wasted no time in moving on to the next super-star to be brought to life in the seriesthe one and only Ellen Degeneres.
'I've always been an admirer of Ellen's worknot just as a talk show host and comedian, but as a person too,' says Jernigan of his new subject. 'Ellen does a lot of wonderful things for peopleon the show as well as in her personal life that most people never hear about. She's an inspiration to a lot of people out there and I'm excited to be including her in this fan book series.'
Known as the dancing comedian, Ellen Degeneres has become a beloved television icon and entertainment pioneer. Ellen's distinctive comic voice resonates with audiences from her stand-up comedy routines, television and film, and even in the literary world.
This book is expected to chronicle Ellen's early childhood years, little known details of her private life, as well as her long career as a comedian and television host and more.
Randy Jernigan is well known for his 'concise and biting interview style' and has a reputation for getting to the meat of the story. He has worked as a freelance entertainment journalist for more than 22 years, covering the private lives and careers of such celebrities as Marie Osmond, Britney Spears, and Tom Cruise, to name a few. He is the author of the 2014 release 'The Road to Happiness' through Creative Partners Gift Books.
'The Life and Career of Ellen Degeneres' is expected to hit stores this year. (more...)
The Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre (CVRep) will follow up LOVE, LAUGHTER AND LUNACY, which stars Broadway Veterans Alix Korey, Janene Lovullo and Sal Mistretta and runs June 27-29, with two more exciting cabaret offerings - BUBBLEGUM's ANONYMOUS - CHEW ON THIS!, a tribute to the music of the 50's, 60's and 70's starring Gilbert Rixxo, July 18-20, and HE LOVES AND SHE LOVES, starring Erica and Brent Schindele, August 9 and 10. (more...)
CBS's Daytime Emmy Award-nominated talk show THE TALK will salute “The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards” with a special show dedicated to daytime television's biggest night, Monday, June 23, 2014 (more...)
Sterling's Upstairs - housed at popular LA hot spot The Federal in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District - has not only been described by the Los Angeles Times as "LA's cabaret destination;" but was just cited by LA Weekly as one of Los Angeles's top five supper clubs, With an arsenal of similar accolades from LA based media, Sterling's Upstairs celebrates its eight-year anniversary this month with Broadway performers Maura Hanlon Smith (June 9), Sandy Bainum (June 22) and Bernard Dotson (June 29-June 30). Kritzerland Records' Nobody Does it Better... The songs of Dorothy Fields kicked off the month-long celebration on June 1st featuring Tara Browne, Cynthia Ferrer, Zachary Ford, Kim Huber, Jenna Lea Rosen, Sami Staitman, Sarah Staitman, Robert Yacko and Special Guest... Broadway's Kerry O'Malley. (more...)
America's beloved sibling entertainers will bring holiday cheer to Toronto this year with the show opening on December 9 for a two-week engagement. Tickets for Donny & Marie Christmas in Toronto will go on public sale Monday, June 9. For tickets and tour details visit www.donnyandmarietour.com (more...)
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Jennifer Gilbert, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Save the Date, and an award-winning business woman and author, will serve as national spokesperson for businesses across the entire range of products for CertainSafe, it was announced today by John Nachef, Chief Executive Officer. (more...)
Former child star, outspoken activist, and TV Land Award winner ALISON ARNGRIM continues to tour the world with her critically acclaimed CONFESSIONS OF A PRAIRIE BITCH. Best known as acid-tongued, pre-Midol meanie Nellie Oleson from 'Little House on the Prairie', Alison Arngrim presents an uproarious evening of storytelling, stand-up, and multi media about life as everyone's favorite toxic pre-teen brat, complete with petticoats and ringlets. (more...)