Oprah Winfrey News

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January 29, 1954 (60)
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Emerson Theatre Collaborative to Present HOUR FARTHER, 10/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC), in association with Black Stars of the Great White Way - a Chapman Roberts and Richard Allen Center for Art & Culture, announces its production of the play, Hour Farther written by David Horace Greer, directed by Camilla Ross, and starring renowned stage and screen actor and singer, Kirk Taylor. Most recently, Mr. Taylor had the honor of working alongside the late Robin Williams and Mila Kunis in the film, The Angriest Man In Brooklyn directed by Phillip Alden Robinson. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Alanis Morissette Featured on Oprah's Next SUPER SOUL SUNDAY on OWN
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Oprah sits down with seven-time Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette in an all-new episode of "Super Soul Sunday" airing this Sunday, September 21 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Denise Spann-Morgan Joins 9/29 Reading of BIRTHDAY PIE at Irvington Town Hall Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The stage unit of Iron Violet Productions, Iron Violet Stage, in association with Denman Turner Entertainment Group, will present a staged reading of 'Birthday Pie', written by best-selling author, and playwright, Arthur Wooten on September 29th, 2014, at 7:30 PM. The performance will be held on the renovated stage at the historic Irvington Town Hall Theater, in Irvington, New York -- thirty minutes from Manhattan, by train. There will be a 'talk-back' with the author, and producer(s). (more...)

Discovery Channel to Premiere New Special LAST TIGER STANDING, 9/25
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The one hour special will air directly after TIGRESS BLOOD, airing September 25 at 9PM ET/PT. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Parenting Expert Dr. Shefali Tsabary on All-New OPRAH'S LIFECLASS, 9/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Shefali Tsabary reunite for an interactive discussion with families about the conscious evolution of parenting in an all-new episode of the Emmy award-winning series “Oprah's Lifeclass” airing Sunday, September 21 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale Sept 24 for Broadway-Bound N THE QUEEN OF PARIS in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Canadian-based Monlove Enterprises today announced that tickets to the world premiere of N THE QUEEN OF PARIS at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto will go on sale on September 24, 2014. The new musical, which will open exactly one year later, was inspired by the Champagne atmosphere and rags-to-riches romance of Emile Zola's classic novel Nana with its gaslight glimpses into the backstage world of Parisian theatres, 'Joie de vivre' and courtesans' salons. (more...)

Discovery Channel to Present SKYSCRAPER LIVE WITH NIK WALLENDA, 11/2
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Nik Wallenda, “The King of the Highwire” is back at it again. This time, he is heading to the historic “Windy City” of Chicago to attempt his most audacious and challenging tightrope walk yet. (more...)

Raven-Symone & More Set for New Episodes of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The popular series 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?' returns with all-new episodes, featuring some of the biggest newsmakers and most memorable 'Oprah' show guests of all time, premiering Sunday, October 5 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

WHITNEY HOUSTON LIVE: Her Greatest Performances to Be Released 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has announced plans to release Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances, on Monday November 10(th). (more...)

Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances to be released November 10, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has announced plans to release Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances, on Monday November 10 th. The six-time Grammy-award winning singer's first-ever live album features the most memorable live performances from her storied career. The album will also be available as a CD/DVD, which includes stunning videos of Houston's most unforgettable performances, reinforcing her as one of the greatest vocalists of all time. Both the audio and visual content have undergone state-of-the-art restoration and remastering. (more...)

VIDEO: Clive Davis Announces New Whitney Houston Collection Due Out 11/10; Reveals Cover Art
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Clive Davis, the five-time Grammy winner credited with discovering Whitney Houston in the early 1980s, stopped by this morning's TODAY to announce that he will release her first-ever live album nearly three years after the death of the legendary singer. (more...)

Working Mother Names Discovery Communications To The List Of '100 Best Companies For Working Mothers' For 15th Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Mothermagazine today named Discovery Communications, for the 15 th consecutive year, as one of Working Mother 100 Best Companiesfor outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are also measured on access to and usage of family-friendly programs. (more...)

Walker County Schools to Integrate 'Kids Making Healthy Choices' APP to Promote Good Nutrition and Fitness
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

JASPER, AL - Amid September Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, the Walker County Public School System in Jasper, Alabama today announced that it will integrate the ground-breaking 'Kids Making Healthy Choices' APP, which is based on the award-winning illustrated children's book 'Making Healthy Choices A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids,' into its iPad-enabled health and physical education curriculum at Bankhead Middle School in Cordova, Alabama in an effort to educate, motivate and empower students to get, and stay, on a healthy track through good nutrition and physical fitness. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad Among Nominees for 24th Annual NAACP THEATRE AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

This year's show will be hosted by Kym Whitley, star of the humorous and poignant docu-series "Raising Whitley" on Oprah Winfrey's The OWN Network. (more...)

Photo Flash: Oprah Continues 'Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend' in Auburn Hill, MI, Part 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

On Saturday, September 13, Oprah Winfrey continued her eight-city U.S. arena tour 'Oprah's the Life You Want Weekend' at The Palace of Auburn Hills' in Auburn Hills, MI. Below are photos for from the event. (more...)

Photo Flash: Oprah Winfrey Continues 'Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend' in Auburn Hills, MI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

On Friday, September 12, Oprah Winfrey took the stage for the second stop in her eight-city U.S. arena tour “Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend” at “The Palace of Auburn Hills” in Auburn Hills, MI. Below are photos for from the event. (more...)

A TURQUOISE LIFE Tells Diann Kissell's Story Over Trauma
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

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Under the Streetlamp, Featuring Former JERSEY BOYS Cast Members, to Play Belk Theater, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Popular singing groups Under the Streetlamp, with special guest Gentleman's Rule, are coming to Belk Theater at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center for a live, one-night-only performance on September 23rd at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Discovery Fit & Health to Premiere Documentary EBOLA: INSIDE THE DEADLY OUTBREAK, 9/18
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

With inside access to families devastated by the death of their loved ones and the healthcare workers struggling to contain the widespread epidemic, risking their own lives in the process, Discovery Fit & Health and ABC News partner to bring viewers the one-hour premiere special EBOLA: INSIDE THE DEADLY OUTBREAK. (more...)

Opera Sensation Carly Paoli Named Bedat & Co. 'Mezzo Soprano in Residence'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Swiss luxury timepiece brand Bedat & Co. is delighted to announce that it has appointed British Mezzo Soprano Carly Paoli, as a brand Ambassador. (more...)

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