Sheryl Lee Ralph News

Date Of Birth:
December 30, 1956 (57)
Birth Place:
Waterbury, CT, USA
Gender:
Female
MEET & GREET to Return at Theatre Asylum, Opening 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

After playing to sold out crowds at the recent 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival, the new hit comedy play - MEET & GREET returns for an extended run at Theatre Asylum-Elephant Space in Hollywood. The Encore! Producers' Award winner was written by t.v. veterans Stan Zimmerman (The Golden Girls, Roseanne, Gilmore Girls) & Christian McLaughlin (Married with Children, Desperate Housewives) and directed by Stan Zimmerman (Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Blink & You Might Miss Me, A Tuna Christmas). The outrageous comedy features an all star cast, including Daniele Gaither (Mad TV, Groundlings), Teresa Ganzel (Wall-E, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson), Carolyn Hennesy (True Blood, General Hospital), Vicki Lewis (NewsRadio, Chicago on Broadway) and Brendan Robinson (Pretty Little Liars). It runs for only twenty-four performances at Theatre Asylum-Elephant Space, 6322 Santa Monica Blvd in Los Angeles from Friday August 1st to Sunday September 21st with three performances per weekend, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 4pm. Tickets are $20 online or $25 at the door. (more...)

Signed Copies of Walter Newkirk's 'memoraBEALEia' Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

On Saturday, July 19 @ 7pm, The Staten Island GLBT Center on Victory Boulevard in Staten Island welcomed Walter Newkirk, founder of Walter Newkirk Public Relations LLC and author of memoraBEALEia : A Private Scrapbook about Edie Beale of Grey Gardens Mr. Newkirk's book is endorsed by Broadway veterans Scott Frankel, Michael Korie ,Doug Wright, and Christine Ebersole ; of the Tony award winning Grey Gardens musical , Bryan Batt, star of the AMC TV-series MAD MEN, and Tony nominated actress Sheryl Lee Ralph ( Dreamgirls, Thoroughly Modern Millie). (more...)

Sneak Peek - Louie Anderson, Jaclyn Smith & More on OPRAH WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

An all-new episode of “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” with Jaclyn Smith, Sheila E. and Louie Anderson airs this Sunday, July 20 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Staten Island GLBTQ Center to Welcome Walter Newkirk for memoraBEALEia Book Signing and Screening of GREY GARDENS, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

On Saturday, July 19 at 7pm, The Staten Island GLBTQ Center is featuring very special guest Walter Newkirk, founder of Walter Newkirk Public Relations LLC and author of memoraBEALEia : A Private Scrapbook about Edie Beale of Grey Gardens, as he takes you into the world of Grey Gardens. The event is free and open to the public. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Sheryl Lee Ralph Shows Off Her Tony Nomination, Talks DREAMGIRLS on OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2014

On all-new episode of 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?,' Broadway's original 'Dreamgirl,' Sheryl Lee Ralph shows off her Tony nomination, which still hangs in her home day, and reflects on the continued success of DREAMGIRLS since its premiere in 1981. Check out a sneak peek of her appearance below! (more...)

Captivating Photos Of Original Broadway DREAMGIRLS Rehearsal & Production Released
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 26, 2014

A captivating and compelling collection of photos depicting the original Broadway production of Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen's multi-Tony Award-winning music industry musical DREAMGIRLS are now available to view courtesy of the New York Public Library For The Performing Arts. (more...)

New Book About Backstage Theatre/Film Stories THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER NEWKIRK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

In his forthcoming memoir, THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER NEWKIRK, a veteran publicist confronts all aspects of his life including bouts with depression from 1978-2013, 4 hospitalizations between 2004-2012, the paralyzing and overwhelming fear of becoming homeless in 2011, his gay relationships from 1978-present day, in addition to his PR career in the fine and performing arts with backstage stories. (more...)

Knots Landing Reunion Set for Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Watch Sneak Peek!
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

In an all-new episode, “Oprah:Where Are They Now?” features Candy Spelling, a reunion with the battling blondes of ”Knots Landing,” and Antonio Sabato, Jr., airing this Sunday (more...)

FIRST WIVES CLUB Musical Heading to Broadway in Fall 2015?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

According to an Equity casting notice, the musical version of The First Wives Club might be heading to Broadway in Fall 2015. The musical, which premiered at San Diego's Old Globe in 2009, is set to get a pre-Broadway run at Chicago's Oriental Theatre, opening February 16, 2015. The production will be directed by Simon Phillips and choreographed by David Connolly. (more...)

Miss Norway to Speak about Her Struggles with an Eating Disorder at the 'Dying to Be Thin' Red Carpet Gala, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

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STAGE TUBE: New Trailer for MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, Opening Off-Broadway This Fall
by Stage Tube - Jun 02, 2014

Complete casting has just been announced for the highly anticipated Off-Broadway premiere of MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL - the brand new musical that celebrates the life of the original 1970s disco queen SYLVESTER, with songs like '(You Make Me Feel) Mighty Real', 'Can't Stop Dancing' and 'You Are My Friend'. Previews are set to begin at Theatre at St. Clement's on September 5th, 2014 with an opening set for September 14th, 2014. Check out a brand new commercial for the show below! (more...)

OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Returns to OWN, 6/8
by TV News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

The popular series “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” returns for an all-new season, tracking down favorite “Oprah Show” guests who made you laugh... and made you cry. Get a glimpse inside the lives of the biggest newsmakers and most memorable celebrities of all time in the premiere episode of “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” airing this Sunday, June 8 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Charo, Love Boat Cast & More Set for New Season of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 6/8
by TV News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

The popular series “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” returns for an all-new season, tracking down favorite “Oprah Show” guests who made you laugh... and made you cry. (more...)

Complete Cast Announced for Off-Broadway MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL!; Tickets on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Complete casting has been announced for the Highly Anticipated Off-Broadway Premiere of MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL - the Brand New musical that celebrates the life of the Original 1970's Disco Queen SYLVESTER. With songs like '(You Make Me Feel) Mighty Real', 'Can't Stop Dancing' and 'You Are My Friend', Previews are set to begin at Theatre at St. Clement's on September 5th, 2014 with an Opening set for September 14th, 2014. Check out the World Premier of the Brand New Commercial Trailer Here (Voice Over by Sheryl Lee Ralph): http://youtu.be/1UzCNHnZJ2o. (more...)

OWN Announces June 2014 Highlights
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2014

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK announces JUNE 2014 programming highlights (more...)

Stan Zimmerman's MEET & GREET Comes to Theatre Asylum, 6/8-28
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

MEET & GREET, a new comedy play by tv veterans Stan Zimmerman (The Golden Girls, Roseanne, Gilmore Girls) & Christian McLaughlin (Married with Children, Desperate Housewives) and directed by Stan Zimmerman (Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Blink & You Might Miss Me, A Tuna Christmas), will be presented by Combined Artform at Hollywood Fringe 2014. The outrageous comedy features an all star cast, including Daniele Gaither (Mad TV, Groundlings), Teresa Ganzel (Wall-E, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson), Carolyn Hennesy (True Blood, General Hospital), Paul Iacono (G.B.F., The Hard Times of RJ Berger) and Vicki Lewis (NewsRadio, Chicago on Broadway). It runs for five performances at Theatre Asylum, 6320 Santa Monica Blvd in Los Angeles on Sunday June 8th at 4pm, Saturday June 14th at 7pm, Sunday June 22nd at 7pm, Wednesday June 25th at 8:30pm and Saturday June 28th at 7pm. Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the door. (more...)

Richard E. Waits Returns to DIVAPALOOZA at The Metropolitan Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Richard E. Waits will return to DIVAPALOOZA at New York's The Metropolitan Room tonight, May 22nd at 7 PM. (more...)

Season Six Winner Revealed for RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

After months of grueling competition and fan anticipation, Bianca Del Rio bested Adore Delano and Courtney Act to be crowned the winner of this season of Logo TV's hit reality competition series, 'RuPaul's Drag Race.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kendrell Bowman and Anthony Wayne Talk Off-Broadway's MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

TV/Film Star and Original Dreamgirl Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kendrell Bowman and Anthony Wayne appeared on HERE AND NOW to talk about the new off-Broadway Musical 'MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL'. Scroll down for the interview! (more...)

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