Valerie Harper News

Date of Birth: August 22, 1940 (75)
Birth Place: Suffern, NY, USA
Gender: Female
Ogunquit Playhouse's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Receives Three IRNE AwardsOgunquit Playhouse's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Receives Three IRNE Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse received three Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Awards for the 2015 production of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at the April 11th ceremony held in Brookline, Massachusetts. (more...)

BWW Review: LUIGI and Francis J. Roach Bring Out a Standing Room ONLY Crowd in NYC Celebrating Jazz Master LUIGI at Manhattan Movement & Arts CenterBWW Review: LUIGI and Francis J. Roach Bring Out a Standing Room ONLY Crowd in NYC Celebrating Jazz Master LUIGI at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
by Marina Kamen - Mar 24, 2016

Luigi's partner Francis J. Roach pulled together an audience with a 'who's who' of Musical Theatre Performers spanning decades. The house was filled with joy and fabulous feelings for all who had the privilege to experience this great Master of Jazz Dance. This particular evening was also filled with fresh young talent that will forever help to carry the torch paying forward the Luigi Jazz Dance technique. (more...)

Valerie Harper to Star in Alzheimer's Film MY MOM AND THE GIRLValerie Harper to Star in Alzheimer's Film MY MOM AND THE GIRL
by Movies News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Susie Singer Carter (Soul Surfer, Bratz), founder of Go Girl Media and producer Tony Cacciotti are proud to announce the start of pre-production on Singer Carter's short film, My Mom and The Girl, a “Joyous” and unexpected look at Alzheimer's starring five-time Emmy award winning actress Valerie Harper. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alan Cumming, Lily Tomlin, Laura Bell Bundy and More Celebrate Carol Channing's 95th BirthdayPhoto Flash: Alan Cumming, Lily Tomlin, Laura Bell Bundy and More Celebrate Carol Channing's 95th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The inimitable Carol Channing was feted in style on Saturday night as the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, California presented Carol Channing's 95th Birthday! In Celebration of a Broadway Legend. The star-studded performance was produced and directed by Chad Hilligus, with music direction and orchestrations by Steven Baker and choreography by Charlie Williams. Scroll down for a photo of Channing surrounded by friends on the big day! (more...)

Alan Cumming to Host Q&A with Mary Louise Wilson and More After Film ScreeningAlan Cumming to Host Q&A with Mary Louise Wilson and More After Film Screening
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that former Tonys host and Broadway vet Alan Cumming will be hosting a Q&A with Mary Louise Wilson, filmmaker Ron Nyswaner and producer Neda Armian following a special screening of SHE'S THE BEST THING IN IT. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Premieres at Palm Springs International Film Festival!Exclusive Photo Flash: BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Premieres at Palm Springs International Film Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE, Award-winning director Rick McKay's anxiously awaited sequel to his 2004 hit film, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE, just made its World Premiere to a sold-out crowd at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. Check out photos from the big night below! (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse Artistic Director Sheldon Epps to Depart Following 2016-17 SeasonPasadena Playhouse Artistic Director Sheldon Epps to Depart Following 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

The Pasadena Playhouse announced today that Sheldon Epps will leave his post as Artistic Director at the end of the 2016-17 season. Epps will continue his long affiliation with The Playhouse when he assumes the role of Artistic Director Emeritus. (more...)

Rick McKay & More Will Take Part in LUIGI Tribute at Symphony SpaceRick McKay & More Will Take Part in LUIGI Tribute at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

On December 28th, here in NYC at Symphony Space, I am very excited to be one of the guest stars (along with the great Melba Moore and some of the best singers and dancers in this town!) in a very special tribute/benefit to LUIGI (1925-2015), the man who revolutionized jazz dance in America. Years ago, when I was practically a kid, studying to move to New York City and break into the biz, I had a dance scholarship in the Luigi technique. And when I came to New York I studied with him. He changed my life, but then again, he seems to have changed everyone's life that was lucky enough to know him. (more...)

Breaking: Rick McKay's BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE to Premiere at 2016 Palm Springs International Film FestivalBreaking: Rick McKay's BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE to Premiere at 2016 Palm Springs International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE, Award-winning director Rick McKay's anxiously awaited sequel to his 2004 hit film, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE, is set to make its World Premiere at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, which takes place January 1-11, 2016. (more...)

Author, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs This WeekendAuthor, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs This Weekend
by David Green - Oct 16, 2015

CHARLES BUSCH, author and star of such plays as Psycho Beach Party, Times Square Angel, The Lady in Question, Red Scare on Sunset, You Should Be So Lucky, Shanghai Moon and The Divine Sister brings his iconic Cabaret stylings to The COPA Palm Springs for two 'sure to be sell-out' performances, October 16 and 17 at 8:00 pm.   Born in New York City, he began his theatrical career shortly after graduating from Northwestern University in 1976.  After spending two years in Chicago working with different local theatre companies, he returned to his home town of New York City with a solo play called Hollywood Confidential, which he performed as a weekend late show at Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company's theatre at One Sheridan Square.  (more...)

Author, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs, 10/16-17Author, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs, 10/16-17
by David Green - Oct 12, 2015

CHARLES BUSCH, author and star of such plays as Psycho Beach Party, Times Square Angel, The Lady in Question, Red Scare on Sunset, You Should Be So Lucky, Shanghai Moon and The Divine Sister brings his iconic Cabaret stylings to The COPA Palm Springs for two 'sure to be sell-out' performances, October 16 and 17 at 8:00 pm.   Born in New York City, he began his theatrical career shortly after graduating from Northwestern University in 1976.  After spending two years in Chicago working with different local theatre companies, he returned to his home town of New York City with a solo play called Hollywood Confidential, which he performed as a weekend late show at Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company's theatre at One Sheridan Square.  (more...)

BWW Profile: Liev Schreiber Emmy-Nominated Star of the Stage and ScreenBWW Profile: Liev Schreiber Emmy-Nominated Star of the Stage and Screen
by Sally Henry - Sep 19, 2015

A Tony Award-winner and three-time nominee, Schreiber has a slew of stage credits to his name, justifying the Broadway community's claim on his talent. (more...)

Broadway's Mary Louise Wilson and More Appear at Chicago's REELING Film Festival This MonthBroadway's Mary Louise Wilson and More Appear at Chicago's REELING Film Festival This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

REELING, the second-oldest LGBTQ+ film festival in the world and a beloved Chicago cultural institution for more than 30 years, features a host of events of interest to the theater community. GREY GARDENS Tony Award winner Mary Louise Wilson will be present for the Chicago premiere of SHE'S THE BEST THING IN IT, a documentary about Wilson also featuring Frances McDormand, Melissa Leo, Tyne Daly, Estelle Parsons, Valerie Harper and Charlotte Rae. (more...)

Broadway's Mary Louise Wilson and More to Appear at Chicago's REELING Film Festival This MonthBroadway's Mary Louise Wilson and More to Appear at Chicago's REELING Film Festival This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

REELING, the second-oldest LGBTQ+ film festival in the world and a beloved Chicago cultural institution for more than 30 years, features a host of events of interest to the theater community. GREY GARDENS Tony Award winner Mary Louise Wilson will be present for the Chicago premiere of SHE'S THE BEST THING IN IT, a documentary about Wilson also featuring Frances McDormand, Melissa Leo, Tyne Daly, Estelle Parsons, Valerie Harper and Charlotte Rae. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, September 25 - October 11 at the Spreckels TheatreSan Diego Musical Theatre Presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, September 25 - October 11 at the Spreckels Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2015

San Diego Musical Theatre announces the third production of their 2015 season, La Cage Aux Folles, September 25 - October 11, 2015 (press opening on Saturday, September 26), at the Spreckels Theatre on Broadway in downtown San Diego. (more...)

VIDEO: Valerie Harper and Lucie Arnaz Share Lucille Ball Memories on Rick McKay's THE GOLDEN AGE FILM TRILOGYVIDEO: Valerie Harper and Lucie Arnaz Share Lucille Ball Memories on Rick McKay's THE GOLDEN AGE FILM TRILOGY
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2015

Rick McKay, the producer/director of THE GOLDEN AGE FILM TRILOGY, has just unveiled a new clip from the upcoming project, this time featuring an interview with Valerie Harper, telling the story of how the great Lucille Ball improvised one night on Broadway in the show WILDCAT in 1960. In addition, Ball's daughter Lucie Arnaz also joins the conversation. Check it out below! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 7/28/2015 - 8/4/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 7/28/2015 - 8/4/2015
by - Aug 4, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 7/28/2015 - 8/4/2015. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/3/2015 - BEAUTIFUL at SummerStage!WAKE UP with BWW 8/3/2015 - BEAUTIFUL at SummerStage!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 3, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The full cast of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL performs a free concert tonight at SummerStage! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Who Could Ask for Anything More of Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT?BWW REVIEW: Who Could Ask for Anything More of Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT?
by Jan Nargi - Aug 2, 2015

You won't be slipped a Mickey Finn, but Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse will knock you off your feet with its 'delishious' production of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT running through August 15. Chock-a-block full of bootleggers, playboys, dancing girls and temperance leaders, NICE WORK is a non-stop musical feast with non-stop screwball laughs. (more...)

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