Raquel Welch

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

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Original Broadway Production, 1995
Victoria Grant [Replacement]

[US Tour]
National Tour, 1981
Tess Harding

Original Broadway Production, 1981
Tess Harding [Replacement]

Raquel Welch News

Review: Janine LaManna Owns The Stage In BLACK & GOLD at The Green Room 42

When Janine LaManna announced her solo show debut, there was a reasonable expectation that she would be good at it... but THIS good? Like, Holy Wow.

What Are The Smallest Parts to Win Tony Awards?

While the large majority of those who have won Tony Awards for performances on Broadway have put in significant stage time in their roles, there are a few notable exceptions. Who are the artists who impressed Tony voters so much that they won their trophies, even with relatively minimal stage time?

Interview: Janine LaManna of BLACK AND GOLD at The Green Room 42 June 10th

Saturday night, June 10th, at 7 pm, Janine LaManna will take the stage of The Green Room 42 to present the world premiere of BLACK & GOLD, with an encore on June 26th.


Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) have announced casting for two of its summer 2023 shows: Million Dollar Quartet, a three-time Tony Award–nominated once-in-a-lifetime musical evening back by popular demand with some of the same cast as 2017 and Photograph 51, an intriguing portrait of the race to discover the mysteries of the DNA double helix. 

Paul Morantz's Collection Is About To Hit The Auction Block

Van Eaton Galleries, the world record-breaking auction house and exhibition gallery has announced “The Paul Morantz Collection” auction to take place at its new location in Studio City on  April 29th and 30th  beginning at 10 A.M. PST.

Raquel Welch Passes Away at 82

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Raquel Welch has passed away at 82. Mostly known for her work in television and film, Welch was seen on Broadway in the title role of Victor/Victoria. She originally made her Broadway debut as Tess Harding in Woman of the Year in 1981, a role that she also played on the production's national tour.

Broadway Vet Lawrence Merritt Has Passed Away

Broadway vet Lawrence Merritt passed away on January 22, 2023. He succumbed to COVID/pneumonia at the Riverside Rehabilitation and Healing Center in NYC. Read more about Merritt's life and career.

Haley Swindal to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below With Brand New Show BACK IN BUSINESS

Back in Business marks Haley’s return to the stage at Feinstein’s/54 Below as a joyous triumph of life, love, and the pursuit of dreams. Haley is putting her signature style on classics from Broadway and the Great American Songbook including hits from Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered to Up On the Roof to Before the Parade Passes By.

Liz Callaway, Sierra Boggess, Kelli O'Hara, WRITE OUT LOUD and More Announced for September at Feinstein's/54 Below

Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Emily Luther, Jana Robbins, Haley Swindal Will Come To Theatre By The Sea This Month

Ms. Luther, who appeared in Evita at Theatre By The Sea in 2008, returns with a brand new solo concert. Ms. Robbins & Ms. Swindal, (who appeared in Theatre By The Sea productions of Mary Poppins and Spamalot), will be presenting their latest show We Just Move On! - The Songs of Kander and Ebb.

BWW Interview: Gloria Swansong and Maxie Factor - Two Sisters Making Each Other's Dreams Come True PART ONE

Gloria Swansong is a drag artist with a focus on the goddesses of the Thirties, Forties, and Fifties. Fellow drag performer Maxie Factor's focus is almost exclusively the divas of the Sixties. One is a costumer, the other is a hairstylist. It's kind of like they were destined for each other, and guess what? They were.

THE BEST OF CHER DVD Collection to be Released in September

From Hollywood to Vegas and all around the world, no one has continued to delight us, surprise us, and entertain us like Cher. And she's not done yet! For the first time ever, all the spectacular highlights of Cher's remarkable career are together in one electrifying collection: THE BEST OF CHER.

BWW Review: Haley Swindal Stuns in SING HAPPY: THE SONGS OF LIZA MINNELLI at 54 Below

A lifelong passion for Liza Minnelli has brought Haley Swindal to the hearts of audiences who will, now, have a lifelong passion for Haley Swindal.

Bob Mackie's Creations for Cher, Carol Burnett and More to Be Auctioned

Julien's Auctions will celebrate the timeless glamour and inimitable style and genius of legendary fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie in Property From Collection Of Bob Mackie.

REPRISE 2.0 Season Starts with SWEET CHARITY Directed By Kathleen Marshall; VICTOR/VICTORIA and GRAND HOTEL to Follow

REPRISE 2.0 is now announced, presenting a season of three classic American musicals at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, by Marcia Seligson, Producing Artistic Director of the new performing arts organization.  REPRISE 2.0 is partnering with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT), chaired by Brian Kite. 

Latino Filmmakers Take Stage For Inclusion at the 2018 NALIP Media Summit

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers' (NALIP) Media Summit is the largest annual gathering of Latinos in media nationwide. The 2018 NALIP Media Summit will take place in Hollywood on June 21st-24th. Now in its 19 th year, the NALIP Media Summit focuses on the Latinx community throughout various media platforms to advance the next generation of content creators.

Time Life Socks it to Home Audiences with LAUGH-IN: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON

This January, Time Life socks it to home viewers with the latest DVD installment of TV's legendary star-studded, pop culture variety show, ROWAN & MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON, out January 9, 2018.

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Remembering Stage and Screen Legend Debbie Reynolds

Just one day after the heartbreaking passing of her daughter Carrie Fisher, the world was again shocked to learn of the tragic passing of Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds. One of the brightest stars of the Golden Age of Movie Musicals, Reynolds came to fame at just 19 years old in the MGM classic SINGIN' IN THE RAIN.

Time Life Socks it to Home Audiences with LAUGH-IN: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON

This January, Time Life socks it to home viewers with the latest DVD installment of TV's legendary star-studded, pop culture variety show, ROWAN & MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON, out January 9, 2018.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Theatre Revisits WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the first production in the fifth season of Chicago's lost musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits Woman of the Year, starring Meghan Murphy and Brandon Dahlquist, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Peter Stone, with direction by Porchlight's Artistic Director Michael Weber, choreography by Florence Walker Harris and musical direction by David Fiorello.


Raquel Welch has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Raquel Welch has not appeared in the West End

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