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Rena Riffel

 
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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2013
Penny

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2013
Penny






Rena Riffel News

Sierra Boggess, Jackie Hoffman, Alison Fraser & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Lineup, 6/16
by Tyler Peterson - May 19, 2014

The fourth annual 'Night Of A Thousand Judys' - presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - has announced a new round of stars, including Sierra Boggess (The Phantom of the Opera), Austin Scarlett ('Project Runway'), Karen Wyman (celebrated 60s pop singer), Alison Fraser (two-time Tony Award nominee), Jackie Hoffman (Hairspray) and Aaron Weinstein (acclaimed jazz violinist).

Rory O'Malley, Jane Monheit, Julia Murney & More to Headline 4th Annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS, 6/16
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 17, 2014

The fourth annual 'Night Of A Thousand Judys' - presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - has announced that the initial talent lineup, which will include Jane Monheit (Grammy Award nominated jazz star), Sarah Dash (R&B/Disco legend of LaBelle), Rory O'Malley (Tony Award nominee, The Book of Mormon,) Julia Murney (Wicked, The Wild Party), Erin McKeown (folk-rock singer/songwriter) and Gabrielle Stravelli (Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra). Additional special guests will be announced soon. The Monday, June 16 Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center will take place at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Center (129 West 67th Street in Manhattan). Called 'a rambunctious, uproarious, unpredictable all-star concert' by The Wall Street Journal, 'Night Of A Thousand Judys' will honor the iconic Judy Garland with special skits, tributes and songs from her legendary career as movie star, recording artist and stage performer. This show will also help celebrate the landmark 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. There will be a pre-show VIP reception at 6:30 PM and the performance at 8:00 PM. The evening is written and hosted by Justin Sayre, and directed and choreographed by Jason Wise. For more information, visit www.aliforneycenter.org/judys.

4th Annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Set for Kaufman Center, 6/16
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 18, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre will present the fourth annual 'Night Of A Thousand Judys' on Monday, June 16. The Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center will take place at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Center (129 West 67th Street in Manhattan). Called 'a rambunctious, uproarious, unpredictable all-star concert' by The Wall Street Journal, 'Night Of A Thousand Judys' will honor the iconic Judy Garland with special skits, tributes and songs from her legendary career as movie star, recording artist and stage performer. This show will also help celebrate the landmark 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. There will be a pre-show VIP reception at 6:30 PM and the performance at 8:00 PM. The evening is written and hosted by Justin Sayre, and directed and choreographed by Jason Wise, with special guests to be announced. For more information, visit www.aliforneycenter.org/judys.

SHOWGIRLS 2: PENNY'S FROM HEAVEN Comes to DVD Today
by Movies News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Wild Eye Releasing is excited to announce today's September 17th DVD release of SHOWGIRLS 2: PENNY'S FROM HEAVEN. Written and directed by original Showgirls star Rena Riffel, this epic and outrageous homage to the Showgirls legacy will finally be available nationwide. Streaming links and review discs are now available

Unofficial SHOWGIRLS Sequel to be Released on DVD, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Wild Eye Releasing is excited to announce the September 17th DVD release of Showgirls 2: Penny's From Heaven. Written and directed by original Showgirls star Rena Riffel, this epic and outrageous homage to the Showgirls legacy will finally be available nationwide.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/14/2013
by - Sep 14, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/14/2013.

SHOWGIRLS 2: PENNY'S FROM HEAVEN Coming to DVD 9/17
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 5, 2013

Wild Eye Releasing is excited to announce the September 17th DVD release of SHOWGIRLS 2: PENNY'S FROM HEAVEN.

Unofficial SHOWGIRLS Sequel to be Released on DVD, 9/17
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 4, 2013

Wild Eye Releasing is excited to announce the September 17th DVD release of Showgirls 2: Penny's From Heaven. Written and directed by original Showgirls star Rena Riffel, this epic and outrageous homage to the Showgirls legacy will finally be available nationwide.

Rena Riffel Will Star in SHOWGIRLS! THE MUSICAL! for Full Off-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

Showgirls! The Musical!, the unauthorized musical parody of the cult classic film Showgirls, announces that Rena Riffel, who was scheduled to reprise her role as 'Penny' from the film Showgirls through May 29, will instead stay with the production for its entire run. All shows include a post-performance meet-and-greet with Rena.

SHOWGIRLS! THE MUSICAL!, Starring Rena Riffel, Transfers Off-Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

Following its premiere at the East Village's Kraine Theater, Showgirls! The Musical! will be thrusting its way to Times Square for an extended engagement at XL Nightclub's 200-seat Off-Broadway theater. Performances begin tonight, May 15, 2013.