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Sophie Tucker

Date of Death: February 09, 1966 (82)

Birth Place: RUSSIA

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Sophie Tucker STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
1941
Sophie Tucker

[Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1939
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1938
Mrs. Goodhue

Mrs. Goodhue

[Broadway]
1924
Performer

[Broadway]
1919
Aunt Kittie

[Broadway]
1910
Performer

Writing

Source Material

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Review: RED HOT MAMA: THE SOPHIE TUCKER SONGBOOK at The Revolution Stage Company

What did our critic think of RED HOT MAMA: THE SOPHIE TUCKER SONGBOOK at The Revolution Stage Company? Gary Powers and James Owens, in association with producer Michael Alden, gave their audiences Sharon McNight’s RED HOT MAMA: The Sophie Tucker Songbook at The Revolution Stage Company. 

Photos: Go Inside the Launch Party for Stephen Cole's New Novel MARY & ETHEL...AND MIKEY WHO?

On January 16, 2024, Moreclacke Publishers (Robert Armin, President) released the hardcover, Kindle and audio version (performed by the great Anita Gillette) of MARY & ETHEL...and Mikey Who? by Stephen Cole. Check out photos from the launch party here!

Photos: First Look at Big Noise Theatre's GREY GARDENS, Now Playing Through Late January

Check out photos of Big Noise Theatre's Grey Gardens! Learn how to purchase tickets!

GREY GARDENS to Open at Big Noise Theatre Next Week

Big Noise Theatre is opening their 2024 season with GREY GARDENS: THE MUSICAL (book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie) next week in Des Plaines, IL., right outside of Chicago. Get all the production information here!

Pina Bausch's NELKEN (CARNATIONS) Returns to Sadler's Wells Theatre in February

Pina Bausch's Nelken (Carnations) returns to Sadler's Wells Theatre for the first time since 2005 from Wednesday 14 February – Thursday 22 February 2024.

Jeremy Stolle Joins YES! THE MUSICAL at IAMT

Jeremy Stolle will headline an educational workshop of Yes! The Musical at the Institute for American Musical Theatre, with performances from November 2-4, 2023. Get all the details about this exciting musical event.

Florance and Jamison Star As Ethel Waters in Kennie Playhouse Theatre's HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW

While we wait for Ethel Waters to get the large-scale showbiz treatment she deserves, Nashville audiences, for now at least, can show respect and give recognition to the legendary figure who is brought to life onstage once more by Connye Florance and Saaneah Jamison via the Kennie Playhouse Theatre production of Parr’s His Eye Is On the Sparrow: The Ethel Waters Musical. Director Kennie Dozier’s production is somewhat uneven, but his two leading ladies – the aforementioned Florance and Jamison – are mesmerizing, each one creating her own indelible portrait and unique interpretation of Ethel Waters in two acts that feature some of her best-known songs, tunes that are a part of the Great American Songbook and among the most haunting, most beautiful melodies ever written.

Interview: Laural Meade on MS. TUCKER WILL SEE YOU NOW Celebrating the Life and Bawdy Humor of Sophie Tucker

In her tribute cabaret/theater act, Ms. Tucker Will See You Now, Los Angeles native Laural Meade shares her admiration of Jazz great Sophie Tucker by performing her rollicking songs, bawdy stories, and dirty jokes at the historic Gardenia Supper Club in Hollywood. It’s your chance to travel back to the glory days when such intimate settings were common place, both during and after Prohibition, where regular folks could hang out with Hollywood greats to enjoy an evening of dinner, drinks, music, and laughter in the presence of The Last of the Red Hot Mamas, a moniker Ms. Tucker earned throughout her lifetime.I spoke with Laural about the creation of her Sophie Tucker tribute show.

Ricky Ritzel Will Perform in Gettysburg at 2024 Season Announcement

Gettysburg Community Theatre will announce their 2024 Season during their Mostly Broadway Cabaret on Friday, September 22, 2023. The performance will be led by Award-Winning NYC Cabaret Pianist, Ricky Ritzel. Learn more about the event here!

MS. TUCKER WILL SEE YOU NOW Continues at Gardenia Supper Club Through 2023

Ms. Tucker Will See You Now, writer and performer Laural Meade’s rollicking cabaret theater piece, continues at the historic Gardenia Supper Club in Hollywood with a monthly engagement through the end of 2023. Learn more about how to catch the show here!

Rose Marie Estate & Family Celebrates 100th Birthday of Stage/TV & Film Icon

Join in as the 100th birthday celebration of Rose Marie, a beloved stage, TV, and film icon. Discover the legacy she left behind and the enduring impact she made on the entertainment industry.

Caramoor's Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Season Features Cellist Abel Selaocoe, Singer-Songwriter Allison Russell, The English Concert, and More

Caramoor’s longstanding commitment to adventurous programming – encompassing an expansive range of genres and outstanding artists – continues indoors all year round in the intimate setting of the Rosen House Music Room.

Jeannette Bayardelle, Phillip Attmore & More Set for LAST OF THE RED HOT MAMAS - THE SOPHIE TUCKER STORY Readings

Private readings by invitation only will be held in New York City for Last Of The Red Hot Mamas – The Sophie Tucker Story on Thursday, June 22.

Travis Moser Releases New Version of 'Rainbow Connection' With Drew Wutke

Cabaret, concert and recording artist Travis Moser and musical director and pianist Drew Wutke have released a new recording of 'Rainbow Connection' by Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher.

Broadway Star Carole J. Bufford To Perform At Cape May Stage June 3rd

Cape May Stage has announced an exceptional evening of entertainment featuring the critically acclaimed Broadway star, Carole J. Bufford, on June 3rd at 7 pm. Audiences at Cape May Stage will be treated to an unforgettable performance by the sensational singer, known for her captivating voice and electrifying stage presence.

Gianna Yanelli to Present GI-VAS! at The Green Room 42 in May

The Green Room 42 will present Gianna Yanelli in GI-VAS! On Friday, May 5th, 2023 at 9:30 pm.

Interview: Sharon McNight of SURVIVING CABARET: 40 YEARS OF STORIED SONGS at The Green Room 42

The diva returns to New York with a new show full of Music and Laughs.

37th MAC Awards Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees Announced

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) has made its initial announcement of the upcoming 37th Annual MAC Awards. The awards presentation and show will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 7:30 pm, at Peter Norton Symphony Space at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street in New York City. 

Natalie Joy Johnson to Release 'Gorgine' on Valentine's Day

“GORGINE” features Artists NATALIE JOY JOHNSON (Lempicka, Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), JOEL WAGGONER (School of Rock, Be More Chill, Advent Carolndar), and MATTHEW RISCH (Saint X, How to Get Away With Murder, Tales of the City) as ‘Lover Boy.’

Photos: First Look at the Cast of BROADS at 1812 Productions

Get a first look at photos of the cast of the comedy BROADS at 1812 Productions.

Sophie Tucker FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Sophie Tucker has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

Sophie Tucker has not appeared in the West End

Sophie Tucker has written 1 shows including Sophie (Source Material).

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