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Carrie Fisher

 
Date Of Birth:
October 21, 1956
Date Of Death:
December 27, 2016 (60)
Birth Place:
Beverly Hills, CA, USA
Bio:
Carrie Fisher was a beloved cultural icon, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, a role which she most recently reprised in the record-breaking box office hit Star Wars: The Force Awakens in December 2015. Her autobiographical one-woman Broadway show, ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: October 21, 1956
Date of Death: December 27, 2016 (60)

Birth Place: Beverly Hills, CA, USA

Bio:
Carrie Fisher was a beloved cultural icon, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, a role which she most recently reprised in the record-breaking box office hit Star Wars: The Force Awakens in December 2015. Her autobiographical one-woman Broadway show, ... (read complete bio)
Feature: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Twenty-Seven - The Legacy Photo Feature: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Twenty-Seven - The Legacy
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 27, 2022

Broadway World Cabaret is looking at THE LEGACY.

10TH ANNUAL TRIBUTE TO THE STAR WARS HOLIDAY SPECIAL to Play The Slipper Room Photo 10TH ANNUAL TRIBUTE TO THE STAR WARS HOLIDAY SPECIAL to Play The Slipper Room
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 20, 2022

Handsome Brad and Cherry Pitz will present: Hotsy Totsy Burlesque's 10th Annual Tribute to The Star Wars Holiday Special at The Slipper Room on Thursday, December 8, 2022.

Mitch and Murray Productions Kicks Off Its 10th Anniversary With The World Premiere O Photo Mitch and Murray Productions Kicks Off Its 10th Anniversary With The World Premiere Of INSTANTANEOUS BLUE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

Mitch and Murray Productions launches its 2022-2023 season, which marks the company's ten-year anniversary, with the world premiere of Instantaneous Blue from Friday, January 6 to Sunday, January 22, 2023 at The Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island.

Review: Meg Flather Premieres New Play HOLD ON TIGHT at United Solo Theatre Festival Photo Review: Meg Flather Premieres New Play HOLD ON TIGHT at United Solo Theatre Festival
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 13, 2022

With her new one-woman solo show, Meg Flather has taken her storytelling to a whole new level.

Interview: Gerald Sternbach's Making Music in JASON GRAAE'S GRAAETEST HITS & More Photo Interview: Gerald Sternbach's Making Music in JASON GRAAE'S GRAAETEST HITS & More
by Gil Kaan - Oct 4, 2022

Jason Graae brings his Graaetest (not a typo!) Hits – The Sequel to the El Portal October 21, 2022, accompanied by musical director Gerald Sternbach. I got a chance to catch up with Jerry after years of path-crossing at benefits and concerts.

Interview: Sean Barrett of THE LAND OF OZ at Autumn At Oz Festival Photo Interview: Sean Barrett of THE LAND OF OZ at Autumn At Oz Festival
by Jared Fessler - Aug 26, 2022

Fun fact! Did you know Judy Garland was born in Grand Rapids Minnesota? In fact, they have a Judy Garland Museum there with her home as well as other items of Judy Garland and the iconic Wizard of Oz.

& JULIET, Starring Lorna Courtney, Betsy Wolfe, Stark Sands and More, Will Open on Br Photo & JULIET, Starring Lorna Courtney, Betsy Wolfe, Stark Sands and More, Will Open on Broadway This October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

Currently playing a long-awaited pre-Broadway engagement in Toronto, & Juliet will transfer directly to Broadway, with previews beginning October 28, 2022 ahead of a November 17, 2022 opening at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Tickets are available now!

STAR WARS to Screen At The Ellen Theatre This Month Photo STAR WARS to Screen At The Ellen Theatre This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2022

STAR WARS: EPISODE IV - A NEW HOPE hits The Ellen Theatre's big screen, Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 PM.

The Hollywood Museum to Present an Industry Moms Mother's Day Exhibit Photo The Hollywood Museum to Present an Industry Moms Mother's Day Exhibit
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 23, 2022

“For most, our mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.  Our mother’s love is unconditional and only grows stronger over a lifetime,” says Donelle Dadigan (Founder/President of the Hollywood Museum).

Pacific Symphony Announces SUMMERFEST 2022 Photo Pacific Symphony Announces SUMMERFEST 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022

Pacific Symphony has once again put together an entertaining SummerFest program for 2022. For this summer's programming, all three concerts will be held in the beautiful setting of FivePoint Amphitheatre (located in the heart of Orange County) in Irvine.

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Stage AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO Photo North Coast Repertory Theatre to Stage AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante re-creates his acclaimed New York and London stage portrayal celebrating America's greatest comedian - Groucho Marx.  You will feel as though Groucho is back, as Ferrante sings, dances and performs classic routines on the North Coast Rep stage, May 2nd & 3rd, 2022 at 7:30pm.

Celine Dion Musical Comedy TITANIQUE To Play Off-Broadway This Summer Photo Celine Dion Musical Comedy TITANIQUE To Play Off-Broadway This Summer
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2022

In celebration of Céline Dion’s birthday on March 30, Tony Award-winning producer Eva Price (Jagged Little Pill, Oklahoma!) has announced that Titanique – the irresistibly funny and irreverent new musical send-up of the blockbuster film Titanic, featuring the songs of pop icon Céline Dion – will open off-Broadway this summer at The Asylum Theatre (307 W 26th St.)

A Comedic Legend Returns To The Walnut In FRANK FERRANTE'S GROUCHO Photo A Comedic Legend Returns To The Walnut In FRANK FERRANTE'S GROUCHO
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 23, 2022

For one show only, Frank Ferrante will perform his acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in Frank Ferrante's Groucho.

Ed Schrader's Music Beat Drops New Single 'Echo Base' Photo Ed Schrader's Music Beat Drops New Single 'Echo Base'
by Michael Major - Feb 8, 2022

Baltimore-based duo Ed Schrader’s Music Beat recently announced Nightclub Daydreaming, their first new album in four years. Today, following the album’s lead double-single “This Thirst” & “Berliner,” the band shares a new track “Echo Base.” Pre-order the new album now! Plus, check out the group's upcoming tour dates!

Student Blog: 10 Movies That Define Me Photo Student Blog: 10 Movies That Define Me
by Student Blogger: Maddie Davies - Dec 30, 2021

There has been a trend going around on Twitter where you tweet a list of 10 movies that you feel define you in some way. Those of you who know me know I am a huge film nerd. Don’t get me wrong. I am a theatre nerd as well, but my first love is and always will be movies.

Performers Added For A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS at Catalina Jazz Club This Weekend Photo Performers Added For A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS at Catalina Jazz Club This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2021

Chris Isaacson Presents and Ronn Goswick have announced the addition of the Season 10 winner of NBC's The Voice Alisan Porter along with Chad Doreck, Kate Harmon, Bethany Joy Lenz, Nicole Santiago, Matt Zarley, and newcomer Ava Delaney to the lineup of performers for the 12th Annual A Broadway Christmas. 

BWW Interview: Jennifer Diamond of LET ME BE ME at The Green Room 42 on December 10th Photo BWW Interview: Jennifer Diamond of LET ME BE ME at The Green Room 42 on December 10th
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 2, 2021

As the spring of 2020 was preparing for its big debut, so were the Diamond ladies. Jennifer was preparing to premiere her show LET ME BE ME, and Leia Diamond was getting ready to debut... period. The daughter of Jennifer and her husband Rob was in Las Vegas, waiting to be born by way of a surrogate with whom the impending parents had spent months cultivating a relationship, working together to make the miracle of parenting a reality. When the global health crisis hit the shores of these United States, Diamond's show went the same direction of every other live entertainment opportunity - the back burner. Not so for Leia - she was going to have her inaugural bow, no matter what was happening in world affairs; pandemic or no, Baby Girl Diamond was on her way.

Eden Espinosa and David Burnham to Host A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS Photo Eden Espinosa and David Burnham to Host A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2021

Chris Isaacson Presents and Ronn Goswick have announced the 12th Annual A Broadway Christmas. Hosted by Broadway stars Eden Espinosa and David Burnham with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, there will be one performance only on Sunday, December 19, at 7:30pm, at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood.

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque Presents its 9th Annual Tribute To The Star Wars Holiday Specia Photo Hotsy Totsy Burlesque Presents its 9th Annual Tribute To The Star Wars Holiday Special
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2021

Handsome Brad and Cherry Pitz Present The 9th Annual Hotsy Totsy Burlesque Tribute to The Star Wars Holiday Special at The Slipper Room on Thursday, December 9, 2021.

Kathryn Posin Adds Second Performance and New Work at the Gene Frankel Theater Photo Kathryn Posin Adds Second Performance and New Work at the Gene Frankel Theater
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2021

Added to the program will be the premiere of Posin's 'Postlude,' conceived when, according to Posin, 'the company gathered together to restage an earlier work, and late-stage pandemic ghosts came to haunt us in the Gene Frankel Theatre.'

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